The Foundation shall have a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson, a President, a Secretary/Treasurer and such other Officers or assistant Officers (each an “Officer” and together the “Officers”) as the Directors may from time to time elect. The offices of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary/Treasurer may only be held by persons who are Directors of the Association. The office of President may not be held by a person who is also a Director. With the exception of the offices of President and Chairperson, any two or more of said offices may be held by the same person. The WiMEF Officer Interest Form can be accessed here.
The Chairperson of the Board shall be the person having ultimate responsibility and authority for the governance of the Foundation, and shall preside at meetings of the Foundation and of the Board of Directors. The Chairperson shall perform such other duties as are necessary to the office of Chairperson of the Board or as may be prescribed from time to time by the Board of Directors.
The Vice Chairperson, in the absence of or in the event of death or disability of the Chairperson of the Board, shall perform all the duties of that office and such additional duties as the Board of Directors may from time to time assign.
The Secretary and Treasurer position is a dual position. This position shall certify and keep at the principal office of the Foundation the original or a copy of its Articles of Incorporation and Regulations, as amended or otherwise altered to date. The Secretary/Treasurer shall keep at the principal office of the Foundation or such other location as the Board of Directors may direct, a book of minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors thereof, with the date, time, and location of all meetings, whether regular or special and, if special, how authorized, a copy of the meeting notice, and the names of those present at the meetings. This position also shall ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations or as required by law. The Secretary shall act as custodian of the records, and ensure that the books, reports, statements and all other documents and records required by law are properly kept and filed.
The Secretary/Treasurer shall maintain charge and custody of, and be responsible for, all funds and securities of the Foundation, and deposit all such funds in the name of the Foundation in such banks, trust companies or other depositaries as shall be selected by the Board of Directors. This officer shall keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of the Foundation’s properties and business transactions, including account of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital and surplus. The Secretary/Treasurer also shall receive, and give receipt for, moneys due and payable to the Foundation from any source whatsoever.
Last Revised: 4/9/18