Elected officers

 

The U.S. Area President serves for two years after a year as President-Elect.  The selection of this officer is by a vote of the U.S. Area member clubs.  The Area President also serves as a member of the International Council for the period of his/her term as Area President.

The goal of this president is to revitalize the Area in which Y’s Men originated by creating nine strong new clubs during FY 2008-2009 and increasing club membership by a net three members per club.  Every Y’s Man or Woman will need to be involved in this effort in order for it to be accomplished.

     

  

 The President Elect of the corporation shall be elected by the member clubs with the ballot being returned to Y's Men International HQ.  The President Elect shall automatically succeed to the office of President after two years. The President Elect may serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation in the event of the absence or inability to serve of the President. Only a member of the International Council with at least two years remaining on his term may be elected as President Elect.

 

The Immediate Past Area President (IPAP) serves on the US Area Council and on the International Council.  In the USA the position is a two year term.

 US Area Responsibilities:

The IPAP is an ex-official member of the US Area Council and serves the Area at the request of the Area President.  This is often as an advisor to the Area President and to be the Area Representative to assigned Regional Conventions.  This year the IPAP will server as representative at the following conventions; North Atlantic, Mid East and Pacific Northwest

International Responsibilities:

The IPAP serves on the International Council for a second year and is assigned to a committee within the council.  For this year I have two committee assignments, One International Projects/Programmes to see if all manuals are up to date and useful and to see if the programme needs to be ended. The second which actually ties with the first is "Long range Plan III" To analyze where Y's Men Intentional should be heading.

 

Duties:  The Chief Financial Officer shall attend to the following:

(a) Books of account. The Chief Financial Officer shall keep and maintain, or cause to he kept and maintained, adequate and correct books and records of the properties and business transactions of the corporation, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains. Losses, capital, retained earnings, and other matters customarily included in financial statement. The books of account shall be open to inspection by any director at any reasonable time.

(b) Deposit and Disbursement of Money and Valuables.

(C) Bond. If required by the Board of Directors, the Chief Financial Officer shall give the corporation a bond in the amount and with the surety or sureties specified by the Board for faithful performance of the duties of his office and for restoration to the corporation of all its books, papers, vouchers, money and other property of every kind in his possession or under his control on his death, resignation, retirement, or removal from office.

(d) The Chief Financial Officer shall serve a term of two years beginning July 1 of odd numbered years. No person shall serve more than three consecutive terms.

 Proposed Budget 2011-12

The Chief Financial Officer shall deposit all money and other valuables in the name and to the credit of the corporation with such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors; shall disburse the funds of the corporation as may be ordered by the Board of Directors; shall render to the President and Directors, whenever they request it, an account of all his transactions as Chief Financial Officer and of the financial condition, comparing approved budget line items to the receipts and expenditures for the current period, as well as the year to date. This report should be made to members of the Area Council and the Council Committee Chairman; and shall have other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the Bylaws.The   Chief financial Officer of the corporation shall be elected by the member clubs.   The President shall solicit in writing from the eligible member clubs nominations for the offices of  Chief Financial Officer. Such nominations shall be made within the 12 months preceding the commencement of the term for each office as set forth in this Article. For the chief financial Officer, nominations will be solicited in even numbered years only. The period for submitting nominations shall be close on October 31 of each year preceding the term for which the office is to be elected, and written indication of willingness to stand for election shall be received from all nominees by the same date. The selection of the candidates for the office of  Chief Financial Officer shall be determined by the three individuals for each office who receive the largest number of nominations for that office from the member clubs.

 

The  Secretary of the corporation shall be elected by the member clubs.  The President shall solicit in writing from the eligible member clubs nominations for the offices of secretary.    Such nominations shall be made within the 12 months preceding the commencement of the term for each office as set forth in this Article. For the chief financial Officer, nominations will be solicited in even numbered years only. The period for submitting nominations shall be close on October 31 of each year preceding the term for which the office is to be elected, and written indication of willingness to stand for election shall be received from all nominees by the same date. The selection of the candidates for the office of Secretary shall be determined by the three individuals for each office who receive the largest number of nominations for that office from the member clubs.

The Secretary shall attend to the following:  (a) Book of Minutes The Secretary shall keep or cause to be kept, at the principal executive office or such other place as the Board of Directors may direct, a book of minutes of all meetings and actions of directors, committees of directors, U.S. Area Council, and annual meeting of member clubs, with the time and place of holding whether regular or special, and, if special, how authorized, the notice given, the names of those present at such meetings, the number of member clubs present or represented at such meetings, and the proceedings of such meetings. (b) Notices Seal and Other Duties. The Secretary shall give, or cause to be given, notice of all meetings of the Board of Directors, U.S. Area Council and annual meeting of member clubs required by the Bylaws to be given. He/she shall keep the seal of the corporation in safe custody. He/she shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the Bylaws.  (C) When an Assistant Secretary is appointed by the president as authorized under this Section R. the Secretary shall supervise and direct the performance of any duties of the Secretary which are to be performed by the Assistant Secretary. (d) The Secretary shall serve a term of two years beginning July 1 of each even year. No person shall serve more than three consecutive terms.