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EAPCI Executive Board roles and responsibilities

Find out about the roles and responsibilities of the EAPCI Executive Board



EAPCI President

The Presidency is the highest elected position within the EAPCI. The President serves during two years with the term of office starting and ending at the closure of the (second) Annual Ordinary Assembly of the period.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with his/her Board, determines objectives/strategies of the Association and supervises all the organizational structure and initiatives. He/she prepares the agendas and conducts the General Assemblies and Board Meetings.
  • Organises the monthly meetings/teleconferences of the Executive Committee.
  • Works with all Committees to ensure that the Association's goals are pursued and liaises with the Board of the Association. Assists the Treasurer with fundraising activities and approval of expenditures.
  • Is responsible for the appointment of the chair persons of the various Committees. Each chairperson, with advice from the President recruits his/her own Committee members.
  • Is ex-officio member of ESC Board and participates to the relevant ESC meetings representing the Association 
  • Participates to the preparatory meetings of the EuroPCR congress, the official annual congress of the Association.

EAPCI President-Elect

  • The President Elect will automatically assume the office as President of the EAPCI after two years and acts on behalf of the President when needed.
  • Is elected by all active EAPCI voting members. Candidatures are reviewed by the Nominating Committees with final candidates selected based on national and international standing and previous experience serving in National Societies and the EAPCI.

Responsibilities

  • Works in close cooperation with the President to understand the duties of office with the aim to create continuity of strategies once he assumes the Presidential position.
  • Before taking office as President, decides, after consultation with the Constituent Bodies (National Societies) and the previous Board, the Committee Chairs for the coming two years, fostering renewal of chairpersons and members when appropriate.
  • Manages assignments given by the President and assumes the office of President should the President become unable to perform his duties. Supervises activities of relevant Association initiatives.
  • Participates as voting member to the monthly meetings/teleconferences of the Executive Committee.
  • Participates to the preparatory meetings of the EuroPCR congress, the official annual congress  of the Association. 

EAPCI Past President

  • The Past Presidency of the EAPCI automatically follows two years term as President without further voting. The Past President serves during two years with the term of office starting and ending at the closure of the (second) Annual Ordinary Assembly of the period. The term of office may not be renewed in the same role.
  • The Past President is automatically Chair of the Nominating Committee.
Responsibilities
  • Provides historical information and background
  • Ensures the continuity in the activities and initiatives of the Association.
  • Participates as non voting member to the monthly meetings/teleconferences of the Executive Committee
  • Acts as Nominating Committee Chair.

EAPCI Secretary

The Secretary of the EAPCI is elected by all active members for a period of two years. Candidatures are reviewed by the Nominating Committees with final candidates selected based on national and international standing and previous experience serving in National Societies and the EAPCI.

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of the record of activities
  • Works in close collaboration with the President by providing support in secretarial issues
  • Review requests for EAPCI endorsement of meetings
  • Keeps track of issues to be discussed at meetings
  • Manages assignments given by the President and supervises activities relevant for the Association
  • Participates as voting member to the monthly meetings/teleconferences of the Executive Committee

EAPCI Treasurer 

The Treasurer of the EAPCI is elected by the EAPCI voting members for a maximum period of two years. Candidatures are reviewed by the Nominating Committees with final candidates selected based on national and international standing and previous experience serving in National Societies and the EAPCI.

Responsibilities
  • In strong collaboration with the EAPCI Association Executive Officer and Finance Department of the EHH, the Treasurer:
  • Presents financials of the Association to EAPCI Board and at the General Assembly
  • Reviews the budget prepared by the EAPCI Project Manager before circulation to the EAPCI Board
  • Acts as a link between the EAPCI Association Executive Officer and the EAPCI Board on finance related issues
  • Participates as voting member to the monthly meetings/teleconferences of the Executive Committee
  • Ensures full transparency of all transactions thereon, including donations, sponsorship and grants to the ESC concerning cardiovascular intervention