WHAT OUR BYLAWS SAY ABOUT OUR LEADERSHIP
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE The Executive Committee shall be composed of the President as Chairman, the Vice-President, 2nd Vice-President, the Treasurer, the Secretary and the Prior Year’s President. The Executive Committee may meet as needed. It shall be the function of the Executive Committee to act, when considered necessary, in an executive capacity between meetings of the Board of Directors, upon matters requiring immediate attention and in cases where it seems impracticable to have a special meeting of the Board of Directors. The Board may, from time to time, delegate such other powers and functions to the Executive Committee, as the Board may deem advisable. The Executive Committee holds the responsibility of the Nominating Committee. Any vacancies of the executive committee will be filled as follows: The President will nominate the individual and he will be subject to board approval before taking on the responsibility. The individual will serve out the remainder of the term. Executive Committee will have the responsibility to determine salary and bonus for each employee which would be presented to the budget committee for inclusion into the budget. Once the budget committee has formulated into the budget, it will be submitted to the board for approval.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring the organization’s long-term financial stability and integrity. In order to foster the organization’s continued viability and growth it is recognized that diversification of income sources, resources and talents are essential. Members of the Board of Directors are nominated by its membership and shall serve a three-year term. Members of the Board of Directors are to attend each board meeting, serve or assist on committees, be available to members, other leaders and staff. This is estimated to require 2 – 4 hours per month. Leadership is viewed as an opportunity to make a difference in the business community and the Board of Directors identify member needs and are encouraged to increase the knowledge of association activities and resources. Directors are given opportunities to promote and develop leadership in others as well as to help to shape the organization’s direction and future.