CAES BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CEO of the Society, and chair of the board of directors; member of the Foundation board of directors. The President is responsible for implementing the strategic plans and policies of the Society with help from the board, and general supervision of Society’s affairs. With approval of the board of directors the president appoints the members of all standing committees and subcommittees and authorizes and convenes meetings of the Society and the board when necessary. The president also chairs the publications, finance, executive committees.
Fills the duties of the President if s/he is not available.
Responsible for the program of the annual policy conference; chairs the nominations committee and the resolutions committee; and may fill the duties of the president and/or president-elect if not available. The Past-President is also the CEO and chair of the Foundation.
Arranges and keeps a record of all proceedings and minutes of the board meetings and annual business meetings of both the Society and Foundation. Assembles the Annual Report in conjunction with the executive director. The secretary is appointed annually by the president with concurrence of the board of directors of both the Society and Foundation and is a voting member of both boards.
Responsible for overseeing the management and reporting of the funds and securities of both the Society and Foundation and sits on the executive and finance committees. The treasurer is appointed annually by the president with concurrence of the board of directors of both the Society and Foundation and is a voting member of both boards.
Non-voting member of the board of directors appointed annually by the president, with approval of the board. The executive director reports to the president and receives remuneration as approved by the board. The executive director attends meetings of the board of directors and the executive committee and provides support to all committees as needed.
The Presidential Cycle lasts three years with three distinct “offices”: year one as president-elect, year two as president, and year three as past-president. All offices serve on the board of directors of both the CAES and the CAEFM Foundation. The president-elect, president and past-president also participate as members of the finance and executive committees.
Serve three-year terms beginning upon the adjournment of the annual meeting in the year in which they are elected. Terms are arranged so that three councillors are elected or appointed each year. Councillors serve without remuneration and do not directly or indirectly receive any profit from the office. Councillors sit on one or more of the following committees and responsible for carrying its tasks each year: awards, communications, membership, publications, annual meeting program.
The Executive Committee consists of the president, president-elect, past-president, secretary, treasurer, and executive director. It is tactic oriented, provides organizational direction on behalf of the board, and advises the board on decisions and business matters with respect to strategic planning and policy. It oversees the work of the executive director and overall performance of the committees. The executive committee can suggest tactical decisions when time is an issue. The executive committee reports to the Board of Directors.
This committee consists of the president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and executive director. It prepares the annual budgets for both the Society and Foundation and manages the investments of the Foundation by following the investment policy approved by the board of directors. The committee can also make financial decisions or commitments not approved in the budget. The committee reports financial decisions and commitments at each board meeting.
The President with the concurrence of the board of directors, appoints an awards committee consisting of a chair and two or more members in good standing. All committee members must be directors. The awards committee is responsible for selecting the recipients of the various awards given by the Society, except the Fellows awards. The awards committee establishes subcommittees for each of the awards in any given year.
The President with the concurrence of the board of directors, appoints a membership committee consisting of a chair and two or more members in good standing. The Chair must be a board member. The membership committee oversees operations related to the recruitment of new members and the retention of current members.
Annual Meeting Program Committee
The annual meeting program committee is chaired by a member of the board of directors and includes at least two other members of the board appointed by the President with the approval of the board. The program committee for the annual meeting decides the format and content of the annual meeting program and is responsible for collecting any material to be disseminated.
The publications committee consists of the president and two other board members appointed by the President with the concurrence of the board of directors. The publications committee oversees the publications of the society, recommends publication policies to the board of directors, solicits nominees for the editorship, and recommends to the President the appointment of editors of the journals and members of the editorial boards. Editors and editorial boards of the journals of the Society are subcommittees of the publications committee and must be members of the CAES. Editors of the publications of the society are responsible for the intellectual content of said publications. The editorial boards of the publications of the society support and advise the editors with regards to editorial decisions and need not be members of the CAES. The publications committee is responsible for the strategic directions of all publications and works collaboratively with the subcommittees meet strategic goals.