Executive Member Authority And Responsibility:

The Executive is the legal authority for the Parkallen Community Association (1960) (the “Association”). As a member of the Executive, a Director acts in the position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.

Requirements of Executive Membership include:

  1. Commitment to the work of the organization;
  2. Willingness to learn areas of Executive governance: policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy;
  3. Willingness to serve on committees, if necessary;
  4. Attendance at monthly Executive meetings;
  5. Attendance at meetings of assigned committees;
  6. Attendance at Annual General Meetings;
  7. Attendance at general membership meetings;
  8. Support of special events;
  9. Support of fundraising events;
  10. Financial support of the Association through purchasing of a membership.

Term:

Executive members are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting, Executive Members serve for a one-year term in accordance to the Association bylaws.

General Duties:

An Executive Member is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Executive’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.

The Executive must:

  1. Monitor all Executive policies;
  2. Review the bylaws and policy manual, and recommend bylaw changes to the membership;
  3. Review the Executive’s structure, approve changes and prepare necessary bylaw amendments;
  4. Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the Executive, committees, staff members and community to enhance the Association’s mission;

The Executive Member must participate in, along with other members of the Executive in the following:

  1. Approval of, where appropriate, policy and other recommendations received from the Executive, its standing committees and staff;
  2. Development of the Association’s organizational plan and annual
    review;
  3. Approval of the Association’s budget;
  4. Approval of the hiring and release of Association staff;
  5. Support and participate in evaluating the Association staff;
  6. Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the Executive, committees, staff members and community to enhance the Association’s mission;

Review Date and Approval Date:

The Executive annually reviews the Executive Member Job Descriptions.

  • Approval Date:
  • Review Date: