Roles of the Executive Committee
The position of Past President of ASAC is held by the individual who occupied the position of the President of ASAC in the preceding year. This person is the Chair of the Board of Directors of ASAC and participates actively in executive meetings.
The position of President of ASAC is held by the individual who occupied the position of President-Elect in the preceding year. This person chairs the executive committee, plays a leadership role in the development and maintenance of ASAC, and represents the Executive Committee in dealings with external parties.
President-Elect and Conference Chair
The President-Elect and Conference Chair proposes and organizes the annual conference of ASAC. Since the President-Elect and Conference Chair goes on to become the President and Past President of ASAC in subsequent years, this person is making an important three-year commitment to serve in a leadership role.
The Treasurer is elected by and from the membership for a three year term. In addition to participating actively in ASAC meetings, the Treasurer manages ASAC’s financial assets, maintains accurate financial records, oversees investment accounts, and reports on ASAC’s financial position on a regular basis.
Secretary & Information Management
The Secretary & Information Management is elected by and from the membership for a three year term. In addition to serving as the ASAC archivist, this person organizes the executive, board, and annual general meetings and participates actively in these meetings.
Vice President, Awards
The Vice President of Awards is elected by and from the membership for a three year term. In addition to participating actively in ASAC meetings, this person co-ordinates divisional and all-ASAC awards, the Research Productivity Award and the Research Excellence Award, as well as other research-related awards offered by ASAC.
Vice President, Membership Development
The Vice President of Membership Development is elected by and from the membership for a three year term. In addition to participating actively in ASAC meetings, this person manages all activities associated with recruiting and registering members and maintaining the membership database.
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
The Vice President of Marketing & Communications is elected by and from the membership for a three year term. In addition to participating actively in ASAC meetings, this person ensures develops, implements, and evaluates a communications and marketing strategy and plan for ASAC, develops and manages the ASAC website, sends e-mail communications to members on behalf of ASAC, and manages public relations on behalf of ASAC.
The Divisional Liaison, an individual who has previously held all three divisional executive roles, helps the divisions in their effort to grow their divisions and develop their program for the annual conference.
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