Step 1: President 

 

     a) Shall be the Chief Executive Officer of United OPSA-USA.  

     b) Shall preside over all meetings of United OPSA-USA.  

     c) Shall have the overall responsibilities for the activities and programs of United OPSAUSA.  

     d) May call any special meeting of the officers.  

     e) Shall name persons to appointed positions subject to approval by the NEB.  

     f) Shall serve as the official spokesperson for United OPSA-USA.  

     g) Shall represent United OPSA-USA at external events involving other organizations  

     h) Shall be one of the signatories to the bank account of the association at the national level  

     i) In consultation with NEB and the general assembly, shall be in charge of the overall business of United              OPSA-USA.  

     j) Shall be a member of the By-laws committee.  

    k) Shall coordinate the educational activities of the association and provide information to members                        concerning new developments in all interested fields

    l) Shall coordinate outreach programs and see into it that the association's objectives of advancing the                   professional, social, and economic welfare of her members are being met.  

   m) Shall coordinate activities and businesses between United OPSA-USA, and other OPSA associations               general

Step 2:- Vice President  
 

     a) Shall be vested with all the powers and shall perform the duties of the President in case of the                             president’s absence, resignation or disability.  

     b) Shall perform such duties connected with the association at the request of the president.  

     c) Shall work in close collaboration with the president.  
 

 
Step 3:- National Secretary  
 
     a) Shall record, at the national level, the minutes of all proceedings of meetings of members and officials.

 

     b) Shall keep a proper membership book showing the names of each member of the association.  

     c) Shall set-up and maintain a national directory, an accurate record of all association related                                   correspondence.

    d) Shall be the official custodian of the ratified bylaws and other documents of the association.  

    e) Shall document all United OPSA-USA history, past and present.  

     f) Shall be a member of the By-Laws committee.  

    g) Shall serve as the official communication director of the association.  

    h) Shall perform duties connected with the association at the behest of the president.  

     i) Shall be responsible for developing and maintaining a web site for the association.  


 
Step 4: Vice National Secretary  

     a) Shall be vested with all the powers and shall perform the duties of the Secretary General in case of her             absence, resignation or disability.  

     b) Shall perform such duties connected with the association as she may undertake at the suggestion of the           president.  

     c) Shall perform duties as delegated by the National Secretary  

Step 5: Publicity Secretary  
 

     a) Shall be responsible for promoting the value or significance of the Association to the general public.  b)               Shall be responsible for publicizing programs and events through the best available media.  c) Shall work           with the national secretary in announcing and promoting events and other activities concerning the                     association.  

 
 
     d) Shall perform such duties connected with the association as she may undertake at the suggestion of the           president.  
 

Step 6: Social Secretary  
 
     a) Shall be responsible for overseeing events which the association will be participating in.  b) Shall work               with the hosting branch during occasions where every other branch is going to be present such as the               ANC.  

     c) Shall work with the publicity secretary and SG in the course of planning and coordinating social                           gatherings/events for the association.  

     d) Shall also perform other duties concerning the association as suggested by the president.  
 

Step 7: Treasurer  
 
     a) Shall be the official custodian of the funds of the association, which shall be deposited in a bank account under the name of the association.  

     b) Shall issue in the name of the association, all checks with the authorization of the officials.  

     c) Shall account for all receipts, disbursements and balances in the bank account.  

     d) Shall be one of the signatories of the association's bank account.  

     e) Shall inform the NEB of members who are financially delinquent and therefore not in good standing.  

      f) Shall present the financial record to the NEB and auditors upon request.  

     g) Shall submit a budget report at each National Executive Meeting of United OPSA-USA.  

     h) Shall perform such duties connected with the association as she may undertake at the suggestion of the           president.  

     i) Shall be a member of the fund-raising committee.  
 
Step 8: Financial Secretary  

 
     a) Shall work with the treasurer as needed to maintain the financial records of the association.  

     b) Shall receive and deposit all funds of the association in the bank.  

     c) Shall make all deposits and forward receipts to the treasurer.  

     d) Shall keep a record of all the expenditure of the association.  

     e) Shall draw-up a budget for the association each year.  

      f) Shall be a member of the fund-raising committee.  

     g) Shall perform such duties connected with the association as she may undertake at the suggestion of the           president.

Section E – Finances  
 
Chapter 1 – Management  
 
     a. The Treasurer and Financial Secretary shall be responsible for the finances of the Association. The                      Financial Secretary shall receive, document and deposit all funds of the Association in the bank selected            by the Executive Officers and forward all receipts to the Treasurer. The Financial Secretary/Treasurer                shall maintain a service account and a project account. Funds from the service account shall be used to            run the day-to-day activities of the Association, while the project funds shall be used only to finance                    approved projects.  

     b. The Financial Secretary shall keep proper records of the Association’s funds.  

     c. One or more Auditors may be appointed at any time by the NE to audit the financial records of the                       organization. The Auditors shall not be the Treasurer or Financial Secretary of the Association. The                     Auditors shall have complete access to all the accounts and financial records of the Association.  
 
Chapter 2 – 1.  Generation of Funds  
 
The funds of the Organization shall be generated from the following sources:  
 
     a. Membership dues:  National Registration fee:  $100/member.  $50 for Administrative purposes and $50             for projects.  All National dues should be in by March 31st deadline.

     b. Project funds  

     c. Fundraising activities  

     d. Donations from Corporate Sponsors and individuals.  


Chapter 3- President’s discretionary fund:  

         501.Cs should support other 501.Cs.  Expenses should be OPSA related. 

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