Board of Directors Job Descriptions

The SNEC-PMI Board of Directors is comprised of six (6) to nine (9) at large, voting Board Members (aka Directors). The Directors of the Board are responsible for carrying out the purposes and objectives of the non-profit SNEC-PMI corporation and specifically for the development of PMI chapter operating procedures. The Board shall oversee the management, control and supervision of the business as well as other lawful activities and affairs deemed necessary to further the objectives of the Southern New England Chapter of PMI. The Board shall be solely responsible and accountable for strategic planning and the establishment of policy with respect to activities of the SNEC-PMI chapter.

Immediately following each annual election, the Board Members of SNEC-PMI shall from among themselves select four Directors to serve as Officers of the chapter in the following positions:

  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
  • Chief Operating Officer and Vice President

 


Board Member (Note: This is the Board of Directors position all candidates run for and are elected to by the membership)

The duties and authority of the Directors not serving as Officers shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing strategic guidance on the activities of one (or more) portfolio areas.
  • Providing monthly updates on strategy execution to the rest of the board.
  • Acting as "sponsors" for projects aligned to their portfolio area.
  • Once they have at least one year's experience on the board, act as a "mentor" to incoming board members in their portfolio area.
  • Annually, collaborate on preparation and submission of a budget for their portfolio area.

 


President and Chief Executive Officer (appointed on EVEN years only)

The President and CEO serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the chapter and is responsible for chairing the Board of Directors of the chapter and offering overall leadership to the chapter and shall perform such duties as are customary, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Board. The President shall also serve as a committee member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees except the Nominating Committee. The President appoints an Audit Committee annually that reviews the financial books and reports at the Annual Business Meeting the order of the books. There are two Component meetings a year that the President is expected to attend. The chapter pays all meeting expenses. Each meeting is 2.5 days. The meetings are usually held in the May/June and September/October timeframe.

 


Corporate Secretary (appointed annually)

The duties and authority of the Corporate Secretary shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Be accountable for the accuracy of board documents, such as true minutes of all such meetings and the books of the Chapter; all notices given in accordance with these Bylaws.
  • Record, distribute and maintain minutes of the Chapter business and special meetings.
  • Turn over all records in good condition to his/her successor in a timely, coordinated manner.

 


Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (appointed annually)

The duties and authority of the CFO and Treasurer shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Account for the preparation and accuracy of board financial documents, such as the books of the Chapter; financial reports, annual budget, and fiscal and financial investment policies of the Chapter.
  • Serve as an ex-officio voting member of any finance committee of the SNEC-PMI Board of Directors.
  • Control all Chapter monies in accordance with directives of the SNEC-PMI Board of Directors.
  • Establish/maintain Chapter bank accounts requiring two signatures authorized by the President, COO or CFO.
  • Provide billing information and current Chapter dues rate to the PMI Global Operations Center by September 1 each year.
  • Turn over all permanent records and financial statements in good order to his/her successor in a timely, coordinated manner and receive receipt thereto.

 


Chief Operating Officer and Vice President (appointed annually)

The duties and authority of the COO and Vice President shall include, but not limited to:

  • The day to day operations of the chapter.
  • Ensuring the projects assigned to other board members or committee chairs are on track and being reported on to the board.
  • Working with the President/CEO as mentee to understand the position of chapter President/CEO.
  • Presiding over meetings when the President/CEO is unavailable.