Officers and Members



Position Description - President


General Description



The President is an Artist member of the Executive Board and the chief executive officer of the Corporation and as such presides over all meetings of the membership and the Board of Directors. The President manages the general and active business of the Corporation and sees that all orders and resolutions of the Board of Directors are carried into effect. The President can execute all contracts, agreements, and other obligations and instruments in the name of the Corporation and affix the Corporate seal thereto when authorized.

The President has the general supervision and direction over the other officers of the Corporation and sees that their duties are properly performed.


Specific Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Chairs Board of Directors, Executive Board, and membership meetings.
  • Coordinates the Corporation’s activities and programs in conjunction with the Board of Directors and others to foster the development of artistic skills, professionalism, and interaction with other members at various levels within the Corporation, all in an effort to enhance and elevate the level of water and aqueous media.
  • In concert with the Directors, sets policies for the Corporation.
  • Works closely with the Vice President and other Directors to maintain overall continuity and management of the organization.
  • Recruits volunteers and delegates assignments to fulfill program needs.
  • Along with Executive Board, appoints committee chairs and other individuals to fill any vacancies.
  • Serves as Chair of the Signature-level jury process, overseeing all aspects of potential artist members, including implementing evaluation policy and standards.
  • Selects a rotating jury of Signature-level members for the review panel, providing a thorough orientation of the selection standards, requirements, and process.
  • Responsible for working with the treasurer to prepare year-end reports and budget development for the Corporation.
  • Manages financial aspects of the corporation in the absence of the treasurer.
  • Participates in recruitment activities to increase membership levels.
  • Assists with all Corporation activities and events.