Board Members and Positions

2019-2020 Academic Year

Position Descriptions – From our Bylaws.

President. The President shall preside at all meetings of the members of the Executive Board, and assume leadership and responsibility for ORGANIZATION business. The President may sign, with the Secretary or any other officer, any contracts, releases or other instruments on behalf of the ORGANIZATION and shall be authorized to perform all other duties as may be prescribed from time-to-time by the membership via motion, resolution, or consent. The President shall be authorized to perform any and all duties required to implement an initiative that is the subject of an DTS Partners in Education Bylaws approved 3/30/2010 -5- Approved Budget or an amended Approved Budget without further approval.

Middle School Vice President The Middle School Vice-President will be responsible primarily for developing relationships and programs in furtherance of the Mission at the middle school level.  In the temporary absence of the President, he/she shall serve as the interim President, or in case of the President’s death, resignation or inability to act, he/she will be the first of the three Vice-Presidents to assume the rights, powers and duties of the President until the completion of the present term. The office of Middle School Vice-President will then become vacant.

Elementary School Vice President.  The Elementary School Vice-President will be responsible primarily for developing relationships and programs in furtherance of the Mission at the elementary school level.  In the temporary absence of the President and the Middle School Vice-President, he/she shall serve as the interim President, or in case of the President’s and the Middle School Vice-President’s death, resignation or inability to act, he/she will be the first of the two remaining Vice-Presidents to assume the rights, powers and duties of the President until the completion of the present term. The office of Elementary School Vice-President will then become vacant.

Fundraising Vice President.  The Fundraising Vice-President will be responsible for developing relationships, programs and opportunities for generating funds in furtherance of the Mission.  In the temporary absence of the President, the Middle School Vice-President, and the Elementary School Vice-President, he/she shall serve as the interim President, or in case of the President’s, the Middle School Vice-President’s and the Elementary School Vice-President’s death, resignation or inability to act, he/she will assume the rights, powers and duties of the President until the completion of the present term. The office of Fundraising Vice-President will then become vacant.

Recording Secretary.  The Recording Secretary shall maintain minutes of Executive Board and general meetings and report on the minutes to ORGANIZATION members through the communication methods currently used by the ORGANIZATION and/or at general meetings. The recording Secretary shall take attendance at meetings, determine if a quorum has been met, work with the President and other officers to prepare meeting agenda, and have the ORGANIZATION bylaws with him or her at meetings.  In addition, the Secretary will maintain an up-to-date register of the names and contact information of all ORGANIZATION members in good standing and make determinations as to whether a member is eligible to vote, in accordance with Article IV of these By-laws.  The Recording Secretary shall be the final arbiter as to eligibility to vote. The Secretary is authorized to acknowledge documents on behalf of the ORGANIZATION.  The Executive Board may appoint a MEMBERSHIP CHAIRPERSON to assist the Secretary with maintaining membership records.

Corresponding Secretary The Corresponding Secretary shall send notices of meetings, committee formation, and other ORGANIZATION activities to members in accordance with Article V and Article VI K), coordinate with committee chairpersons regarding calendars and scheduling of events and programs, and communicate with the school regarding calendars and scheduling of events and programs (except where it has been agreed that a committee chairperson will coordinate directly with the school).  The Corresponding Secretary will coordinate the maintenance of the ORGANIZATION’S means of communications (update email contacts, website and other social media).  The Corresponding Secretary will maintain volunteer lists and will convey the lists to the appropriate committee chairperson.

Treasurer. The Treasurer shall be responsible for all moneys, debts, obligations, documents, contracts and other financially related papers belonging to ORGANIZATION, in addition to paying ORGANIZATION bills and maintaining a record of receipts and expenses. The Treasurer shall receive all moneys of ORGANIZATION and deposit same in the bank account approved by the Executive Board. The Treasurer shall make reports on the financial state of ORGANIZATION at ORGANIZATION meetings, and shall be responsible for coordinating the timely filing of tax returns and other financial and charitable status filings with governmental agencies.