MALC's mission is to promote the profession of IBCLC's by providing education, networking and professional support to our members.
Please join as a board member to help support your colleagues who support the new families of our communities.
President - Plans and leads board meetings to meet the requirements of our organizational bylaws. Board meeting are conducted following Roberts Rules of Order. Other duties include coordinating the day, time location, and agenda of each board meeting.. The President oversees that all decisions of the Board are implemented. The President is to be consulted for any decisions affecting MALC publicity, contracts with other entities, affiliations with other organizations, and monetary expenditures.
Secretary - Responsible for taking board meeting minutes, distributes them to board members, formally presents the minutes at each Board meeting for approval, and makes all changes or additions as requested by the Board. The Secretary keeps permanent records of all Board Meeting Minutes and passes them along to the next elected Secretary, either hard copies or electronically.
Treasurer - Manages the MALC bank account, including the checking and Master Card statements/accounts. She or H provides a Treasury Report at teach board meeting. keep track of deposits and expenditures, create and present a report at each meeting. Must serve at least one year on the Board to be eligible.
Conference Chair - Coordinate all activities for the annual MALC Fall Conference and will act as, or appoint a Nurse Conference Planner, to apply for Cerps and Continuing Education credits. The Chair can form a Conference Planning Committee as needed with Board approval. The Chair is responsible for setting up a registration, payment process, obtaining registration and data of participants for Cerps and continuing education hours. The Chair is responsible for making sure all conference participants submit an evaluation, and complete full attendance of the conference to fulfill requirements of receiving Cerps/continuing education certificate.
Media Specialist - Maintains and updates the MALC website and social media, responsible for sending emails to MALC membership as directed by the President, and/or Board.
Membership Chair - Maintains a record of all paid members, and promotes MALC membership and benefits.
Directors/Members-at-Large - Any member of MALC is a Member-at-Large, and may attend Board Meetings, but it has been our custom to elect at least 4-5 Members-at-Large, to maintain a consistent membership representation at Board meetings. The State of Michigan LARA requires 3 Directors to serve on a board for a non-profit association. A CLC may be a Board Member,-at-Large, but without the ability to vote
Board Member - To be eligible, must be an IBCLC in good-standing, and have been a MALC member in good-standing for at least two years. Board Members are required to attend 75% of all board meetings. A Board Member may participate in the meeting via FaceTime, Skype, or other visible media. Conference calls may also be utilized as decided by the President and Board.
Board Members in good standing with service on the Board, may be given a conference fee discount, as an honorarium for services rendered to the Board and conference planning.