Pro Tem positions are appointed by the President and approved by the voting Board of Directors and must be voted and approved by the Membership within 180 days of this appointment. During a General Election Every person who intends to become a permanent candidate for any office will be required to submit a bio/resumé to the chairman of the nominating committee stating their background and experience.
Job Description: 4th VICE PRESIDENT (Judges Panel/Standards/Research)
Must be be NFSS Panel Judge, serves as Judges Panel Director, chairs the Research and Standards Committee, and in charge of Species Classifications. Maintains records/points earned by members and birds from NFSS shows. Represents the NFSS as liaison with the National Cage Bird Show Board.
All Elected and Pro Tem officers should vote during the official board meetings. All Board members present annual budgets for consideration and are required to submit a detailed account of their expenditures and income to the treasurer on a monthly basis. In addition, officers must submit quarterly reports to the Board of Directors.
Knowledge of the NFSS Bylaws is essential and a basic understanding of Roberts Rules of Order is helpful. The board member’s duty is to lead the organization in its mission and to keep it financially and legally viable. It is important that each candidate understand the responsibilities of the office.