Guy E. Shelley, Jr
American Legion Post 974
352 Marsh Run Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070
(717) 774-3149

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DUTIES OF OFFICERS

PRESIDENT

It shall be the duty of the Chapter President to preside at all meetings of the Chapter and to have general supervision over the business and affairs of the Chapter.  The President shall approve all orders directing the disbursement of funds and shall make an annual report covering the business of the Chapter for the year; make recommendations for the ensuing year, which shall be read at the annual meeting, and a copy thereof immediately forwarded to the standing committee, or State ALR Officers.  The President shall perform such other duties as directed by the Chapter Executive Committee.  The President, or his/her representative, shall make a monthly report at The American Legion Post meeting.

VICE PRESIDENT

The Chapter Vice President shall assume and discharge the duties of the office of President in the absence, disability of, or when called upon, by the Chapter President.

SECRETARY

The Chapter Secretary shall have charge of, and keep a full and accurate record of, proceedings of all meetings, keep such records as the Post and Department organizations may require; render reports of the newly elected officers and membership, annually in August, and handle all correspondence of the Chapter.

TREASURER

The Chapter Treasurer shall have charge of all finances and see that they are safely deposited in a local bank and shall report once a month to the Chapter Executive Committee the condition of the finances of the Chapter, with such recommendations as he/she may deem expedient, or necessary, to carry on the financial activities of the Chapter.  The Treasurer shall be a signer for all checks disbursing the monies of the Chapter, and shall be provided such surety bonds in such amounts as shall be fixed by the Chapter Executive Committee and obtained by the Chapter.  One other member of the Chapter Executive Committee, in addition to the Treasurer, is required for the expenditure of funds. The Treasurer will prepare the Chapter’s financial report for the sponsoring Post Executive Committee.

ROAD CAPTAIN

The Chapter Road Captain shall plan all tours and runs, lead the chapter in formation riding and parades; arouse interest in activities; and encourage all rules of safe motorcycle operation and group riding.  Additionally, the Road Captain my select assistants to aid in special tasks and may chair appropriate activities, or committees, as directed by the Chapter President, or Chapter Executive Committee.  If there is not a Sergeant-at-Arms appointed, or elected, in the Chapter, the Road Captain will keep order at all meeting.

SERGEABT-AT-ARMS

The Chapter Sergeant-at-Arms shall maintain order at meetings and gatherings and assist the Road Captain in encouraging all rules of safe riding during sponsored events, shall perform such other duties and/or chair such committees as may be assigned by the Chapter President, or Chapter Executive Committee.

HISTORIAN

The Chapter Historian shall be charged with the individual records and incidents of the Chapter and Chapter members, and shall perform such other duties as may properly pertain to the office, or as may be determined by the Chapter, or Chapter Executive Committee.

CHAPLAIN

The Chapter Chaplain shall be charged with the spiritual welfare of the Chapter and will offer divine, but nonsectarian, service in the event of dedications, funerals, public functions, etc., and adhere to such ceremonial rituals as are recommended by   or Department.

MEMBERSHIP CHAIRPERSON

The Chapter Membership Chairperson is responsible for accurate records of all Officers, and members of the Chapter.  Information such as; first and last name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, the 9 digit ID number (from the members Legion, Legion Auxiliary or Sons membership card) Home post number, and email address.  A report of the Officers and membership shall be sent to Department of PA, by July 1st each year.

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