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Board Member Responsibilities:
Individual voting members of the Board of Directors shall each be responsible for:
a) Effectively managing and reporting on the affairs of their position’s portfolios, if applicable;
b) Attending Board of Director and Executive Committee meetings as allowed;
c) Reporting to, recruiting, and advancing the interests of:
i. The constituency at large that they were mandated to represent, if applicable, and
ii. The greater Membership of the Associaiton
d) Recognizing, declaring, and abstaining from voting toward conflicts of interest;
e) Acting with honesty and good faith toward the best interests of the Association;
f) Being accessible and available both in and out of the Association Offices for a reasonable amount of time each week; and Making an effort to serve on no less than one and no more than four committees at any given time.
Responsibilities of the Board of Directors:
The Board of Directors shall be collectively responsible for:
a) Approving and enforcing an operating budget for the Association with understandable and detailed line items;
b) Holding accountable the actions and recommendations of an Association initiative or committee;
c) Approving or rejecting official affiliations or endorsements of the Association with any external organization;
d) Approving or rejecting proposals to purchase Capital Assets, and on that basis identifying which purchases should be drawn from a distinct fund that shares monies from multiple years;
e) Ensuring the Association is acting in accordance with applicable laws, this Constitution, any bylaws of the Association, and the University of Toronto’s Student Code of Conduct; and
f) Considering interests of constituent representation, ethics, the spirit of this Constitution, and principles of fiscal responsibility.
Feel free to come out to our next Board of Directors meeting to get a taste of what it would be like to be a part of WCSA, and we strongly encourage you to check out the Are you Woodsworthy? Leadership Conference as well, if you are interested in joining WCSA!
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|Woodsworth Residence Director
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|Mature Students’ Director
A member shall only be eligible to declare candidacy for this position if they are a member of the Mature Students constituency at the time of nomination. A member shall be considered a part of the constituency if they were 21 or older in their first year of study.