Call for Austin UXPA board members: Election on Feb. 5

Dear Austin UXPA members,

We will hold elections on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to elect Austin UXPA board members for the 2013 calendar year. This is a volunteer (non-paid) position with the following benefits and responsibilities. We encourage you to reach out to the current board members (email addresses below) with any questions.

Deadline to express interest by email: Feb. 2

Positions include: President, Vice President, Secretary and Social Media Chair.


  • Steer Austin chapter of the national User Experience Professionals Association
  • Have access to the national organization’s resources
  • Be part of a great community with wonderful members


  • Help organize monthly meetings along with three other board members (no one person does all of these every month)
    • Determine locations
      • Reserve chosen location
    • Suggest/find/elicit speakers
    • Bring supplies (pens, name tags, sign-in sheets, etc.)
    • Be able to attend the majority of meetings throughout the year (usually the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m.)
  • Administrative
    • Add new members to the Google Groups mailing list
    • Post events on Facebook, our website and Twitter, as well as send out announcements to the Google Group
  • Social Media
      • Tweet and retweet from the Austin UXPA handle on issues and subjects relevant to our members.
      • We encourage everyone running to attend the election on Tuesday, Feb. 5, during our regular meeting, but it is not a requirement. (Where: Opal Divine’s on 6th St. When: 6:30-8 p.m.)It is not necessary to be a member of the national organization in order to be a board member of the Austin chapter. However, if you are interested in national UXPA membership, see for more information.

        Please email one of the following people if you’re interested in being an Austin UXPA board member:
        Julie Lowe, julieklowe (at)
        Candice McFarland, candice_mcfarland (at)
        Sasha Wolosin, sasha.wolosin (at)

        Thank you so much,
        Austin UXPA

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