Santa Clara County
University of California
Santa Clara County

Family and Consumer Science Chairperson

Committee Make-up:

Chairperson from each of the following areas:

  • Clothing
  • Foods
  • 2 interested volunteers from the county (youth or adult)
  • Strongly recommended for youth to comprise 1/3 of committee

Events/Competitions in Charge of:

  • Fashion Review*
  • Design Contest*
  • Make-it-with-Wool Contest
    • Contact Statewide MIWW organizers for dates and rules
    • Organize local competition
  • Favorite Foods Day*
  • Cultural Foods Day*

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Recruit project chairs for foods and clothing, plus 2 volunteers.
    • Chairs are subject to approval by President and Executive Board
    • Be a facilitator for project chairs, enabling them to do their jobs.
  • Committee responsibilities
    • Set “Goals and Objectives” and work towards them
    • Plan field days and other events
    • Review and vote on any submissions from project committees
    • Recruit field day help
    • Fair book review and yearly planning (Sept-Nov)
    • Keep records and submit to Executive Board and Council
  • Attend Executive Board and County Council meetings as a member of the Executive Board
    • Schedule all events with Council VP at least 60 days in advance.
    • Work with Awards Committee to review and expand recognition in your area
  • Encourage record book completion and submission
  • Recruit and include Youth Chairs and Junior/Teen Leaders
  • Serve as a resource in your county
    • Educate leaders and members on criteria, content, and method of project.
    • Communicate appropriate information to club project leaders.
  • Update and maintain a binder of responsibilities and handbooks for your position

*See “How to”  for details

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