Meet the Board

The Edwards Spouses' Board of Directors is 100% volunteer.

Are you interested in joining the board?  Keep scrolling for descriptions of all our positions!

SOCIAL

ASHLEY BULLUPS, SOCIAL VICE PRESIDENT

KELSEY PEREZ, SOCIAL TREASURER

PARISA HAMM, MEMBERSHIP & HOSPITALITY

KRISTEN SCHMITZ, PROGRAMS

WALTER BENNETT, HISTORIAN

DUSTIN SAMPSON SANCHEZ, PUBLICITY & WEB

*ACTIVITIES (VACANT)

*TPS LIASON (VACANT)

*MEMBER-AT-LARGE (VACANT)

WELFARE

VANESSA MATIAS, WELFARE VICE PRESIDENT

JANA LAMONTAGNE, WELFARE TREASURER

KRISTEN SCHMITZ, THRIFT STORE MANAGER

JANA LAMONTAGNE, THRIFT STORE TREASURER

MEGAN BOOTH, CINDERELLA CLOSET

MEREDITH REITTINGER, WELFARE

EMILY 0'CONNELL-BAKER, SCHOLARSHIPS

ALESSANDRA PUGLIESE, BAZAAR

*FUNDRAISING CHAIR (VACANT)

*AUCTION CHAIR (VACANT)

*REINDEER RUN (VACANT)

TIFFANY GORDON, ADVISOR

ARIEL EISHEN, ADVISOR

JENNIFER AZZANO, HONORARY ADVISOR

SHELBY WHITAKER, PRESIDENT

BRITTANY ELDER, GENERAL SECRETARY

CHRISTEEN GREENWELL, PARLIAMENTARIAN

*ADVISOR (VACANT)

2020-2021

The Edwards Spouses' Club Board of Directors is comprised of 100% volunteers and appointees.  If you are interested in becoming a part of the board for the 2020-2021 board year, please contact us! 

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PRESIDENT

  • Presides at all meetings of the Board, Executive Board, and General Membership

  • Acts as Edwards Spouses’ Club representative during different community meetings

  • Serves on the following committees:

  • Budget, Scholarship, Auction

 

WELFARE VICE PRESIDENT

  • Performs the duties of the President in his/her absence; may succeed the presidency if at any time the President is unable to complete the full term of office 

  • Supervises all welfare activities and supporting committees 

  • Assumes the duties of the welfare committee chair in the absence of one

  • Serves on the following committees: Budget, Scholarship, Auction

 

SOCIAL VICE PRESIDENT

  • In the absence of the welfare vice president, performs the duties of the President in his/her absence and may succeed the presidency if at any time the President is unable to complete the full term of office

  • Supervises all social activities and supporting committees

  • Assumes the duties of the programs committee chair in the absence of one

  • Serves on the following committees: Budget, Auction

GENERAL SECRETARY 

  • Records and signs the minutes of all regular and executive board, and general membership

  • Serves as the custodian of the Edwards Spouses’ Club permanent records, with the exception of records pertaining to finance

  • Records and processes all Edwards Spouses’ Club correspondence

  • In absence of a membership chair, coordinates with the social treasurer to keep the membership roster and email distribution list updated

SOCIAL TREASURER

  • Is responsible for all financial affairs of the Edwards Spouses’ Club social operating fund

  • With the welfare treasurer, is responsible for the filing of the annual income tax return

  • Ensures financial records of the social operating fund are maintained in accordance with the AFI regulations

  • Serves on the following committees: budget, auction

WELFARE TREASURER

  • Is responsible for all financial affairs for the Edwards Spouses’ Club welfare fund

  • With the social treasurer, is responsible for the filing of an annual income tax return

  • Ensures financial records of the welfare fund are maintained in accordance with AFI regulations

  • Serves on the following committees: budget, scholarship, welfare, auction

THRIFT STORE TREASURER

  • Oversees the finances of the Edwards Spouses’ Club Thrift Store

  • Reconciles monthly bank statements with the recorded transactions in Quick Books

  • Pays the store manager’s monthly stipend and the monthly bills

  • Acts as a liaison between the thrift store staff/volunteers and the board

  • Serves on the following committees: budget, scholarship

PARLIAMENTARIAN

  • Acts in a non-voting advisory capacity and attends all board, executive board, and general membership meetings

  • Acts as a liaison with FSS

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR

  • Chairs the scholarship committee

  • Reviews scholarship guidelines and applications with committee; clears application with legal office

  • Sends out, receives, and reviews applications

  • Arranges scholarship reception

WELFARE CHAIR

  • Chairs the welfare committee

  • Reviews and researches, if necessary, all budgeted and unbudgeted welfare requests

  • Presents requests approved by the committee to the board for consideration

  • Dispurses approved donations

AUCTION CHAIR

  • Chairs the auction committee

  • Works with the executive board to decide the location, type, and theme of the auction

  • Sets date and coordinates approval through base officials

  • Responsible for planning, marketing, and executing the auction

  • Secures auctioneer, catering, entertainment, etc.

MISTLETOE BAZAAR CHAIR

  • Chairs the Mistletoe Bazaar

  • Chooses date, time, and location of the event

  • Submits fundraising application to FSS

  • Contacts vendors; sends out and collects applications and payments

  • Corresponds with vendors form the time of sign up to the day of the bazaar

  • Provides base access to vendors

  • Leads volunteers to help set up and advertise the event 

 

REINDEER RUN CHAIR

  • Chairs the Reindeer Run

  • Coordinated with FSS for fundraising approval 

  • Responsible for marketing, planning, and executing the 5k Fun Run to be held in early December

  • Distributes and collects entry forms and fees

  • Maps and marks the race route

  • Coordinates volunteers on race day

PROGRAMS CHAIR

  • Plans monthly social functions

  • Prepares a schedule of social functions to present to the board 

  • Distributes invitations and collects responses

MEMBERSHIP AND HOSPITALITY CHAIR

  • Suggests ways to increase membership

  • Keeps roaster of active and honorary members

 

PROPERTIES CHAIR

  • Responsible for all Edwards Spouses’ Club property in the closet and lends out to Edwards Spouses Club member

  • Inventories all properties

 

PUBLICITY CHAIR

  • Publishes the monthly newsletter

  • Responsible for maintaining the website and ensuring it is operating accurately

  • Designs, generates, and revises web pages; examines traffic on site

  • Along with the social vice president, maintains the club’s social media accounts

HISTORIAN

  • Takes pictures at Edwards Spouses’ Club events and submits to publicity chair for use in the newsletter and on social media

CINDERELLA CHAIR

  • Heads the Cinderella closet at the thrift store

  • In charge of making sure dresses are dry cleaned 

  • In charge of planning “pop up” events such as prom, ALS graduation, homecoming

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Edwards Spouses' Club

Email: edwardsspouses@gmail.com

Phone: 661-277-4294

Address: P.O.Box 543

Edwards, CA 93523

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