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Gala & Sponsorship Chair

Responsibilities – Gala Subcommittee

  • Responsible for the overall organization of and adherence to the gala event timeline
  • Conducts monthly committee meetings
  • Communicates with venue, caterers, security and all other appropriate vendors
  • Sets program for Gala events, including presentations, music and speakers
  • Works with Marketing chair on Gala Journal
  • Works with Treasurer/Finance committee to make payments for event space and vendors
  • Establish and maintains budget
  • Participate in monthly Committee Chair calls and will be expected to report out on event strengths and weaknesses

Responsibilities – Sponsorship Subcommittee

  • Lead efforts to solicit funds from sponsors.
  • Maintain on‐going relationship with sponsors (corporate relations).
  • Conducts monthly committee meetings
  • Solicits corporate event/Gala sponsors as well as individual sponsors for monthly events
  • Participate in monthly Committee Chair calls

Other Responsibilities

  • Responsible for transitioning and educating incoming Gala/Sponsorship Chair on roles/responsibilities and other pertinent documents
  • Provide active support to other committees and work in collaboration with other committee chairs


  • Organizational, time management, administrative and fundraising skills
  • Member in good standing with chapter

Term of Office

  • One (1) Year 

Time Commitment

  • Average 10 hours per month Jan-June and 5-10 July-Dec
  • Attend all chapter meetings
  • Miss no more than 2 board of directors meetings annually
  • Highly encouraged to attend all events, with requested attendance at Cocktails with the Chief, Gala, Past President’s Boat Ride and Holiday Party, and other functions as necessary.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Works directly with the membership, marketing, and finance committees