President

The President:

  1. Is responsible for achieving the organisation’s mission
  2. Provides leadership to the Board of Directors, who sets policy and to whom the National Coordinator is accountable
  3. Develops agendas for meetings with the Executive Directors
  4. Chairs meetings of the Board of Directors
  5. Recommends to the board which committees are to be established
  6. Seeks volunteers for committees and coordinates individual board member assignments
  7. Appoints the chairpersons of committees, in consultation with other board members
  8. Serves ex officio as a member of committees and attends their meetings when invited
  9. Ensures that board matters are handled properly, including committee functioning, recruitment of new board members, orientations, and meeting preparation
  10. Helps guide and mediate board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns
  11. Monitors financial planning and financial reports
  12. Evaluates the performance of the board members
  13. Annually evaluates the performance of the organisation in achieving its mission and objectives
  14. Speaks to the media and represents the organisation to the community

It is recommended that the President position be filled by a candidate with previous experience serving on the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union Board of Directors.

The President for 2020-21: