Music Teacher Education Division President
CONSTITUTIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION (Bylaw III, Section 2)
The Division Presidents shall preside at meetings of their Division and at meetings of the Division’s District Representatives. The Division Presidents shall have the power to appoint ad hoc committees at the Division level. The Division Presidents shall provide for the planning and preparation of the State Conference program with the cooperation of the Association State Office. The High Education Division is to include all areas of that level except performance
TERM OF OFFICE (Bylaw III, Section 5, 6)
Division Presidents shall be elected to serve a term of three years. They shall be elected one year prior to assuming active office. They will serve in “elect” positions for this year and should attend the Board of Directors meetings as observers. The Division President shall assume office immediately following the State Conference following their year of service as Division President Elect.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Bylaw III, Section 3)
The Board of Directors shall be composed of the President, President Elect, Past President, Division Presidents and District Presidents. Certain Advisory members, without the right to vote, may be named by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall have general jurisdiction over, and responsibility for, the functions of the Association. The Board of Directors shall (a) assume responsibility for management and operations of the Association and control of the funds thereof (b) appoint an Executive Director, prescribe his/her duties and compensation, and have full control of his/her actions as Executive Director, and (c) appoint an Editor of the Association’s official publications, prescribe the duties and compensation and have full control of his/her actions as Editor.
SUCCESSION OF OFFICERS (Bylaw III, Section 7)
If the State President, the Division President or the District President should be unable to fulfill the specified term of office, the State President Elect, the Division President Elect or the District President Elect, respectively, shall assume the unexpired portion of the office. If the State President Elect is unable to fulfill the specified term of office, whether by reason of succession to the Presidency or for any other reason, the Board of Directors shall appoint a successor to complete the term of office or a special election may be held to fill the vacancy. If the Division President Elect or the District President Elect should be unable to fulfill the specified term of office, the State President shall select and appoint, with the approval of the Executive Committee, a person to fill the unexpired portion of the term.
RE-ELECTION OF OFFICERS (Bylaw III, Section 8)
Division Presidents may serve two consecutive terms and may be returned to office after two years have lapsed. Division Presidents may be elected to a different office on the Board of Directors upon completion of their expired term.
LIMITATION OF RESPONSIBILITY OF THE OFFICERS (Bylaw III, Section 9)
The authority and responsibility for the management and maintenance of the good will and credit of the Association is vested in the Board of Directors, but it is expressly understood that neither the Board, nor any member thereof, not any staff member, nor any member of the Association shall be required to accept personal financial responsibility for duly authorized bills or obligations, or for litigation that may develop from authorized activities of the organization carried on in good faith and in pursuit of the objectives, purposes and activities prescribed or authorized by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Association.
· Preside at meeting of the Music Teacher Education Division general membership
· Provide for the planning, preparation and scheduling of IMEC Music Teacher Education Division activities in conjunction with the Executive Director
· Communicate to the ILMEA Board of Directors policies and motions adopted by the Music Teacher Education Council Representatives
· Organize the Illinois College Music Education faculty, to include representatives of all music teacher education institutions in Illinois, to address issues relevant to their profession.