Here is a possible rendering for the bylaws as suggested to Tom Tierney by Tom Tupper.
New Section 7:
A Book Box Committee of four or more members shall be appointed by the President, with the approval of the Executive Board, to provide leadership for the Guild’s program of making book boxes for the Bring-Me-A Book St. Louis organization, which provides new books and book boxes to needy children in the St. Louis area.
Proposed Duties and Responsibilities of the Book Box Committee Chair
- Provide leadership for the Guild’s program of making and delivering Home Libraries (book boxes) to the BMABStL organization. BMABStL provides new books and book boxes to needy children in the St. Louis area.
- Committee Chair shall be appointed by the President and be a member of the Advisory Board. The Chair shall provide information and advice to the Executive Board and attend its meetings as a non-voting member.
- Act as the intermediary between BMABStL organization and the Executive Board.
Proposed Duties and Responsibilities of the Book Box Committee Members
- Write out and keep current book box kit making process.
- Write out, publish on the SLWG website, and keep current the book box assembly and finish instructions.
- Committee members to assist in and/or perform the following
- Pickup 4′ x 8′ material
- Cut 4′ x 8′ material into 1′ x 8′ pieces
- Cut side, end, and bottom pieces
- Mill bottom pieces
- Mark handle locations on end pieces
- Brand side pieces with “Bring Me A Book” logo
- Brand bottom piece with ‘Hand Made by Members of the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild”
- Assemble 2-box flat-pack kits
- Make kits available to members
- Pick-up completed book boxes
- Perform quality/safety check on each completed book box
- Deliver book boxes to BMABStL office
- Coordinate member participation and events
- Keep records by month to track kits on hand, book boxes in process by member, book boxes completed by member, book boxes delivered to BMABStL, and book boxes handed out by the BMABStL organization