The officers of the Academic Staff Senate shall consist of a Chair, a Vice-Chair and a Secretary. The officers shall constitute the Executive Committee of the Senate.Section 1 Duties of the Chair
The Chair shall set the agenda and preside at meetings of the Academic Staff Senate; represent the academic staff to other constituencies; and perform any duties prescribed to this position within the by-laws.Section 2 Duties of the Vice-Chair
The Vice-Chair shall serve in the absence of the Chair; coordinate the standing bodies and ad hoc committees of the Academic Staff Senate; regularly attend the meetings of the Faculty Senate as the representative of the Academic Staff Senate; and perform other duties as prescribed within the by-laws.Section 3 Duties of the Secretary
The Secretary shall record and distribute the meeting minutes; distribute election results; process communications of and for the Academic Staff Senate; and perform other duties as prescribed within the by-laws.Section 4 Duties of the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is authorized to consult with appropriate administrators and other persons; to establish meeting times and dates for the Senate; to establish the agenda for the meetings; to call special meetings of the academic staff as needed; and to communicate electronically in the interest of time when necessary.Section 5 Election of the Officers
The officers of the Academic Staff Senate will be elected by the Senators at the start of each Senate year for a term of one year. The Vice-Chair will serve as the Chair for the following Senate year.