Duties of Officers
The elected President shall be the chief executive officer of the Association and shall, subject to the control of the Board, have general supervision, direction and control of the business and officers of the Association. He/she shall preside at all meetings of the Board. He/she shall be ex-officio member of all the standing and ad hoc committees and shall have the general powers and duties usually vested in the office of the President of a corporation and shall have other such powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Board or these bylaws.
In the absence or disability of the President, the Vice President shall perform the duties and exercise the powers of the office of the President. In the absence or disability of the President and Vice President, the Past President shall perform the duties and exercise the powers of the office of the President. In addition, the Vice President shall perform such other duties and have such other powers as the Board shall prescribe.
The President-Elect serves a two-year term, at the conclusion of which he or she will ascend to the position of President for a two-year term. Following the Presidency, he or she will automatically rotate to the position of Immediate Past-President. This position, therefore, results in a 6-year term on the Board of Directors. The President-Elect also serves as the Chair of the ANA Audit Committee during his or her term.
The Secretary shall keep, or cause to be kept, a book of minutes at the principal office of the Association, or such other place as the Board may order, of all meetings of the Board and Executive Sessions, with the time and place of holding, whether regular or special, and if special, how authorized, the notice thereof given, the names of those present at Board meetings, and the proceedings thereof. The Secretary shall give, or cause to be given, notice of all meetings required by these bylaws. He/she shall have the responsibility of overseeing the arrangements for the annual meeting of the Association and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board or by these bylaws.
The Treasurer shall oversee all moneys and other valuables in the name of and to the credit of the Association with such depositories as may be designated with the approval of the Board. He/she shall oversee the disbursement of the funds of the Association as may be ordered by the Board and shall render to the President and the Board, wherever it is requested, an account of all of the financial transactions and an accounting of the financial condition of the Association. He/she shall oversee the collection of the dues; he/she shall develop and recommend an annual budget in cooperation with the Finance Committee and the Executive Director; he/she shall ensure that all funds, physical assets and other property of the Association are appropriately safeguarded and administered; and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board or by these bylaws.
Duties of Directors
The business and affairs of this Association shall be managed by the Directors, in conjunction with the officers, which shall have the powers and authority of a board of directors. Additional duties: The elected Directors shall attend the annual meeting and participate in all board meetings.