All local district councils have three required leadership positions including Chair, Chair for Mission Advancement (CMA), and Treasurer. Learn more about each of these positions below.
District Council Chair: This position is a two-year-term appointment. Responsibilities include providing leadership and guidance for the District Council. The Chair is responsible for appointing all positions on the Management Committee and Advisory Board, as well as representing the District Council at major programs and other community meetings and offering strategic leadership of the District Council. Also, the Chair works closely with the Vice Chair–Elect throughout the term. Each year, the Chair should attend the District Council meetings at the ULI Spring Meeting, Fall Meeting, and the Summer Leadership Retreat.
Chair for Mission Advancement: This position should actively participate in the major work of the District Council, acting as a bridge between ULI and the District Council activities and be a liaison for local public engagement. He/she helps create the annual program of work and monitors it to ensure that the District Council’s work remains mission-centric. The CMA assists the Chair as a liaison to the global organization, becoming knowledgeable and connected to resources, topics, and impact strategies throughout the DC network, and acts as the DC’s “coach” on how to have impact in the community.
Treasurer: This position is a two-year-term appointment. The Treasurer is responsible for monitoring and approving the revenues and expenditures of the District Council. ULI produces financials monthly. The Treasurer is responsible for reporting this information to the Chair, Management Committee, and Advisory Board.