The President shall preside at all general meetings, Executive Board meetings, and Board of Directors meetings at which he/she is present, shall exercise general supervision over the affairs and activities of the society. In addition, the President appoints all committee chairpersons, subject to the approval of the Executive Board. He/she also serves in any other capacity as required elsewhere in the Constitution and Bylaws.
In the absence of the President, the Vice-President shall assume the duties of the President. Treasurer The Treasurer shall receive all society funds and keep them in a bank or repository selected or approved by the Executive Board. Accurate records must be kept of all monetary transactions. The Treasurer shall require a bill or signed voucher for all disbursements and will issue receipts for all incoming funds. The Treasurer must present a monthly financial report at each Board of Directors and general meeting. All records to be audited annually within sixty (60) days of the April regular meeting and to be kept a minimum of three (3) years.
The Recording Secretary shall keep the original minutes in duplicate of all Board of Directors, Executive and general meetings of the society, which shall be an accurate and official record of all business transactions. One copy shall be retained by the President. The Recording Secretary shall maintain a current membership list and all other records as directed by the Board of Directors.
To provide and promote programs, in the form informative meetings and social events which are intrinsically useful to the Houston ISA chapter and its members by educating, providing fellowship, increasing membership, and furthering the goals of this chapter as a whole.
Maintain the stability of the existing membership while adding new members. Achieve a positive membership growth over the course of the year. While this position does not require previous experience, it does require a “people person” and someone with sales skills. The Membership Director needs to contact members via telephone and e-mail. The Membership Director is responsible for recruitment and retention of members and for getting new members involved in the Section and Society. Constitution and Bylaws of International Society of Automation.
The web master shall maintain and update the local section website monthly and put together newsletter every semester. The publicity director is generally responsible for writing or drafting the material. However, he or she is also responsible for posting and maintaining material provided by the other Board members. Some pages need to be updated each month, such as the monthly meeting and RSVP pages, archived meeting page, and President’s message. Other pages need to be updated on a less frequent basis, such as the education, conferences, and standards pages. A good candidate should be familiar with web design and web technology.