SNAI is Iowa’s state organization of school nutrition professionals committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy.

ARTICLE FOUR

EXECUTIVE BOARD

 

Section 1. The Executive Board

 

The Executive Board will be the Association’s executive body. The Executive Board will formulate policies;

adopt the annual budget; receive and act on reports and resolutions; conduct the Association’s affairs and

have all other powers and duties specifically provided to it by the Association’s Articles of Incorporation and

Bylaws and under Iowa law.

 

1.1 Composition. The members of the Executive Board will be as follows:

 

a. The Executive Board’s voting members will consist of the President, President--‐Elect, Vice President,

Past President, Secretary/Treasurer, Region Chairs, Region Co-Chairs and all standing committee chairs appointed by the President. Industry Representatives who are appointed as a National School Nutrition Association officer will be a member of this Executive Board. If representing a Region in Region Chair’s absence, that person may have a vote.

 

b. An SNAI member who is a SNA officer or committee member will be a non-voting member of the board.

 

1.2 Executive Board’s Responsibilities. The Executive Board’s responsibilities and duties will be as follows:

 

a. Directs the Association’s affairs in accordance with philosophies, general policies, and goals adopted

by the membership;

 

b. Considers general and specific recommendations made by the membership;

 

c. Employs all paid positions of the Association;

 

d. Appoints persons to act for the Association and defines their specific responsibilities;

 

e. Adopts the annual budget;

 

f. Manages and directs all financial affairs;

 

g. Adopts the audit of Association books;

 

h. Authorizes persons to sign checks, contracts, and other documents for the Association;

 

i. Approves organizational structure, job descriptions, and salary ranges for employees;

 

j. Approves all committee and advisory board appointments;

 

k. Fills vacancies of unexpired terms of Board members, unless otherwise specified, by a majority vote;

 

l. Reviews the program for the Annual State Conferences, workshops and all seminars;

 

m. Presents a plan of action for the ensuing year at the Annual Leadership Workshop;

 

n. Recommends positions and policies to the membership on current issues;

 

o. Provides leadership in working with allied associations and groups which share a similar purpose; and

 

p. Approves the date and place of the Annual State Conference at least 3 years in advance.

 

q. Employs an attorney as necessary.

 

1.3 Quorum. A majority of the Executive Board members will constitute a quorum.

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