New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists




a.) The President shall preside at Board meetings and General Meetings of the Society.

b.) The President shall supervise the affairs of the Society subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.

c.) The President shall be the judge of order at the General Meetings.

d.) the President shall fill non-elective offices subject to approval of the Board of Directors. The term of office of each appointee shall be concurrent with that of the President.

e.) The President shall appoint the chairperson of all committees and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees, excepting the nominating committee.

f.) The Charter Certificate of Incorporation of the New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Inc., shall be kept by the President, who shall be responsible for its safekeeping.

g.) The President shall be custodian of the gavel.

h.) On expiration of the term of office, the retiring President shall surrender the State Charter and the gavel, and all other papers pertaining to the Society to the successor.

i.) The President shall place motions before the body when seconded and shall vote only in the case of a tie.

j.) The President may speak on a motion, amendment, resolution or point of order, provided he/she first yields the Chair to the next subordinate officer present.

k.) In case of inability to perform the official duties, the President shall notify the Vice-President to act in his/her stead.

l.) The President shall appoint tellers at the time of elections.

m.) The President shall be co-signer of all membership certificates and cards.

n.) The President’s term of office shall not be more than two consecutive terms.

P.O. Box 442 Bellmore, NY 11710-0442

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