Coordinator/Chair Duties

National R&R Coordinator Duties:
•    Take a leadership role in communicating with Division and State Coordinators, and ACDA constituents.
•    Communicate regularly with your National R&R Chairs as well as the National R&R Chair.
•    Attend National R&R Committee meetings preceding each National Conference.
•    Attend National Leadership Conferences on even years.
•    Attend National Conferences on odd years. (Limited compensation is available for National R&R Committee members who attend National Conferences.)
•    National Conference-related responsibilities:
- Attend R&R Coordinator meeting with National Chair, following R&R Committee meeting
- Encourage outstanding conductors in your area to submit interest session proposals. -Encourage outstanding choirs in your area to submit recordings to be considered for performance.
- Submit preferences for Interest session proposals to the conference committee.-Along with the respective National chair, offer advice and support to the genre-specific National Honor Choir (if applicable). This includes suggestions on conductors and managers.
•    Serve on audition panels for the selection of choirs to perform on the National Conference.
•    Update the ACDA R&R web pages with regularity with resources for members. This includes leadership information and contact info as well as pertinent information for your constituents.
•    Be a contributing member to projects that are proposed by the National R&R Committee and/or National R&R Chair.
•    Solicit or write and submit a minimum of three articles to be published in the Choral Journal: Due September 1, January 1 and May 1, annually.
•    Collect reports from National chairs. Submit annual report to National R&R Chair on or before June 1.
•    Collect yearly division reports due to you on or before May 1.

Division R&R Coordinator Duties:
•    Take a leadership role in communicating with State Coordinators.
•    Communicate regularly with the Division chairs, National Coordinator and National Chair.
•    Promote and organize Division Honor Choirs, interest sessions, reading sessions, and roundtables at Division Conferences.
•    Encourage projects listed above at the state level, and assist with the organization process in order to train constituents.
•    Attend National and Division Conferences and subsequent Division and National Committee meetings called by the Division President and the National R&R Chair.
•    Submit articles --- minimum of two annually --- and news briefs to the division newsletters
•    Serve on audition panels for National, Division, and State Honor Choirs and choral honor performances submitted by constituents.
•    Encourage outstanding choirs in your area of expertise to submit performance recordings.
•    Take an active part in National Conference activities including roundtables, reading sessions, interest sessions, and volunteering with the National Honor Choirs (if applicable).
•    Submit updated information to your division website regularly.
•    Contact State Presidents/President-Elects for new and renewed appointments.
•    Oversee projects that you and your division constituents deem necessary to assist in enhancing choral education in your area of R&R expertise.
•    Collect yearly State reports, due on or before April 1.
•    Submit division report and all state reports to the National Coordinator on or before May 1.

State R&R Coordinator Duties:
•    Take a leadership role in communicating with constituents.
•    Communicate regularly with the Division Coordinator and State chairs.
•    Promote and organize State Honor Choirs, interest sessions, reading sessions, and roundtables at State Conferences.
•    Attend State and Division Conferences and State and Division Committee meetings that are called by the State President and Division Chair.
•    Submit articles annually and news briefs to the state newsletter.
•    Serve on state level audition panels for State and Division Honor Choirs and choral honor performance recordings submitted by 
constituents.
•    Take an active part in Division Conference activities including roundtables, reading sessions, interest sessions, and assist the Division Chair with the organizing and executing of Division Honor Choirs (if applicable).
•    Submit updated information to your state website regularly.
 
•    Oversee projects that you and your state constituents deem necessary to assist in enhancing choral education in your area of R&R expertise.
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•    Submit a yearly report on all R&R activities within the state, to the Division Coordinator on or before April 1.
R&R Chair Duties
National R&R Chair Duties:
•    Take a leadership role in communicating with Division and State Chairs, and ACDA constituents.
•    Communicate regularly with your National R&R Coordinator as well as the National R&R Chair.
•    Attend National R&R Committee meetings preceding each National Conference.
•Attend National Leadership Conferenceson even years.
•    Attend National Conferences on odd years. (Limited compensation is available for National R&R Committee members who attend National Conferences.)
•    National Conference-related responsibilities:
-Preside at genre-specific R&R Committee meeting (following National R&R Committee meeting)
-Along with Division chairs, select the music that is to be presented, organize and preside at genre-specific the Reading sessions.
-Encourage outstanding conductors in your area of expertise to submit interest session proposals. -Encourage outstanding choirs in your area of expertise to submit recordings to be considered for performance.
-Submit preferences for Interest session proposals to the conference committee.-Organize and preside at genre-specific Roundtables
-Along with Division chairs, offer advice and support to the genre-specific National Honor Choir (if applicable). This includes encouraging constituents to submit student applications and being present for portions of the rehearsals.
•    Serve on division and national audition panels for the selection of choirs to perform on the National Conference.
•    Attend Division and State Conferences, and encourage and support your Division and State Chairs in all their endeavors.
•    Oversee projects that you and your Division and State Chairs deem necessary to enhance choral education in your area.
•    Contact Division Presidents/President-Elects for new and renewed Chair appointments.
•AfterJune 1, (upon consulting with the National R&R chair) division chairs maybe appointed by the genre-specific national chair. However, this approach isnot recommended in order to maintain a good rapport with the divisionpresident.
•    Send all appointment contracts to Division Chairs and encourage them to do the same with the State Chair appointments. Appointees may return them to you or to the National R&R Chair for distribution to the National R&R Committee Chairs.
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•    Submit annual report to National R&R Coordinator on or before June 1.
•    Collect yearly division reports due to you on or before May 1.
•    Be a contributing member to projects that are proposed by the National R&R Committee and/or National R&R Chair.
Division R&R Chair Duties:

•    Take a leadership role in communicating with State Chairs.
•    Communicate regularly with the National Chair and Coordinator.
•    Promote and help organize Division Honor Choirs, interest sessions, reading sessions, and roundtables at Division Conferences.
•    Encourage projects listed above at the state level, and assist with the organization process in order to train constituents.
•    Attend National and Division Conferences and subsequent Division and National Committee meetings called by the Division President and the National R&R Chair.
•    Submit articles and news briefs to the Division Coordinator regularly.
•    Serve on audition panels for National, Division, and State Honor Choirs and choral honor performances submitted by constituents.
•    Encourage outstanding choirs in your area of expertise to submit performance recordings.
•    Take an active part in National Conference activities including roundtables, reading sessions, interest sessions, and volunteering with the National Honor Choirs (if applicable).
•    Submit web page information to your Division Coordinator.
•    Oversee projects that you and your division constituents deem necessary to assist in enhancing choral education in your area of R&R expertise.
•    Collect yearly State Chair reports, due on or before April 1.
•    Submit division report and all state reports to the Division and National Coordinator on or before May 1.

State R&R Chair Duties:
•    Take a leadership role in communicating with constituents.
•    Communicate regularly with the Division Coordinator and Chair.
•    Promote and organize State Honor Choirs, interest sessions, reading sessions, and roundtables at State Conventions.
•    Attend State and Division Conferences and State and Division Committee meetings that are called by the State President and Division Chair.
•    Submit articles and news briefs to the State Coordinator regularly.
•    Serve on state level audition panels for State and Division Honor Choirs and choral honor performance recordings submitted by 
constituents.
•    Take an active part in Division Conference activities including roundtables, reading sessions, interest sessions, and assist the Division Chair with the organizing and executing of Division Honor Choirs (if applicable).
•    Submit web page information to your State Coordinator.
 
•    Oversee projects that you and your state constituents deem necessary to assist in enhancing choral education in your area of R&R expertise.    
•    Submit a yearly report on all R&R activities within the state, to the Division Coordinator and Division Chair on or before April 1.
Prepared by Amy Blosser, National Chair Repertoire & Resources Committee, June 2016