Bylaws Part 7 — Duties of Officers


  1. The president presides at all meetings of the society and of the directors.
  2. The president is the chief executive officer of the society and must supervise the other officers in the execution of their duties.


The vice president must carry out the duties of the president during the president’s absence.


The secretary must do the following:

  1. conduct the correspondence of the society;
  2. issue notices of meetings of the society and directors;
  3. keep minutes of all meetings of the society and directors;
  4. have custody of all records and documents of the society except those required to be kept by the treasurer;
  5. have custody of the common seal of the society;
  6. maintain the register of members.


The treasurer must

  1. keep the financial records, including books of account, necessary to comply with the Society Act, and
  2. render financial statements to the directors, members and others when required.


  1. The offices of secretary and treasurer may be held by one person who is to be known as the secretary treasurer.
  2. If a secretary treasurer holds office, the total number of directors must not be less than 5 or the greater number that may have been determined under bylaw 25.


In the absence of the secretary from a meeting, the directors must appoint another person to act as secretary at the meeting.