ARTICLE 15
Duties of Officers and the Executive Director

15.01 THE PRESIDENT shall

a)     Prepare an agenda for meetings of the Members, the Board, the AGM and the Executive.

b)     Serve as  an ex officio member of every Committee,

c)     Call meetings of the Executive Committee, Board, and the AGM,

d)     Present periodic reports to the Board of the Executive Committee’s activities and decisions.

e)     Be responsible for all official correspondence of ACER-CART.

f)      Carry out any specific duties assigned by the Board or the AGM.

g)     Fulfill all other duties normally performed by a President.

15.02 THE VICE-PRESIDENT shall

a)    Act in an advisory capacity to the President.

b)    Perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be delegated by the President, the Board, or the AGM.

15.03 THE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT shall

a)     Act in an advisory capacity to the President.

b)     Perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be delegated by the President, the Board or the AGM.

c)     Chair the Nominations and Elections Committee.

d)     Chair the Legislation Committee.

15.04 THE REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE shall

1. Participate in meetings including.

a. The Pre-AGM Executive meeting.
b. The Annual General Meeting of ACER-CART.
c. The post-AGM Executive meeting.
d. Executive meetings.

2) Chair a standing committee of ACER-CART, to undertake any action resulting from resolutions adopted at the AGM and assigned to the committee as its responsibilities, and to report on its activities at the subsequent ACER-CART annual meeting.

3) Report to Directors in their region on ACER-CART Executive decisions and action taken, and on current issues of national importance.

4) Report to the ACER-CART President and/or Executive on issues affecting Members.

5) Assist with communication among the Directors within a region.

6) Respond, with the approval of the President, to a request for attendance at the annual/biannual meeting of a Member in order to become aware of an Association’s issues and to bring information about ACER-CART to an Association and its delegates.

7) Monitor the utilization of the ACER-CART operating budget and Reserve Fund.

8) Assist with the development of Executive resolutions for policy or action that will be taken to the AGM for consideration.

9) Act in an advisory capacity to the President.

10) Perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be delegated by the President, the Board or the AGM.

15.05 THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR shall

a)     Act in an advisory capacity to the Board, the AGM, the Executive Committee and the President.

b)     Perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be delegated by the Board, the AGM, the Executive Committee or the President.

c)     Advise and assist in preparing the financial statements.

d)     Administer and disburse the funds of ACER-CART as directed by the Board or the AGM.

e)     Present to the President, the Executive Committee, the AGM and the Board at the regular meeting of the Board or AGM (or whenever they may require it), an accounting of all transactions and a statement of the financial position of ACER-CART.

f)       Be a signing officer in accordance with Article 11 – Finances, Section 11.08.

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