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May 1, 2012

This is a general job description of the duties of the role of chapter president-elect. Chapters are encouraged to customize chapter leader job descriptions for their particular needs.

The President-elect shall have authority as and assume the full duties of the President in case of his/her absence. The President-elect shall, in most cases, succeed the President in the leadership track.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Become acquainted with all the duties of the President and other officers
  • Be familiar with the chapter’s bylaws and operating procedures
  • Chair at least one standing board
  • Be familiar with the duties of all committees
  • Act as liaison with the committees, Board of Directors and AFP International Headquarters, as requested by the President
  • Perform duties as assigned by the President
  • Attend chapter leadership training workshops such as the Chapter Board Workshop immediately following the AFP International Conference and/or the Chapter Management 101 session held each fall at the Leadership Academy
  • Turn over to the successor all chapter records and/or property immediately upon completion of term or resignation prior to completion of term

Visit the online Chapter Leader Network for archived Chapter Presidents' Newsletters, chapter submitted samples/resources, and discussion boards to network with other chapter leaders. Your login is your 3-digit chapter code for both username and password.

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