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PRESIDENT ELECT

 

I. INTRODUCTION:

Title of Position

President Elect

Member of Board

Yes

Attends Board meetings

Yes

Length/timing of term

One year, elected by the membership

Note: This position is a three year position. The first year the person is elected to President Elect. The second year s/he serves as President. The third year s/he serves as Past President.

Definition from By-Laws:

“President-Elect:  The President-Elect shall succeed the presidency.  He/she shall, in the absence of the President or in the President’s inability to serve, perform the duties of the President.  He/she shall also perform those duties assigned to him/her by the President and/or the Board of Directors”.

                

II.  POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:  General

Board Relationship: The President-Elect works very closely with the President throughout his/her term, assists in planning Board Meeting agendas and conducts such meetings in the President’s absence.

 

III. POSITION FUNCTIONS/ACTIVITIES:  Specific

It is the on-going duty of the President-Elect to learn the duties and functions of the President by assisting the current President in all significant activities.  Close collaboration of this kind results in “on-the-job-training” for the Presidency position, as well as providing essential assistance to and collaboration with the current President.  In addition, the President-Elect is responsible for the following activities: