Central Florida ChapterThe Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots, non-profit, environmental organization that works to protect our oceans, waves, and beaches. Founded in 1984, Surfrider Foundation’s most important coastal environmental work is carried out by Surfrider Foundation’s 60 chapters located along the East, West, Gulf, Puerto Rican, and Hawaiian coasts. More Details
Surfrider prides itself on being inclusive and mindful that new attitudes and perspectives, in short ‘new blood’, is needed every year to keep the chapter active and thriving. This is an opportunity for members to get more involved with steering the organization as well as choose who they feel is best qualified to lead them.
Election Time Frame
Elections will be open from May 1– June 1. Elections for positions on the Chapter Executive Committee will be held at our June Chapter Meeting.
How does the Election work?
Any current Surfrider member should submit a self-nomination that they would like to hold a specific leadership position. Email the Chapter firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in one of these positions.
What positions are available?
The Executive Committee has the following positions:
(Co)Chair – Ambassador & point of contact person, delegates responsibilities as needed.
Vice-Chair – Performs duties as assigned by Chair, fulfills Chair’s role when absent.
Secretary – Records minutes, keeps records and manages chapter email communications.
Treasurer – Manages financial records, receives and disburses funds.
Volunteer Coordinator – Recruits members, manages monthly updates to member list.
At-Large Seats (2) – Entry Level leadership, assist officers, provide input and perspective.
Other Skilled Positions
Media Coordinator –maintains a media contact list, assists officers in communicating with media, and update chapter website/facebook as needed.
Events Coordinator – maintains vendor contacts, assists officers with organizing events like beach clean up