Duties of Officers and Reps:
The President shall be the chief executive officer of the Association and its policy
The President shall:
- Preside at all meetings of the Association, the Representative Council and Executive Board;
- Prepare the agenda for the meetings of the Association, the Representative Council and the Executive Board;
- Be the official spokesperson for the Association;
- Be familiar with the governance documents of the Association, CTA, and NEA;
- Appoint all chairpersons and members of committees with the approval of the Executive Board by the beginning of each school year;
- Appoint the chairperson and members of the Bargaining Team with the approval of the Executive Board by the beginning of each school year;
- Call meetings of the Association, Representative Council and the Executive Board;
- Propose the procedures for grievance processing for ratification by the Executive Board and the Representative Council;
- Suggest policies, plans and activities for the Association and be held responsible for the progress and work of the Association;
- Attend meetings of the Service Center Council of which the Association is a part;
- Attend meetings of the North Orange County United Teachers of which the Association is a part; and
- Attend other CTA/NEA meetings as directed by the Representative
The Vice-President shall:
- Serve as assistant to the President in all duties of the President;
- Assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President;
- Be responsible for the formation and distribution of the Association's calendar of activities;
- Serve as coordinator of committee activities at the direction of the President;
- The Vice President, in times of crisis, will act as the chairman of the crisis committee and will direct the activities of such committee as they see fit under the approval and direction of the Chapter President; and
- Serve in the capacity similar to that of a lead site representative; taking responsibility for informing, organizing, directing, and overseeing the duties of all site
The Secretary shall:
- Keep a careful and accurate record of the proceedings of each meeting, regular or special, of the Association, Representative Council, and the Executive Board;
- Be responsible for the distribution of minutes, notice of meetings, and agendas for all meetings to members of the Representative Council and Executive Board; and to the membership when appropriate;
- Keep an accurate roster of the membership of the Association and of all committees; and
- Carry on the correspondence pertaining to the affairs of the Association as directed by the President.
The Treasurer shall:
- Receive all funds belonging to the Association and be responsible for their safekeeping and accounting;
- Pay out such funds upon orders of the President;
- Provide a written financial report for each regular meeting of the Representative Council and Executive Board;
- Be responsible for an annual audit of the books of the Association and distributing a summary of this audit to the membership;
- Be responsible for submitting membership and financial reports to CTA, NEA, and other agencies as required by law; and
- The Treasurer will assist the Board of Directors in the initial drafting of the annual
Duties of Delegates to NEA RA:
- Each delegate will be expected to arrive in the NEA-RA host city in time to ensure registering as an official delegate to the Representative Assembly (RA) with both the California delegation and NEA.
- Each delegate will be expected to attend all caucuses of the California delegation. Normally, the caucus begins at 7 a.m. daily. Delegates must be registered with the California delegation to participate in the caucus. Delegates are expected to remain through the convention.
- Each delegate shall attend all business meetings of the RA.
- Each delegate is strongly encouraged to attend NEA budget committee hearings, resolutions committee hearings, bylaw committee hearings, speeches by prominent national figures, etc.
- Each delegate should take into consideration CTA State Council and caucus policy when voting.
- Each delegate is encouraged to participate fully in all activities of the California delegation.
- Each delegate — state and local — will be expected to sit with his or her Service Center Council delegation on the RA floor or to inform the appropriate person where he or she will be seated. This is to ensure communication regarding RA business and/ or personal emergency information of concern to the delegate, as well as to verify attendance.
All Delegates need to understand that, as a state delegate, their attendance is being directly funded, at least partially, by membership dues. Delegates need to accept their responsibility to carry out the above specified duties.