Executive Officer Role Descriptions

Job Descriptions of United Utah Party Executive Officers

Responsibilities of the United Utah State Chair:

  • Collaborate with other State United Utah Party officers to improve the organization and
    effectiveness of United Utah;
  • Establish good relationships with relevant representatives of traditional media outlets and be
    available and proactive to speak out on behalf of United Utah;
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and Media Committee to develop and implement strategic
    messaging;
  • Identify and recruit United Utah candidates;
  • Conduct United Utah Executive Committee meetings as needed to discuss actions such as:
    • establish Party vision and review party platform elements,
    • approve the Party budget and receive financial reports,
    • collaborate to recruit candidates, donors, Party appointees,
    • appoint people to fill positions on the Advisory Committee,
    • brainstorm actions to accomplish the goals of the Party;
    • invite additional specialists as needed for advice, coordination, or reporting;
  • Communicate with the Chair of the Events Committee, direct the scheduling of events, and report
    for them to the Executive Committee;
  • Communicate with the Chair of the Fundraising Committee, assist in their work, and report for them
    to the Executive Committee;
  • Plan and conduct state organizing conventions bi-annually or as needed;
  • Plan and conduct state nominating conventions bi-annually or as needed;
  • Assist with and attend bi-annual county conventions, scheduled as needed.

Responsibilities of the United Utah State Vice Chair:

  • Support and assist the State Party Chair as needed and conduct business as directed when the State Party Chair is absent;
  • Attend meetings as a voting member of the United Utah Executive Committee to report efforts to facilitate the progress of United Utah in the State and organized counties;
  • Communicate with elected county party officers, conduct United Utah County Leadership meetings, and support the activities of the County Party officers, including the planning of annual county conventions;
  • Promote the growth of County Party organization with legislative and precinct chairs;
  • Communicate with the Political Director, assist in targeting research areas, assist in College/Youth Outreach recruiting and projects, and report their efforts to the Executive Committee;
  • Conduct elections of county officers at county conventions.

Responsibilities of the United Utah State Secretary:

  • Support and assist the other State Party executive officers as needed;
  • Attend as a voting member and record the proceedings of State Party Executive meetings and other meetings as requested, including the following:
    • Notify those who should attend
    • Send a list of meeting agenda, if requested;
    • Facilitate a video conference service, if requested;
    • Take minutes during the meeting and
    • Send copies of the minutes to the appropriate individuals;
  • Compile historical documents for United Utah.

Responsibilities of the United Utah State Treasurer:  

  • Attend Executive Committee meetings as a voting member;
  • Study and become knowledgeable about financial state and federal requirements of political parties;
  • Maintain financial records from bank accounts;
  • Prepare a budget for Executive Committee approval;
  • Make deposits of donations received and pay bills in a timely manner;
  • Make financial reports to FEC and the Utah Elections Office, as required;
  • Make monthly financial reports and recommendations to the Executive Committee;
  • Support and assist the other State Party Executive Committee officers as needed.

If you have any questions or would like further clarification on any of the job descriptions above, please contact United Utah's Administrative Assistant