Board Member Descriptions

    CHAPTER PRESIDENT

    The President shall be the chief executive officer, and shall in general supervise and control the affairs, of the Chapter. The President may sign, with the Secretary or any other proper officer of the Chapter authorized by the Chapter Board of Directors, any deeds, mortgages, contracts, or other instruments which the Chapter Board of Directors has authorized to be executed, except in cases where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated by the Chapter Board of Directors or by these bylaws or by the statute to some other officer or agent of the Chapter. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Chapter and the Chapter Board of Directors; except as otherwise provided in these bylaws, shall appoint the chair of all committees and, in consultation with the chair, make all committee appointments; and in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of President and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Chapter Board of Directors. The President shall automatically succeed to the office of Past President at the end of his or her term in office as President.

    PAST PRESIDENT

    The Past President shall perform all duties incident to the office of Past President and such other duties as may be specified by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    CHAPTER PRESIDENT-ELECT

    The President-Elect shall, in the absence of the President, preside at all meetings of the Chapter and the Chapter Board of Directors; shall automatically succeed to the office of President at the end of the presiding President’s term; and shall perform all duties incident to the office of President-Elect and such other duties as may be prescribed by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    TREASURER

    The Treasurer shall be responsible for all funds and securities of the Chapter; shall receive and give receipts for monies due and payable to the Chapter from any sources whatsoever, and shall deposit all such monies in the name of the Chapter in such banks, trust companies, or other depositories as shall be selected in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws; shall submit financial reports to HIMSS, to the Chapter Board of Directors at its regular meetings, and to the Chapter membership at its Annual Meeting; and shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    SECRETARY

    The Secretary shall keep or cause to be kept the minutes of the meetings of the Chapter Board of Directors and voting members; shall see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws or as required by law; shall be custodian of the corporate records; and shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Secretary and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

    The Membership director shall keep or cause to be kept an accurate census of the Chapter membership; and shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Membership and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    PROGRAMMING CHAIR

    The Programming director shall be responsible for identifying, organizing and implementing education events for chapter members, and shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Programming and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors.

    COMMUNICATION CHAIR

    The Communications director provides leadership and shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Communications and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors including development of a strategies to communicate regularly with members and appropriate members of the health care community about chapter activities and membership.

    ADVOCACY LIAISON

    The Advocacy director serves as a two-way channel for the Society’s communications with elected officials in both the executive and legislative branches and is responsible for chairing the Advocacy Committee and managing the activities of that Committee.

    Student/Workforce Development Chair

    The Student/Workforce Development director serves as the liaison between the academic institution, community workforce development organizations and the Chapter with the objective of fostering student participation in the Chapter’s educational programs, scholarship and student internship opportunities that facilitate employment within healthcare or related industries.

    MEMBER AT LARGE

    A Member-at-Large director assists the Board in conducting the business affairs and activities of the chapter through special assignments and duties delegated at the direction of the President and/or the Board of Directors.

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