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MATI 2017 Elections

05/04/2017 10:26 PM | Kristy Brown Lust (Administrator)

MATI 2017 Elections

Would you like to help choose the next MATI representatives? Please make sure to vote in the upcoming elections!

 

This year the following MATI offices are up for election: President (1 year term), Vice President (2 year term), Treasurer (1 year term), Secretary (2 year term), Director A (2 year term), Director B (2 year term), Director C (1 year term).

 

Ballots with a complete list of candidates will be emailed to MATI members with voting instructions on or around May 15. To cast an online ballot, you will need to log on to your profile on the MATI website. The web pages containing the ballot instructions, candidate statements and the online ballot can only be viewed by MATI members.

 

The duties for each of these positions are as follows:

President. The President chairs the meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, and shall represent MATI at regional, national and international events where possible. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee. The President is responsible for supervising the general affairs of MATI and may delegate functions as approved by the Board of Directors. The President shall execute on behalf of MATI all documents, obligations, contracts, or other instruments which the Board of Directors have authorized to be executed, except in cases where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated by the Board of Directors, or by MATI bylaws, or by statute to some other officer or agent of MATI. The President shall have the right with the Treasurer to sign checks and other documents that pertain to the use of MATI funds. The President shall be responsible for writing the Annual Activities Report and disseminating it to MATI members through electronic correspondence, surface mail, or MATI publications. The President shall also present the Annual Activities Report, as well as a Financial Statement, to the ATA Board. The President shall be a voting member in good standing of ATA.

 

Vice President. The Vice President shall assist the President and perform his or her duties in the event of the President’s absence, incapacity or removal. The Vice President shall also be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee. The Vice President shall be a voting member in good standing of ATA.

 

Treasurer. The Treasurer shall receive and collect all monies of the Association and give official receipts, keep records of all money transactions, and deposit all funds in a bank as designated by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall have the right with the President to sign checks and other withdrawal documents that pertain to the use of the funds of the Association. The Treasurer shall be responsible for writing an annual financial report that will be disseminated to the members of the Association through electronic correspondence, surface mail, or Association publications. The Treasurer must be an individual member in good standing of ATA.

 

Secretary. The Secretary shall be responsible for recording the minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors, and the bimonthly general meetings, for disseminating the minutes and keeping all records pertaining to all meetings, regular and emergency, and shall be in charge of correspondence and announcements of meetings of the Association. The Secretary must be an individual member in good standing of ATA.

 

Director. The Board of Directors is responsible for determining policies and proposing changes to the Bylaws of the Association. The Board shall review the work of the officers of the Association, and of all (other) committee chairs. The Board shall set the membership dues each year, and shall meet at least four times each year. Directors must be individual members in good standing of ATA.

 

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