Newsletter Editor

Duties include:

  • Prepares the newsletter for CVHS members;
  • Advises Officers, Directors and Committee members deadline for newsletter submissions is the first Friday of every month, except July and December;
  • Edits articles submitted by Committees for inclusion in the newsletter. Officers, Directors, and Committees who regularly report are:
    • President
    • Program
    • Opportunity Table
    • Filberg Herb Garden
    • Glacier View Lodge
    • Website
    • Raffle Table
    • Library
    • Membership
    • Garden Tours
    • Gardens in Bloom (alternating years)
    • Bus Tours (alternate years with Gardens in Bloom)
    • Grow ‘n’ Show
    • Social Table
    • Information Table;
  • Edits year-end reports from every Committee submitted for the October newsletter;
  • Edits advertisements from members and paid advertisers;
  • Advises advertisers of advertising rates:
    • Three (3) lines free for members
    • $10 for a business card sized advertisement
    • $45 for a quarter page advertisement
    • $90 for a half page advertisement
    • $180 for a full page advertisement;
  • Searches out ideas or articles (or series of articles) that would be of interest to members;
  • Prior to each General meeting, sends the following information to the Membership Committee person who is responsible for emailing communications to the membership:
    • PDF version of monthly newsletter
    • edited version of the Program submission for the current month’s Guest Speaker, noting their presentation topic, and add the following month’s Guest Speaker, if known;
  • Submits a PDF “web edition” version of the newsletter to the Webmaster. This edition does not include the monthly Treasurer’s Report or last page with contact names and phone numbers of Officers, Directors and Committee members to preserve privacy;
  • Submits a monthly report to a Director before each Executive meeting, or attends Executive meetings (first Wednesday of every month, except July and December).