Description: TOA Treasurer

Term: May 2018 – May 2019

Basic Function:
Serves as an Executive Officer and as a voting member of the Executive Council. Oversees financial operations of the Association and presents financial reports to the Executive Council.

 Responsibilities of the Executive Council as a Whole:

  1. Directs all affairs of the Texas Ophthalmological Association consistent with its policies and bylaws. 
  2. Fills vacancies in any elected office of the Association. Approves nominations for each elected office.
  3. Approves the Association operating budget each fiscal year.
  4. Determines Association positions on legislative, regulatory and judicial matters.
  5. Recruits and retains members. Determines dues amounts for membership categories.  Reviews the action of all Association committees, the Foundation and the Political Action Committee for consistency with short or long-range policy/mission objectives.
  6. Employs and sets compensation for the Executive Director.

Responsibilities of Individual Executive Council Members:

  1. Serves as “an ambassador of goodwill” for the TOA at all times while advancing and implementing the Texas Ophthalmological Association’s mission and general purpose. 
  2. As his/her own expense, attends the three regularly-scheduled Executive Council meetings, usually held on Saturdays in winter, spring and fall. On occasion, an officer may participate via speaker phone. If any officer fails to attend two consecutive regularly-scheduled meetings of the Executive Council, the office shall be declared vacant. 
  3. Participates in specially-called meetings (usually via conference call). 
  4. Serves on standing or ad-hoc committees if appointed. 
  5. Annually reviews the anti-competitive and conflict of interest policies and signs a conflict of interest disclosure form.
  6. Serves as a volunteer and receives no compensation.

Specific Responsibilities of the Treasurer:

  1. The Executive Director shall receive all monies and funds belonging to the Association. The Executive Director shall present a report to the Treasurer at least quarterly and for the Annual Business Meeting. 
  2. The Treasurer will present the financial report at meetings of the Executive Council. 
  3. The Treasurer will co-sign all checks paid to vendors on a monthly basis or as needed. 
  4. The Treasurer will approve credit card payments and review bank reconciliations on a monthly basis. 
  5. The Treasurer may be re-elected to not more than five consecutive terms in office.