AJHA Position Postings

Treasurer

The Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association seeks candidates for the position of Treasurer, for a five-year term to begin at the AJHA convention in Memphis in October 2022. Training for the position would commence after the AJHA virtual conference in October 2021.

The Treasurer should have the knowledge and ability to carry out the following duties, as outlined in the AJHA Constitution and Bylaws:
(a) Shall be responsible for the supervision of all accounts including the depositing of monies and valuables along with handling the payment of expenses;
(b) Shall work closely with the President to prepare an annual financial statement to be supplied to Board members prior to the annual meeting;
(c) Shall work with the President in filing all necessary financial data and reports to the IRS, state and local governments and agencies in order to assure compliance with any and all regulations;
(d) Shall submit to the Board for approval any investment advice concerning management of the organization’s assets;
(e) Shall have the authority to sign or co-sign checks along with the President and First and Second Vice Presidents and the Administrative Secretary;
(f) Shall work closely with the Administrative Secretary on the billing and collection of membership dues;
(g) Shall work closely with the Editor of American Journalism for appropriate funding of the publication of the journal in amounts to be determined by the Board;
(h) At the discretion of the Board, shall be bonded by a fidelity and guarantee company in amount to be determined by the Board and at the expense of AJHA;
(i) Shall prepare and submit an annual Treasurer’s report of the previous fiscal year.

If you are interested in this position, please contact AJHA President Donna Lampkin Stephens at donnals@uca.edu.

JJCHC Co-Coordinator   

The Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association seeks candidates to represent the organization as a conference co-coordinator of the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference, which is co-sponsored by AJHA and the AEJMC History Division.   

The one-day interdisciplinary conference takes place in March each year at New York University and provides a forum for innovative research and ideas from all areas of journalism and mass communication history from all time periods. This conference gives participants the opportunity to garner feedback on their work and meet colleagues from around the country in a welcoming environment.  

For more information visit the conference website: https://journalismhistorians.org/ 

If you are interested in representing the AJHA as one of two conference coordinators, please contact AJHA President Donna Lampkin Stephens at donnals@uca.edu. 

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