This is the Leadership at World Sansei Koryu Gojuryu Karate & Kobudo Organization.
The World Sansei Gojuryu Karatedo & Kobudo Organization is pleased to announce the member of its newest board members - Together they bring expertise in a great management team, fundraising, events management, writing, law, and membership. They also share a history of service to the World sansei Gojuryu karatedo community. Please take a minute to learn more about their unique talents and what they hope to accomplish by serving on the board.
World Sansei Gojuryu Karate & Kobudo Organization is governed by a board of directors with fiduciary oversight responsibilities, as well as the responsibility to maintain and extend the vision of the Organization. The board shares in long and short term planning; with special attention to maintaining financial stability, strategic planning, fundraising and increasing member involvement in all organizational activity.
The organization is guided by its Chair, Kaicho Manny Saavedra and our International Board, overseeing the training of members, refine the organizational curriculum, mentor the teaching staff and personally engage with students of all levels. Senior black belts also play a critical leadership role in the organization. The lineage and rank-based structure, rooted in our martial arts history, encourages black belt students to assume responsibility for passing on the knowledge and skills of our art to future generations of students and for caring for the dojo space. The bulk of the work of World Sansei is administered by our dedicated staff. We also benefit from the substantial volunteer efforts of our training members, their families and the community at large.
Chairman Manny Saavedra, USA
Vice Chair James Vermaak, South Africa
Vice Chair Ray Feliciano, Puerto Rico
Board Director, Stanley Foodman CPA, (Organizational Accountant) USA
Senior Advisor to the Chair, Mike Mcgee, USA
Board Director, Juan Gonzalez, Chile
Senior Advisor to the Board, Nestor Matos, USA
Board Director Camilo Castillo, Nicaragua
Board Director, Jose Ruiz, Dominican Republic
Board Director, Danny Reizner, USA
Board Director, Praduman Gaur, India
Board Director Olimpio Cezar da Neto, Brazil
Board Director Pablo Gines Garcia, Argentina
Board Director Noè Saùl Rodrìguez Silva, Venezuela
Board Director, Fazal Muhammad, Pakistan
Board Director Luis Enrique Loor, Ecuador
Director of Public Relations, Joe Amor, USA
Director of Membership, Javier Ortiz, USA
Marketing Director, Juan Perez, USA
Secretary, Melinda Gallop, USA
Communications coordinator, Jose Estrella, USA, Dominican Republic
Treasurer, Sonia Fernandez, USA
Law Enforcement ( background Checks) Leo Tapanes, Sensei USA
Organizational Counsel, Cristian Fernandez, Sensei USA (Organizational Lawyer)
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What is the job description of a board treasurer?
Attend all general and board meetings
Sell and process any membership request received at general workshops, by mail or on-line
Coordinate with Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer for workshop cash box and income turn-in.
Prepare training certificates and evaluations for distribution at all meetings
Maintain accurate records of membership.
Maintain PayPal account, transfer received funds on monthly basis to business account
Verify member attendance for post workshop training certificate requests and mail certificates if verified.
Provide Hospitality Coordinator with the names and addresses of new members for welcome cards.
Order yearly membership cards, select new color each year.
Be an organizational ambassador
Assist Chairman as needed
Maintain appropriate documentation on the website