Call for Election
POSITION AVAILABLE MAY 2016
The following position (Treasurer) is available to CPS members, nominated and elected by other CPS members, for the term starting in May 2016. If interested, please complete and submit the nomination form (see below) by April 27, 2016.
TERM: May 31, 2016 – May 31, 2019
Treasurer: In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors, the Treasurer shall ensure the safe custody of the Society's funds and securities, shall keep a full and accurate account of receipts and disbursements of the funds belonging to the Society, and shall deposit all monies and other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Society in such depositories as maybe designated by majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall ensure the delivery, facsimile, emailing or mailing out of notices of annual dues to all Members. He/she shall also be responsible for ensuring the delivery, facsimile, emailing or mailing out of notices of forfeiture of Membership in the Society as defined in the Bylaws. He/she shall also disburse funds of the Society as may be ordered by a majority of the Board of Directors or by the President and he/she shall render to the Board of Directors at its regular meetings, or as the President so requires, an account of the financial condition of the Society.
The Treasurer shall have the authority to sign cheques on behalf of the Society. If the Treasurer is unable to fulfill his/her responsibilities or the position is vacated, the Board of Directors may designate another officer to have and exercise the same authority and such other officer shall assume the obligations of the Treasurer herein. The Board of Directors can permit the Treasurer to delegate the authority for cheque signing to a third party contracted to facilitate the financial management and administration of the Society. Notwithstanding that delegation, the authorization for signing cheques in an amount over five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) (or in the aggregate for the same expense) must be pre-approved by the Treasurer by fax or email. The Treasurer shall serve a term of three (3) years, renewable for one (1) additional term by election and may not thereafter succeed himself/herself. The Treasurer must have been a Regular Member of the Society for not less than one (1) year.