Elections meeting. With Presentation by Dr. Robin Autenrieth CE 203, 7pm. 31 March 2011. Overview. 2011 EWB-USA International Conference. Conference presentation ( 0.2 mins ) What was it like (3 min) Brief reports of coolest projects (2 x 4min) Lesson on training seminar (7 min)
With Presentation by Dr. Robin Autenrieth
CE 203, 7pm
31 March 2011
EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter will deliver sustainable and innovative solutions to real-world problems in order to empower international communities by offering opportunities for the students of Texas A&M University to:
+ Manage international engineering projects,
+ Develop relationships with members of other cultures,
+ Create engineering designs,
+ Lead the implementation of those designs, and
+ Initiate the supporting functions of the projects: fundraising, manage finances and establish relationships with faculty and donors.
Please read the ‘Officer Expectations’ document below to acknowledge the general duties of being an officer of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter. The document will require your signature after the positions have been elected.
Officer Expectations and Contract
As an officer in Engineers without Borders-USA at Texas A&M University, I understand the following:
My diligent completion of duties according to my position’s list of responsibilities is absolutely vital to the overall effectiveness of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter. Every officer and member of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter will depend on me to fulfill my own responsibilities.
I will respect the time and efforts each EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter member whom I lead by
preparing for the meetings that I will lead and attend,
Communicate in a regular and consistent manner with project or committee group (via phone, email, website, etc.)
Follow-up on delegated tasks with whom they were assigned as appropriate in order to contribute to an effective use of the time of each participant,
Strive to constantly develop my personal leadership and communication skills in order to better facilitate the service of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter members,
My thoroughness in each of these activities will be essential to proper delegation, accountability, updates, and ultimate progress of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter. I recognize the importance of asking for help and knowing that the officer team is approachable.
I will be open to candid feedback and it is my aim hope that my personal goals for development in leadership, interpersonal skills, delegation, leading effective meetings and projects, and my own personal goals will be satisfied as I exert my energy towards the betterment of EWB-USA, TAMU student chapter faculties of service and empowerment.
Note: This will be a new position for 2011/2012. It is our aim that the Events Coordinator will be able to focus time and energy into making socials, officer retreats, the End of Year banquet, and possible regional conferences successful. Other benefits are that it relieves the Director of Administration from so many duties!
Note: Fundraising is an essential function of EWB-USA, TAMU and the developments in this regard create opportunities for the entire organization.
Note: While the responsibilities listed above are necessary to keep members of EWB-USA, TAMU up to date and our external environment informed on our developments, there are many opportunities for the webmaster to further develop the website into a more effective mechanism to involve its users in the mission, needs, accomplishments of EWB-USA, TAMU.
Note: While the responsibilities listed above are necessary to keep members of EWB-USA, TAMU up to date and our external environment informed on our developments, there are many opportunities for the publicity director to further develop the position into a more effective mechanism to involve its users in the mission, needs, accomplishments of EWB-USA, TAMU.
Note: Internal Communication director plays a pivotal role in the organization by focusing energy to develop the internal community of EWB-USA, TAMU. As we all know, “If your not having fun, things are not getting done.” This role involves more than mass communication, its function is to better engage and involve members of EWB-USA, TAMU through interaction, communication. As EWB-USA, TAMU aims to empower international communities, we must thoroughly enliven our members through developing a community of students focused on service.
Note: Training has developed into its own position and set of responsibilities because this function is extremely important to fulfilling the mission of EWB-USA, TAMU.