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Berkshire Chapter Seeking Nominees for Executive Committee

The Berkshire Chapter Executive Committee is the top level of chapter leadership, representing all the committees that keep our chapter moving. Joining the Executive Committee is an excellent opportunity to lead an area you’re passionate about and help guide the chapter’s activities.

Each year, Executive Committee members are nominated or re-nominated for a one year term at our chapter’s annual meeting in November. This year, we are actively seeking individuals for the following roles. If you want more information or would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please email


The Berkshire Chapter is looking for an organized and enthusiastic member to volunteer as Vice Chair. If you are good at managing meetings, networking and delegating, and you’re interested in getting more involved with the Club, this position is for you! The Chapter Vice Chair, with the Chair, presides at Executive Committee meetings. The Vice Chair works with the Chair to be an essential link between the Club and Berkshire Chapter members.This is a wonderful opportunity to get more involved with the AMC and its inspiring mission to connect people to the outdoors and protect those outdoor spaces in our region that we all know and love!

Communications Chair

The Communications Chair coordinates all communications of the Berkshire Chapter, including the Berkshire Exchange, monthly member emails, and Chapter website content. The Chair works closely with the webmaster, newsletter editor, and Facebook administrator, and explores other ways to effectively communicate with the members. The previous chair is available to advise the incoming chair.


The AMC Berkshire Chapter Webmaster manages the chapter website and serves as a member of the Executive Committee. Webmaster commonly serves for one to two years, eligible to stay on for additional years. Current Webmaster will provide training.

Executive Committee Duties:

  • Attend Executive Committee meeting, usually the first Monday of the month, 6:30 pm in Northampton
  • Vote on proposals and actions of the Committee such as funding for conservation efforts, trail improvements, and chapter events.
  • Event setup/help as needed, a couple times per year.
  • Committee members are encouraged to participate in general AMC activities/outings of interest to them

Webmaster Duties:

  • Manage using the Drupal 7 content management system. Perform backups and updates to website files. Renew hosting and domains as needed.
  • Create and update posts (articles and events), pages and image galleries corresponding to AMC chapter communications and events.
  • Set up email accounts for various committee members and adjust settings. Add new members to email distribution lists.

Skills needed:

  • HTML, FTP file uploading, setting up email accounts through a web hosting site, some Drupal experience is helpful (will train)

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