Duties of Officers
Section 1. PRESIDENT. The President shall be the chief executive of the Association and shall preside at all meetings of the Board. From his/her assumption to office and for the duration of his/her term, the President shall disassociate himself/herself from any and all activities that may in one way or another restrict or hamper the effective exercise of his/her powers and performance of his/her functions and duties. At the Annual Convention, he/she shall report to the Delegates the general state of the Association. In the event of the resignation, removal or death of both the President and the Vice President, the Board shall elect an acting President to hold office for the unexpired portion of the term or during the period of disability.
Section 2. EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT. The Executive Vice-President, shall exercise the powers and perform the functions and duties of the President during the absence or inability of the latter to seat; he shall perform such other functions and duties as are assigned to him/her by the President and the National Board.
Section 3. VICE-PRESIDENT FOR LUZON. The Vice-President for Luzon shall be responsible for monitoring and overseeing the affairs of the regional councils in Luzon, as follows: Cordillera Administrative Region Librarians Council (CARLC); Ilocos Region Librarians Council (IRLC); Cagayan Valley Region Librarians Council (CaVRLC), Central Luzon Region Librarians Council (CeLRLC); National Capital Regional Librarians Council (NCRLC); Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (STRLC); Bicol Region Librarians Council (BRLC). It shall likewise coordinate and submit recommendation to the Committee on Regional Councils on matters concerning memberships.
Section 4. VICE-PRESIDENT FOR VISAYAS. The Vice-President for Visayas shall be responsible for monitoring and overseeing the affairs of the regional councils in Visayas as follows: Western Visayas Region Librarians Council (WVRLC); Central Visayas Region Librarians Council (CeVRLC); Eastern Visayas Re¥ion Librarians Council (EVRLC). It shall likewise coordinate and submit recommendation to the Committee on Regional Councils on matters concerning memberships.
Section 5. VICE-PRESIDENT FOR MINDANAO. The Vice-President for Mindanao shall be responsible for monitoring and overseeing the affairs of the regional councils in Mindanao, as follows: Western Mindanao Region Librarians Council (WMRLC); Northern Mindanao Region Librarians Council (NMRLC); Davao Region Librarians Councils (DRLC); SOCCSKSARGEN Region Librarians Council; Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao Librarians Council (ARMMLC); Caraga Region Librarians Council (CarRLC). It shall likewise coordinate and submit recommendations to the Committee on Regional Councils on matters concerning membership.
Section 6. SECRETARY. The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the National Board and keep a record of all the proceedings thereof; prepare and maintain a register of all committees of their election or appointment; and perform such other duties as are assigned to him/her by these By-Laws, by the President, and by the Board.
Section 7. TREASURER. The Treasurer shall collect, receive, record and disburse all funds of the Association. However, no disbursement shall be made except over his/her signature, countersigned by the President or in the absence or inability of the latter, by the Executive Vice-President, or in the absence or inability of both, by the Trustee so designate by the Board to act in their stead. He/She shall render reports of receipts and disbursements in every meeting and as required by the National Board: assist in the preparation of the annual budget; and perform such other duties as maybe assigned to him/her by these By-Laws, by the President, and by the National Board.
Section 8. AUDITOR. The Auditor shall be responsible for ensuring that all disbursements of the Association’s funds are in order. He/She shall examine the evidence of each disbursement of funds to ensure that it complies with the National Board’s authority. Review the monthly financial statement prepared by the Treasurer and signs the same to certify to its accuracy and authenticity and perform other tasks inherent to the position, and / or as maybe assigned by the President of the National Board.
Section 9. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER. The Public Relations Officer shall be responsible for ensuring the proper projection of the positive image of librarians, the profession, and the Association. He / she shall disseminate through whatever practical means, information on the plans, programs, projects and activities of the Association for a wider and better appreciation in Philippine society of the role and functions of librarians, librarianship and the Association and perform other tasks as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of the Association as may be decided by the National Board.