open board positions

Have you ever thought about becoming an Austin AMFT Board Member? Elections are coming up in October, and we're accepting nominations now!

We would love for our board to reflect the diversity of our community. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ colleagues are welcomed and encouraged to join!

The following Austin AMFT Board positions are open for Fall 2020 elections:

President-Elect (2021-2024)

Treasurer (2021-2023)

Outreach Director (2021-2023)

Elections & Engagement (2021-2023)

Student Representative (2021)

Contact Sheila Hoogendam at

 with questions and nominations.

Stick around after our next CEU event on Friday, September 11th (around 1pm)

for a Meet & Greet with outgoing board members where you can chat about the open positions.

Click here to meet our current 2020 Board Members!

President-Elect (2021-2024) - 3 year term

  • 1 of 5 Officers in good standing of the AAMFT, TAMFT, and Austin AMFT Chapter

  • Clinical Member or Associate Member expecting Clinical status by end of 2021

  • Succeed to President in 2022 and then Past President in 2023

  • Perform duties of running board and chapter meetings in President's absence 

Treasurer (2021-2023) - 2 year term

  • 1 of 5 Officers in good standing of the AAMFT, TAMFT, and Austin AMFT Chapter

  • Oversee management of funds of the Austin AMFT Chapter

  • Prepare annual budget

  • Present periodic financial reports to the membership 

  • Present periodic financial reports and statements to Division Treasurer outlined by AAMFT Board of Directors

  • Prepare documents required by law 

  • Update Continuing Education Sponsor status and pay required fees

  • Submit annual financial report to TAMFT Executive Direct at year end

Outreach Director (2021-2023) - 2 year term

  • Responsible for cultivating new members through programming
  • Welcome new people at chapter meetings, mentorship programs, and community outreach

  • Educate non-profit sector on value of hiring LMFTs

  • Coordinate activities with PR Director as appropriate 

Elections & Engagement (2021-2023) - 2 year term

  • Engage and welcome new and continuing members at meetings

  • Inform members of upcoming events and open election positions, as well as encourage membership

  • Execute election process in the fall by creating the slate with at least one nominee for each position, and determine nominees' eligibility

  • Allow write-in votes 

Student Representative (2021) - 1 year term

  • Enrolled in a MFT degree conferring program

  • Welcome guest student members at all meetings

  • PR and outreach to surrounding MFT programs, answering questions and advocating membership in Austin AMFT Chapter, TAMFT, and AAMFT

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