Print

Officer Responsibilities

The following provides a general outline of the duties of ASABE committee officers. Always follow bylaws for specific responsibilities, which can vary among committees. Click here to find resources for committee management.


Chair 

  • Draft meeting agendas and distribute to the committee 30 days in advance.
  • Preside over meetings and ensure minutes are recorded and distributed.
  • Report committee actions to other committees as required in bylaws.
  • Monitor and encourage progress on action items.
  • Communicate promptly and regularly with other committee members, officers, committees, and headquarters staff.
  • Provide an updated committee roster to ASABE headquarters.


Vice Chair 

  • Assist the chair as needed.
  • Preside at the meeting in the absence of the chair.
  • Report committee actions to other committees as required by bylaws.
  • In the absence of a secretary, record and distribute meeting minutes.
  • Plan technical sessions at ASABE meetings and conferences (technical committees only)


Secretary 

  • Record meeting minutes and distribute within 30 days of the meeting.
  • Assist and serve the chair and vice chair as necessary.


Past Chair

  • Lead recruitment and reconfirmation of committee members.
  • Assist and serve the chair and vice chair as necessary.