ARTICLE V - DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

 Section 1. The Board of Directors shall make every effort to carry out the purposes of the SCASA-USA.


Section 2. The Board of Directors, through the Sports Advisory Committee, shall be responsible for the selection of individuals to represent the SCASA-USA in international demonstrations and competitions.


Section 3. It shall be the responsibility of the SCASA-USA Board of Directors, through the Audit & Finance Committee, to arrange for an outside impartial audit of all funds in the national organization's name or placed in the national organization's account.


Section 4. The president shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors, appoint the members of all committees (unless otherwise stated in the motion ordering such committees to be named), conduct business by mail, electronically or telephone as prescribed elsewhere in these bylaws and provide periodic reports concerning the performance of his/her duties.


Section 5. The vice president shall serve in the absence of the president, and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him/her by the Board of Directors.


Section 6. The secretary shall keep a true record of all proceedings at the meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee and maintain a file of documents pertaining to the SCASA-USA and perform such other duties as may be required by the board.


Section 7. The treasurer shall be responsible for overseeing the collection of all money and other property due to the SCASA-USA, maintaining a record of all financial transactions, receiving gifts and donations, preparing an annual report regarding the SCASA-USA's financial status, keeping a correct account of all receipts and disbursements, depositing all money received by the SCASA-USA in a reliable bank or banks to the credit of and in the name of the SCASA-USA and performing such other duties as the Board of Directors may assign.

The Treasurer shall serve as the chair of the Audit & Finance Committee and have oversight of the responsibilities as outlined in Article VI, Section 4.


Section 8. All checks must be signed by a person(s) authorized by the Board of Directors.


Section 9. All expenditures of the organization must be consistent with the approved annual budget or as specifically approved by the Board of Directors.