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President-Elect

Secretary

Director (Institutional and Corporate)

President-Elect (Three-Year Term):

The office of President is a three-year term:
Year 1: President-Elect
Year 2: President
Year 3: Past President.

Responsibilities of the President-Elect include:

  • Assuming the duties of the President in the absence of the President.
  • Chairing the Program Committee (Working with the Executive Office and Program Committee to manage all aspects of the annual conference: proposal submissions, conference schedule, keynote speakers, pre-conference workshops). This responsibility begins at the end of the annual conference and continues through the following conference. Example: President-Elect assumes office on July 1, 2014. Serves as Program Committee chair beginning with end of 2014 annual conference through end of 2015 annual conference.

Responsibilities of the President include:

  • Presiding at all meetings of the Consortium. (Monthly online board meetings; three face-to-face board meetings in the spring, summer, and fall; annual business/membership meeting at the fall conference).
  • Functioning as the chief administrative officer of the Consortium.
  • Appointing the Editor-in-Chief, specific publication editors and members-at-large of the Publications Advisory Board. Appointing all committees and committee chairs as specified within the Bylaws.
  • Appointing task forces as needed, defining and communicating the specific charge and time line.
  • Approving for payment all budgeted expenses incurred by officers and members on behalf of the Consortium.
  • Approving in collaboration with the Treasurer adjustments to the approved budget.
  • Communicating regularly with the membership through the President’s column in each issue of the Leader.
  • Submitting a short report of major activities and accomplishments during term of office to the Executive Director for inclusion in the annual report.

Responsibilities of the Past President include:

  • Advising the board and assisting the president upon request.
  • Chairing the Elections Committee.
  • Chairing the Awards Committee.
  • Chairing the Research Award Committee (Tracking the progress of past Research Award recipients until completion; Coordinating the submission, review, and recommendation of CCUMC commissioned research and overseeing its completion.
  • Chairing the Executive Office Management Committee, which undertakes an annual review of the office and an extensive review at the time reappointment of the Executive Director is under consideration.

Secretary (Two-Year Term, Two Term Max):

Responsibilities of the Secretary include:

  • Preparing agendas for all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Collecting and distributing committee and task force reports (Board packets) for all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Publishing accurate minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Publishing accurate minutes of all meetings of the general membership.
  • Updating the Board of Directors Guidelines in a timely manner.
  • Posting minutes, reports, and updated Guidelines on the Board Web site.
  • Arranging for and managing the audio recording of all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Arranging for and, when necessary, managing the audio recording of all meetings of the general membership.
  • Submitting a report of key decisions and accomplishments during the year that is about to end to the Executive Director for consideration when preparing the annual report.

Board of Directors (Institutional and Corporate) (Two-Year Term, Two Term Max):

Responsibilities of the Board of Directors include:

  • Attending all meetings of the Consortium. (Monthly online board meetings; three face-to-face board meetings in the spring, summer, and fall; annual business/membership meeting at the fall conference).
  • Providing general supervision of the affairs of CCUMC.
  • Making recommendations to the membership of CCUMC.
  • Accepting special assignments, Board of Directors' projects, and chair committees as requested by the President.