Elections 2019

Elections 2019


Friends of Paraguay relies on people like you…

We’re glad that you’re considering running. Everyone who plans to vote or to run for office must be a paid member of Friends of Paraguay by Saturday, April 20th. This can be done through the NPCA website. Those who wish to run should provide us with a bio by Saturday, April 27.  The positions and their descriptions can be found below.

Those who are interested, please send a short paragraph about yourself (please include site, sector, and years in PY) and your qualifications/motivation to outreach@friendsofparaguay.org, and please note which position you are interested in. Also you may use that email address if you have any questions or want more information.

It is not necessary to live in the Washington D.C. area in order to be on the board, as meetings can be held in part by telephone and video and documents are shared with Google Drive.

President: The president shall be the chief executive officer of the Corporation, shall preside at all meetings of the members of the Corporation, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, and shall have general and active management of the business of the Corporation. The president shall see that all orders and resolutions of the Members and of the Board of Directors are carried into effect.

Vice-President: In the absence, disability, or refusal to act by the president, the vice president shall perform the duties and exercise the powers of the president.

Treasurer: The treasurer shall have custody of the corporate funds and securities and shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Corporation.

Secretary: The secretary shall keep minutes of the meetings; backup and archive files; and act as custodian of the corporate records.

Grants Coordinator: Manages the grants program and overseas the grants committee.

Communications/Social Media Coordinator: Manages website, social media presence, and IT infrastructure, and publishes the newsletter.

General Board Member: Participates in committes and takes part in decisions.