CPSA survives and thrives because of its generous members who serve on the national board and as officers of the district chapters. They volunteer their time and services because they believe in the organization and what it stands for. If you have an interest in offering your skills for any board positions, we would like to hear from you. For more information, please email the CPSA president. Positions on the national board include:
Supervises and directs daily operations and personnel of the Society in keeping with its current policies, procedures, and goals.
Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the documents, records, reports, and general correspondence required by the Society.
Responsible for a variety of tasks such as corresponding with art-materials companies and district chapters to obtain product and award donations, tracking award and product donations, and overseeing non-financial CPSA accounts.
Responsible for increasing awareness of the Society and its activities in order to promote the colored pencil medium as a viable art form, broaden our membership base, and generate additional interest from companies dealing with art products.
Responsible for all aspects of planning and organizing the annual CPSA convention and spring board meetings as well as contracting with hotels and venues for other events.
CORPORATE IMAGE DIRECTOR
Responsible for the design and development of all published materials issued by CPSA to ensure a professional and consistent image.
CORPORATE RELATIONS DIRECTOR
Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with CPSA corporate members and other art manufacturers as well as obtaining monetary and product donations for CPSA programs, events, and awards.
DISTRICT CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Responsible for advising and assisting existing district chapters as well as helping with the formation of new chapters.
Responsible for all aspects of planning and organizing nationally sponsored CPSA exhibitions as well as contracting the services of jurors, galleries, and cartage companies.
Responsible for managing the Society鈥檚 funds, keeping full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in records.
Responsible for receiving dues and maintaining the CPSA database of members (address, phone, email address, etc.) and other parties with an interest in CPSA.
PRODUCT RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Responsible for conducting lightfastness tests, working with ASTM to maintain the D6901 lightfastness standard for colored pencils, encouraging pencil manufacturers to comply with that standard, and providing product information to the Society and its members.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the CPSA website.