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Outreach Chair - Position Description

The Outreach Chair position exists to provide a link between our broader Puget Sound community and the Puget Sound Human Factors and Ergonomic Society. The goal is to reach out to those in the community that could benefit from HFE intervention and provide opportunities for PSHFES members to get involved in projects which foster good will while educating the community about the benefits of HFE. Work with the council and the membership to identify outreach projects. Develop and work with the Outreach Committee to develop the project, educate the public and members about the project and insure the project meets it objectives.

I.    Oversee Projects
A.    Reevaluated existing projects to determine appropriate direction the project should take
B.    Solicit ideas for new projects and demonstrations
C.    Develop projects
D.    Arrange work parties to create materials
E.    Attend and present at appropriate events to promote the project and lead activities at events.
II.    Recruit volunteers from the council, the membership and other interested parties for the project committee and events.
A.    Coordinate volunteer efforts
B.    Keep and update the contact list for volunteers
C.    Provide recognition for the work of volunteers
III.    Review materials related to ergonomics, and have other volunteers review them, or even field test them, as appropriate
IV.    Work with the President and Communications Chair to publicize projects.
A.    PSHFES Website
B.    Local Media
V.    Develop budget needs and present this to the Council
VI.    Attend Council meeting and teleconferences.
A.    Keep Council members and PSHFES members informed about the project(s) status

Position Guidelines:

This is a voting Council position
Term:  1 year
Updated: 01/2015

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