Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of TEMIA so as to support the organization’s mission and needs.

Mission: To raise awareness and knowledge of the values and benefits of Telecom Expense Management TEM, Wireless Expense Management WEM, and Mobile Device Management MDM solutions, to improve the quality and value of these solutions through the development and promotion of open industry standards, and industry knowledge among Solutions Providers, business partners, telecom service providers, and enterprise clients

General Expectations of TEMIA board members:
• Attend and participate in meetings and special events as able
• Participate actively in TEMIA committee work
• Lead one active committee
• Volunteer for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time
• Stay informed about TEMIA committee matters, prepares well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports
• Is alert to TEM industry concerns that can be addressed by TEMIA
• Help communicate and promote TEMIA mission and programs to the TEM industry and Analysts
• Provide oversight to TEMIA finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.
• Understand the policies and procedures of TEMIA
• Gets to know TEMIA members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus
• Is an active participant in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts
• Participates in membership recruitment and public relation activities

Board President Responsibilities
Provides leadership to the TEMIA Board
• Encourages and fosters the Board’s role in strategic planning
• Discusses issues confronting the TEM industry and TEMIA organization with the Board
• Helps guide and mediate TEMIA Board actions with respect to TEMIA’s defined priorities and governance concerns
• Monitors financial planning and financial reports
• Informally evaluates annually the performance of the organization in achieving its mission
• Performs other responsibilities assigned by the Board

Board Vice President Responsibilities
• Works closely with the President and other staff
• Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Board
• Sets the tone for the committee work
• Helps to ensure that TEMIA meets its defined priorities in achieving its mission and governance concerns

Board Secretary Responsibilities
• Maintains (working with the independent bookkeeper) records of the TEMIA board and ensures effective management of organization’s records
• Manages minutes of the TEMIA Board and annual membership meetings (with the independent bookkeeper)
• Ensures minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting
• Is sufficiently familiar with legal documents (articles, by-laws, IRS letters, etc.) to note applicability during meetings (with the assistance of the independent bookkeeper)
• Sets the tone for the committee work
• Helps to ensure that TEMIA meets its defined priorities in achieving its mission and governance concerns

Board Treasurer Responsibilities
• Works with the independent bookkeeper to manage the TEMIA finances
• Administrates fiscal matters of the TEMIA organization
• Provides annual budget to the board for TEMIA members’ approval
• Ensures development and board review of financial policies and procedures
• Sets the tone for the committee work
• Helps to ensure that TEMIA meets its defined priorities in achieving its mission and governance concerns

At Large Board Member(s) Responsibilities
• Sets the tone for the committee work
• Helps to ensure that TEMIA meets its defined priorities in achieving its mission and governance concerns

There are eight members of the Executive Board.

Meetings: The board meets via teleconference call on the first Monday of the month at 9 am ET.

Interested in serving on the TEMIA’s Executive Board?