Provided below, an outline of the Roles and Responsibilities for positions held within the SAFC NASA organization:
...shall, when present, preside at all meetings of the Board and of the Branch. The Chair shall perform all other duties incumbent on the office and such other duties as the Board may assign.
...shall assume the duties of the Chair in their absence. The Secretary shall have responsibility for organizing Board and general meetings of the Association and for the recording of all minutes of such meetings. The Secretary shall have general charge over all minute books, official records, correspondence and documents of the Association and ensure their accuracy and safe-keeping. The Secretary shall give all notices required to be sent to Directors and Members.
...shall have care and custody of all the funds of the Association, in whatever form they are held, and shall deposit them in the name of the Association in such bank or trust company as the Board may designate. The Treasurer shall be responsible for all financial record-keeping and shall ensure performance of the same in a timely manner, as well as adherence to such financial control policies as the Board shall have approved. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the preparation of all required financial statements and reports.
Membership Director (2014-onward)
...shall have responsibility for maintaining the integrity and currency of the register of Members, and for the development and execution of membership growth and retention plans as approved by the Board. The Membership Director shall have responsibility for responding to and processing membership applications and queries.
Director of Communications (2017-onward)
...shall have responsibility for the maintenance of the Association website, social media presence, and associated advertising and publicity, as approved by the Board.
Director of Merchandise (2015-onward)
…shall have responsibility for the promotion and logistics of all official SAFC NASA merchandise including, but not limited to, sourcing design and production, inventory management, Board approvals where necessary, sales programs and promotions, and delivery to members. In addition, the Director of Merchandise shall liaise with the Treasurer regarding all financial matters surrounding the Association’s merchandise and shall source new product lines with the Board’s direction to further enhance the Association’s presence and service to its members.
Director for Regional Development (2019-onward)
…shall have responsibility for engaging with Regional Representatives, providing support and guidance as needed, to maximize membership engagement and ensuring that the Regional Representatives are fulfilling their designated roles.
Life President (2014-onward)
...may be appointed as an Honorary position at the discretion of the Board / Management Committee in recognition of service to the Association or Sunderland AFC. Life Presidents will not be required to pay membership fee’s and will not be deemed to be a member of the Management Committee by virtue of their Life Presidency. They may however hold positions in addition to being a Life President.
Regional Representatives (2013-onward)
...shall have responsibility for gathering information from their associated states and communicating updates both regionally and to SAFC NASA, ensuring the latest level info is available to SAFC-NASA members. They promote events throughout the season, helping to build our fan-base throughout North America.
SAFC NASA Ambassador (2013-onward)
...shall have responsibility for representing the Branch at SAFC's scheduled events in the UK, such as Branch Liaison Committee meetings, Supporters Association events and any other SAFC events, as directed by the Board.