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Chapter President-Elect

The Chapter President‐elect generally assists and fills in for the chapter president, as needed. This position will ensure a smooth leadership transition by learning the President’s responsibilities before becoming Chapter President.


  • Assume the office of president at the expiration of the president’s term or earlier if the office becomes vacant for any reason (based on chapter bylaws).
  • Conduct meetings, formulate ideas, and delegate responsibility.
  • Communicate effectively on all levels and seize any opportunity to positively represent the organization at meetings or social functions that would benefit the chapter and/or ACHE.
  • Responsible for orientation of new board members.
  • Seek new chapter members; assist in fundraising efforts.
  • Work closely with current president throughout the year as preparation for chapter President.
  • Lead the annual strategic retreat and compile the annual work plan and budget.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the board and advise various committees, as assigned.
  • Conduct monthly committee chair calls (which include event report outs)
  • Responsible for transitioning and educating incoming President-Elect on roles/responsibilities and other pertinent documents


  • Previous board experience and proven dedication to the chapter
  • Communication, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Member in good standing with chapter for a least one year Term of Office
  • Three (3) Year commitment: a year as President‐elect; a year as President; a year as Immediate Past‐President Time


  • Average 15-20 hours per month
  • Attend the ACHE Chapter leaders conference and Congress
  • Miss no more than 2 board of directors meetings annually
  • Highly encouraged to attend all events, with requested attendance at Cocktails with the Chief, Gala, Past President’s Boat Ride and Holiday Party, and other functions as necessary. Committee Responsibilities
  • Provide active support and involvement to all committee chairs