Carolinas Chapter Board of Director Expectations



Board of Director Expectations

Thank you for agreeing to serve as a Board Member for the Carolinas Chapter CMAA.  Your commitment to the Board should prove to be rewarding both professionally and personally and is a vital component for the Chapter to continue to grow and improve. As a Board Member, one of your primary responsibilities will be to act as an ambassador and advocate of the Chapter, the Club Managers Association of America, and the industry as a whole. In an effort to assist you with fulfilling your leadership role, the following is a brief summary of base expectations for your consideration.


  • Support the Board through your participation.

  • Attend and be prepared to actively participate in the four quarterly Board Meetings held each year.

  • Chair at least one Committee as it relates to your respective Board position.

  • Review and approve all new membership applications.

  • Share any and all pertinent information with Chapter members through submissions to the monthly eNewsletter.

  • Attend and participate in other events and initiatives where the Boardís presence is important.

    • Chapter events such as: Leadership Team Meeting, Past Presidentsí Brunch, Board Retreat, and Strategic Planning Meeting(s)

    • CMAA National events such as: Annual World Conference, Leadership/Legislative Conference, and National Committee Weekend

    • Allied association events such as: Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Conference and Show, North Carolina Golf Day, and South Carolina Golf Week


  • Strengthen the Chapter through action and innovation.

  • Ensure the Chapter is constantly striving to meet the needs of its members as well as improve our industry.

  • Lead by example (attendance, timeliness, participation, professional dress, etc.).

  • Be actively involved in the discussions and decisions affecting the values and growth of the Chapter.

  • Collaboratively bring new ideas, perspectives and expertise to the Chapter through ongoing dialogue with fellow Directors, Chapter Members, and Chapter Staff; placing meaningful and specific proposals before the Board; and proposing new Board Members.


  • Support the Chapter through participation and promotion.

  • Attend and promote the Chapterís quarterly meetings, specifically the Winter Education Program, Spring Chapter Meeting, Summer Conference and Fall Chapter Meeting.

  • Attend and promote all other full-Chapter events to include: the Manager-Director Forum, Summer Education Program, Fall Education Program, Student Fundraising Golf Tournament and Carolinas Club Foundation Vendor Golf Tournament.

  • Attend and promote the Chapterís region meetings. 

  • Promotion of all events will consist of making personal invitations to those members on an assigned call list.


  • Provide financial support.

  • To the Chapter by way of event registrations and related expenses.

  • To the Carolinas Club Foundation by way of club donations over membership dues renewal, participation in the annual wine auction and golf tournament, and through any personal pledges that you are comfortable making.

  • To the Carolinas Sponsorship Program by way of supporting our vendor partners and soliciting their assistance when necessary to benefit the Chapter.


    The purpose of the Carolinas Chapter is to provide timely, engaging and informative education

    to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character

    as well as to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management skills

    and to advance friendly and mutually beneficial relationships among its members.