Section V. Duties of Officers

Section V.
Duties of Officers

1.  The President shall:

(a) Serve as Chair of the Executive Committee of the SECTION; (b) Preside at the business meeting of the SECTION;

(c) Appoint all committees except Membership and Nominating;

(d) Serve as an Ex Officio member thereof; and

(e) Shall represent the SECTION and perform other duties and functions as authorized and necessary.

2. President-Elect shall

(a) Perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President;

(b) Serve as SECTION Membership Committee chairperson; and

(c) Serve as editor of the newsletter to the members in the absence of an appointed Newsletter Editor.

3. Secretary-Treasurer shall:

(a) Maintain a current list of the membership;

(b) Receive all funds;

(c) Pay all bills;

(d) Keep an itemized account of all receipts and disbursements;

(e) Present a semi-annual report to the SECTION Executive Committee;

(f) Present an annual report to the membership; and

(g) Submit a report (minutes of the annual business meeting, treasurer’s report and membership status) to the Executive Director of the Society within 30 days after the annual meeting of the SECTION is held and at other times as requested by the Executive Committee of the Society.

4. The Past-President shall:

(a) Serve as the chairperson of the Nominating Committee; and (b) Assist the other officers as needed.

5. Newsletter Editor shall:

(a) Prepare the SECTION Newsletter;

(b) Be appointed by the President for renewable terms of one year; and

(c) Serve as a non-voting member of the SECTION Executive Committee.