Duties and Responsibilities

Duties of the Board of Governors (Section 3, Article IV of AILA bylaws)

  • Determine the policies of the Association and carry on all the business thereof
  • Serves as the appellate body to hear charges brought against chapter members [duty not performed in recent memory]
  • Supervise the election of officers and directors; fill officer, director vacancies

Responsibilities of the Board of Governors (traditional)

  • Approve Annual Plan and Budget
  • Represent the members of AILA
  • Understand the issues facing AILA
  • Provide financial oversight
  • Construe the Bylaws and Association policies
  • Satisfy member needs
  • Set annual goals and monitor accomplishments
  • Provide leadership by example and explanation