- Is morally responsible to help operate the association with integrity, coherence and accountability to members.
- Has chosen to help create an association of empowered members.
The Executive Committee (RPA Board Members) consists of: President,
Members at large
The Executive Committee is responsible for:
- Ensuring the longevity of the organization and guiding its operations so its decisions, programs and goals are consistent with its mission and philosophy
- Receiving and reviewing membership feedback from the Membership Committee
- Reviewing and approving new membership fees
- Reviewing and approving fees . These fees can pertain to products or general services that are required.
- Reviewing and approving new policy recommendations from the Membership Committee
- Annually endorsing the decisions made by the Certifying Board
- Setting and maintaining policies, for example, the Bylaws as the Code of Ethics
- Establishing a short and long term vision for the organization (similar to a strategic plan where goals and the action plan for achieving each goal is outlined)
- Communicating with Members and supporting Members so that the organization's activities reflect any Member's concerns
- Maintaining ongoing programs, such as the World Peace Hologram
- Maintaining the RPA Journal
- Hosting the annual virtual conference
- Developing and overseeing new programs
- Creating budgets and maintaining fiscal responsibility
- Setting standards for certification of members
- Maintaining a registry of certified practitioners in good standing
- Adopting and maintaining a code of ethics
- Providing members with continuing education (CEU) opportunities
- Evaluating and accrediting training programs that can be recommended for the certification requirements of members
- Promoting the value of Resonance Repatterning sessions with Certified Practitioners as a means of creating higher coherence, health and well-being for individuals and groups
- Creating a positive business environment for our trade
President“The President is the chief executive officer of the Association and shall, subject to the control of the Executive Committee, supervise and control the affairs of the Association and the activities of the officers. He or she will perform all duties incident to his or her office and such other duties as may be required by law, by the Articles of Incorporation of this Association, or by these Bylaws, or which may be prescribed from time to time by the Executive Committee. Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws, he or she shall in the name of the Association, execute checks and other such instruments which may from time to time be authorized by the Executive Committee."
Length of Term: Two years
- Represents the Association and its members to other organizations such as RRI, the alternative healing industry, the media, and the public
- Maintains an online presence that represents the members and the core values of the association
- Presides at and chairs all meetings of the Members of the Association, the Board of Directors
- Ensures decisions are made in a timely manner and then translated in to meaningful actions holding appropriate parties accountable for success
- Works with the Registered Agent, Administrative staff, Officers, and committee chairs to develop agendas for meetings of the Board of Directors
- Appoints all committee and Advisory chairs, except where otherwise stated in the Bylaws
- Reflects any serious concerns the Registered Agent and Administrative staff have regarding the role of the Board of Directors or individual Board members
- Reflects to the Registered Agent and Administrative staff the concerns of the Board of Directors and other constituencies
- Facilitates accomplishment of the Association’s strategic goals and objectives
- Presents to the Board of Directors an evaluation of the pace, direction, and organizational strength of the Association;
- Initiates an annual strategic planning event that integrates board evaluations, feedback from the members and consults with the members on future directions and goals.
- Together with the board of directors, staff and committees, devises and implements strategies that support membership involvement, contribution and volunteerism that sustains long term operations.
- Serves as the principal contact with the Registered Agent and Administrative staff
- Arranges job orientation and support for the Registered Agent and Administrative staff
- Reviews staff contracts, post vacant staff positions and conducts a selection process with the board of directors
- Makes formal job offers as confirmed by the board with written contracts and job descriptions.
- Guides the overall flow of public communication between the board, membership and the public via the use of blog, social media, email marketing and emails.
- Trains and prepares the President-elect for the responsibilities of the presidency and establish specific objectives and areas of focus for the President-elect
The treasurer is also a signing officer at the bank, approves expenditures, oversees the money coming in, prepares the budget for approval by the board (with the help of admin and bookkeeper) and reports the current finances to the board on a regular basis – with the help of a bookkeeper /admin. The treasurer oversees the completion of the regular filings for taxes, business, and address that need to be completed annually. It is a job that does not take a lot of time but does take attention to details. This person must be able to open a USA bank account.
The Vice President is willing to learn the role of president to take over when the current president must leave the post as stated in the bylaws. This person works corroboratively with the president to look at the big picture of the RPA, our day to day operations, and help formulate plans for the future. The Vice president and president work together to identify where new policies are needed and identify new priorities for the board to consider. The Vice President supports the President in all that she/he does, and acts on behalf of the Present when she/he is unavailable.
The Secretary gives notice of meetings, takes the minutes of the meetings, and is the keeper of the bylaws, the minutes, and the invitations to meetings. The Secretary manages other duties as they emerge.
The role of registered agent is established as a means to resolve a key aspect of the RPA operations. This role and function looks after all of the key legal properties and entities that define the existence of the RPA. While there technically may be few physical hours of work attached to this position, there is enormous responsibility, due diligence and accountability required. However, if this job is filled with a reliable trustworthy person, the basic functioning of RPA in combination with the financial means to pay this person and maintain the virtual office costs is well assured.
The remaining tasks can be delegated to a part time administrator or board members who are paid.
For job description details for the Administrator continue reading.
The purpose of this position is primarily to maintain day to day RPA communications received by phone or email, answer enquiries and process membership renewals. The administrator will also be responsible to email the membership using the list server as directed by the board.
For job description details for the Administrator continue reading.
- Maintain virtual office with vendors/supplier contracts and admin profiles
- Remain in contact with the Registered Agent regarding renewals or documents sent by mail.
- Manage membership renewals
- Maintain Official Records
- Manage Communications
- Board/Office Liaison and Support
- Product Follow Up Certification
- Membership Renewal
- Database Management and Records
Members at Large
2 Members at large to take on ad hoc committee responsibilities as needed.
How to Join the Board of Directors or a Committee