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Annual Spring/Summer Stockholders, Board, Management Meeting

Monday, June 07, 2021, 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Additional Info:
David H Levien
8443224867 (p)
443 844-9236 (c)
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please both accept calendar invitation and register here
No Fee

The Role of The Board and Management

The board of directors, including the general manager or CEO (chief executive officer), has very defined roles and responsibilities within the business organization. Essentially it is the role of the board of directors to hire the CEO or general manager of the business and assess the overall direction and strategy of the business. The CEO or general manager is responsible for hiring all of the other employees and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the business. Problems usually arise when these guidelines are not followed. Conflict occurs when the directors begin to meddle in the day-to-day operation of the business. Conversely, management is not responsible for the overall policy decisions of the business.

The board of directors selects officers for the board.  The major office is the president or chair of the board. Next there is a vice-president of vice-chair who serves in the absence of the president. These positions are filled by board members. Next you usually have a secretary and treasurer or combined secretary/treasurer. These positions focus on very specific activities and may be filled by electing someone who is serving on the board of directors or appointing someone who is not a member of the board of directors. The selection process is often based on who is willing and who is the most qualified, although seniority may come into play. Each board may have their own ways of handling those issues. From Iowa State University.