College media Business & Advertising Managers




TERM: CMBAM Board of Directors members will begin their term on July 1, 2021. President-Elect is a one-year term that becomes President the fallowing year. Student Director is a one-year term. All other director terms are two-years in length.

BOARD RETREAT: All board members are required to attend the annual board retreat in the month of July.

MEETINGS & COMMITTEES: Board members are expected to attend a weekly conference call, and additional committee meetings (as needed) for planning and strategic development.

TRAVEL & CONVENTIONS: Board members are expected to attend two conventions a year, the Spring CMBAM/ACP convention, and the Mega Workshop. CMBAM will cover all travel & lodging expenses related to these requirements.

ONGOING PROGRAMMING & CONTENT: Board members will collaborate with committees and CMBAM membership to create online webinars and training opportunities throughout the year.


REQUIRED: Candidates for President-Elect must have completed at least one previous term on the CMBAM board in any capacity within the last 5 years.
  • The principal duties of the President-Elect shall be to learn the duties of the President; discharge the duties of the President in the event of her/his/their absence
  • Sits on the Executive Committee
  • Accept and discharge such special assignments as made by the President or the Executive Committee
  • Appoints the Audit Committee
  • Chairs the elections committee.
  • 1-year term
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

& Events Director

  • Promote, organize and coordinate professional and technical development for members through workshops, events and informational programs. Attend and serve as principal coordinator of CMBAM and summer College Media Mega Workshop, including venue, dates, content, and logistics, subject to board approval.
  • Visits prospective CMBAM event sites with President.
  • Oversees all committees and volunteers involved in CMBAM event planning.
  • Develop and maintain programming related relationships with allied media organizations and with product vendors.
  • Two-year term
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.


  • Engage with students during and months leading up to convention via social media and monthly newsletter.
  • Plan, budget, promote, and find a sponsor for a student event.
  • Gather emails of student attendees upon registration to begin communication of CMBAM announcements.
  • Recruit students for CMBAM Student Advisory Board and effectively communicate/delegate roles to bring more value to student involvement.
  • 1-year term
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Member Recognition
& Awards Director

  • Responsible for supervising all contest and awards activities including writing and revising contest rules, recruiting contest judges, and coordinating the award presentations at the annual convention.
  • Recognize outstanding Members throughout the year.
  • Develop new ways to recognize and evolve CMBAM awards
  • Two-year term
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.