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Article IV

DUTIES OF OFFICERS

Section 1. The President.

A. The President shall be the chief elected officer of the association, shall preside at all regular and special meetings of the members, the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and shall be an ex-officio member, with the right to vote, of all committees. He shall make all required appointments of standing and special committees with the approval of the Board. He shall also exercise personal leadership in the motivation of other officers, board members, committee members, staff, and membership; influence the establishment of goals and objectives for the association during his term of office; act as spokesman and inspirational leader and take an important part in monitoring and evaluating organizational performance and effectiveness; work in partnership with the chief executive officer as necessary; and perform such other duties as are usual and incidental to this office.

Section 2. The First Vice President.

A. The First Vice President shall accept all responsibilities and shall perform all functions and duties that are delegated to him by the President, and in the absence of the President or in the event of the disability of the President, shall perform the duties of and have the same authority as the President.

Section 3. The Second Vice President.

A. The Second Vice President shall accept all responsibilities and shall perform all functions and duties that are delegated to him by the President and in the absence of both the President and the First Vice President or in the event of the disability of both the President and the First Vice President, shall perform the duties of and have the same authority as the President.

Section 4. The Immediate Past President.

A. The immediate Past President shall accept all responsibilities and shall perform all functions and duties that are delegated to him by the President and in the absence of the President, the First Vice President, and the Second Vice President, or in the event of the disability of the President, the First Vice President, and the Second Vice President, shall perform the duties of and have the same authority as the President.

Section 5. The Chief Executive Officer.

A. The Chief Executive Officer of the Association shall be a salaried officer and have the title of Executive Vice President. He shall be employed for such time and at such compensation as the Board of Directors shall determine and shall be responsible for all management functions. He shall manage and direct all activities of the association as prescribed by the Board and shall be responsible to the Board. He shall employ and may terminate the employment of members of the staff necessary to carry on the work of the association and fix their compensation within the budget approved by the Board. As Executive Vice President, he shall define the duties of the staff, supervise their performance, establish their titles, and delegate those responsibilities of management as shall, in his judgement be in the best interest of the association. He shall serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the association and be responsible for and perform such duties as are usual and incidental to this office. He shall also be an ex-officio, non-voting member of all committees, and shall perform such other duties as are usual and incidental to this office.