The leadership team is responsible for the overall policy and direction of AWISA, and delegates responsibility to committees as needed. The team consists of a Chair, Chair-Elect/Secretary, Treasurer, and Social Media Coordinator. Leadership team positions are voluntary, receive no compensation, and are elected each spring.
The Chair-Elect/Secretary position involves a two-year commitment to serving the AWISA membership in a leadership capacity. In the first year, the successful candidate will serve as the AWISA Secretary and is responsible for:
In the second year, the Chair-Elect/Secretary moves into the role of AWISA Chair and is responsible for:
The Treasurer serves for a fixed 2 year term and is responsible for maintaining the AWISA bank account, monitoring and handling AWISA expenses, and presenting the Treasurer’s Report at each quarterly meeting.
The Social Media Coordinator serves for a fixed 2 year term and is responsible for maintaining the AWISA social media accounts, monitoring and posting job opportunities, coordinating all special announcements with the Secretary, and presenting the Social Media Coordinator’s report on AWISA’s social media presence at each quarterly meeting.
Interested in nominating yourself or someone else for a leadership position? Simply send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Julia King, Chair
Seattle Pacific University
Jenna Thomas, Secretary
St. Martin’s University
Farid Baghirov, Treasurer
Cordant Health Solutions
Sancha Elevado, Social Media Coordinator
South Seattle College
AWISA is an organization built on networking and deepening a sense of community across the spectrum of international education in Washington State.
For any questions on AWISA and our quarterly conferences, contact the AWISA Chair at email@example.com
For announcements that are professionally relevant to Washington International Educators, contact the AWISA Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
For job announcements, questions to ask AWISANs, or general social media inquiries, contact the Social Media Coordinator at email@example.com