38.1 The Executive Director (the “E.D.”) is the key management leader of ACDNAC (the Association For The Creation
& Development Of New Age Corporations). The Executive Director is responsible for honoring personal and association commitments,
maintaining high performance standards, overseeing administration, programs and strategic planning for the association. Other
key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The E.D., reports directly to the Management Committee
and to the membership at Special or General Meetings.
38.2 The E.D., works
with and consults with the Management Committee and advisers in order to fulfill the association’s mission. The E.D.
(a) for leading the association in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by
the Management Committee and the Mission Statement.
(b) for communicating effectively with the Management Committee, the membership and for providing, in a timely and
accurate manner, all information necessary for the Management Committee to function properly and to make informed decisions.
38.3 The E.D., develops resources, together with the Management Committee
and advisers that are sufficient to ensure the financial health of the association. The E.D. is responsible----
(a) for the fiscal integrity of the association, to include submission to the Management Committee of a proposed annual
budget and monthly financial statements, that accurately reflect the financial condition of the association.
(b) for fiscal management, along with the Management Committee and advisers that generally anticipates operating within
the approved budget(s), ensures maximum resource utilization, in order to maintain the association’s positive financial
(c) for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support ACDNAC’s mission,
along with advisers, members, staff and the Management Committee.
38.4 The E.D., works with the Management Committee, members,
Adviser(s) and Staff to ensure ACDNAC’s mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
The E.D., is responsible----
(a) for implementing the association’s programs that carry out ACDNAC’s mission, together with staff, adviser(s),
members and the Management Committee.
b) for strategic planning along with the Management Committee and Adviser(s) to ensure the association can successfully
fulfill its Mission into the future.
(c) for the enhancement of ACDNAC’s image by being active and visible in the commu-nity and by working closely
with other professional, civic and private organizations.
38.5 The E.D., oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure
that the operations of the association are appropriate. The E.D., is responsible for----
(a) effective administration of ACDNAC’s operations along with the
(b) hiring and retaining competent and qualified staff.
(c) for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the association
with the Co-Chair and Treasurer of ACDNAC.
38.6 The E.D. is required to have or acquire and maintain appropriate
skill levels, either by a formal education or by self education in order to maintain----
(a) transparent and high integrity leadership,
(b) budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis,
decision-making and reporting,
strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation,
(d) an ability to convey a vision of ACDNAC’s strategic future to the staff, the Management Committee, the general
public, members, volunteers and donors,
(e) professional level knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector,
sufficient skill levels to collaborate with and motivate members, volunteers and donors.
(g) strong writing and oral communication skills,
(h) an ability to interact with and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups,
(i) an ability to oversee and collaborate with staff, members, volunteers, donors, advisers and the Management Committee,
(j) strong public speaking ability.
38.7 The E.D.’s, duties and responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:
(a) overseeing planning and operation of the association’s annual budget.
(b) establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day
operation of ACDNAC in consultation with the Management Committee.
(c) serving as ACDNAC’s primary spokesperson to the association’s constituents, the media and the
(d) establishing and maintaining relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilizing those
relationships to strategically enhance ACDNAC’s Mission.
(e) reporting to and working closely with the Management Committee to seek their involvement in policy decisions,
fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of ACDNAC throughout the State.
(f) supervising and collaborating with ACDNAC’s office staff, members, advisers, the Management Committee
(g) overseeing strategic planning and implementation of same to accomplish goals and/or objectives.
(h) overseeing ACDNAC’s committee meetings.
(i) overseeing marketing and other communications efforts along with the Management Committee, staff and advisers.
(j) Reviewing and approving contracts for services in consultation with the Management Committee and advisers.
duties as assigned by the Management Committee or voted on by the members.