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Please see below for the position descriptions for the HSSC Executive Board:
OFFICE OF THE CHAIRPERSON
- Preside over all meetings of the Council.
- Keep in close contact with all members of the Council.
- Prepare an agenda and accompanying memorandum for HSSC members and affiliates before each HSSC meeting.
- Appoint members of the Council to serve as chairpersons of committees with the assistance of the HSSC Vice Chairperson, HSSC Secretary, and the HSSC advisor, and upon approval or consent of the Council.
- Appoint members of the Council to serve as members of the committees with the assistance of the respective committee chairperson(s) and the HSSC advisor, and upon approval or consent of the Council.
- Appoint members of the Council to affiliate positions as representatives to other groups, upon approval or consent of the Council.
- Carry out all other duties as stated in Robert’s Rules of Order, Revised, except that he/she shall vote and engage in debate.
OFFICE OF THE VICE CHAIRPERSON
- Assume the duties and responsibilities of the Chairperson in the absence of that officer or upon the Chairperson’s removal or resignation from office.
- Serve as the Sergeant-at-Arms.
- Serve as the unofficial Parliamentarian of the Council.
- Accept all responsibilities accorded to him/ her by the Chairperson.
- Be responsible for the performance of all committees.
- Assist the Chairperson with all communications within the outside of the Council.
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
- Be responsible for the publication of all HSSC meeting minutes within two (2) weeks of each HSSC meeting with distribution to all HSSC members.
- Be responsible for the correspondence of the Council with school, and/or state councils.
- Designate a member of the Council to act as Secretary in the Secretary’s absence.
- Maintain and keep all documents pertaining to the Council (record keeping).
OFFICE OF THE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS
- Is responsible for organizing meetings.
- Upholding and following protocols.
- Ensuring members are able to participate and are in order.
- Maintain communication with present and absent members.
- Take photos at every event.
OFFICE OF THE HISTORIAN
- Serve as the Chair of the Communications Committee.
- Be responsible for communicating, organizing and interpreting information that is true and relevant.
- Have knowledge of the councils’ historical background and collect and organize new information.