AAF is a national organization made up of local chapters. AAF of Broward + Palm Beach serves the community here in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Membership is open to all, and any member is eligible to join our committees and our board.
If you'd like to take a more active role in our chapter, reach out to our Board for more information.
Open Board Positions Our club has our own unique combination of committees to plan and implement the many activities and functions required for successful operations. Here are a few of the open committees and their functions. We're looking for engaged folks to join us in the following board positions:
American Advertising Awards Chair
Public Service Chair
Diversity & Inclusion Chair
Government Relations Chair
Public Relations Chair
Club Achievement Chair
American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) To set up, promote and handle judging and presentation of awards in the annual Addy competition and be responsible for forwarding entries to district competitions. Organize and execute the Addy awards event in March.
Club Achievement To promote the National Club Achievement Competition, assist other committee chairs in preparing the materials needed for entering, and supervise the collection of entries.
Education To present from time to time a clinic, workshop, or institute in advertising for all interested in furthering their knowledge in techniques of the advertising profession. To serve as a liaison with local college and high school students and to promote interest in entering the advertising industry among said groups.
Diversity & Multi-Cultural Initiatives To develop ways to include multi-cultural thinking in the Club’s many projects and activities as well as ensure that the Club’s membership reflects the diverse population of South Florida.
Treasurer To supervise, under the control of the Board of Directors, the finances of the Club and to prepare all club budgets. Works closely with the Club bookkeeper.
Sponsorship Members: Each of the event chairs (Addy’s, AAFAgency85, etc.) To develop non-dues revenue to support the Club and its activities and projects. Includes the Addy’s, AAF Agency85, and any other fundraising events, activities, and initiatives.
Government Relations To monitor actions of all governmental bodies at the municipal, county, and state levels as they affect advertising and to advise the President and the Board of any actions it considers detrimental to advertising.
Membership To work on all membership-related activities, including encouraging new memberships, screening, and processing new applications, and onboarding all new members.
Communications To produce club e-mail communications, which serve to promote within the organization the activities and priorities of the Club. To maintain the Club’s website.
Public Relations To promote all Club functions, projects, workshops, achievements, etc. via the various media resources available.
Programs To arrange for all programs, provide speakers, and /or furnish entertainment at all regular meetings, functions, and social events.
Public Service To evaluate and recommend action to the Board on activities of a public service nature, to develop a speakers bureau, and to provide speakers, displays, and other activities to the general public, students, civic clubs, etc. The committee shall assume responsibility for the execution of those activities approved by the Board.
Film To unite and ignite South Florida's growing film industry in ways of education, collaboration, and community engagement while being an asset to production crews, agencies, and independent filmmakers.