President – This position is responsible for leading the club at meetings and through the year. They will work closely with other board members as well as delegate to non-board members to get things done. They will be responsible for announcing meetings and other news pertinent to the membership. They represent the club and are responsible for outreach and welcoming new members. They are responsible for the Monthly newsletter to the membership. Finally, they are responsible for calling together the board for meetings which traditionally happen quarterly but are at the discretion of the president. Ultimately, this is not a difficult or time consuming position. It is mainly a communication position and is nice if you can provide some energy and excitement about and/or behind the club.
Vice President – This position is responsible for backing the president in all of the previously mentioned duties, especially when the President is not able.
Events Coordinator – This position is responsible for coordinating with all the other breweries in town to provide an annual meeting schedule. They are the contact between the club and the breweries for club meetings. They are responsible for confirming meeting arrangements in the week(s) prior to the meeting. They are also responsible for coordinating all other events that the LPs get involved including, Summer BBQ, Xmas Party, and other Beer events.
Competition Coordinator - This position is responsible for conducting, coordinating, planning, and arranging all things competition for the LPs. The main event is the LP Slam that happens in April. This is a very time consuming position and will require effort, however, it is very important for the club. The Competition Coordinator will also appoint an Assistant Competition Coordinator to assist with the competition-related duties.
Treasurer – This position handles the finances of the club. They are responsible for cutting checks to the appropriate people when necessary. They also are the person who deals with the bank. This position requires an organized and reliable person. They are responsible for doing all the book work also – making sure all the pluses and minus add up.
Board-at-large (4) – These positions are advisory positions for the other positions. They represent the rest of the membership at the board meetings. They often are involved with committees and sub groups to get other things done behind the scenes such as website work, etc…
This is a rough list of the responsibilities and is in no way complete. The important thing to remember is that this is a volunteer group and the only way things get done is by volunteering your time.