E-Board

2018-2019 Executive Board

Responsibilities

Executive Director
  • Serves as liaison to Brandeis University and the surrounding Waltham community.

  • Facilitates the activities of the other five officers.

  • Prepares a budget with the Treasurer, to be approved by the General Membership within three weeks prior to the end of the spring semester.

  • Votes last in all Executive Board decisions.

  • Presides over weekly E-Board and monthly general meetings.

  • Nominates Appointed Officers as necessary.

  • Approves all public relations.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

  • Is empowered to call General or Special Membership meetings whenever necessary.

Director of Operations
  • Oversees all medical operations of BEMCo.

  • Nominates, as necessary, Appointed Officers and holds regular meetings with them.

  • Is responsible for the maintenance of a monthly crew schedule.

  • Is responsible for ensuring that every attempt be made to answer calls for service.

  • Is responsible for providing the Executive Board and General Membership with timely reports and information on operational matters.

  • Renders whatever day to day decisions pertain to medical operations.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

  • Will assure the necessary skills of all members seeking active status or promotions in coordination with the Training Officer.

Director of Administrative Affairs
  • Oversees day-to-day non-medical operations of BEMCo.

  • Nominates, as necessary, Appointed Officers and holds regular meetings with them.

  • Oversees day to day public relations efforts.

  • Oversees membership and recruitment.

  • Is responsible for providing the Executive Board and General Membership with timely reports and information on administrative matters.

  • Renders whatever day to day decisions pertain to administration.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

  • Presides, in the absence of the Director, over the General Meetings.

  • Assumes all non-medical duties of the Director in the event of his or her absence.

Training Officer
  • Is responsible for training, continuing education, and the EMT class.

  • Orients new members, to be tested in conjunction with the Operations Officer.

  • Renders day to day decisions regarding training.

  • Provides skill checks of members for purposes of promotions and quality assurance.

  • Tests skills and knowledge of members seeking promotion in conjunction with the Operations Officer.

  • Nominates as necessary appointed officers.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

Treasurer
  • Maintains financial arrangements.

  • Prepares a budget with the Director to be approved by the General Membership within three (3) weeks prior to the end of the spring semester.

  • Oversees fund raising.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

Secretary
  • Calls meetings to order.

  • Maintains membership rosters for mail, phone, meeting attendance, eligibility to vote, and any other purpose deemed necessary.

  • Arranges for and notifies members of locations of all events (meetings, continuing education classes, etc.).

  • Handles all non-medical paperwork for officers.

  • Maintains minutes of all meetings and makes said minutes available to members within two (2) days of the meeting.

  • Is empowered to call General or Special Membership Meetings whenever necessary.

  • Distributes, to all members eligible to vote, election packets containing the election statements of any candidates running for office who submit them.

  • Discusses his/her activities with the other officers and considers their recommendations.

  • Acts as non-voting counsel to the Executive Board and for the General Membership in all matters.

  • Acts as non-voting counsel to the general membership in all matters except the election of the promotions officer, elections officer, and Executive Board officers.

  • Assures that this Constitution, the Operating Rules, the Administrative Policies, and Robert's Rules of Order are enforced according to proper procedure.

  • Shall be consulted prior to disciplinary action that falls under violations of 5.1.D to 5.1.G.

  • Reviews the constitution before the first General Meeting of each year.