Leading The Way
Serving on the National Board of Directors
Leading the Way Guide Contents
Part of your responsibility as a chapter president is serving on the National Board of Directors. The primary function of the Board of Directors is to supervise and manage all of the activities and affairs of NAMA under the limitation of responsibilities as specified in the Bylaws and Standing Rules. The National Board of Directors is comprised of all chapter presidents, national committee chairs and vice chairs and the Executive Committee.
As a member of the Board of Directors, you will receive and be asked to sign and return to NAMA a copy of the Conflict of Interest Policy
- Appoint all officers and agents of NAMA and describe their duties and powers.
- Approve the annual operating plan and budget of NAMA.
- Approve or disapprove any petitions for chapter affiliation and the creation of councils and act on disaffiliation and dissolution.
- Serve as a communications link between chapter and national programs and activities.
- The National Board of Directors meets two times each year (Agri-Marketing Conference and Fall Conference) These are both meetings you should plan to attend.
- Other special meetings may be called at the discretion of the national president. Proxy voting is not allowed, but a substitute may be designated to attend a meeting if the president is unable to attend.
- National Board of Directors are expected to cover all expenses associated with fulfillment of their responsibilities and duties as a board member.
Dates/times for this program year’s National Board of Directors’ meetings:
April 10, 2019
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO (in conjunction with the Agri-Marketing Conference)
September 19, 2018
Loews Minneapolis Hotel, Minneapolis, MN (in conjunction with the Fall Conference)