Directors at Large

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
A Director At Large shall:

  • Be elected by the membership as a voting member of the Board of Directors
  • Be a PSPA / AAPA member in good standing
  • Be familiar with and adhere to the duties of the Board of Directors as a whole

BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES
A Director At Large shall:

  • Review all information presented for discussion at the Board of Directors meeting prior to the meeting and come adequately prepared to discuss those items

AS A GROUP, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL:

  • Fill vacancies in the positions of the Board between elections of the Society
  • Impose such charges, dues, and assessments as deemed advisable for furthering the Society’s objectives
  • Determine who is authorized to sign bills, receipts, endorsements, checks, releases, contracts, and documents on the Society’s behalf
  • Approve actions and expenditures while always securing the fiscal solvency for the Society
  • Hire, oversee, and remove when necessary all employees and /or those providing professional services for the Society
  • Be certain that the organization is fulfilling all aspects of its not-for-profit status and tax-exempt status
  • Monitor the activities of the Board of Directors to ensure it does not overstep its authority
  • Approve resolutions to the AAPA House of Delegates on behalf of the Society
  • Determine and notify the delegates to the AAPA House of Delegates as to the official position of the Society
  • Be familiar with the Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures of the Society
  • Be certain that polices are clearly identified and are enforced by the Board as a whole rather than a small group of individuals
  • Be familiar with the minutes of the Board of Directors meetings
  • Be familiar with the publications of the Society
  • Be familiar with the budget and financial situation of the Society
  • Monitor the community and professional image of the Society
  • Avoid the substance or appearance of conflicts of interest

COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES
A Director At Large shall:

  • Act as a Board Advisor to those committees assigned by the President
  • Be familiar with the minutes of the committees for which he or she acts as Board Advisor
  • Oversee that each committee under his or her supervision meets the goals as outlined in the Society’s Action Plan
  • Encourage all committees under his or her supervision to submit a report two weeks prior to each Board of Directors meeting

ATTENDANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
A Director At large shall:

  • Miss no more than one Board of Directors meeting per year
  • Attend meetings of those committees for which he or she acts as a Board Advisor
  • Attend any strategic planning sessions of the Society

This position requires approximately 10-15 hours per month to fulfill its duties

Reviewed/Revised 4/5/08; 7/25/15; 7/23/16

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