All Board Members are required to attend all Board meetings, shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations, shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time and shall take a financial interest in the success of the Organization by giving or getting a minimum of $500 annually. All positions are for a one-year term with the ability to run for consecutive terms. When duty descriptions refer to Articles, please refer to the bylaws.

President of the Board

The duties of the President are as follows:

  • Shall be the principal executive officer of the Corporation.
  • Shall supervise and administer all the affairs of the Corporation.
  • Shall preside at all meetings as described in Article IX.
  • Shall set and present an agenda for all meetings described in Article IX.
  • Shall not vote on issues presented before the Board unless to break a tie.
  • May sign as the duly authorized agent of the Corporation and Board of Directors, certificates, contracts and other agreements as approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • May sign, with other officers of the Corporation, checks, deeds, mortgages and bonds as are approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • Shall be responsible for executing all disciplinary action as confirmed by the Board of Directors.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall be one of the Corporation’s spokesperson unless otherwise directed by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
  • Shall act as or appoint the Corporation’s liaison to the community and media representatives.
  • Shall be kept informed of all activities by all committees.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall ensure taxes have been properly submitted to the IRS at least 30 days prior to their due date.

Vice President of the Board

  • In the absence of the President, inability of the President to act, refusal of the President to act, or at the direction of the President, shall perform the duties of the President. At such times as there is a motion on the floor to remove the President from Office or from the Board of Directors, the vice-President will assume the duties of the President.
  • May sign as the duly authorized agent of the Corporation and Board of Directors, certificates, contracts and other agreements as approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • May sign, with other officers of the Corporation, checks, deeds, mortgages and bonds as are approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • Shall serve as liaison to all unassigned committees.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall keep accurate inventory of all merchandise and assets use for the purpose of the Corporation.
  • Shall ensure taxes have been properly submitted to the IRS at least 30 days prior to their due date.

Treasurer of the Board

The duties of the Treasurer are as follows:

  • Shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the organization.
  • Shall be the chairperson of the Finance Committee.
  • Shall give and receive receipts for funds due and payable to the Corporation.
  • Will prepare and release all disbursements of funds, such as checks, wire transfers, etc., but may not sign on such documents in accordance with Article X.
  • Shall keep accurate inventory of all merchandise and assets of the Corporation.
  • Shall be responsible for filing all tax documents and financial records required by local, state or federal law as directed by the Board of Directors. Tax filings must submitted within 60 days of the close of the previous fiscal year.
  • Shall provide a current written financial report detailing all financial transactions at least once per month in a public Board of Directors meeting.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • May not have direct access to any liquid financial asset of the organization; nor can they be an authorized signer for financial assets.
  • Must prepare and maintain the organization’s annual budget; to be adjusted monthly to ensure fiscal success.
  • Shall maintain tax records and ensure Form 990 posting to organization website (omitting Schedule B).
  • Maintain a ledger of Director’s donations as each is required to donate or raise $500.

Secretary of the Board

The duties of the Secretary are as follows:

  • Shall handle or cause to be handled all correspondence and communication as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors.
  • Shall inform the Board of Directors of any incoming and/or outgoing correspondence.
  • Shall insure that all legal in-coming and out-going correspondence become a part of the Corporate Records.
  • May sign as the duly authorized agent of the Corporation and Board of Directors, certificates, contracts and other agreements as approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • May sign, with other officers of the Corporation, checks, deeds, mortgages and bonds as are approved by the Board of Directors and as described in Article X.
  • Shall see that all special notices are given in accordance with the Bylaws.
  • Shall take and maintain minutes of all meetings described in Article IX, and to provide a copy of said minutes to the President within five (5) working days of said meeting.
  • Shall keep a roll of all members, Directors, officers and guests in attendance at all meetings described in Article IX.
  • Shall keep and update a database of contact information for all active Members, Directors and Officers of the Corporation.
  • Shall be responsible for keeping Records of the Corporation, except the books of accounting.
  • Shall be responsible for keeping record of all contracts, certificates and agreements. Shall also be responsible for verifying that such contracts, certificates and agreements have been duly approved by the board of Directors in accordance with voting policy described in Article VI, Section 4.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall actively maintain annual business operational licenses including:
    • Secretary of State – Statement of Information
    • State of California Taxation – Tax Exempt
    • Stanislaus County – Charitable Organization Business License
    • Stanislaus County – Fictitious Business Name
    • Federal Government – 501(c)(3)
    • Insurance – Officers and Annual Event

Shall retain the following documents in accordance to the time requirements listed below:

(See Bylaws)

Board Member at Large

The duties of a Board Member at Large are as follow:

  • Required to attend all Board meetings.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall report to the Board on a monthly basis.

Pride Director

The duties of the Pride Director are as follows:

  • Shall be the Pride Director of the organization and shall advise the Pride Chairperson.
  • Shall monitor all operations of Pride in the Park.
  • Shall report to the Board on a monthly basis.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall give an oral report at each Board meeting on the progress of their committee.

Center Program Director

The duties of the Center Program Director are as follows:

  • Shall be the Center Director of the organization and shall advise the Center Program Manager.
  • Shall monitor all operations of the Central Valley Pride Center (CVPC).
  • Shall report to the Board on a monthly basis.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall give an oral report at each Board meeting on the progress of the CVPC.

Fundraising Director

The duties of the Fundraising Director are as follow:

  • Shall be the Fundraising Director of the organization and shall oversee the Fundraising Committee.
  • Required to attend all Board meetings.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall report to the Board on a monthly basis.

Education & Community Involvement Director

The duties of the Education & Community Involvement Director are as follows:

  • Shall be the Education & Community Involvement Director of the organization and shall oversee the Education & Community Involvement Committee.
  • Shall report to the President.
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall establish a clear vision and direction for MoPRIDE’s education and outreach program, including but not limited to programming geared for youth K- 12 and staff in the Stanislaus County school system and colleges.
  • Oversee an outreach team to facilitate the mission of MoPRIDE.
  • Shall work closely with Stanislaus County GSA and GSA facilitators to establish programming to meet the needs of local GSA.

Political Activist Director

The duties of the Political Activist Director are as follows:

  • Shall be the Political Activist Director of the organization and shall oversee the Political Activist Committee.
  • Reports to the President
  • Shall work to establish and maintain good working relationships with similar organizations.
  • Shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time.
  • Shall report to the Board on a monthly basis.
  • Shall be familiar with the broad range of issues which affect the LGBTQ community within Stanislaus County and beyond.
  • Shall serve as the principal contact regarding all political issues.
  • Shall have the ability to operate in politically sensitive situations and exercise good judgment.
  • Shall have the ability to develop and implement political plans.
  • Shall have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with elected officials and community organizations.
  • Shall collaborate with other community groups on LGBTQ political issues, serve as a principal contact for local political work, keep up relationships with coalition partners, elected officials and relevant community leaders.
  • Shall attend political functions when available.
  • Shall be responsible for organizing meetings, marches and rallies.