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CFABJ E-BOARD OFFICER DESCRIPTIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

CFABJ E-BOARD OFFICER DESCRIPTIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

ELECTIONS ARE NOVEMBER 9! NOMINATIONS ARE STILL OPEN! HERE ARE THE BOARD POSITION DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.

VICE PRESIDENT  (3) – The vice president of print shall be a full-time employee working with a print medium. The vice president of broadcast shall be a full- time employee working with a television or radio medium. The vice president of digital media shall be a full-time employee working in a digital medium. One of the vice presidents shall act in the president’s stead when he/she is unable to perform his/her duties, or when any other executive committee member (e.g. secretary, treasurer, or parliamentarian) is unable to perform his/her duties. A vice president shall assume the role of parliamentarian if the office is vacant.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES MUST BE FULL/PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS OF CFABJ AND NABJ

SECRETARY (1) – The secretary shall have the responsibility of recording the minutes at each regular and special meeting, and of establishing files and maintaining copies of all committee reports, documents, and any other materials belonging to the organization. He/she shall maintain a current roster of all financial members and shall notify all members of regular and special meetings of the organization, and also of the organization’s activities.
SECRETARY CANDIDATES MAY BE FULL OR AFFILIATE MEMBERS OF CFABJ

TREASURER (1) – The treasurer shall collect all membership fees and other monies received by the organization. He/she shall maintain all financial records, and shall prepare monthly financial reports to be given at each regular meeting. The treasurer shall act as co-signatory on all checks drawn by the organization and shall be bonded. The treasurer shall maintain a current financial membership roster for voting.
TREASURER CANDIDATES MAY BE FULL OR AFFILIATE MEMBERS OF CFABJ

PARLIAMENTARIAN (1) – The parliamentarian shall be thoroughly schooled on parliamentary procedure. He/she shall also have a total understanding of the organization’s constitution and by-laws. The parliamentarian shall be the sergeant-at-arms at all meetings and shall advise the president on proper procedures for running meetings of the organization.
PARLIAMENTARIAN CANDIDATES MAY BE FULL OR AFFILIATE MEMBERS OF CFABJ

RULES ON ELECTIONS (per CFABJ Bylaws):

ARTICLE V: Election of Officers.
Section 1 – The election of officers shall be held at the regular meeting in November.
Section 2 – Officers shall be installed at the regular meeting in December.

ARTICLE VI: Manner of Voting.
SECTION 1 – At each meeting of the financial membership, each financial member having voting power and the right to vote shall be entitled to cast one (1) vote.

SECTION 2 – Voting shall be by secret ballot when electing the principal officers and executive committee members.

SECTION 3 – Election Rules: The chairperson of the nominating committee shall preside during the election of officers.
A.   Elections shall be held in November of every year.
B.    The list of financial members entitled to vote shall be read y the treasurer before holding the elections.
C.    Voting shall be by secret ballot.
D.   Tabulation of votes shall be performed by the treasurer, secretary, and secretary of the nominating committee, or an associate member selected by the nominating committee chairperson.

SECTION 4 – Voting shall be by voice vote or by show of hands when transacting the regular business of the organization, unless the chair deems that other voting methods must be used.

SECTION 5 – Non-financial members shall not be entitled to vote.

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