Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association

#1 of 2                     Date: October, 1991                                        Section: 400

Reference:                                                        Subject: 401


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Handbook Cross References: ESDAA Constitution - Article II, Sections I and I I Policy 302 and 405

Role and Function:

The President shall have the administrative oversight of the Association and will pro­vide leadership and direction on matters of interest to the membership.


The President is accountable to the Superintendent and Director of Athletics at Association schools.


1. Preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Executive Committee.

2. Approve all orders on the treasury.

3. Appoint or approve all standing and special committees, and sports' chairpersons. Serve as ex-officio member of all committees.

4. Perform duties prescribed by the Constitution and Association regulations.

5. Maintain such powers that are usually provided for by parliamentary rule.

6. Develop an annual Purpose and Goal Statement (302) for review and approval by the Association members.

7. Arrange for meeting interpreters as needed.

8. Prepare meeting agenda and support documents.

9. Review and approve meeting minutes prior to distribution to members.
10. Appoint a mentor for new members (405).

Selection Process:

Elected every two years at the Spring Athletic directors' meeting.

Date Originated       Date of Revision       Effective Date            Approval

October, 1991                                                 Nov., 15, 1991           G. Baker