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Executive Board for 2011 - 12
President » Carleen Maselli
First Vice President » Jeff "J. J." Jones
Vice President - Membership » Kathryn McNair-Lim
Secretary » Suzanne Huddleston
Treasurer » Kim Stiewig
Correspondance Secretary » Kim Ramey
Roles of the Executive Board
The President shall:
1. Preside at all meetings of the Association, the Representative Council and Executive Board;
2. Prepare the agenda for the meetings of the Association, the Representative Council and the Executive Board;
3. Be the official spokesperson for the Association;
4. Be familiar with the governance documents of the Association, CTA, and NEA;
5. Appoint all chairpersons and members of committees, and of the bargaining team, with the approval of the Executive Board;
6. Call meetings of the Association and the Executive Board;
7. Suggest policies, plans and activities for the Association and be held responsible for the progress and work of the Association;
8. Attend meetings of the Service Center Council of which the Association is a part; and
9. Attend other CTA/NEA meetings as directed by the Representative Council.
The First Vice-President shall:
1. Serve as assistant to the President in all duties of the President;
2. Assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President;
3. Be responsible for the formation and distribution of the Associationís calendar of activities; and
4. Serve as coordinator of committee activities at the direction of the President.
The Second Vice President, Membership, shall:
1. Keep an accurate roster of the membership of the Association, coordinate dues deductions with the District and CTA; and
The Secretary shall:
1. Keep a careful and accurate record of the proceedings of each meeting, regular or special, of the Association, Representative Council, and the Executive Board;
2. Be responsible for the distribution of minutes, notice of meetings, and agendas for all meetings to members of the Representative Council and Executive Board; and to the membership when appropriate;
3. Keep an accurate roster of the membership of the Association and of all committees; and
4. Carry on the correspondence pertaining to the affairs of the Association as directed by the President; and
The Correspondence Secretary shall:
1. Carry on the correspondence pertaining to the affairs of the Association as directed by the President: and
The Treasurer shall:
1. Receive all funds belonging to the Association and be responsible for their safekeeping and accounting;
2. Pay out such funds upon orders of the President;
3. Prepare a written financial report for each regular meeting of the Representative Council and Executive Board;
4. Be responsible for an annual audit of the books of the Association and distributing a summary of this audit to the membership; and
5. Submit membership and financial reports to CTA, NEA, and other agencies as required by law.
A. The Executive Board shall be composed of the officers listed above.
B. All members of the Executive Board shall be and remain currently paid-up local, state, and national (Active) members as a condition for nomination to and service in this position.
C. The Executive Board shall meet after each regular meeting of the Representative Council and at such other times as the President may deem necessary, or upon written petition of a majority of the members of the Executive Board.
D. The duties of the Executive Board shall be to:
1. Coordinate the activities of the Association;
2. Act for the Representative Council when school is not in session;
3. Direct the bargaining activities and grievance processing of the Association, subject to policies set by the Representative Council;
4. Approve appointment and removal of bargaining team members by 2/3 majority vote;
5. Recommend a budget for the Association to the Representative Council;
6. Approve Committee appointments;
7. Adopt the Standing Rules for the Association; and
8. Exercise all the business and organizational powers and duties for the Association as prescribed by law and these bylaws, subject to any restrictions that may be imposed by the Representative Council.
E. A quorum for all meetings of the Executive Board shall consist of a majority of the members of that body.