The President Shall:

  • Be elected by the membership as a voting member of the Board of Directors
  • Be a PSPA / AAPA member in good standing
  • Serve as chief of operations for the organization
  • Serve as Chief Delegate to the AAPA House or Delegates or appoints a designee
  • Provide leadership in setting and meeting the Society’s goals in the most expeditious manner
  • Keep abreast of changes or needs for change within the Society
  • Prepare and submit a “President’s Message” for each edition of the PSPA NEWS
  • Prepare and present an annual report of the activities of the Society and its Board of Directors for the annual general membership meeting
  • Mentor the President Elect
  • Keep the membership informed of important information and programs
  • With the Board Administrator, insure all requested AAPA paperwork is submitted in a timely manner
  • Represent the PSPA to outside organizations and the media
  • Execute bonds, mortgages, and other documents requiring a seal under the seal of the corporation

The President shall:

  • Coordinate the agenda for all Board of Director Meetings
  • Preside over all business meetings of the PSPA and its Board of Directors
  • Recommend appropriate policies for consideration by the Board of Directors
  • See that all orders and resolutions of the Board are carried into effect, subject to the right of the Board of Directors to delegate any specific powers
  • Fully and accurately inform the Board of Directors of all activities and situations requiring action within the Society
  • Delegate responsibility for all Executive functions
  • Submit in writing any resolution recommendations for the AAPA House of Delegates to the Board of Directors at the meeting closest to the AAPA annual conference

The President Shall:

  • Appoint all standing committees and chairpersons with the approval of the Board of Directors
  • Serve as an ex-officio member of all PSPA committees
  • Assign ad-hoc committees and their chairpersons with the approval of the Board of Directors
  • Assign charges to the committees to accomplish the goals as set by the Board of Directors

The President Shall:

  • Miss no more than one Board of Directors meeting per year
  • Attend applicable AAPA Meetings
  • Attend any strategic planning sessions of the Society


This position requires approximately 20-25 hours per month to fulfill its duties


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

Interested in Becoming the PSPA President?

For more information about the PSPA President position please contact the Elections Committee.