Description of Offices

Officers and Members

Trustee

803. The trustee shall:be informed on Chapter and Society goals and objectives, policies and procedures, programs and services, and activities and events; serve as an officer on the Executive Committee of the Chapter and serve as the Chapter representative on the Board of Trustees of the Society; facilitate the conduct of the business of the Society by bringing the Chapter perspective to the Board of Trustees and the national perspective to the Executive Committee and members of the Chapter; facilitate the conduct of the business of the Board of Trustees by serving on standing councils or committees, special study groups or task forces, or as a representative or delegate of the Society; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter trustee or as may be assigned or delegated by the Board of Trustees of the Society and the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

804. The trustee shall be a Full Member elected for a term of three (3) years.The trustee shall not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.

President

805. The president shall: set the time, place, and agenda for meetings of the Executive Committee; call special meetings of the Chapter; preside at meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee; represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the Executive Committee and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; in consultation with the Executive Committee, appoint the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces; dismiss appointees for failure to act or other cause; serve as a member of the Chapter Presidents Council; oversee the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee; designate and relieve an acting president; appoint interim trustees when vacancies occur during term; provide supporting statements to the Society for Emeritus Status, Limited Status, Temporary Limited Status, and Waver of Dues applicants; report on the state of the Chapter at the annual meeting of the Chapter; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter president, or as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee.

806. The president shall be a Full Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

Acting President

807. Should the president through illness, injury, or other cause become temporarily unable to perform the duties of the office of president, the president-elect, a vice president, or the immediate past president shall be designated as acting president.The designation shall be made by the president or by a majority vote of the entire voting membership of the Executive Committee if the president is unable to act.The acting president shall perform the duties of the president until relieved by the president if the designation is made by the president or by the Executive Committee if the designation is made by the Executive Committee.

President Elect

808. The president-elect shall:in consultation with the Executive Committee, select for appointment when he or she assumes office as president the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces; represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter president-elect or as may be assigned or delegated by the president.

809. The president-elect shall be a Full Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

Immediate Past President

810. The immediate past president shall:represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; serve ex officio as a member of the Nominating Committee; serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter immediate past president or as may be assigned or delegated by the president.

811. The immediate past president shall be a Full Member serving for a term of one (1) year after completion of their duties as president.

Vice Presidents

812. The vice presidents shall:serve as liaisons for the president to standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces; monitor the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee; represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter vice president or as may be assigned or delegated by the president.

813. The vice presidents shall be Full Members elected for terms of two (2) years. One vice president shall be a resident of the state of Idaho and one shall be a resident of Montana. Each vice president shall oversee the specific activities within each of their states.

Secretary

814. The secretary shall:maintain a record of the proceedings of the business meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee; prepare and issue notices of the meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee; prepare, issue, and receive ballots; administer annual and special elections and notify candidates of election results; serve ex officio as a member of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee; maintain the Constitution and Bylaws of the Chapter; certify documents; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter secretary or as may be assigned or delegated by the president.

815. The secretary shall be a Full or Associate Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

Treasurer

816.The treasurer shall:collect all fees, dues, charges, and other funds due the Chapter; be the custodian of all Chapter funds and disburse such funds only as authorized by the Executive Committee; keep the accounts of the Chapter that shall be open at all times to inspection by the Executive Committee; present quarterly reports on the financial condition of the Chapter and year-end financial statements to the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter treasurer or as may be assigned or delegated by the president.

817. The treasurer shall be a Full or Associate Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

Section Chairs

818. Administration of Chapter sections is vested in the section chairs.The section chairs shall:be informed on Chapter goals and objectives, policies and procedures, programs and services, and activities and events; serve as a member of and represent the section on the Executive Committee of the Chapter; facilitate the conduct of the business of the Chapter by bringing the section perspective to the Executive Committee and the Chapter perspective to the members of the section; facilitate the conduct of the business of the Executive Committee serving on standing or other committees or special study groups or task forces; and perform such other duties as are customary for the position of section chair or as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

819. The section chairs shall be Full or Associate Members elected for terms of one (1) years.

At-Large Members

820. The at-large members shall:serve as liaisons to the general membership and otherwise support the normal functions and positions of the other officers of the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the position of at-large member or as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

821. The at-large members shall be Full or Associate Members elected for terms of one (1) years and no more than one(1) at-large member shall be elected from either state region.

Non-Voting Members

822. Nonvoting members of the Executive Committee shall include the student chapter presidents and such other persons as determined necessary and appropriate by the Executive Committee.