Programs Chair Position Description

One year: January 1 to December 31.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with section leadership committee to set goals/metrics to support the section’s management process as they relate to programs and activities development
  • Communicate/report to the section committee activities performed, status of performance against. goals/metric set, etc. for section program and activities development
  • Determine focus of section events and programs
  • Solicit speakers to match topics
  • Work with arrangements chair, if applicable, to coordinate speaker needs
  • Work with newsletter editor to publish events in a timely manner
  • Attend section leadership council meetings and general membership meetings
  • Uphold society bylaws, policies and procedures, and section operating agreement



  • Must be an ASQ member in good standing
  • Should possess strong organization, delegation, and communication skills
  • Preferably will have understanding of needs assessment tools
  • Preferably will have some event planning experience


Time Commitment
Approximately three hours per month (outside of member unit and executive committee meetings).