The Vice-Chairperson shall assist the Chairperson in performing the latter’s duties and responsibilities.
The Vice-Chairperson shall serve as acting Chairperson when the Chairperson is absent or otherwise unable to perform the duties of the office until the Chairperson resumes carrying out their normal duties or a new Chairperson has been elected and appointed by the Board of Directors.
Committee Leads For:
Point of contact for all festival related matters
Work with the Board of Directors to secure festival permits
Work with the Board of Directors and Parade Committee, and the City of Portland on parade/festival related matters
Oversee festival registration process
Organize the festival grounds
Organize festival table layout
Work with Steering Committee to select food trucks and food vendors
Organize food truck position in the park
Work with Board of Directors on negotiating vendor and festival related contracts
Work with Outreach and Advisory Committee Lead to ensure Advisory Boards are represented at the festival
Advise Board of Directors on festival related partnerships, contracts, or other business related matters
Organize festival volunteers
Keep records of festival volunteers for membership purposes
Point of contact for all community lead events
Organizes all events not related to fundraising, membership, or outreach
Work with Fundraising, Membership, and/or Advisory & Outreach Committees on events
Manages the events community calendar
Maintains and certifies a list of events related volunteers.
Organize event volunteers
Keep records of event volunteers for membership purposes
OUTREACH & ADVISORY Boards
Chairs the Advisory Committee
Acts as the point of contact for all Advisory Board Leads
Helps advisory boards to organize their meetings and events
Manages Pride Portland’s outreach presence at community events, including assigning committee members or volunteers to represent Pride!
Works with the Steering Committee to identify awareness days/events and then creates and maintains a calendar of awareness or community related events that Pride will be represented at in.
Works with the Steering Committee on outreach or educational events (e.g. Black History Month, HIV Awareness Days, National Women’s day etc.)
Chairs the launch party sub-committee
Maintains and certifies a list of outreach and advisory related volunteers.
Maintain advisory board rolls for membership purposes
Reviews accessibility complains or requests and communicates them to the Steering Committee
Attends meetings or communicates with all committees to ensure events are accessible to all.
Is the point of contact for all accessibility related staff and volunteers
Maintains and certifies a list of accessibility related volunteers.
Organize accessibility volunteers
Keep records of accessibility volunteers for membership purposes
Responsible for talent search for performers (both local and otherwise)
Creates a performance schedule
Stage manages or appoints a stage manager for the show
Ensures performers have everything they need
Organizes the main stage green room/dressing room
Manages set up/break down of performance
Works with the Board of Directors to secure main stage permits
Work with the Board of Directors, Festival and Parade Committees, and the City of Portland on main stage related matters
Organize main stage volunteers
Keep records of main stage volunteers for membership purposes
MEMBERSHIP & Volunteer
Acts as a Pride evangelist to membership and recruit new members
Helps connect members and new volunteers with appropriate volunteer opportunities within Pride
Oversees the production of a quarterly news letter for the members and online distribution
Organizes small, local member events
Works with the Advisory and Outreach Committee lead