2017 Election Officer Responsibilities

2018 PRESIDENT-ELECT
Responsibilities
The President-elect shall be elected for a three year term on the Board of Directors. The President-elect shall assume the duties of President-elect on January 1 of the first year following election, the duties of President on January 1 of the second year following election, and the duties of Past-President on January 1 of the third year following election.

The President-elect of the Association shall perform the duties prescribed and approved by the Board of Directors, all of the duties of the President in his/her absence, and in the event a vacancy occurs in the position of President, shall automatically assume such position. The President-elect shall also appoint the chair(s) of the North American Conference for the year of his/her presidency.

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2018-2020 PERSPECTIVES DIRECTOR (ACADEMIC-GOVERNMENT)
Responsibilities:
The Academic-Government Perspectives Director is responsible for representing the government/public policy perspective on the Board.  Responsibilities include:

Voting.  Passage of any question before the Board of Directors shall occur under the following conditions: (1) a quorum of the Board of Directors exists; and (2) there is an affirmative vote of a majority of the Directors participating in the quorum.
Budgets. The Board of Directors shall review and approve all Association budgets. The Board of Directors has the authority to hire independent contractors to perform duties approved by the Board.
Recommendations to Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors shall consider proposals regarding conferences including those outside of the USA and Canada for approval. The proposals shall include conference aims, chairs, location, proceedings plans, and a pro-forma budget. The Board of Directors shall consider standing committee, task force, and other recommendations for approval.
Grants and Donations. Acceptance of any grants or donations shall be approved by the Board of Directors, provided, however, that no such grants or donations shall be accepted if contingent upon special services that are in opposition to the purposes of the Association as outlined in Article II of the ACR Constitution.

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2018-2019 AT-LARGE DIRECTOR
Responsibilities:
The At-large Director is appointed to a two-year term on the Board of Directors and is responsible for representing the perspective of the ACR membership as a whole on the Board.  Responsibilities include:

Voting.  Passage of any question before the Board of Directors shall occur under the following conditions: (1) a quorum of the Board of Directors exists; and (2) there is an affirmative vote of a majority of the Directors participating in the quorum.
Budgets. The Board of Directors shall review and approve all Association budgets. The Board of Directors has the authority to hire independent contractors to perform duties approved by the Board.
Recommendations to Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors shall consider proposals regarding conferences including those outside of the USA and Canada for approval. The proposals shall include conference aims, chairs, location, proceedings plans, and a pro-forma budget. The Board of Directors shall consider standing committee, task force, and other recommendations for approval.
Grants and Donations. Acceptance of any grants or donations shall be approved by the Board of Directors, provided, however, that no such grants or donations shall be accepted if contingent upon special services that are in opposition to the purposes of the Association as outlined in Article II of the ACR Constitution.

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