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LEARN. TEACH. NETWORK.

ABOUT THE BOARD

As a non-profit and volunteer-led organization, we understand the importance of being flexible with our requirements! As such, PCA board members serve until they resign or are removed, both of which can happen at any time.

All are welcome to submit nominations for a board position, and board elections are held annualy and are open to the public.

Our next elections are yet to be scheduled but if you're interested, subscribe to our email list and you'll be notified when the time comes!

BOARD ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

PRESIDENT

Responsible for leadership and overall direction of PCA. Presides over board meetings and PCA planning team functions. Moderates planning committee, builds consensus, and breaks ties where required. Serves as the public face of PCA. Responsible for understanding what makes ProductCamp a special group and event and preserving that spirit.
 

Time Commitment: Ranges from 5 hours a week between events to 10+ hours/week during heaving planning.

TREASURER (Vacant)

Manages the finances of the organization. Responsible for managing PCA’s budget and accounts payable and receivable. Responsible for processing payments, paying vendors in a timely fashion, maintaining the budget and ledger. Provides quarterly updates to the board about PCA’s budget status. Signatory for PCA checks. Responsible for non-profit filings with IRS and State of Texas.

 

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hours/week.

SPONSORS (Vacant)

Responsible for the recruitment of new and existing PCA sponsors. Drives funding for PCA as an organization and for PCA events. Main point of contact for sponsors and is responsible for establishing, building, and maintaining sponsor relationships. Defines value proposition for sponsorship and sponsorship tiers. Manages sponsors team.

 

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hours/week to 10+ hours/week leading up to events.

MARKETING (Vacant)

Responsible for driving messaging execution for PCA events via a variety of channels: social and traditional. Manages the marketing team, and the PCA event website, facebook, and twitter accounts. Coordinates with the Sustainability Chair between events for ongoing website updates.

 

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hours/week to 10+ hours/week leading up to events.

LOGISTICS (Vacant)

Responsible for all PCA event logistics and the recruitment and coordination of PCA volunteers for a variety of activities. Find venues for various events and meetings, negotiate contracts and be the point of contact for all event organization, planning and execution. Runs PCA registration, setup and teardown, onsite vendor coordination, timekeepers and note-takers, materials and giveaways, and coordination with the PCA venue(s). Manages logistics team. Maintains PCA master project plan.

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hours/week to 10+ hours/week leading up to events.

SESSIONS

Responsible for the recruitment of volunteer-led sessions at PCA events. Determines what types of sessions are in-demand, and drives PCA members to offer sessions. Runs the voting process on the day of PCA events where applicable. Manages the sessions team.

 

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hour/week to 10+ hours/week leading up to events.

EMPLOYER RELATIONS (Vacant)

This relatively new board role was added in 2015 and is responsible for forming relationships with Austin area employers. Understands employer needs in the product management, product marketing and related areas and advises PCA of how to address these needs. Responsible for leading and organizing recruiting-roundup. Manages the employer relations team.

Time Commitment: Ranges from 1-2 hour/week to 10+ hours/week leading up to events.

AT-LARGE (Vacant)

Don't see a board role that fits but still want to get involved? No problem!

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