GMSA Roles and Responsibilities (taken from 2005)

President (1)
The President determines the vision of the organization. He/She is responsible for the conduct of the organization and must lead efforts to meet the organization's goals in the present and in the future. The President is responsible for the performance of Board, GMSA activities, official liaison duties with the Lally School, setting new practices, proposing charter modifications and transition planning.

Vice President (1)
The Vice President is responsible for making sure that the articles within this document are strictly adhered to. He/she is also responsible for keeping order within the Board and for establishing the rules of order in all proceedings. The Vice President should work closely with the President to develop drafts, agendas, and voting issues for the body to consider.

Treasurer (1)
The Treasurer is responsible for the management of GMSA funds. The Treasurer must maintain careful and complete financial records, control funds, and fulfill the financial reporting requirements of the GMSA. The Treasurer must request budgetary projections from the President and the rest of the board to meet the budget deadlines outlined in this document.

Communications Chairperson (1)
The Communications Chairperson is responsible for informing students about activities sponsored by the GMSA. The Communications Chair is also responsible for providing feedback from all students served. Responsibilities include assisting in the development of new communication tools that the GMSA utilizes. The Communications Chairperson will use tools such as e-mail, print ads and posters, and will coordinate with the Webmaster Chairperson for posting communications on the Association Web Page. The Communications Chairperson is responsible for maintaining all historical records. The Communications Chairperson is expected to enlist the assistance of students in the program to accomplish the communication goals of the organization. However, ultimate responsibility falls upon the individual elected or appointed to this position.

Success Chairperson (1)
The Success Chairperson is responsible for the all activities relating to the success cornerstone of the Association. The Success Chairperson is responsible for any activities which the Association conducts for the purpose of improving the quality of our program in the Lally School, Career oriented activities, self-improvement for members of the Association, arranging guest speakers, alumni relations, and all other activities crucial to the long-term success of Lally Students. The Success Chairperson is directly accountable for the activities of NI and is responsible for organizing all NI activities with the assistance of the International community of the Lally School. The Success Chairperson is expected to enlist the assistance of students in the program to accomplish the success goals of the organization. However, ultimate responsibility falls upon the individual elected or appointed to this position.

Service Chairperson (1)
The Service Chairperson is responsible for the all activities relating to the Service cornerstone of the Association. The Service Chairperson is responsible for implementing any activities that the Association conducts for the purpose of improving the community (at every scale from local to global). At minimum, the Service Chairperson is expected to organize and implement atleast one service oriented activity per semester. The Service Chairperson is directly accountable for all service related activities the board decides to participate in. The Service Chairperson is expected to enlist the assistance of students in the program to accomplish the service goals of the organization. However, ultimate responsibility falls upon the individual elected or appointed to this position.

Social Chairperson (1)
The Social Chairperson is responsible for the all activities relating to the Social cornerstone of the Association. The Social Chairperson is responsible for organizing and implementing any activities that improve the social condition of GMSA members. Building close social ties are extremely important to the short-term and long-term success of the program. The Social Chairperson is expected to organize and implement several events to encourage interaction between students, staff, and faculty. The Social Chairperson is expected to arrange frequent well-attended gatherings that facilitate students meeting and interacting, networking, and stress reduction. Weekly happy hours, and intramural sports teams have long been manifestation of this goal, but the chairperson is free to arrange any frequent events that gain widespread attendance and fall within the budgetary constraints imposed by the administration. The Social Chairperson is directly accountable for all social related activities the board decides to participate in. The Social Chairperson is expected to enlist the assistance of students in the program to accomplish the social goals of the organization. However, ultimate responsibility falls upon the individual elected or appointed to this position.

Webmaster (1)
The Webmaster is responsible for posting any required communications sponsored by the GMSA via the website and works in conjunction with the other board members to develop the appropriate manner in which to present this information. Responsibilities also include maintenance and development of any existing and new electronic communication tools that the GMSA utilizes. The Webmaster is responsible for the development of any information systems that serve the Mission of the Association. The Webmaster is expected to enlist the assistance of students in the program to accomplish the electronic communication goals of the organization. However, ultimate responsibility falls upon the individual elected or appointed to this position.