ISIE Leadership Roles and Responsibilities
The President, Executive Director and Administrative Secretary work closely together in providing leadership for and management of the Society to ensure that it thrives in its mission. They help shape and implement effective policies and procedures for the organization. They also help create the environment for valuable and productive working relationships between the Council, Committees, Staff, Members, internal groups such as Subject Sections and outside parties.
Working together, the President and Executive Director are responsible for setting the agendas of quarterly Council meetings. With the Treasurer, they are responsible for reviewing annual budgets and proposing them to Council for approval.
The Treasurer of the ISIE is responsible for organizing the Finance Committee and serving as the Chair of the Finance Committee. On this Committee, the Treasurer creates an annual Treasurer’s Report and presents the report at Council meetings along with the financial status of the Society and recommendations. The Treasurer will work closely with the ISIE office on financial updates and report any significant issues to the President and the Executive Director.
The Secretary of the ISIE is responsible for keeping minutes at annual Council Meetings and performs other duties as prescribed by the Council.
The Council responsibilities are set forth in the By-laws. In addition to the statutory duties and responsibilities, the elected Councilors shall each serve as a liaison member of one of the Committees. The President shall appoint these posts.
The Nominating Committee helps to creates a slate of candidates for all open positions during the election cycle for the Society each year. The committee is responsible for creating a transparent election process and managing the process. The Committee also re-evaluates position descriptions of the Council members and communicates with ISIE staff on election processes. More on the election process can be found here.