The Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association (RMATA) is comprised of athletic trainer associations from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming under District 7 of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
Goals for RMATA
DUTIES OF THE DISTRICT DIRECTOR
The District Director represents the RMATA by serving on the Board of Directors for the National Athletic Trainers' Association. This service includes taking direction from the President or the RMATA Board and serving as a spokesperson for the Association in matters relating to the NATA, the NATA Board of Certification, Inc., or of otherwise national significance. (taken from the RMATA By-Laws/Policies and Procedures)
DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT
The President serves as the official spokesperson for the Association and represents the Association in dealings with other organizations. Duties include acting as chair during Board meetings, presiding over meetings of the Association, making appointments as are called for by the Association By-Laws or determined by the Board, and reviewing and signing all contracts entered into by the Association, and appointing committee chairs and advisory members of the Board with the consent of the Board. The President also ensures the implementation of the By-Laws, policies and procedures of the Association. Financial transactions, vacancies on the Board, and all Board functions are overseen by the President. In the absence of the District Director the President performs the duties of the District Director. (taken from the RMATA By-Laws/Policies and Procedures)
DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY
The Secretary represents the Association on any NATA committee requiring the Secretaries' membership. Duties include serving as custodian of all records and documents, recording and distributing minutes of meetings of the Board and Association, and facilitating all correspondence of the Association. The Secretary also acts as chair of the Board and presides over meetings at which the President and the Director are not in attendance.
Association duties such as keeping a current mailing list of the membership, overseeing the preparation of the Association budget, assuring the maintenance of an accurate financial record, and writing checks for the Association in keeping with the budget are all under the supervision of the Secretary. Oversight of the Treasurer's functions is given to the Secretary. The Secretary has the duty to advise the President on matters regarding parliamentary procedure as set forth in "Robert's Rules of Order." (taken from the RMATA By-Laws/Policies and Procedures)
Duties of the Treasurer
The Treasurer is an advisory member of the Board. Duties of the Treasurer include: depositing funds into Association accounts, writing checks for the Association, keeping current financial records of income, spending, and accounts, and working with the financial advisor of the Association. All these duties are performed in accordance with the policies and procedures and directives from the President and Secretary. The Treasurer advises the President and Board on the financial status of the Association. (taken from the RMATA By-Laws/Policies and Procedures)
Duties of State Representatives
State Representatives represent the interests of their states in matters before the Board. They serve as liaisons between members in their states and the Board and assist in implementing the policies and procedures of the Association as directed by the President. State Representatives act as liaisons to the Association Committees as assigned by the President. (taken from the RMATA By-Laws/Policies and Procedures)
Board of Directors
The yearly list coincides with the newly-elected BOD at the NATA Annual Meeting- appointments go from June to June.