The Chair is in charge of the meetings and has to decide what is going to be discussed. Additionally, you represent the board and the association. In this role, you will have a lot of contact with the university and other (study) associations. At the beginning of the year you present the policy of the board, which you’ve written together with your board. During the rest of the year, you try to work out this policy and besides that, you work on the multi-annual plan. Moreover, you work out general board tasks, which get divided among the board members. With the other board members you will have a great year, in which you’ll learn a lot and have a lot of fun!
Are you interested in representing the association, being in charge of meetings and taking responsibilities? Maybe being a Chair is something for you!
The secretary is responsible for the communication with members and other associations, both those in Tilburg and in other cities. As the secretary, you maintain contacts and keep all incoming mail and e-mail well organized. In addition, you take minutes of every meeting, such as the Daily Board Meetings and General Members Meetings. You also make sure the member administration is up-to-date at all times and you are responsible for the administration of the Flowmission. Finally, you’ll be keeping in touch with alumni, the Club of 50 and former boards.
Do you like maintaining contacts and planning? And are you also a well-organized worker? Maybe the function of Secretary will fit you!
As Treasurer, you are responsible for the financial administration of Flow. You will prepare a budget for the association at the beginning of the college year, which you will continue to use as a guideline throughout the year. At the end of the fiscal year, you prepare a final balance sheet and present it at the General Members Meeting. In addition, you oversee all budgets/realizations of the committees. So, you have a lot of contact with different members within the association. Besides bookkeeping and keeping track of all banking matters, you also draw up invoices, perform direct debits and apply for subsidies at the university. After your year on the board you will be part of the cash control committee (this consists of the past two treasurers).
Can you keep a good overview, are you responsible and do you pay attention to details? Then think about a job as Treasurer!
The Internal Affairs is mainly maintaining the website, social media, GDPR compliance and other IT within Flow. This means that you are responsible for almost all outgoing communication to the outside world and your members. You are automatically the board buddy of the Web Committee and after your board year you will be part of the Web Advice Committee (this consists of the three most recent Internal Affairs).
Do you have an eye for detail, do you think in solutions, and do you like tangible and diverse work? Then, the position of Internal Affairs might be for you!
As External Affairs, you maintain contact with companies and are responsible for acquisition. At the beginning of the academic year, you will draw up a PR plan that you will try to achieve during the academic year. At the end of your board year, you will present the progress you have made in terms of contact with companies, sponsorship and other PR goals.
Are you not afraid to call companies and be the face of the association to companies and other external parties? Maybe you will be the next External Affairs.
As Educational Affairs, you will be responsible for all educational matters within Flow. This includes for example the tutoring platform and the summaries, but also the contact with the university around educational support and the organization of activities under the pillar Education. In addition, you are the chair of the Focus Groups and you keep in close contact with student advisors and program committees, so you are always aware of what is going on and what could be improved.
Is your ideal function a mix of internal and external, of concrete and abstract, are you not afraid to do something new and do you want to commit yourself to a higher level of educational support for our members? Then this new position might be for you.