The Secretary/Treasurer of CCIAOR is elected annually for a one-year term. The Secretary/Treasurer serves on the CCIAOR Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Finance Committee. They are tasked with overseeing the financials of the Association in accordance with the Association’s financial policies and have check signatory authority.
The CCIAOR/CCIMLS Finance Committee meets quarterly to review financials of the Association and MLS. During the preparations for the following years’ budget, the Finance Committee would meet as needed for consideration and recommendation of a budget to the Board of Directors. The Finance Committee meeting schedule will be set by the Secretary/Treasurer.
To be eligible to run as Secretary/Treasurer, you must meet the following criteria:
- Currently be a REALTOR® member of CCIAOR in good standing;
- Have been a CCIAOR REALTOR® for the last 3 years;
- Have no finding of REALTOR® Code of Ethics Violations in the last 3 years;
- Have served on the CCIAOR or CCIMLS Board of Directors or the Finance Committee in the last 3 years;
- Have not served as CCIMLS Immediate Past President in the past 24 months;
- Have not resigned from the CCIMLS Board of Directors in the past 24 months;
- Have not served more than two (2) consecutive terms as a Director, including Secretary/Treasurer without a 24-month hiatus.
The Board of Directors is responsible for governing CCIAOR. The Board steers the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure CCIAOR has adequate resources to advance its mission.
Responsibilities of Board Members include:
- Attend the Leadership Orientation program in January and Board of Director meetings on a monthly basis;
- Adhere to the Policy Manual and Bylaws and fulfill fiduciary duties of care, loyalty and obedience;
- Determine and advance CCIAOR’s mission, purpose and strategic plan and shape the development of policies and initiatives that keep the organization on track;
- Conduct organizational planning, ensure adequate resources and provide resource and financial oversight including approval of the annual budget;
- Promote the organization and the value of being a REALTOR® and serve as a communication liaison between CCIAOR and its REALTOR® and affiliate members;
- Keep abreast of technology, business and regulatory changes that impact CCIAOR and its REALTOR® and affiliate members.
- Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability;
- Support the CEO and assess the performance of CCIAOR;
- Be an active participant in CCIAOR activities and programs;
- Help develop future leaders;
- Provide oversight of the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service - CCIMLS (CCIAOR is the single shareholder of CCIMLS).