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.

Benefits:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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 http://www.usabilityprofessionals.org/about_upa/membership.html) 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) gmail.com
        Candice McFarland, candice_mcfarland (at) yahoo.com
        Sasha Wolosin, sasha.wolosin (at) gmail.com

        Thank you so much,
        Austin UXPA

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