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Welcome to the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee (EC) is a standing committee composed of senior-level leaders (President, Vice President, Secretary, Chaplain, and Treasurer), Chairperson and Co-chairperson of all Standing Committees. The President serves as chair of the EC. The EC has special responsibilities and authorities above all committees.
The EC meets once a month, the last Sunday of the month to handle routine matters, develop and set agenda, and address pressing issues that affect the organization substantially, such as an emerging crisis.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Committee
The executive committee has the power to act on behalf of the membership. It usually takes responsibility for recruiting and nominating Committee’s heads and initiates approval of individuals applying for membership in to ULAB. The EC vets matters that are highly confidential or aren’t ready for formal general meeting deliberations.
The EC evaluates the performances of various committees to make sure that committees are productive and necessary and provides organizational direction. It has the power to act on behalf of the association in emergency situations. It does strategic planning, makes decision regarding pertinent business matters such as investment, expenditures, and budgeting.
It monitors and evaluates progress toward ULAB’s strategic goals and initiatives and make periodic and timely presentations to the membership on progress.
It enhances communication to membership and facilitates cohesiveness by keeping everyone in the loop with alignment and decision-making. It helps to streamline many of the committees’ activities to make them more effective and efficient.
Providing Organizational Oversight
Executive committee members have oversight duties. They are responsible for developing guidelines, policies, quality management, overseeing the daily implementation of policies, and making sure that committees and senior leadership maintains good governance practices.
The EC forms committees and task forces and oversees ad hoc committees that work on policy development by making sure that they complete their objectives.