Area Representatives Job Description

Regional Representatives, much like the Regional Directors; work within the regions to promote the ICPC and chaplaincy but on a local level.  They serve the particular region/state from which they reside.  They too, must be full-members with the ICPC, have been a member in ICPC for five (5) years, must be elected by the region or appointed by the Regional Director, and be willing to serve a minimum of two (2) years.
Area Representatives serve in concert under the Regional Director, and communication is vital between the two to keep up on all the issues/needs of the region.
Some of the responsibilities which are required of the Area Representative are as follows:
  1. Promotes membership in the ICPC within the state
  2. Contacts new chaplains within that region/state
  3. Provides information to departments and chaplains about law enforcement chaplaincy
  4. Attends the Regional Training Seminar (RTS)
  5. Follows up on members in the state, encourages them to attend the ATS.
  6. Attends the Regional Director/Area Representative breakfast at the Annual Training Seminar (ATS).
  7. Maintains contact with the Regional Director
  8. Works towards advancement of his/her own training levels and encourages the same among the members at large.
  9. Keeps the ICPC office/Regional Director abreast of changes of member information
  10. Supply any documentation as requested by the Regional Director to include in their annual report to the Board of Directors.
  11. Maintains a high standard of ethics and integrity
Area Representatives may serve multiple terms in office as there are presently no term limits, however, prudence and care should be exercised within the region to balance the issue and need for continuity within the states and region with that of the need for an infusion of “new blood.”  Regions/states need to remain fresh and balanced to be able to grow to stay healthy.