Chapter Officer Installation Ceremony (Long Version)
TheNational Property Management Association is a dynamic organization thatis made up of individuals who work to advance the profession ofproperty management. The core strength of NPMA is at the Chapter level. It is through the work of the Chapters that NPMA continues to grow under the direction of committed leaders who have taken on volunteer roles as Chapter officers.
I am pleased to install the officers of the (Chapter Name) Chapter at this ceremony. You have been elected to your positions for the next year because your peers in the (Chapter Name) Chapterbelieve that you have the vision and the desire to lead the Chapter tosuccess. Your fellow members depend on you to operate the Chapter in a professional manner to ensure success for the good of the Chapter and its members.
(Chapter President’s Name). You have been elected as President of this Chapter. Your colleagues have shown the respect and esteem they have for you by electing you to this position of leadership. As Chapter President, you will set basic policy, provide guidance to members, appoint committees, and serve as an ex-officio member of these committees. You will also confer with the Chapter Executive Board about goals and activities. You will see that these goals are met and that decisions are implemented. [For Central Region Only: You will represent the Chapter as a voting member of the Central Region Board of Delegates.] As Chapter President, you will be the lead voice in guiding growth and professional development. I am pleased to install you in your office as President of the (Chapter Name) Chapter for 200_.
(Vice President’s Name). You have been elected as Vice President of this Chapter. Your colleagues have honored you by electing you to this position of leadership. As Vice President, you will assist the President in the guidance of Chapter activities and provide leadership to members. You will preside over committees and other meetings, and you will also represent the President as needed. Asa member of the Chapter Executive Board, you will be part of the team that determines goals and action steps for the next year. I am pleased to install you as Vice President of the (Chapter Name) Chapter for 200_.
(Secretary’s Name). You have been elected as Secretary of this Chapter. Yours is a very important office, because as Secretary you are the voice for the Chapter. You will keep and distribute the minutes of Chapter and Executive Board meetings. You will also distribute correspondence from other NPMA officers to the members when required. You will notify members of meetings, activities, and information from the Chapter President and Chapter Executive Board. You will serve as a member of the Chapter Executive Board and participate in the guidance of the Chapter during the year. I am pleased to install you as Secretary of the (Chapter Name) Chapter for 201_.
(Treasurer’s Name). You have been elected as Treasurer of this Chapter. Your office, as Treasurer, is vitally important, as you are responsible for the financial well being of the Chapter. You will keep the accounts,receive and disburse monies, and provide reports on the status of the Chapter finances to the Executive Board and to the membership. You will serve as a member of the Chapter Executive Board and participate in the guidance of the Chapter. I am pleased to install you as Treasurer of the(Chapter Name) Chapter for 201_.
(Delegate’s Name). You have been elected as National Delegate for this Chapter. Serving as a National Delegate is very important because you are the liaison between the Chapter members, the(Name of Region) Region, and National Boards. You will provide information to Chapter members on issues that will be decided at the Region and National Board meetings, solicit information from the Region and National Boards, and present that information to Chapter members. You will also represent the Chapter as a voting delegate to the (Name of Region) Region and National Board meetings. As a member of the Chapter Executive Board, you will help lead future activities. I am pleased to install you as National Delegate of the (Chapter Name) Chapter for 201_.
Members of the (Chapter Name) Chapter, I am pleased to present your NPMA Chapter officers for 201_. To a great extent, the success of their leadership depends on you. Your Chapter will grow and be successful with a membership that is enthusiastic and willing to participate in the activities and goals ofthe Chapter. I know that this will be a successful year for your Chapter and the National Property Management Association.
Congratulations to the officers of the (Chapter Name) Chapter.