American KuneKune Pig Society


AKKPS 2022 Director Applications

Please read through the timeline, qualifications and AKKPS BOD responsibilities and fill out the application located at the bottom of this page.  No late applications will be accepted after deadline.

TIMELINE FOR FILLING THE 2 VACANT BOD SEATS

 

  • ·       Applications taken from 1/1/22 to 1/15/22
  • ·       Registration tests for qualified applicants conducted 1/15/22 to 1/20/22
  • ·       Members vote on qualified candidates 1/25/22 to 2/10/22
  • ·       New BOD Members notified 2/11/22
  • ·       New BOD Members announced to member 2/12/22


Qualifications To Be On The AKKPS BOD

 

  • ·        Be an AKKPS Member on the AKKPS Breeders List
  • ·        Expected not to sell unregistered intact KuneKunes
  • ·        Solely Register with AKKPS
  • ·        Expected not to cross KuneKunes with other breeds of swine
  • ·        Be knowledgeable in all aspects of the AKKPS registration processes
  • ·        Have readily available reliable internet
  • ·        Have a Personal Facebook Account in your real name (not farm name)
  • ·        Have a cell phone which can access Facebook and ZOOM
  • ·        Have a computer
  • ·        Have a ZOOM account
  • ·        Have up to 5 hours each week M-F to dedicate to AKKPS
  • ·        Commit to a 2-year term on the AKKPS BOD
  • ·        Meet via ZOOM a minimum of 1 time a month M-Th for up to 2 hours 8 pm Eastern time
  • ·        Able to pass with a 75 percent accuracy a registration knowledge test


What Do The 7 AKKPS BOD Members do?

 

  • ·        Attend a 2-hour AKKPS BOD Meeting each month via ZOOM
  • ·        Attend emergency BOD Meetings as needed via ZOOM and Facebook
  • ·        Hold AKKPS Members accountable to the AKKPS Code of Ethics and By Laws
  • ·        Monitor 2 AKKPS Members Only Facebook Pages
  • ·        Maintain and add content to the AKKPS Public Facebook Page
  • ·        Maintain 2 AKKPS Members only Facebook pages including adding new members and deleting lapsed members
  • ·        Maintain and add content to the AKKPS Instagram Account
  • ·        Yearly Audit of AKKPS Members Only Facebook Page
  • ·        Write and collect articles for Advertising and Media
  • ·        Produce AKKPS Newsletter
  • ·        Write Monthly E-Blasts
  • ·        Write special E-Blasts
  • ·        Collaborate with UC Davis
  • ·        Help AKKPS Members with registration related questions
  • ·        Answer questions directed to AKKPS by members and prospective members
  • ·        Maintain and add content to the AKKPS website through working with the Webmaster
  • ·        Maintain the AKKPS registration process while seamlessly working with the Registrar
  • ·        Maintain Help Guides and Videos working with the Registrar and Webmaster and Outside Videographer
  • ·        Maintain and Add to the AKKPS Herd Book with the Herd Book Coordinator
  • ·        Approve yearly Registrar Contract
  • ·        Approve yearly Webmaster Contract
  • ·        Work with AKKPS Member volunteers
  • ·        Implement the Step Plan Program
  • ·        Receive AKKPS members suggestions and present to AKKPS BOD
  • ·        Implement approved member suggestions
  • ·        Answer the AKKPS phone
  • ·        Give out Herd Book passwords to current and new members
  • ·        Delete Herd Book passwords for Lapsed Members
  • ·        Keep up with New and Lapsed Members for the AKKPS website
  • ·        Send out New Member Packets
  • ·        Receive and Approve Breeders List applications
  • ·        Yearly Audit of Breeders List
  • ·        Conduct AKKPS Surveys
  • ·        Conduct AKKPS Elections
  • ·        Conduct AKKPS Member Votes
  • ·        Update AKKPS By Laws and Code of Ethics as needed
  • ·        Update AKKPS registration related items as needed
  • ·        Constantly strive to make AKKPS better in any way possible
  • ·        Collect pictures for the AKKPS website
  • ·        Reach out to membership for pictures when needed for Flip Books
  • ·        Produce / collect education material for the AKKPS website
  • ·        Produce / collect material for AKKPS Facebook Pages
  • ·        Create Flip Books
  • ·        Advertising – Both paper and digital
  • ·        Collect AKKPS Dues
  • ·        Work with Accountant to File Non-Profit status
  • ·        Weekly/Monthly/Yearly AKKPS accounting
  • ·        Secretarial notes from 12 yearly Board and special Meetings
  • ·        Research as needed
  • ·        Work with EKPA in all aspects of sanctioning EKPA shows


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