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International Students Association

The University of Montana

Article V. Executive Board - Officers

  • Section 1. The Executive Board shall include the following members:
  1. President
  2. Vice-President
  3. Business Manager
  4. Secretary
  5. Public Relations Director
  6. Program Director
  7. News Editor
  8. Sports Coordinator
  9. Webmaster
  • Section 2. Duties

The duties of the President shall be to:
- Preside over meetings - agenda setting
- Serve as a representative of the association, unless prior engagements of importance prevent this
Check mail in box 37(UC 2 floor) and reply to emails

The duties of the Vice-President shall be to:
- Oversee internal functions
- Preside over the meetings and activities of the association in absence of the President if the need so arises
- Answer calls made to I.S.A.
- Assist President in representation

The duties of the Business Manager shall be to:
- Maintain accurate knowledge of the association's accounts
- Assume responsibility for writing checks (I.S.A. merchandise)
- Prepare an annual budget
- Present a monthly financial report to the Executive Board

The duties of the Secretary shall be to:
- Take minutes and attendance at all meetings
- Maintain inventory if necessary
- Write letters; representative of the President

  • Section 3. Grounds for dismissal

Each officer will be allowed three absences from regular meetings per semester before an automatic dismissal comes into effect. After two absences, a warning will be issued to the delinquent officer. Individual board members can be impeached if a petition is filed and signed by one-half of the member body. Thereafter, a dismissal will be approved by two-thirds of the board. Further grounds of dismissal will be at the discretion of the Executive Board, and requires a two-thirds majority of that body.

  • Section 4. Dissolution of the Board

The Executive Board shall be dissolved by filing a petition of no confidence by two-thirds of the association's members. The organizers of the petition will be responsible for holding elections within three weeks.

  • Section 5. Officer succession procedures

If, for any reason, the President is permanently unable to fulfill his/her duties as described, the Vice-President shall assume the President's responsibilities. A new Vice-President will be elected from among the existing officers, requiring a majority vote of the Executive Board. If a vacancy arises and a majority of the officers feel that it is necessary to hold an election for a new officer, one may be held, providing that the proper guidelines are followed (Art. IV., Sec.3). Otherwise, the President may appoint a person to fill the vacant seat with the approval of the majority of the Executive Board.

Mail: International Student Association
University Center 2nd Floor
ASUM Box #37

Phone #:(406) 924-9497