RISAA ARTICLE V
DUTIES OF OFFICERS

RISAA

Section 1.  President.  The President shall preside over all Association meetings and have the right to call special meetings. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. The President may negotiate and sign all legal documents of the Association and shall be an authorized signatory of all Association checks.

Section 2.  1st Vice President.  The First Vice President shall assist the President on all matters, and shall temporarily assume the duties of the President in the President's absence, including presiding over meetings. He shall attend, when possible, legislative, scientific and fisheries meetings and report the proceedings to the membership.

Section 3.  2nd Vice President.  The Second Vice President shall assist the President on any and all matters. He shall preside over meetings in the absence of the President and First Vice President. He shall attend, when possible, legislative, scientific and fisheries meetings that the First Vice President is unable to attend, and shall report to the membership on meetings attended

Section 4.  Secretary.  The Secretary shall keep accurate minutes of all Association meetings. The Secretary shall send notice to Members of all Special meetings. The Secretary shall have physical custody of all Association records. The Secretary shall receive all applications for membership; receive dues payments; maintain membership records and issue membership cards and all other membership materials. The Secretary shall notify Members of dues assessments

Section 5.  Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have custody of all funds of the Association. The Treasurer shall keep accurate records of all receipts, debts, bills, income and expenses, and shall produce said records, on demand. The Treasurer shall provide a report of financial status and transactions to the Association at each Business Meeting and the Annual Meeting. The Treasurer shall maintain an Association checking account; co-authorize all checks, and pay all debts and bills incurred by the Association

Section 6. Sergeant-at-Arms.  The Sergeant-at-Arms shall maintain order during all meetings, supervise the entrance at meetings, and shall assist the presiding officer upon request.

Section 7.  Immediate Past President.  The Immediate Past President shall be the most recent, previously elected president. The Immediate Past President shall assist the President in assuming the presidency, and shall assist the President in all matters as needed. The Immediate Past President must be a member in good standing, and have not lost good standing during term of office. In the event that the Immediate Past President holds the office of Executive Director, the office of Immediate Past President shall be deemed vacant.