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Role: President

This role leads the professional coaching community in the Greater Cleveland area. Key stakeholders include professional coaches, the media, and the general public. The role leverages volunteer resources to be successful. 

Direct Measures of Success:
  • Membership growth and retention
  • Chapter profitability

In-direct Measures of Success:
  • Earned and social-media awareness
  • Membership engagement

Time Commitment:
This role is expected to volunteer an average of 15 hours of time each month to the following activities (Role may require more or less time each month pending needs of organization):
  • Chapter Board Meeting: 3 hours per month (includes preparation time)
  • Relations with the Midwest Regional Advisory Council and ICF Global: 2 hours per month
  • Public Engagement: 2 hours per month
  • Committee and chapter engagement: 4 hours per month
  • Regional Commitments: 4 hours per month

To be a successful volunteer leader in this role, the incumbent must possess the following qualities and be a member of ICF Global and ICF Cleveland:
  1. Commitment: Demonstrated commitment to the International Coach Federation, ICF Cleveland, and the advancement of professional coaching in this geography. This person must hold a credential in good standing from ICF (ACC, PCC, or MCC).

  2. Volunteer Leadership:
    • Recruiting: Ability to recruit and engage a diverse group of volunteers from throughout the region to serve
    • Engagement: Ability to engage volunteers by understanding their unique strengths and passion, then co-create opportunities for that are meaningful that accomplish the chapter’s mission, vision, and values
    • Succession: Ability to develop chapter volunteer pipelines of succession and long-term stability of the chapter
    • Facilitator: A team player that works well at facilitating the leadership of others
    • Regional Leadership: Ability to serve and engage others in service with regional activities
    • Administration: Ability to successfully organize and support the role with administrative skills
  3. Integration: Ability to collaborate with other chapter leaders, board members, and chapter staff

  4. Communication: Ability to serve as the primary spokesperson to businesses, media, members, potential members, and others in the community on behalf of the chapter through various avenues such as email, in person, written, video, social media, etc.

  5. Fiduciary Responsibility & Accountability: Fulfill legal, ethical, and business procedures in accordance with non-profit organization law, chapter bylaws and procedures, and ICF Global Ethics and Chapter guidelines