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I hope this email finds everyone safe and well.  2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, but it is time now to look forward to 2021.  It is time to elect new officers for the 2021-23 term for our Club.  We are looking for anyone interested in running for one of the four officer positions.  Below is a brief description of the duties of each.


  1. Calls meetings of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.
  2. Is responsible for carrying out the Bylaws of the Section and complying with National MBCA Bylaws and operating requirements.
  3. Is the Chairperson of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and ex-officio member of all section committees.
  4. Is the Chief Administrator of the Section.
  5. Is responsible to the Executive Committee.

Vice President:

  1. Handles the duties of the President when necessary.
  2. Carries out any other duties requested by the President.
  3. Acts as a resource to the Activities Chair, when requested.
  4. Is responsible to the Executive Committee.


  1. Records and maintains minutes of all Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings.
  2. Distributes minutes of all meetings within a specific number of days.
  3. Fulfills other secretarial duties as requested by the President.
  4. Is responsible to the Executive Committee.


  1. Records all receipts of money and pays all section expenses approved by both the Treasurer and the President.
  2. Assures that checks for payment of expenses are available to each section activity.
  3. Maintains and balances all bank accounts using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  4. Files all required tax reports, statements, and non-profit reporting requirements on or before their due dates.
  5. Files all required reports to MBCA National Business Office as needed or requested.
  6. Assigns and maintains itemized accounts by major areas.
  7. Assists Activities Director and Activity Chairpersons in financial planning and reporting of their events.
  8. Prepares written financial reports and presents at all Board of Directors meetings.
  9. Is responsible to the Executive Committee.

Kindly review the above and respond if you would like to be added to the ballot on our next newsletter.  Please respond to my email: [email protected] with your membership number and a brief bio. 

We need your name no later than Saturday, October 17 to make the deadline to publish ballots for the next newsletter.

We look forward to getting interested members involved in the future direction of Chicagoland MBCA!


Also, I want to remind you of one of the many benefits of Club membership.  MBCA primary members are eligible for exclusive rebates of up to $6,500 on the lease or purchase of select Mercedes-Benz 2020 and 2021 model vehicles until November 2. 

Click on the following link: for further information. 


Take Care and be Safe.


Matt McFadden