President

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
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

BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES
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

COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES
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

ATTENDANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
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.