Officer Duties & Responsibilities

 

Texas Environmental Health Association Officer Duties and Responsibilities
July 26, 2013
 
Past President
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy
       Provide guidance and mentoring to other officers 
       Provide guidance for completion of NEHA awards applications 
       Ensure that all committees are functioning and that goals and objectives are maintained
       Chair Nominations Committee, which includes nominations for NEHA awards
       Chair of the Continuation Committee  
       Member of Site Selection Committee                                                              
President
       Preside over all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council and the Annual Educational Conference
       Attend all governing council meetings 
       Represent TEHA at the Annual NEHA Conference 
       Submit a newsletter for publication in each Beacon 
       Be official spokesperson for TEHA 
       Provide leadership for TEHA 
       Ensure that all committees are functioning and that goals and objectives are maintained 
       Member of the Continuation Committee
President-Elect
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy 
       Attend the Annual Educational Conference
       Assumes the duties of the President in the absence of the President
       Represent TEHA at the Annual NEHA Conference 
       Chair of the Committee on Professional Education 
       Chair of the Committee on IE Scott Award 
       Member of the Site Selection Committee 
       Member of the Continuation Committee
       Assist chapters in development of educational programs, as needed 
       Promote educational opportunities for new sanitarians 
       Work to establish student mentoring programs 
 
First Vice-President
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy 
       Attend the Annual Educational Conference
       Chair the AEC Programs Committee which includes planning the AEC, appointing section chairs, arranging for keynote speakers 
       Assist Executive Director with obtaining coffee break sponsors 
       Provide AEC program summary by the July Governing Council Meeting
       Work with the Executive Director to plan the awards dinner menu 
       Send thank-you notes to speakers and others who contributed to the program 
Second Vice-President
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy 
       Attend the Annual Educational Conference
       Serve as the Chair of the Committee on Legislation and Guidance
       Serve as the Chair of the Membership and Vision Committee 
Governing Councilor at Large
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy
       Attend the Annual Educational Conference
       Serve on committees as appointed
Chapter President
       Preside over local chapter meetings.  
       Attend all meetings of the TEHA Governing Council or provide an authorized proxy 
       Serve on the Awards Committee
       Serve on the IE Scott Award Committee
       Assist the Executive Director in maintaining a current membership list 
       Communicate all information from local members to the officers and Governing Council 
       Communicate all information from the Governing Council meeting back to the local members 
       Encourage members to submit articles for publication in the Beacon 
       Prepare a chapter report for presentation at each regular Governing Council meeting and submit a copy for publication in the Beacon 
       Provides the quarterly chapter financial reports to the Executive Director three weeks prior to the Governing Council meetings so that the Executive Director can prepare the quarterly report for the Governing Council meetings