Newsletter Chair Position Description

One year: January 1 to December 31

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with leadership committee to set goals/metrics to support the management process as they relate to the newsletter
  • Communicate/report to the leadership committee activities performed, status of performance against goals/metric set, etc. for the newsletter
  • Establish goals and objectives for the newsletter, including providing the newsletter in a variety of formats to accommodate member preferences for receiving information from their Division
  • Prepare and submit budget for newsletter to treasurer
  • Establish and adhere to a publication calendar for the newsletter and share this information with other volunteers who will need to submit content throughout the year
  • Coordinate printing and mailing. Be knowledgeable of bulk-mail postage options, and allow sufficient delivery time for each newsletter to ensure content is always timely
  • Seek regular contributors and develop reliable sources of information to include in each issue
  • Design, layout, and edit each newsletter, adhering to ASQ Brand Book
  • Ensure that the current membership list is used for each mailing
  • Attend leadership committee meetings and regular membership meetings
  • Uphold society bylaws, and policies and procedures



  • Must be an ASQ member in good standing
  • Preferably will have been a participant in leadership committee activities
  • Should be creative and possess excellent communication skills
  • Newsletter layout and design experience is helpful
  • Access to a computer and applicable software is essential


Time Commitment
Approximately three to four hours per month (outside of leadership committee and membership meetings)