OFFICERS SELECTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Section 1. The officers of the Brunswick Chapter of the National Honor Society shall be president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, publicist, and historian.
Section 2. All members of that year’s junior class are eligible to serve as officers during their senior year. To be considered for selection a member of the junior class must make their desire to serve known to the Chapter Advisor, in writing. This is done by completing the Officer Candidate Form and returning it to the Chapter Advisor.
Section 3. The Officer Candidate Forms will be reviewed by the current Executive Committee and the Executive Committee will have the opportunity to comment on each application. The applications will then be given to the Faculty Council for review and commentary. The Faculty Council will have veto power, by majority vote, over any candidate for office.
Section4. Finalists are defined as those whose applications have been approved by both the Executive Committee and the Faculty Council. The finalists will be interviewed by the Executive Committee. The new officers of the Brunswick Chapter of the National Honor Society will then be selected by the current Executive Committee. All selections will be by majority vote.
Section 5. In the case of the dismissal of an officer, the Chapter Advisor will select another member of their class (junior or senior) to take their place and serve the remainder of their term in office.
Section 6. The collective group of officers and the Chapter Advisor shall be known as the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall establish annual goals for the chapter and have general supervision of the affairs of the chapter between its business meetings. The Chapter Advisor shall be a non-voting member of the Executive Committee.
Section 7. It shall be the duty of the president to preside at meetings of the chapter and to serve as the official representative of the chapter at school and community functions.
Section 8. It shall be the duty of the vice-president to preside over meetings of the chapter in the absence of the president and shall also keep a record of members’ contribution to leadership and service.
Section 9. It shall be the duty of the secretary to keep the minutes and the attendance records for meetings and to be responsible for all official correspondence.
Section 10.It shall be the duty of the treasurer to keep a record of business expenses, fundraising activities and all other financial transactions of the chapter.
Section 11. It shall be the duty of the publicist to make the public aware of the goals and activities of the chapter through the utilization of different media.
Section 12. It shall be the duty of the historian to keep a record of the chapter’s membership and activities and to pass this record on to future members.
Section 13. All actions and recommendations of the Executive Committee shall be subject to the review of the chapter membership as outlined in the National Constitution.