Policies and Procedures

Position Descriptions

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A Director shall perform the duties of a Director in good faith, in a manner that is in the best interest of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and with care, including reasonable inquiry.

Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Define, oversee and support the mission and goals of the Association and keep them relevant to the needs of the Cook Inlet salmon resource
  2. Act for the interest of the Association consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws
  3. Be knowledgeable of and comply with the Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower, and all other Board policies
  4. Ensure financial accountability and help raise resources
  5. Control all expenditures and property
  6. Approve programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  7. Select, support and evaluate the Executive Director
  8. Establish salaries of all employees
  9. Contribute to continued Board effectiveness
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board

Commitment

  • Attend six board meetings per year
  • Serve as an officer, on standing or ad hoc Board committees or other functions as appropriate
  • Hold the Association to a high standard of performance
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Board and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the Association and its operations to make informed decisions
  • Read the materials sent to the Board and come to Board and committee meetings prepared
  • Arrive at meetings on time and stay for the full agenda unless the board or committee chair are notified otherwise
  • Ask for clarification on any matter or material that is not understood before making a decision
  • Listen carefully to other Board members and staff with an open mind and an objective perspective
  • Actively work towards those decisions and solutions that are in the resource’s best interests and speak on Board decisions with one voice
  • Carry the message of the Association to the public and to the group represented by the Board seat you occupy
  • Inform the Board of the concerns and interests of the group represented by the Board seat
  • occupied

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is a nonprofit regional association which exists to: (1) protect self-sustaining salmon stocks and habitats upon which they depend; (2) rehabilitate self- sustaining salmon stocks; (3) rehabilitate salmon habitat; and (4) maximize the value of the Cook Inlet (Area H) common property salmon resource by applying science and enhancement technology where appropriate.

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The Board President shall perform the duties of a Director and the President in good faith, in a manner that is in the best interest of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and with care, including reasonable inquiry.

Board President Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Acts as the principal executive officer of the Association subject to the direction of the Board
  2. Works in collaboration with the Executive Director in achieving the Association’s mission
  3. Presides at all meetings of the Board after developing the agenda with the Executive Director
  4. Provides leadership and guides and mediates Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns
  5. May appoint standing committees with approval of the Board
  6. Be a member of and participates in all Executive Committee meetings
  7. Evaluates annually the performance of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association in achieving its mission
  8. Perform any other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the Board

Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Define, oversee and support the mission and goals of the Association and keep them relevant to the needs of the Cook Inlet salmon resource
  2. Act for the interest of the Association consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws
  3. Be knowledgeable of and comply with the Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower, and all other Board policies
  4. Ensure financial accountability and help raise resources
  5. Control all expenditures and property
  6. Approve programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  7. Select, support and evaluate the Executive Director
  8. Establish salaries of all employees
  9. Contribute to continued Board effectiveness
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board

Commitment

  • Attend six board meetings per year
  • Serve as an officer, on standing or ad hoc Board committees or other functions as appropriate
  • Hold the Association to a high standard of performance
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Board and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the Association and its operations to make informed decisions
  • Read the materials sent to the Board and come to Board and committee meetings prepared
  • Arrive at meetings on time and stay for the full agenda unless the board or committee chair are notified otherwise
  • Ask for clarification on any matter or material that is not understood before making a decision
  • Listen carefully to other Board members and staff with an open mind and an objective perspective
  • Actively work towards those decisions and solutions that are in the resource’s best interests and speak on Board decisions with one voice
  • Carry the message of the Association to the public and to the group represented by the Board seat you occupy
  • Inform the Board of the concerns and interests of the group represented by the Board seat
  • occupied

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is a nonprofit regional association which exists to: (1) protect self-sustaining salmon stocks and habitats upon which they depend; (2) rehabilitate self- sustaining salmon stocks; (3) rehabilitate salmon habitat; and (4) maximize the value of the Cook Inlet (Area H) common property salmon resource by applying science and enhancement technology where appropriate.

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The Board Vice-Presidents shall perform the duties of a Director and the Vice-President in good faith, in a manner that is in the best interest of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and with care, including reasonable inquiry.

Board Vice-President Roles and Responsibilities

  1. In the absence of the President or in the event of the President’s death, inability or refusal to act, the Vice-Presidents in the order designated at the time of election, shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting, shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President.
    — Acts as the principal executive officer of the Association subject to the direction of the Board
    — Works in collaboration with the Executive Director in achieving the Association’s
    mission
    — Presides at all meetings of the Board after developing the agenda with the Executive Director
    — Provides leadership and guides and mediates Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns
    — May appoint standing committees with approval of the Board
    — Is a member of and participates in all Executive Committee meetings
    — Evaluates annually the performance of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association inachieving its mission
  2. Be a member of and participates in all Executive Committee meetings
  3. Perform any other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or the Board

Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Define, oversee and support the mission and goals of the Association and keep them relevant to the needs of the Cook Inlet salmon resource
  2. Act for the interest of the Association consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws
  3. Be knowledgeable of and comply with the Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower, and all other Board policies
  4. Ensure financial accountability and help raise resources
  5. Control all expenditures and property
  6. Approve programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  7. Select, support and evaluate the Executive Director
  8. Establish salaries of all employees
  9. Contribute to continued Board effectiveness
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board

Commitment

  • Attend six board meetings per year
  • Serve as an officer, on standing or ad hoc Board committees or other functions as appropriate
  • Hold the Association to a high standard of performance
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Board and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the Association and its operations to make informed decisions
  • Read the materials sent to the Board and come to Board and committee meetings prepared
  • Arrive at meetings on time and stay for the full agenda unless the board or committee chair are notified otherwise
  • Ask for clarification on any matter or material that is not understood before making a decision
  • Listen carefully to other Board members and staff with an open mind and an objective perspective
  • Actively work towards those decisions and solutions that are in the resource’s best interests and speak on Board decisions with one voice
  • Carry the message of the Association to the public and to the group represented by the Board seat you occupy
  • Inform the Board of the concerns and interests of the group represented by the Board seat
  • occupied

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is a nonprofit regional association which exists to: (1) protect self-sustaining salmon stocks and habitats upon which they depend; (2) rehabilitate self- sustaining salmon stocks; (3) rehabilitate salmon habitat; and (4) maximize the value of the Cook Inlet (Area H) common property salmon resource by applying science and enhancement technology where appropriate.

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The Board Treasurer shall perform the duties of a Director and the Treasurer in good faith, in a manner that is in the best interest of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and with care, including reasonable inquiry.

Board Treasurer Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Be responsible for all funds and sureties of the Association
  2. Assure receipt and deposition of all funds in such banks, trust companies or other depositories as selected by the Board
  3. Assure the withdrawal and distribution of Association monies is completed as directed by the Board
  4. Be readily available to the Executive Director to sign all checks drawn on the Association’s checking account
  5. Be a member of and participates in all Executive Committee meetings
  6. Perform any other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or the Board

Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Define, oversee and support the mission and goals of the Association and keep them relevant to the needs of the Cook Inlet salmon resource
  2. Act for the interest of the Association consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws
  3. Be knowledgeable of and comply with the Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower, and all other Board policies
  4. Ensure financial accountability and help raise resources
  5. Control all expenditures and property
  6. Approve programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  7. Select, support and evaluate the Executive Director
  8. Establish salaries of all employees
  9. Contribute to continued Board effectiveness
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board

Commitment

  • Attend six board meetings per year
  • Serve as an officer, on standing or ad hoc Board committees or other functions as appropriate
  • Hold the Association to a high standard of performance
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Board and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the Association and its operations to make informed decisions
  • Read the materials sent to the Board and come to Board and committee meetings prepared
  • Arrive at meetings on time and stay for the full agenda unless the board or committee chair are notified otherwise
  • Ask for clarification on any matter or material that is not understood before making a decision
  • Listen carefully to other Board members and staff with an open mind and an objective perspective
  • Actively work towards those decisions and solutions that are in the resource’s best interests and speak on Board decisions with one voice
  • Carry the message of the Association to the public and to the group represented by the Board seat you occupy
  • Inform the Board of the concerns and interests of the group represented by the Board seat
  • occupied

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is a nonprofit regional association which exists to: (1) protect self-sustaining salmon stocks and habitats upon which they depend; (2) rehabilitate self- sustaining salmon stocks; (3) rehabilitate salmon habitat; and (4) maximize the value of the Cook Inlet (Area H) common property salmon resource by applying science and enhancement technology where appropriate.

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The Board Secretary shall perform the duties of a Director and the Secretary in good faith, in a manner that is in the best interest of the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and with care, including reasonable inquiry.

Board Secretary Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Supervise the keeping of Board meeting minutes
  2. Assure notices are duly given in accordance with the By-Laws or as required by law
  3. Acquire sufficient familiarity with legal documents of the Association to note applicability during meetings
  4. Assure secure custody of corporate records and seal
  5. Be a member of and participates in all Executive Committee meetings
  6. Perform any other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or the Board

Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Define, oversee and support the mission and goals of the Association and keep them relevant to the needs of the Cook Inlet salmon resource
  2. Act for the interest of the Association consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws
  3. Be knowledgeable of and comply with the Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower, and all other Board policies
  4. Ensure financial accountability and help raise resources
  5. Control all expenditures and property
  6. Approve programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  7. Select, support and evaluate the Executive Director
  8. Establish salaries of all employees
  9. Contribute to continued Board effectiveness
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board

Commitment

  • Attend six board meetings per year
  • Serve as an officer, on standing or ad hoc Board committees or other functions as appropriate
  • Hold the Association to a high standard of performance
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Board and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the Association and its operations to make informed decisions
  • Read the materials sent to the Board and come to Board and committee meetings prepared
  • Arrive at meetings on time and stay for the full agenda unless the board or committee chair are notified otherwise
  • Ask for clarification on any matter or material that is not understood before making a decision
  • Listen carefully to other Board members and staff with an open mind and an objective perspective
  • Actively work towards those decisions and solutions that are in the resource’s best interests and speak on Board decisions with one voice
  • Carry the message of the Association to the public and to the group represented by the Board seat you occupy
  • Inform the Board of the concerns and interests of the group represented by the Board seat
  • occupied

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is a nonprofit regional association which exists to: (1) protect self-sustaining salmon stocks and habitats upon which they depend; (2) rehabilitate self- sustaining salmon stocks; (3) rehabilitate salmon habitat; and (4) maximize the value of the Cook Inlet (Area H) common property salmon resource by applying science and enhancement technology where appropriate.

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