2019-2020 EXECUTIVE TEAM
DUTIES OF EXEC BOARD
The duties of the President are as follows, but not limited to:
Serve as the official spokesperson of the BSM;
Call regular meetings of the Executive Board and the CC;
Report the proceedings of the Executive Board and CC meetings to the GB;
Call special meetings of the CC and the general body when necessary;
Vote on matters of the CC in case of a tie;
Appoint replacements for CC members who resign or who are expulsed;
Form the BSM budget, along with the Treasurer;
Secure funds for the BSM, along with the Treasurer;
Protect the BSM membership from improper usage;
Create any other committees or appoint any other chairs / coordinators for special committees with the approval of CC;
Ensure BSM is recognized as a student organization by September 30th of each school year;
Assign each member of the executive board to be a liaison to specific Sub Groups and Committees;
Maintain relations with faculty, staff and administrators to promote the mobility and betterment of black students on campus at UNC; (
Serve on CC
The duties of the Vice President are as follows, but are not limited to:
Carry out the duties of the President during an absence;
Carry out the duties of the Parliamentarian during and absence;
Form and advise the First Year Class Council;
Plan, along with the First Year Chair(s) of the First Year Class Council, First Year Class Council events and programs;
Serve on CC.
The duties of the Treasurer are as follows, but not limited to:
Maintain financial records;
Give a financial report upon request, but at least once a month at CC meetings;
Secure funds, along with the President, for the BSM;
Administer monetary transactions according to the Carolina Union Student Office (CUSO);
Collect all money for the BSM in the form of dues and donations from the chair(s) of the Membership and Elections Committee and Sub Group presidents;
Take the University Treasurer’s Test within one week of the first day of class of the fall semester;
Understand that any financial transactions that are not in accordance with Treasurer’s training and result in miscalculation of funds will be the sole responsibility of the Treasurer;
Serve on CC.
The duties of the Executive Assistant are as follows, but not limited to:
Perform duties as determined by the Executive Board;
Coordinate meeting rooms for all GB, CC and Sub Group meetings;
Keep attendance of the CC for all BSM functions;
Serve on CC.
The duties of the Secretary are as follows, but not limited to:
Record and type all minutes of the Executive Board, CC and GB meetings;
Make minutes available upon request;
Coordinate and maintain files of written records of BSM and make them available upon request;
Maintain an accurate BSM mailing list of all current members;
Email the BSM mailing list / listserv with necessary information, BSM events and campus events weekly;
Check the BSM mailbox weekly;
Maintain and update the master calendar of programs and events hosted by BSM;
Serve on CC.
The duties of the Senior Advisor are as follows, but not limited to:
This individual has been involved with BSM for an extensive amount of time (since their first-year or sophomore year).
Aid the President and Vice President with organization functions.
Advise the President and Vice President with decision making regarding the organization.
Assist BSM committees and subgroups with events as needed.
The duties of the Outreach Chair are as follows, but not limited to:
Create relationships with leaders and members of different campus organizations;
Serve as the liaison for all BSM board appointments, including but not limited to, MASALA, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, the Carolina Union Activities Board, Tea Talks through UNC Campus YMCA, the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Committee; (3) alert the Executive Board when a board appointment meeting cannot be attended; (4) serve on CC.
The duties of the Communications Coordinator are as follows, but not limited to:
Organize and manage the members of the Communications Team.
Create and execute the marketing plan for BSM for each month as far in advance as possible.
Communicate with members of CC to coordinate providing appropriate graphic flyers to promote their events.
MEMBERSHIP & RETENTION
The Membership & Retention Committee oversees major events and initiatives that encouraged sustained membership and participation in the Black Student Movement. Some of the major events that the Membership & Retention Committee coordinates include the annual Black Student Movement Ball, and Culture on the Lawn.
The Political Action Committee works to educate the black student body at Carolina on ways to become active in advocacy, activism, and civic engagement on campus and in the broader community. The Political Action Committee works with other advocacy groups such as Campus Y, Black Congress, NAACP, and the Carolina Black Caucus to support movements and causes throughout our campus community.
The Outreach Committee promotes collaboration with other campus organizations to increase visibility of our organization and encourage camaraderie with other groups on campus.
The BSM Elections Committee oversees the electoral processes for the BSM Royal Court and the BSM Executive Officers.
The Black History Committee promotes history, culture, and heritage of blacks throughout the year, and leads special programs and events during Black History Month.
Service and Education
The Service & Education Committee connects BSM’s members with opportunities to impact the campus and local communities through servant leadership and education initiatives.
Minority Wellness and Health Disparities
The Minority Health & Wellness Disparities Committee implements informative programs and projects that educate the campus community about physical, mental, and emotional health disparities within the black community and seeks to engage the student body and positive health practices.
Celebration of Black Womanhood
The Celebration of Black Womanhood Committee is dedicated to building an inclusive and supportive environment for women of color at Carolina.
FIRST-YEAR CLASS COUNCIL
The First-Year Class Council provides an opportunity for first-year students to share and implement initiatives for the Black Student Movement and be involved in the organization’s leadership.