The Ottawa District Badminton Association

Responsibilities of the Officers, as described in the Bylaws

 

a) The President. The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He/she shall, when present, preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors and all meetings of Members of the Corporation. He/she shall be an ex-officio member of all Committees, with the exception of the Nominating Committee. He/she shall report on the affairs of the Corporation at the Spring Annual General Meeting of Members. He/she shall sign such contracts, documents or instruments in writing, including certificates of membership of the Corporation requiring his/her signature and shall have and perform all powers and duties incidental to his/her office and shall have such powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Board of Directors.

 

b) The Vice President. The Vice-President shall assist the President in the performance of his/her duties and shall be vested with all the powers and shall perform all the duties of the President in the absence or inability or refusal to act of the President. The Vice-President shall be responsible for any such other duties as the Board of Directors may determine from time to time.

 

c) Secretary. The Secretary shall keep a roll of the Members, together with their representatives, amending the same as may be required from time to time. He/she shall issue notices calling all meetings, both of the Members and the Directors and shall keep minutes of all meetings together with a record of such other matters as pertain to the activities of the Corporation. He/she, in cooperation with the President, shall conduct all correspondence of the Corporation and keep copies thereof, which correspondence shall be open at any time to the inspection of any Director. He/she shall have custody of the seal of the Corporation. He/she shall be authorized, together with the President or the Vice-President, to be a Signing Officer of the Corporation for the execution of contracts, obligations and other instruments in writing requiring the signature of the Corporation, as per Section 51 of this By-law. He/she shall have and perform all powers and duties incidental to this office and such other powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Board of Directors.

 

d)          Treasurer. The Treasurer shall be responsible for and oversee the funds and accounts of the Corporation and shall sign contracts, documents or instruments in writing requiring his/her signature. He/she shall receive all fees or dues paid to the Corporation and shall issue receipts therefore. He/she shall keep and maintain for inspection proper books of accounts showing the financial position of the Corporation. He/she shall be concerned with the preparation of an annual financial statement and budget for submission to the Spring Annual General Meeting of Members. He/she may be a member of the Ontario Winter Games Standing Committee. He/she shall have and perform all powers and duties incidental to this office and such other powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Board of Directors.

 

e)          Director of Senior Player Development. The Director of Senior Player development shall be responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of all adult recreational and competitive events that come under the direction of the Corporation, including the District Championships and the District Seniors & Masters Tournament. He/she shall be responsible for coordinating intra-district and inter-district adult leagues and match play. He/she shall be responsible for all coaching clinics given to Members and their Senior and Junior Players and of any specialized training sessions (fitness, first aid, club organization). He/she shall have all such powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Directors. He/she may create a Senior Development Committee and shall act as its Chairperson.

 

f)            Director of Junior Player Development. The Director of Junior Player Development shall be responsible for the development, implementation and management of all Junior recreational and competitive events that come under the direction of the Corporation. He/she shall be responsible to maintain a Junior Player Ranking System. He/she shall be responsible for organizing, operating and promoting any intra-district and inter-district league and match play at the junior level. He/she shall have all such powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Directors. He/she shall act as the Chairperson of the Ontario Winter Games Standing Committee. He/she may create a Junior Development Committee and shall act as its Chairperson.

 

g)          Director of Leadership Development. The Director of Leadership Development shall be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the coaching and officiating programs that come under the mandate of the Corporation and shall maintain a record of coaches and officials within the District. He/she shall be responsible for the development, implementation and management of new programs that come under the mandate of the Corporation. He/she may create a Leadership Development Committee and shall act as its Chairperson.

 

h)          Director of Marketing. The Director of Marketing shall be responsible to develop and coordinate all marketing, promotion, communication and outreach activities for the Corporation, including liaison between the Corporation and municipal, school and community based organizations. He/she shall have all such powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Directors. He/she may create a Marketing Committee and shall act as its Chairperson.

 

i)             Director at - Large. The Director-At-Large will be available to fulfill all duties and have such powers as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Directors.

 

j)             Past President. The Past President shall act in an advisory capacity to the President and is expected to be an active member of the Board of Directors.