Mid-South District Job Descriptions – President
|TERM 2 YEARS (Term is concurrent with that of the Vice-President)
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the District, accepts the duties assigned in the Mid-South District Bylaws, holds in trust the mission and vision of the district, and sets and ensures adherence to the district’s policies. The President is vested with the powers, privileges and responsibilities customarily associated with that position. The overall well being of the district’s programs and services to congregations shall be the guide to the President’s decisions in exerting these powers and privileges and fulfilling his/her responsibilities.
The President is authorized to speak for and in behalf of the Mid-South District in all legal proceedings, and the President’s signature is legally binding on contracts and agreements executed as directed by the Executive Board.
The President is ex-officio member of all committees and is encouraged to attend committee meetings when possible.
All members of the board accept the duties assigned in the Mid-South District bylaws, hold in trust the mission and vision of the district, and set and ensure adherence to the district’s policies. Attendance at board meetings and attentiveness to board communication (including electronic) are expected of all board members.
Each board member accepts the responsibility for keeping the board and the district apprised of the work of his/her area of responsibility, presenting reports to the board at each of its meetings, offering news for district publications when appropriate, and preparing a summary annual report for the Mid-South District Annual Assembly.
Board members understand they are a part of the leadership of the Mid-South District and attend and participate in events and conferences of the district whenever possible. They are particularly expected to attend the MSD Annual Assembly/Annual Meeting.
Board members agree to submit timely expense reports to the MSD bookkeeper and annual budget planning information to the MSD Treasurer/Finance Committee Chairperson.
|In addition to the above duties, the President is charged to:
|Typical Calendar:April/May – Annual Meeting, Spring Board Meeting
June – President’s Convocation, GA, DPA meeting (preceding GA)
August – Leadership Retreat (on-going and incoming Board members)
October – Healthy Congregation Conference
November – DPA meeting in Boston, Fall Board Meeting
February – Finance Committee Meeting; Winter Board meeting
| Proposed Revision 02/25/06To review last year of each term