AMWHO BOARDS

BOARD POSITIONS

Chief Executive Chair

The Chief Executive Chair, also referred to as “Chair,” shall act as top executive of the Board of Directors, overseeing all monthly board meetings to enact the vision, mission, and values of the nonprofit organization. The Chair appoints the Board of Director positions, has voting rights on all matters regarding the organization, offers instructions and guidance to all Board members, and has seniority over the nonprofit and conference decisions. The Chair acts as spokesperson of the nonprofit, prepares monthly meeting agendas along with the President, and oversees the logistics, finances, and governance of the organization.

President

The President shall serve second in seniority within the Board, presiding over the vision and oversight of the annual international conference and their chapter. They shall maintain all logistical responsibility over the conference, select the Executive and Committee Board, and have Board voting rights. They shall periodically consult with Board members on conference and chapter proceedings, serving as the primary authority on such functions, with the exception of Chair instructions. They shall serve as the organization’s chief representative to the chapter student base and university’s administration.

Executive Co-Directors

The Executive Co-Directors shall be responsible for all internal and external logistics of the international conference. The Co-Directors determine the action plan, conference theme, theme guide, Dais members, and other logistics after explicit approval from the President. They shall have full jurisdiction of the conference, with the exception of Chair instructions. They shall have Board voting rights.

Chapter Directors

The Chapter Directors shall be responsible for the facilitation, enactment, growth, and monitoring of AMWHO chapters. This position involves being fluent in the AMWHO Chapter/Club Manual, discussing with new chapters/clubs their annual strategy, and providing all relevant manuals and documents. They shall have Board voting rights, and serve as primary authority of all chapters/clubs, with the exception of Chair instructions.

Financial Directors

The Financial Directors shall be responsible for all financial planning, procurements, and vision for the nonprofit. The Directors shall work extensively with the Chair to establish a sound budget for the nonprofit, and with the President and Co-Directors to establish a sound budget for the international conference. They shall oversee all organization payment processes, 501(c)(3) processes, and have voting rights.

Advisory Board Members

The Advisory Board (AB) members are members voted on by the Board of Directors to provide support for all organizational functions, including, but not limited to: strategy, organizational design, finance, growth, and development. These members propose advice and strategic design to the Executive Chair during quarterly meetings, along with offering advice to BOD members. AB members shall not have voting rights.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Neha Acharya

Founder & Chief Executive Chair
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Rohan Yarlagadda

President
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Nivedita Potapragada

Executive Co-Director
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Aneesha Maini

Executive Co-Director
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Sandeep Voleti

Chapter Director
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Sarah Elmongy

Chapter Assistant Director
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Amulya Marellapudi

Finance Director
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2017-2019 Advisory Board

Edith Lee

Strategy & Leadership Advisor
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Somnath Das

Strategy & Leadership Advisor
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Mia Lei

Growth & Development Advisor
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Ashwini Krishnamurthy

Finance & Sustainability Advisor
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