BDCL Board Job Descriptions: President
Provides leadership to the board by:
Ensures the board members are oriented, trained, evaluated and recognized for their contributions.
Arranges for the orientation of committee chairpersons.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the board’s decision-making process.
Acts as a liaison between the community league and stakeholders:
Promotes the organization’s purpose in the community and acts as spokesperson for the league to the public and the media.
Participates in the selection and release of any paid employees in consultation with other board officers.
Plays a leading role in supporting fundraising activities.
Supports the board’s committees by:
Acts as a signing officer for cheques and other documents such as contracts and grant applications.
Works closely with the Vice-President so that the VP would be able to carry out the President’s duties when required.