Chapter Leaders

2024 LPGA AMATEUR GOLF ASSOCIATION
TRIANGLE NC
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Committee Chairs
Handicaps: Stephanie Cuomo
Tournaments: Kathy Cazenave and Theresa Whitehurst
Special Events: Michelle Jacobson


EXPECTATIONS OF
LPGA AMATEURS TRIANGLE NC BOARD MEMBER 


LPGA AMATEURS CORE VALUES
The LPGA Amateurs believes in and conducts itself according to the values embodied in the game of golf: Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Honor, Sportsmanship, Fun & Friendship

In addition, we believe in and support:
• Inclusivity and diversity; golf is for all
• Golf as an important asset for women business
• Volunteer service
• Mentoring and support for new golfers
• Advancement of golf skills for all golfers
• Making a difference for women’s golf
• Professionalism in operations and relationships

LPGA AMATEURS RULES
• Listen to understand
• Assume value and good intent

• Respect the inherent worth and dignity of every person
• Separate the person from the behavior
• It’s not me vs. you, but us
versus the issues
• Stay open and non-defensive
• Value diverse perspectives
• Create an environment where everyone feels free to speak
• Share “air time”
• No side bars
• No multi-tasking
 Maintain sense of humor
• Have fun!

PERSONAL COMMITMENT
To the best of my ability I will:

• Conduct my personal actions with regards to LPGA AMATEURS business in accordance with the LPGA AMATEURS Core Values and House Rules
• Submit a written Report to the Board prior to each Board Meeting to enable us to focus on larger strategic issues instead of insignificant details.
• Attend all Board Meetings or secure a substitute from my team if I am unable to attend myself.
• Ensure completion of all of my team’s action items. When we are unable to deliver on any action item I will communicate with the Chapter President outlining the challenges that we are facing. I will also seek assistance or counsel with fellow Board Members and/or the LPGA AMATEURS Chapter Development Team (which includes our Chapter Development Specialist) to help me move forward in completing the actions that I have committed to and the Chapter counting on.
• Allow enough planning time to avoid urgent matters.
• Offer my complete cooperation with fellow Board members to operate as an effective unit.
• Set aside my personal preferences, avoid personality clashes and refrain from gossip for the good of the Chapter.

• Maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Honor the boards agreed upon method for conflict resolution.
• Positive support majority decisions by the Board even if it goes against my personal preferences.
• Be generous with my praise when celebrating each other’s success and compassionate and considerate during a learning experience.

• Attempt to honor my teammate’s communication preferences. Help create and maintain a welcoming, positive atmosphere that attracts those willing to help and contribute to the running of our Chapter.
• Help create and maintain a welcoming, positive atmosphere that retains our current members and attracts new members to our Chapter.
 



LPGA AMATEURS -- Triangle, NC Board Position Descriptions

Chapter President

  • Oversees general Chapter operations via Board of Directors
  • Leads, attends and participates in monthly Chapter Board meetings
  • Drives Chapter leadership development/succession planning
  • Oversees the Chapter election process via the Nominating Committee
  • Serves as primary liaison for:  LPGA Amateurs HQ Staff, Volunteer Chapter Development Specialists, and the LPGA Foundation
  • Promotes/attends LPGA Amateurs events & web conferences
  • Provides direction to the Kick-off Committee Chair
  • Helps manage relationships with Sponsors
  • Signs and executes all contracts and documents in the name of the Chapter as authorized by the Board, unless the Board specifically requires an additional signature

 

Vice President/President Elect

  • Attends Board meetings and observes general Chapter operations
  • Attends and participates in monthly Chapter Board Meetings, and conducts these meetings in the absence of the President
  • Engages in Chapter leadership development/succession planning
  • Serves as secondary liaison for: LPGA Amateurs HQ Staff, Volunteer Chapter Development Specialists, and the LPGA Foundation
  • Supports/attend LPGA Amateurs events
  • Engages with Sponsors
  • Provides direction to Year-End Celebration Committee Chair
  • Accepts nomination for one-year term of President at conclusion of one-year Vice President term

 

Finance & Records Director

    Builds and oversees a team to assist with the following tasks:

  • Provides financial oversight for all Chapter processes and activities
  • Attends and participates in monthly Board meetings
  • Files required LPGA Amateurs submissions to maintain Chapter minimum standards
  • Maintains compliance with Chapter and Association policies
  • Maintains Chapter bank account(s) and investment accounts
  • Develops/monitors budget
  • Prepares and files Chapter tax returns
  • Manages NC and federal business requirements, e.g. tax-exempt status, incorporation status
  • Maintains required insurance for Chapter
  • Contributes to Chapter master calendar
  • Signs and executes all required finance and related documents in the name of the Chapter as authorized by the Board, unless the Board specifically requires an additional signature

Secretary

  • Keeps and preserves all books and records of the Chapter
  • Ensures keeping of an accurate record of the proceedings of the Board
  • Supervises the keeping of the records of membership on the Board and of terms of office
  • Collaborates with Board Committees to obtain and keep records of summaries of actions taken, event procedures, budgets, outcomes, etc.
  • Attends and participates in monthly Board meetings
  • Collects and supervises recordkeeping for procedures and milestone calendars for Chapter/Board activities to support effective transition of Board positions


MEMBERSHIP & RECRUITMENT DIRECTOR
Builds and oversees a team to assist with the following tasks:
• Member welcome program
• Member profile
• Member orientations
• Volunteer enrollment
• Volunteer recognition
• Golf mentoring program
• Member recruitment activities and events, e.g., Women's Golf Day
• Maintain a social media presence that drives interest in non-members and engages members
• Community relations
• Ensure Chapter exceeds LPGA Amateurs Member Minimum Standard Requirement

GOLF EVENTS & ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
•  Builds and oversees a team to assist with the following tasks:
• Organize, promote and conduct golf activities, golf events, golf leagues and golf education
• Work with courses to establish Chapter golf outings schedule
• Coordinate plans and location for Chapter Championship
• Coordinate with HQ on Sectional and National event schedules
• Work with nearby chapters to plan joint events and avoid scheduling conflicts
• Work with local instructors to schedule golf clinics and lessons
• Arrange for rules, etiquette and handicap education as available
• Arrange local weekday evening play(Nine after 5)
• Maintain the Chapter events schedule,  publish to chapter website
• Manage event invitation and pairings processes
• Ensure adequate volunteers to host golf events
• Contribute events info to social media, website and newsletter
• Help drive charity event participation, e.g.First Tee clinics, Rally For The Cure
• Work with committees on Inter-Chapter events, e.g. Dixie Cup
• Provide direction to the Handicap Chair 


MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Build and oversee a team to assist with the following tasks: 

• Maintain the master contact list of all Chapeter members
• Manage Chapter communications
     • Website
     • Email blasts
     • Chapter Facebook page and other social networking
     • Media relations- TV, radio and print interviews
• Publish monthly Chapter newsletter
• Work with other Board members to ensure newsletter content is complete and timely, and that all their communications requirements are met
• Recruit and manage relationships withSponsors 
• Work with Sponsors to include their promotions and special offers 
• Comply with LPGA Amateurs branding requirements
• Help Promote LPGA Amateurs events to the members and the community



Chapter Sponsors & Partners