The treasurer of the chapter has an array of responsibilities which must be fulfilled for the chapter to be successful and financially stable, ranging from budgeting and collecting dues to paying chapter invoices and applying for financial opportunities.
All money coming and going should be monitored and recorded by this position, in addition to overseeing any and all fundraising operations. From dues and invoices to budgeting and donations, the treasurer has the skills to help the chapter maintain long-term financial wellness.
The treasurer maintains the financial security of the chapter making sure invoices are being paid and the chapter accounts stay in good standing. Beyond that the treasurer works with those paying dues, being empathetic to those who need extra time to make payments while also having enough foresight to be able to still pay invoices on time.
In this position, they have the ability to find funding for passion projects in the chapter or cover the expenses of a chapter-wide fellowship. This ability comes from being current with the chapter’s budget and knowing what financial opportunities are available to the chapter.
Keeping the chapter in line with its expenses can be a tough job and at the same is one of the treasurer’s finest tasks that rewards the chapter with diverse programming and fun adventures.