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Author malcolmw  Date 28 Aug 11, 13:37  Views 7070
Description The role and responsibilities of the Club President
Category Toastmaster Officers  Type Information

Club President

The President serves as the overall leader and is responsible for the general supervision and smooth operation of the Club. The President is the principal communicator to District and International officers and the primary recipient of correspondence from World Headquarters.

Specific duties include:

* Set goals for the Club and then put into effect plans to achieve them. This includes achieving the highest possible status in the Distinguished Club Programme.

* Prepare for and preside over Club Officer meetings, and ensure that policies agreed upon are enacted.

* Preside over the regular Club meetings.

* Preside over the business meetings, which are sections within the Club meetings to decide upon Club business in accordance with the Club Constitution and By-Laws. There will need to be at least one business meeting - for the Club Officer elections.

* Ensure Club Officer registration.

* Ensure that the Treasurer sends membership renewals to World Headquarters in time.

* Make arrangements to monitor and audit the club's finances.

* Encourage all Club Officers to participate in the training sessions.

* Forward correspondence from World Headquarters to the appropriate Club Officer. See Club's mailing address.

* Inform members about conferences, workshops, contests and other events in the District.

* Go to District conferences and vote in the District Council business meetings. (The VPE also has a vote.) Arrange a proxy if unable to attend - Sample Proxy at the bottom of this page.

* Arrange your vote or proxy at the International business meeting - see Proxy FAQ.

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