ISPA Account

ISPA Officers' Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the ISPA President:

  1. Schedules all meetings of the Board of Directors that may be required for transaction of Society business. This meeting will normally be held during the International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA)) meeting in the USA in even numbered years and during the European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA) meeting in Europe in odd numbered years. As the society grows in its influence and in number of members across the world, such meetings may also be held with other precision agricultural conferences, such as Asian conference on precision agriculture (ACPA), etc.
  2. Responsible for organization, program development and conducting the bi-annual ICPA and/or ECPA meetings, with appropriate support from a professional events organizing company. On president’s recommendation, the Board of Directors may appoint someone (an individual or a committee) to be the local conference liaison that would be responsible for program organization and logistics if the Board and the President feel it would expedite, enhance and facilitate the responsibilities associated with organizing the ICPA, ECPA or other international conference as mandated by ISPA.
  3. Draws up the agenda and preside at all Board of Director meetings.
  4. Implements actions approved by the Board of Directors. 
  5. Reports all actions taken by the Board of Directors to the Society membership.
  6. Move automatically to the office of Past-President at the end of the two-year term.

Responsibilities of the ISPA President-Elect

  1. Moves automatically to the positions of President the end of the two-year term
  2. With the assistance of the Board publishes a regular ISPA e-newsletter for members and other subscribers.
  3. Responsible for periodic updates to the ISPA web-portal to keep it current.
  4. Assist the President of ISPA as requested by the President.

Responsibilities of the ISPA Secretary

  1. Take minutes of all meeting conducted by the Board of Directors
  2. Communicate with society members as needed and directed by the President
  3. Term of office, two years.

Responsibilities of the ISPA Treasurer

  1. Develop annual budget for ISPA and report detailed budget report at each annual meeting.
  2. Manage budget (cash flow) and work with Executive Director in handling financial affairs of ISPA.
  3. Share joint responsibility for receipt and disbursement of all Society funds with the Executive Director.
  4. Be a co-signature on all disbursements of Society funds.
  5. Be bonded for an amount to be determined by the Board of Directors, The bonding fee to be paid by the society.
  6. Term of office, four years.

Responsibilities of the ISPA Past-President

  1. Assist President as requested
  2. Serve as Chair of nominating committee for elections of officers and Board Members