Affiliate Leadership Council Duties

A. Duties of the Chair 

  1. Develops policies and actions for consideration by the ALC 
  2. Sets annual agenda and supervises ALC activities and meetings 
  3. Serves as presiding officer of the Affiliate Assembly at the annual convention 
  4. Coordinates ALC elections in collaboration with the Staff Liaison and announces results

B. Duties of Chair-Elect

  1. Works closely with the Chair and the ALC throughout the year 
  2. Serves as liaison between the ALC and the Staff Liaison to ensure and update the ALC information on the TESOL Web site 
  3. With staff, Board Liaisons, and the ALC, plans the agenda for the Affiliate Leaders’ Workshop and coordinates/facilitates the Affiliate Leadership Workshop 
  4. Helps develop policies and action plans for consideration by the ALC

C. Duties of the Past Chair 

  1. Works closely with and provides support to the Chair throughout the year
  2. Engages in regular communication with the ALC Team 
  3. Works with the ALC team and affiliates to develop,organize, and facilitate the ALC Colloquium at the annual convention
  4. Prepares the annual report in collaboration with the Staff Liaison and presents the report at the Affiliate Assembly at the annual convention
  5. Solicits proposals for Best of Affiliate presentations and coordinates adjudication thereof

D. Duties of Member A 

  1. Plans the Affiliate newsletter
  2. Works with otherALC members, the Board Liaison, and Staff Liaison to plan and organize the Affiliate Booth at the TESOL Annual Convention
  3. Organizes and facilitates the Newsletter Editor Workshop
  4. Assists the Chair in the coordination and implementation of affiliate functions at the annual convention and throughout the year

E. Duties of all Committee members 

  1. Attend meetings including conference calls of the Affiliate Leadership Council scheduled by the Chair 
  2. Follow the mission and the vision of the affiliates and TESOL 
  3. Plan activities to be held at the TESOL Annual Convention
  4. Produce two (2) issues of the Affiliate News annually