2020-2021 Board Members
The responsibilities of the President are many and varied. As the organizational leader implements the goals set by the Board. Coordinates the schedule with Exhibition Director and develops NWS budget with the assistance of the Treasurer. Foremost, supports the Directors of the Board as we serve all our National Watercolor Society members in our pursuit of excellence in watercolor.
VICE PRESIDENT -NEWSLETTER
The Vice President heads up committees and chairs various projects. Stands in for the President when needed. Additionally, manages the newsletter, information and PR materials that is sent out.
Judith Zailo email
The Secretary is to be present at each Board meeting to record the minutes. In addition, the secretary retains a copy of the by-laws at the meeting and is familiar with them to serve as an advisor to the Board when actions seem to be in conflict.
The Treasurer assists the President in preparing a budget, receives and records revenue, pays Board-approved bills, reports monthly financial activity, prepares a year-end report and submits records for audit and tax preparation.
The Membership Director manages all membership functions, dues, renewal, recruitment and maintains membership records.
Penny Hill email
The Exhibitions Director prepares materials and directs all activities for the International Exhibition, Annual Members Exhibition, advises the selected juror of policies and procedures to insure integrity and fairness to all entrants.
EDUCATION DIRECTOR-SPECIAL PROJECTS
The Video Projects Director oversees all educational programs, presentations, videos and educational classes. In addition, is responsible for facilitating all eductional opportunites for artists as well as for the greater community.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - PUBLICITY
The Communications Director of Publicity manages all news, information and PR materials sent out in all forms; responsible for the publicity and public relations of the society.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - WEBMASTER
The Web Director makes updates to the NWS website and addresses any problems related to the functioning of the site or other on-line operations.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - AWARDS
Paula Fiebich email
The Development Director oversees and develops fundraising to support the Awards programs and the organization.
CENTENNIAL PROMOTIONS VOLUNTEER
Joe Cibere email
The NWS Past President, serves as a non-voting advisor to the Board of Directors for one year.