Section 1.

The Officers of the Association are the Executive Board, President, President Elect, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Executive Board is the highest decision making body of the Association between meetings of the entire Board and membership.

Section 2.


(1) The President will preside over all Association meetings. He/she will be the Chairperson of the Executive Board. The President will be the official spokesperson for the Association.

(2) The President will be the chief executive officer of the Association and will have the power to carry out and effectuate the business of the Association subject to approval of the Executive Board.

(3) The President will interpret the Constitution subject to the approval of the Executive Board.

(4) The President may retain professional personnel as necessary to assist in the operation of the Association. Further, subject to approval of the Executive Board, the President may employ an administrator to carry out the day-to-day operations of the Association and other personnel as necessary.


(1) The President-Elect will engage with the President and be a member of the Executive Board to ensure to the best of his/her ability a smooth transition from year to year. The President-Elect may also hold another Board position.

(2) He/she will endeavor to provide continuity between incoming and outgoing Boards as they assume the position of President for the next appointment year.

(3) The President-Elect will assume the duties of the President in the event that the President is unable to perform his/her duties for any reason.

Section 3.


(1) In addition to serving as an Executive Board Member, the Vice-President will serve as Membership Coordinator and meeting Parliamentarian.

(2) The Vice-President will perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President.

Section 4.


(1) The Secretary will cause a record to be made of the proceedings of the Board meetings and the proceedings of membership meetings. The Secretary, via the administrator, will provide the record of such proceedings to the Board.

(2) The Secretary, via the administrator, will maintain an up-to- date list of all Association members and will supervise custody over the books, records and papers of the Association. The Secretary will oversee and be responsible for the notice and conduct of all Association voting. The administrator will assist, as necessary, to ensure that the duties of the Secretary are carried out.

Section 5.


(1) The Treasurer, with assistance from the administrator, will oversee the financial records of the Association. He/she will supervise the maintenance of accurate records of all Association expenditures and the collection of all Association dues. The expenditures on behalf of the Association will be reviewed by and be subject to the approval of the Executive Board.

(2) The Treasurer will cause all Association accounts and taxes to be reviewed/prepared annually by a certified public accountant.

Section 6.


(1) The Representatives will assist in the administration of the collective bargaining agreement, in the governance of the Association, and in addressing the problems of members.

(2) The Representatives will perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President and work with the administrator on special projects.