Board Member Duties

Voting Begins November 4, 2019

President’s Duties

  • Presides at all meetings of the members, all meetings of the chapter board of directors and attends regional and national convention.
  • Serves as spokesperson for the chapter. Manages the business of the chapter and sees that all orders and resolutions are carried into effect.
  • Appoints all committee chairs.
  • Has the power to remove any person or persons from any committee.
  • Attends national conventions and regional conference or can appoint another chapter officer to represent the chapter.
  • Represents the chapter at all business and social functions.
  • Call regular and special meetings of the members at any time deemed necessary.
  • Is ex-officio member of all standing committees, except the nomination and election committee.
  • Has the authority to sign checks, along with the treasurer.
  • Maintains close contact with the regional vice president.
  • Voting member of the Board of Governors during his attendance at the national convention. Probationary period has to be over and chapter has to be chartered.
  • Is a member of the Chapter’s Board of Directors and of the American Culinary Federation.
  • Serves a minimum of a two year term.

Vice President’s Duties

  • Acts in the capacity of the president in the absence of the president.
  • Performs other duties as may be designated by the president.
  • Is familiar with all the duties of the president and other officers.
  • Is a member of the chapter’s board of directors and of ACF.

Treasurer’s Duties

  • Is responsible for keeping full and accurate financial records for the chapter.
  • Prepares a monthly report on chapter finances and submits copies of financial statements.
  • Is authorized to sign checks.
  • Makes all deposits and is responsible for holding all money and shall collect all money at the general meetings, dinners, special events, raffles, etc… in the name of the chapter.
  • Releases all financial records when so instructed by the chapter’s board of directors.
  • Is a member of the chapter’s Board of Directors and of the ACF.

Secretary’s Duties

  • Attends all meetings of the chapter and the chapter board of directors.
  • Responsible for recording minutes of every meeting and maintains a permanent record.
  • Keeps a record of the membership and dues.
  • Mails notices of regular and special meetings.
  • Notifies all new members of their election to membership.
  • Is the custodian of the corporate seal and all related documents.
  • Notifies ACF about new officers and/or new members.
  • Notifies ACF of address changes for any member in the chapter.
  • Is a member of the chapter’s Board of Director’s and of the ACF.