LMIGs are each facilitated by a leadership team that is comprised of elected officers. These officers must include (at minimum): President, Vice President/Co-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Social Media Manager. The basic roles and responsibilities of officers should be determined by each LMIG, and delineated in their Constitution and Bylaws.
Members that are new to leadership are required to attend an ACLM-led orientation and/or review the Officer Training Video
PRESIDENT | This role serves as the chief visionary for the direction of the group, functions as the primary ACLM contact for the group via group email, sustains consistent communication with advisor and ACLM staff and performs outreach to community members for partnerships and events.
VICE PRESIDENT/ CO-PRESIDENT | This role assists the president, prepares to move into the presidential role, is Ideally an earlier year of study than the president, has served in an officer role within a LMIG or similar organization before, is present during all meetings and focuses on intra-institutional events (health fairs, homecoming, etc.).
SECRETARY | This role takes meeting notes, schedules events, ensures information dissemination to group members, is present at all meetings, facilitates internal communication among officers, and schedules/facilitates upcoming elections.
TREASURER | This role works with the institutional activities department to access group institutional funding, applies for external funding (Taste of Lifestyle Medicine Grant), manages funds, and budgets for group fundraisers.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER | This role sets up and maintains LMIG social media accounts, interacts with ACLM Trainees on social media, promotes group events, shares reputable lifestyle medicine facts/education/resources, and ensures that ACLM brand guidelines are followed.