“AARP believes that volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution which benefits both the volunteer and society…”
The Executive Council member is part of a team of leadership volunteers who, under the guidance of the State President and the State Director, carry out AARP’s strategic priorities within the state.
- Understand, support and reflect the mission of AARP – to enhance quality of life for all as we age, to lead positive social change and to deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
- Provide input on strategies for accomplishing goals outlined in the state plan.
- Help to position AARP as an influential power in the state, leading change and influencing the future.
- Work in partnership with state office staff and leadership volunteers in the development, implementation and monitoring of the state plan.
- Provide guidance and assistance on a variety of activities such as special projects, research, diversity outreach, community organizing, member engagement, etc.
- State may add more position specific responsibilities if desired
- Commitment to the goals and priorities of AARP
- Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning abilities
- Thorough knowledge of state issues, needs, and activities
- Demonstrated professional leadership experience
- Ability to research information from a variety of sources within the state
- Ability to network towards the creation of new community partnerships
- Eligible for membership or associate membership in AARP
- Ability to work with diverse populations
Term of Service and Length of Service
Appointed by the State President for either a one or two-year term, with the option to renew, not to exceed a total of six (6) years.
- Orientation to AARP.
- Other skills training and issue briefings as necessary.
Appointed and Supervised By the State President