Executive

PRESIDENT – The President shall preside at all meetings of the members and of the Executive of the Union, shall supervise the other officers in the execution of their duties, and shall enforce the Constitution and By-Laws and any regulations. The President will ensure that a member of the Executive is appointed to oversee the Professional Development activities of the Union. The president is an ex officio member with voice and no vote of all committees or other bodies of the Union. The president, subject to the approval of the Executive, may assign duties amongst members of the Executive.

FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT – This Officer shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President. Other duties include Board liaison, Senate liaison and internal organization.

VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF STEWARD – The Vice President, Chief Steward is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Collective Agreement. This person is also an ex officio non-voting member of any bargaining committee to advise on Collective Agreement administration aspects.

SECRETARY – The Secretary shall keep a record of all proceedings of the Union, both at membership meetings and at Executive meetings, and shall be responsible for keeping a permanent file of all records, letters of value and correspondence as well as minutes for the Union. The Officer shall also ensure that all business is conducted in the presence of a quorum and that all necessary returns and informations are filed on behalf of the Union as required by the laws of B.C. and Canada.

TREASURER –  The Treasurer shall keep the financial records, including books of account, necessary to comply with the laws of B.C. and Canada, and render financial statements to the Executive and members when required. The Treasurer shall prepare a budget for approval of the Executive prior to presentation at the Annual General Meeting of the Union.

PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS OFFICER – The Professional Affairs Officer will chair the Trade Union Practices/Ethics Committee. This person shall be in charge of membership and shall keep an accurate list of names, addresses,and classification of all members.

PAST STEWARD OR ASSISTANT CHIEF STEWARD – The Past Steward or Assistant Chief Steward shall assist the Chief Steward, and in his/her absence assume the duties of Chief Steward.

PAST PRESIDENT OR 2ND VICE PRESIDENT – Past President to serve one year. The 2nd Vice President to be elected. Duties include Board liaison, Ed Council liaison, internal organization. Also assist President with duties.

NON-NORTH VANCOUVER MEMBER AT LARGE – Non-North Vancouver Campus Member-at-Large duties include ensuring communication processes with regional centres are working effectively and assisting the First Vice President with membership information from the Non-North Vancouver location.