Per the local’s Bylaws,
The PRESIDENT shall
i. Enforce the CUPE constitution and these by-laws.
ii. Preside at Executive Committee and General Membership meetings.
iii. Be responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Local, and conduct the affairs of the Local in accordance with the policy decisions of the membership.
iv. Report regularly to the Executive Committee and the membership on her/his actions.
v. Co-sign all cheques with the Secretary-Treasurer and sign all contracts, authorizations and other official documents of the Local, unless otherwise designated.
vi. Be the official spokesperson of the Local, unless otherwise designated.
vii. Be the supervisor to the Local staff and be responsible for office management and staffing.
viii. Be an ex-officio member of all committees and councils and be entitled to vote at all meetings.
ix. Have first preference as a delegate to the CUPE National Convention.
If you have questions about this position, please contact staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.