Statutes

4.2 Executive Committee

  1. The Vice President for Communications is responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing all matters dealing with communications. These include the activities described in 2.2 (iv) and (v) as well as any others that are required to further the mission of the Society. The VP for Communications shall also chair the Communications Committee as described in article 7.1. The term of office is two (2) years, and s/he can be re-elected for at most one additional consecutive term to the same office.
  2. The Vice President for Membership and Outreach is responsible for: a) assessing and developing plans to serve the needs of members, b) maintaining relationship with other ISI sections, related sister societies, and regional societies; c) promoting the Society among interested individuals, organizations, and regions of the world; and d) developing and implementing programs to attract new members. S/he shall chair the Membership and Outreach Committee whose duties are described in article 7.1. The term of office is two (2) years, and s/he can be re-elected for at most one additional consecutive term to the same office.
  3. The Vice President for y-BIS Members represents the interests of the y-BIS interest group (Young members of the Society). S/he is responsible for planning and overseeing activities related to y-BIS and for liaising with the Executive Committee on promoting the interests of y-BIS. The term of office is two (2) years, and s/he can be re-elected for at most one additional consecutive term to the same office.
  4. No member can be part of the Executive Committee for more than 8 years (consecutive or not).
  5. The Executive Committee shall meet at least twice a year. One of these shall be held at the biennial ISBIS symposium held in even-numbered years and at the ISI Biennial Session in odd-numbered years. The other meeting can be in person or virtual (video or teleconference).
  6. If, for any reason, an office becomes vacant, a substitute shall be appointed by the President subject to approval by two-thirds majority of the Council.
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