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ELECTIONS

CTASLA offers numerous opportunities for elected positions. All positions along with their responsibilities can be found below. CTASLA Elections are held annually in late July through the end of August. Interested in running for any of the positions below? Great! Please reach out to Jeff Mills at executivedirector@ctasla.org. For any additional information regarding elected positions, you can refer to Article 8 of the CTASLA Bylaws.

A list of current position-holders can be found here.

TRUSTEE

Duties:

  • To be informed on Chapter and Society goals and objectives, policies and procedures, programs and services, and activities and events

  • To serve as an officer on the Chapter's Executive Committee and serve as the Chapter representative on the Board of Trustees of the Society

  • To bring the Chapter perspective to the Board of Trustees and the national perspective to the Executive Committee and members of the Chapter

  • To facilitate the conduct of the business of the Board of Trustees by serving on standing councils or committees, special study groups or task forces, or as a representative or delegate of the 12 Society

  • Perform other duties that may be assigned or delegated by the Board of Trustees of the Society and the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

 

Term:

  • Full Member elected for a term of three (3) years. The trustee shall not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.

 

PRESIDENT

Duties:

  • Set the time, place, and agenda for meetings of the Executive Committee

  • Call special meetings of the Chapter

  • Preside at meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee

  • Represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the Executive Committee and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees

  • In consultation with the Executive Committee, appoint the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces

  • Dismiss appointees for failure to act or other cause

  • Serve as a member of the Chapter Presidents Council

  • Oversee the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee

  • Designate and relieve an acting president

  • Appoint interim trustees when vacancies occur during term

  • Provide supporting statements to the Society for Emeritus Status, Limited Status, Temporary Limited Status, and Waver of Dues applicants

  • Preparation of transmittal letter for Fellow nominations, report on the state of the Chapter at the annual meeting of the Chapter

  • Perform other duties that may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee.

 

Term:

  • The president shall be a Full Member elected for a term of one (1) year.

 

VICE PRESIDENT

Duties:

  • In charge of preparing the programs for the Chapter’s meetings

  • Assist and perform duties that may be assigned or delegated by the president

Term:

  • Full Member elected for terms of one (1) year

 

SECRETARY

Duties:

  • Maintain a record of the proceedings of the business meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee

  • Prepare and issue notices of the meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee

  • Serve as chair of the Committee of Tellers

  • Serve as chair of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee

  • Maintain the Constitution and Bylaws of the Chapter

  • Certify documents

  • Perform other duties that may be assigned or delegated by the president.

Term:

  • Full or Associate Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

 

TREASURER

Duties:

  • Collect all fees, dues, charges, and other funds due the Chapter

  • Be the custodian of all Chapter funds and disburse such funds only as authorized by the Executive Committee

  • Keep the accounts of the Chapter that shall be open at all times to inspection by the Executive Committee

  • Present quarterly reports on the financial condition of the Chapter and yearend financial statements to the Executive Committee

  • Perform other duties that may be assigned or delegated by the president.

Term:

  • Full or Associate Member elected for a term of two (2) years.

 

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

Duties:

  • Perform that may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

 

Term:

  • Full or Associate Members elected for terms of two (2) years. Terms are alternating.

    • Three (3) Members-at-Large have terms beginning in odd years

    • Three (3) Members-at-Large have terms beginning in even years

 

P.O. Box 209197, New Haven, CT 06520    executivedirector@ctasla.org 

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