OBS-SIS Procedures Manual - Officers - Vice-Chair

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2009 Revision


 

The OBS-SIS Vice-Chair is elected for three years, serving first as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, followed by Chair and finally Past Chair. This officer is installed as OBS Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect at the end of the OBS-SIS Business meeting at the AALL annual meeting.

  • Serves as a member of the OBS-SIS Executive Board.
  • Attends AALL SIS Leadership Workshop immediately after election and again following year when officially Vice-Chair.
  • Attends SIS Council with Chair.
  • Becomes member of the OBS-SIS Education Committee immediately upon election. Becomes Chair of the Education Committee in January, coordinates planning and submission of program proposals for the following year.
  • Presides over the OBS-SIS Education Committee meeting during the AALL annual meeting.
  • Conducts the annual "membership survey" to solicit ideas for program proposals and workshops, and asks for volunteers to serve as OBS officers or committee members.
  • Compiles results of the annual membership survey, shares report with OBS-SIS Executive Board and submits it for publication in TSLL.
  • Uses list of members that have volunteered to serve on a committee in making committee appointments. Notifies all appointed committee members of their selection for a one-year term in writing.
  • Submits list of members that have volunteered to serve as officers to the OBS-SIS Chair who then conveys them to the Nominating Committee.
  • Appoints one new member each year to represent OBS-SIS on the TSLL Editorial Board for a two-year term.
  • Prepares the agenda and presides over the incoming Executive Board meeting immediately after being installed as Chair during the Business meeting.