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Chapter Representative Position Description
Local Affiliated Chapter (LAC) Representative to the
Ohio Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (OSHP) Board of Directors

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Bring local chapter updates and concerns to the OSHP Board of Directors, and conversely to share with the local membership any updates and issues from OSHP.
    • Sit as a voting member on the OSHP Board of Directors representing his or her local affiliated chapter
    • Report regularly to the local affiliated chapter members and to the OSHP Board of Directors regarding updates and activities of the local chapter and OSHP.
    • Serve on the Organizational Affairs Division of OSHP.
      • If it is the interest or within the individual skill set of the LAC representative to serve on another Division of OSHP, the LAC representative is asked to ensure that the Organizational Affairs Division has a representative from that local affiliated chapter assigned to the Organizational Affairs Division in the LAC representative’s place.
    • Ensure that a qualified representative from his or her chapter is present at any event that the LAC representative is not able to attend. It is preferred that the LAC representative is someone other than the president of the chapter, although this may be more convenient in the case of some student chapters.
    • Serve as an active member of the OSHP Committee on Nominations, chaired by the OSHP Immediate Past President,helping to identify, inform, and encourage fellowlocal chapter members as appropriate to seek elected office in OSHP. This role doesnot apply to representatives of student chapters.

Estimated Time Commitment

  • The LAC representative is expected to attend the following meetings with the OSHP Board of Directors:
    • OSHP Board of Directors teleconferences (usually five per year)
    • OSHP Board of Directors meetings after two OSHP Division Days
    • OSHP Planning Retreat
    • OSHP House of Delegates held during the OSHP Annual Meeting
  • Term length: 2 year term with the exception of student chapter LAC representative serving a one year term

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