Serving on the NCA board is a rewarding experience! If you are interested in serving on the board in the future, we suggest volunteering to assist the board member in a position that interests you. They will be glad for the help, and you will be well equipped to step into the role in the future.
Not only does the president make sure our organization run smoothly, but they also lead our meetings and events, act as the link to bring everyone together, help problem solve, and bring good news and concerns to the board.
1st Vice President – Programs & Workshops
Finds and invites talented and interesting artists to our NCA meetings so they can share their expertise with our membership. If their area of expertise is a skill that they can teach at a workshop we try to make those available, too.
2nd Vice President – Public Relations & Marketing
Links with Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s Marketing Director and Northern California Arts’ Board Chairs to help advertise shows and events using social media and press.
The Past President acts as an advisor to the board of directors.
The primary duty of the Secretary is to record, distribute and archive the minutes of the monthly Board meetings. Also, the Secretary is to keep track of important documents such as the By-Laws.
The treasurer is responsible for corporation’s funds and financial records, the collection of income and expenditures and maintain accounting procedure for the handling of the corporation’s funds.
Brings NCA concerns/events to SFAC board and reports back to NCA what happened at the SFAC board meetings.
Gathers the information about NCA events, both past and future, and puts them into a bi-monthly newsletter. The newsletter is issued both online and in hard copy in the larger SFAC newsletter.
Maintains the NorCalArtsInc website. Update structure and content to keep both news and reference information handy for members, potential members, and site visitors. Work closely with all board members to gather material on courses, exhibits, meetings, and news, and publish it in a timely fashion.
Keeps track of current membership, coordinating with the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Coordinates outreach efforts to all members before each NCA General Meeting with the assistance of a phone tree. Sends group emails to members.
Show Chair (3 positions)
Each of NCA’s annual shows (Aspiring Artist Debut, Artistic Journey Membership Show, and Bold Expressions International Open Show) all have a Show Chair position. The Show Chair recruits volunteers for specific tasks and coordinates the overall process of scheduling and holding a show.
Oversees setup and cleanup of decor and refreshments at NCA events.