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National Officers and Their Duties

President

Current National President: Susan J Gerrity 

 

The executive powers of the National Society are vested in the National President. She shall preside at meetings of the National Board and the National Council and have the power to call special meetings of the National Board and the National Council. She may appoint National Council Committees as needed. She shall be conversant with all governing documents. She shall appoint and be ex officio a voting member of all National Committees except the National Nominating Committee or any kind of finance committee. With the advice and consent of the National Board, she shall appoint the DistrictOrganizers and fill all vacancies occurring on the National Board. She shall visit each District during her term of office. She shall retain custody of the Corporate Seal and perform all other duties incident to this office.

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1st Vice-President

Current National 1st Vice-President: Kearsley Rand

The 1st Vice-President shall be Chairman of the National Council Meeting Arrangements Committee. She shall be conversant with all governing documents. She shall perform the duties of the President during her absence or inability to act. In the event of the death or resignation of the President, she shall automatically succeed as President. The 1st Vice-President shall perform all other duties incident to this office.

2nd Vice-President

Current National 2nd Vice-President: Ann Edwards

 

The 2nd Vice-President shall be Chairman of the Yearbook Committee, be the National Historian, be conversant with all governing documents, and perform all other duties incident to this office.

3rd Vice-President

Current National 3rd Vice-President: Mary Alice Peeling

 

The 3rd Vice-President shall be Chairman of the Governing Documents Committee and be an adviser to the National Nominating Committee. She shall be conversant with all governing documents. She shall advise the National Board Officers, State Boards, and Chapters upon request, and perform all other duties incident to this office.

Recording Secretary

Current National Recording Secretary: Julie Stilwell

The Recording Secretary shall keep a permanent record of all the proceedings of the National Board and the National Council and send copies of the monthly National Board Report and the annual National Council Meeting Minutes to all National Officers, Honorary Vice-Presidents, District Organizers, State Presidents, State Organizers, and others as deemed appropriate. She shall be conversant with all governing documents. She shall present the Annual Report of the National Board at the National Council Meeting and perform all other duties incident to this office.

Communications Secretary

Current National Communications Secretary: Carrie J. McIndoe


The Communications Secretary shall oversee the National website and ensure that it is current and appropriately maintained, write/assemble the National Society newsletter, handle official correspondence on behalf of the National Board, fill supply orders from State Societies for items that are provided without charge by the National Board, be Chairman of the Public Relations Committee, be conversant with all governing documents of the National Society, and perform all other duties incident
to this office.

Treasurer

Current National Treasurer: Jackie Smith

The Treasurer shall receive and deposit all monies and pay all bills in the name of the National Society, keep an accurate account of all receipts and expenditures, and present a monthly financial report to the National Board. All National bank account(s) checks shall require two signatures of National Board Officers. She shall keep a current membership count, including MALs in unorganized States. She shall oversee annual financial reviews, and compilations when ordered, that are performed by a CPA. She shall present an Annual Financial Report to the National Council. She shall prepare and file, in a timely fashion, the annual National Society tax return(s). She shall receive and review all Tax Returns filed by those States required to do so by the IRS and all annual financial and audit reports of each State Society. She shall be conversant with all governing documents of the National Society. She shall fill orders from State Societies for supplies requiring payment and perform all other duties incident to this office.

 

Organizer

Current National Organizer: Cherie Montgomery

The Organizer shall be the Chairman of the National Scholarship Committee. She shall supervise, guide, motivate, and hold monthly meetings with the District Organizers; present applications for new State Societies, and Chapter Charters and names, to the National Board for approval; maintain a list of all Chapter names currently in use and those names being retained by State Societies; maintain a list of MALs in both organized and unorganized States; be conversant with all governing documents; and perform all other duties incident to this office.

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