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Board of Directors

Please also visit the official BeVolunteer Board of Directors page to read more about the powers and tasks of the Board of Directors

The current Board of Directors (BoD) consisting of 4 people who are elected for the period of one year.

Members and roles for the term 2014-2015

Executive

Anja - duesseldorf

Anja is our spokesperson and chairwoman. She coordinates the BoD and represents BeVolunteer, the non-profit association running BeWelcome, in all acts of civil and administrative life, and in legal proceedings if necessary. Together with all other BoD members, she takes decisions and makes sure they are implemented. She supervises the BoD processes and takes care that all legal requirements are fulfilled correctly. Her main objectives are to uphold and strengthen BeWelcome's core values of being non-profit, transparent, and democratic and to support and further BeWelcome's development to be ready for a promising future of non-profit hospitality. She is supported in all his tasks by the Vice Executive.

Vice Executive

Johannes - wind

Johannes supports the Executive in representing BeWelcome and helping with the everyday tasks as a chairman. In case of absence of the Executive he replaces him temporarily until the BoD names a new Executive.

Secretary

Lukas - amnesiac84

Lukas writes our meeting minutes, documents BoD processes and decisions, and drafts the BoD correspondence. Together with the Vice Secretary, he informs the BeWelcome and BeVolunteer members as well as the interested public about the activities of the BoD and important developments in BeWelcome and BeVolunteer, e.g. by publishing newsletters, community news, etc.

Vice Secretary

Sébastien - OctoberTales

Together with the Secretary, he informs the BeWelcome and BeVolunteer members as well as the interested public about the activities of the BoD and important developments in BeWelcome and BeVolunteer, e.g. by publishing newsletters, community news, etc.

Treasurer

See also: Finances

Johannes - wind

Johannes is crunching the numbers. Under the supervision of the Executive and with the assistance of the Vice Treasurer, he manages our assets, keeps track of all donations, pays our invoices, and keeps an account of all financial activities. He prepares financial reports and drafts an annual budget. He regularly reports to the whole BoD which verifies the management of the finances. When he is absent, he is replaced by the Vice Treasurer.

Vice Treasurer

Sébastien - OctoberTales

Sébastien assists the Treasurer and replaces him in case of absence. He helps with French language issues whenever needed (as BeVolunteer - the non-profit association running BeWelcome - is registered in France).

Development Coordinator

Sébastien - OctoberTales

Main tasks:
Create overview in the work of the development teams and individual initiatives
Look for more developers and guide them in the beginning (and find someone who can do this for a longer term > project coordinator / manager)

Priorities:
Start a review and start a process concerning the design for BeWelcome

Continuous tasks:
Gather information from all development teams to update the BoD about the work and initiatives within BeWelcome

Team Coordinator

Lukas - amnesiac84

Main tasks:
Make sure all teams have the people they need
People who want to volunteer should easily find a task that fits them, or a point/person to start

Priorities:
Update the Get Active page
Update the Who Does What wiki
Implement Job Board

Continuous tasks:
Stay in contact with Volunteer Coordinator and several Team Coordinators
Keep the BoD updated on work and needs in volunteering teams

Former BoD periods

Information about the former Boards of Directors can be found here:

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