The President shall preside at all meetings of WAEOPP and shall be chairperson of and preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors. He or she shall nominate the chairs and members of all committees to the Executive Board and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. The President shall be a member of the Board of Directors of the Association and shall represent WAEOPP in that capacity. He or she shall submit a written annual report to the WAEOPP membership at the Chapter business meeting of the Association annual meeting and at each regularly scheduled meeting of the Chapter Board of Directors. A copy of the report shall be submitted to the Board of Directors of the Association. The President shall perform other duties customary to that office and such additional duties as the membership shall direct him/her to perform.
The President-Elect’s key role is to learn the duties and responsibilities of the WAEOPP Presidency during their year of service. The President-Elect shall perform the duties of the President in the event of a short-term absence of the President. The President-Elect chairs the Membership and Certification Committee.
The Immediate Past-President shall serve as an advisor to the President and the President-Elect. The Immediate Past-President serves as a member of the Special Concerns and Affiliations Committee.
The Treasurer shall assure the proper receipt and expenditures of funds in accordance with the directives established by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall submit an annual fiscal report at the Chapter business meeting of the Association annual meeting. The Treasurer shall submit up-to-date fiscal reports at all membership and Board of Directors’ meetings. The Treasurer shall serve on the Chapter Spring Conference Committee to handle all fiscal matters related to the event. The Treasurer shall perform the duties customary to the office.
The Secretary shall take minutes of all membership meetings, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee meetings and shall submit such minutes electronically and/or in writing for approval. The Secretary is also responsible for maintaining the Chapter’s archival records generated during his/her term of office. The Secretary shall perform the duties customary to the office.
The Association and each of its Chapters shall have the following standing committees, which shall be established as per the provisions of Article 9, Section 9.2 of this Constitution and Bylaws.