Any person who is, and for at least one year prior to his election or appointment has been, an active or emeritus member in good standing in this society shall be eligible to hold office. Any person who ceases to be an active member of this Society shall forfeit any office held in this Society
1. The president shall serve for a term of two (2) years.
2. The president-elect shall serve for a term of two (2) years and, except in the event of a vacancy in the office of president by death, resignation, or disability, he shall serve as president-elect and then automatically succeed to the office of president. In the event of a vacancy in the office of president by death, resignation, or disability, the president-elect shall then succeed to the office of president and shall complete the term of the president. He will then serve as president for two (2) years.
3. The Secretary/Treasurer shall be elected for a term of two (2) years and may be re-elected for one additional term.
4. The term of office of any officer of this Society elected at an annual meeting shall begin on July 1 of that year.
PURPOSE: The president shall be the chief executive of this Society.
TERM OF OFFICE/SERVICE: Two years as president elect, Two years as president.
QUALIFICATIONS: President must be an Ascending/Professional or Emeritus member in good standing at least one year prior to their election to office, previous office or committee work is recommended and be able to delegate.
DUTIES: The president shall preside at all meetings of this Society and serve as chairperson at all meetings of the board of directors of this Society. They shall be an ex officio member of all standing committees and of all special committees except the nominations committee they shall appoint with the approval of the board of directors such special committees as are needed they shall represent this Society at the ASCLS Annual meeting. The president shall represent this Society at all official business meetings of the ASCLS Region 8 Council or appoint a proxy to represent this Society on the Region 8 Council in their behalf.
EXPECTATIONS: Attend state Regional and National meetings as possible, Travel to board meetings and conventions, submit reports to the region, meet deadlines as assigned by ASCLS or the activities involved, Average commitment is significant and variable. There are Financial considerations to Convention attendance.
RESOURCES: Mentors: Past President, Board of director members, and the National office. Materials: Computer stationery; Helpful hints and suggestions: learn to delegate and stay in constant communication with Board of director members and committee chairs.
BENEFITS: As president you will provide leadership and direction for the Society, develop and improve delegation and team building skills, and have increased networking and contact opportunities at the local, regional and national levels.
PURPOSE: The president-elect shall become familiar with the duties which shall evolve upon them as president.
TERM OF OFFICE/SERVICE: The term of president elect will be Two years at which point they assume the office of president.
QUALIFICATIONS: the president elect must be a professional or emeritus member in good standing for at least one year prior to their election to office and previous office or committee experience is recommended
DUTIES: The president elect shall represent this Society at the ASCLS House of Delegates or a proxy will be appointed by the president to represent him or her at the ASCLS House of Delegates they shall represent this Society at the ASCLS President's Council or the president shall appoint a proxy to represent him or her at the President's Council they shall represent this Society at all official Region 8 Council meetings or by proxy. In the event of the death, resignation or total disability of the president, the president elect shall perform the duties of, and have the same authority as the president.
EXPECTATIONS: Attend Constituent Leader Institute, ASCLS BOD Meeting, Region VIII Council meeting, and Region VIII Caucus at National meeting, Attend Region VIII Council meeting at IMSS, Attend scheduled CS BOD meetings, Attend scheduled CS BOD meetings/CS activities, Attend Convention Planning meetings, Help Nominations and Elections Committee identify potential candidates for BOD positions, Attend Spring Convention; Network and Invite Volunteers to serve as Committee Chairs, Submit new leadership roster to National office by first of June including elected and appointed positions, Attend Constituent Leader Institute, ASCLS BOD meeting, Region VIII Council meeting and Caucus at National Meeting, Formulate
PURPOSE: The secretary-treasurer shall take minutes at all board of directors and annual meetings of the society as well as receive record and have charge of all funds of this Society.
TERM OF OFFICE/SERVICE: The Secretary-treasurer Shall Serve a term of two years with eligibility for reelection for one additional term.
QUALIFICATIONS: The secretary-treasurer shall be a Professional, Ascending professional, or Emeritus member in good standing for at least one year prior to his/her election to office. Prior experience is helpful but not necessary.
DUTIES: As secretary, the secretary-treasurer shall take minutes at the annual meeting, all meetings of the board of directors and any other scheduled meetings and keep in permanent form all minutes taken at these meetings. As treasurer, the secretary-treasurer shall receive record and have charge of all funds of this Society. They shall deposit these funds in the bank designated by the by the board of directors and pay all bills approved by the president upon receipt of voucher signed by the president. They may, at the discretion of the board of directors, be bonded at the expense of this Society. They shall maintain accurate classified list of members in good standing. They shall have the account audited by an auditing committee appointed by the president, and at the end of their term of office they shall deliver their records and cash on hand to the successor. In the event of the simultaneous inability of both the president and the president-elect they shall perform the duties of the president and have the same authority as the president.
EXPECTATIONS: As Secretary treasurer they shall provide each member of the society a copy of the minutes from all meetings within 90 days after the close of the meeting at which the minutes were taken. As treasurer they shall chair the finance committee and have accounts audited within 30 days of the end of the fiscal year which shall be June 30th.
RESOURCES: Prior secretary/treasurer