Talk:National Constitution Article VIII

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The 2017 Grand Chapter amended Section 2 effective at the close of the 2018 Grand Chapter Meeting. At that time the following changes will take effect:


Section 1: National President

The National President shall:The National President shall:

  1. Preside at all meetings of the Grand Chapter and the National Council;
  2. Serve as the chairperson and administrator of the National Development Committee:
  3. Appoint all Committee Members;
  4. Sign warrants drawn upon the Treasury, contracts entered into by Phi Sigma Pi, all Charters, and all Membership Certificates;
  5. Promote the general interests of Phi Sigma Pi;
  6. Ensure that all policies are carried out;
  7. Call for and receive reports desired from the National Officers, National Committees or Chapters;
  8. Perform such other duties as ordinarily pertain to the office.

Section 2: Senior Vice President

The Senior Vice President shall:

  1. Temporarily serve in the absence or inability of the President;
  2. Serve as the chairperson of the Committee on Constitution & Chapter Standards (ARTICLE XIV, Section 5);
  3. Advise on risk-management;
  4. Perform such other duties as may be assigned to the Senior Vice President.

Section 3: National Secretary

The National Secretary shall:

  1. Ensure the preservation of the National Constitution, Charters, Ritual Ceremonies, and all documents, records, and supplies of Phi Sigma Pi;
  2. Issue and sign all Charters and Membership Certificates;
  3. Ensure that accurate records of all proceedings of the Grand Chapter and National Council are maintained;
  4. Ensure that minutes of the Grand Chapter and National Council are made available to all Collegiate Members and Alumni Members within seven (7) days of their approval;
  5. Serve as the chairperson of the Awards, Scholarship, & Emblem Committee (ARTICLE XIV, Section 3);

Section 4: Vice President of Finance

The Vice President of Finance shall:

  1. Sign warrants on the Treasury and contracts entered into by Phi Sigma Pi;
  2. Pay authorized warrants of the Grand Chapter when properly signed by the duly empowered National Council Members or designated representatives;
  3. Ensure appropriate fiduciary and bookkeeping control procedures, such that a complete and accurate record of receipts and expenditures shall be maintained;
  4. Prepare Phi Sigma Pi's budget in conjunction with the Executive Director;
  5. Serve on the Personnel Committee,
  6. <ake reports at the regular meetings of the Grand Chapter and special reports when called upon by the National President;
  7. Serve as a liaison between National Council and the Phi Sigma Pi Foundation Board of Directors.

Section 5: Vice President of Development

Each Vice President of Development shall:

  1. Serve on the National Development Committee;
  2. Actively work with the rest of the National Council to provide strategic direction and implement comprehensive development strategies to improve Phi Sigma Pi;
  3. Perform such other duties as may be assigned to the Vice President of Development.