Leadership Job Descriptions
President: The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Governors (two per year), of the Executive Council (six per year, usually every other month), and of the CBA members. The President shall visit each Region at least once during the President’s term, for the purpose of meeting with members of the Affiliated Local Bar Associations located within the Region. The President shall be an ex officio member of all committees. The President shall, with the advice and consent of the Board of Governors, appoint all CBA delegates to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association upon the expiration or termination of the terms of the then-serving delegates.
President-elect: The President-elect shall assume the duties of President when the President is unable to perform such duties. The President-elect shall be a member of committees as may be provided elsewhere in these Bylaws or the appendices to these Bylaws. The President-elect shall undertake special assignments at the request of the President and shall perform such of the President’s duties as the President may delegate. The President-elect shall be in attendance for all Board of Governors (two per year) and Executive Council (six per year, usually every other month) meetings and able to join the President for Presidential visits on occasion, if available.
Vice Presidents: Each Vice President shall serve as an active liaison between the CBA and each Affiliated Local Bar Association in the Region from which such Vice President has been elected. Vice Presidents shall undertake special assignments at the request of the President. Vice Presidents shall be in attendance for all Board of Governors (two per year) and Executive Council (six per year, usually every other month) meetings, telephone meetings on the EC meeting off months and able to join the President for the Presidential visit to their Region.
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