St. Joseph's School of Nursing Alumnae Association

Role Descriptions

Executive Roles

Constitution Amendment May 2006 for the Executive Position Criteria reads:

All executive members must be graduates of St. Joseph's School of Nursing and/or St. Joseph's Campus of Mohawk College, Hamilton Ontario.


The President is the Head of the Association and is charged with the responsibility of administering the Association according to the Constitution

Vice President
The Vice President discharges the duties of the President in the absence of the President.

Past President
The Past President is an advisor to the Executive and facilitates transitional activities during Executive turnovers.

Recording Secretary
The Recording Secretary takes minutes, distributes minutes at all Executive meetings and maintains all minutes.

Membership Secretary
The Membership Secretary maintains the membership database and  renewal notices and mails out newsletters in a timely and accurate manner.

The Treasurer administers the financial functions of the Alumnae Association according to the Constitution and will develop policies and procedures in collaboration with the Executive.

Newsletter Editor
The Newsletter Editor writes, edits and prepares the newsletter for publishing three times a year in October, January and April.

Web Maintenance Coordinator
The Web Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the St. Joseph's School of Nursing Alumnae Association Website is updated as directed by the president and the executive

Member At Large
The Member at Large completes all designated tasks as assigned by the President.

Term of Office
1. any Executive member may serve for a period of up to 2 (years) consecutive years in one position. The Executive may modify the term of office under extenuating circumstances.
2. an Executive member will be asked to resign if she/he has been absent for 3 (three) consecutive meetings or displays inappropriate behaviour. The Executive may modify the ruling under extenuating circumstances.

Selection of Executive
Future members of the Executive are recruited and approved by the current Executive.

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