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Wanted! A New OHA Treasurer

The Oral History Association is searching for a new Treasurer.

Job Duties include:

Collaboratively with the Executive Office, the Treasurer will help create an annual budget for the OHA. The Treasurer will render an opinion about various practical financial matters, for example, the choice of tax accountants and various bank programs. The treasurer will have signing ability on all checking, saving and investment accounts. The Treasurer will ensure that GAP accounting principles and other good financial practices are used by the Executive Office. Once a year, the Treasurer shall review the records of the Executive Office, the investments and investment policies of the board, and the annual financial review of the association, and shall report to the Council on these matters. 

The Treasurer is appointed for a 6-year term and is approved by the Council, upon nomination by the President. The Treasurer may be appointed for a second term, upon approval by the Council.

Requirements: 

The Treasurer must be a member in good standing in the organization and is considered an ex-officio member of the Council. The Treasurer will also serve as the chair of the Finance Committee. The Treasurer should have accounting experience in some capacity that is directly applicable to overseeing the OHA’s finances.

Payment: 

  1. $2000/year, payable quarterly upon receipt of an invoice
  2. Reimbursement of all OHA related expenses, e.g. office supplies, phone charges, etc.
  3. Reimbursement of travel expenses to the Annual Meeting

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to oha@oralhistory.org. Position is open until filled.

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[…] Immediately, we have a critical need for a new treasurer. Kristine Navarro-McElhaney, to whom the OHA will be forever indebted, resigned as treasurer because she now serves as the vice-president and president-elect for the National Council of Public History. Please consider applying to be the treasurer. The six-year position receives an annual stipend of $2,000 and is reimbursed for travel expenses to the annual meetings. Let us know right now if you are interested: https://www.oralhistory.org/2020/11/11/wanted-a-new-oha-treasurer/ […]

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