The NACCC is a volunteer driven Association and relies heavily on the important work that our dedicated leadership provides. All leadership volunteers are equipped with position descriptions which clearly define their role and responsibilities.
The Moderator of the NACCC presides at the Annual Meeting and Conference of the Association, serves as a voting member of the Leadership Council and may be elected as its chairperson. The Moderator is also a voting member of the Board of Directors. This position is actively involved with the Annual Meeting and Conference Committee, helping to shape the experiences and offerings of that event. The term of office is two years.
In addition to assisting the Moderator, the Vice-Moderator is a voting member of both the Leadership Council of the Association and the Annual Meeting and Conference Committee. The Vice-Moderator also serves on the Board of Directors of the Corporation and may be elected as its chairperson. The term of office is two years with the anticipated, but not guaranteed succession to Moderator.
The Secretary records the proceedings of the Leadership Council and the Board of Directors of the Corporation. He or she also provides notices of meetings, keeps the membership rolls of the Association and may receive and send correspondence as directed. The Secretary also serves on the Leadership Council without vote. Term of office is one year, renewable.
The Treasurer is the custodian of the funds of the Association and receives contributions. He or she is an active member of the Board of Directors and serves on the Leadership Council, without vote. The Treasurer reports annually to the members of the Association. Term of office is one-year, renewable.
The Historian keeps a written chronology of important historical events and accomplishments of the Association, keeps a record of the necrology for persons involved with the NACCC and gathers and preserves the materials of the archives. Term of office is one year, renewable.
Board of Directors
Acting as the governing board of the Corporation, the Board of Directors is responsible for finance, administration, and appointments to Executive positions. It consists of 7 people, four of whom are elected to four-year terms. The Vice-Moderator, Secretary and Treasurer are also members. Duties include:
- Finances and budgeting
- Loans to member churches
- Bylaws, governance, and policies
- Use of technology in the office
- Personnel, administration and staffing
- Fundraising (In conjunction with Congregational Foundation Board of Governors)
- Marketing (In conjunction with Congregational Foundation Board of Governors)
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Acting as the governing board of the Association, the members of the Leadership Council are elected from the membership of the three Ministry Councils plus the Moderator and Vice-Moderator. The Secretary and Treasurer serve without vote. Some of the responsibilities of the Leadership Council include:
- Casting vision and prioritizing programs and services of the NACCC
- Overseeing Annual Meetings and Conferences
- Developing and tending to the process of and relationships with the Year- Round Delegates
- Tending to inquiring churches, church membership applications, and recommendations