Position Description: Chair-Elect


This position will automatically succeed the Chair at the end of his/her term, so the Chair-Elect’s primary responsibility is to prepare him/herself for the role of the Chair.  The Chair-Elect should use his/her term to familiarize him/herself with any aspects of the association or the profession in which he/she lacks experience.

    • Chairs or serves on task forces as designated by the Board
    • Carries out special assignments as requested by the Chair
    • Understands the Chair’s responsibilities and performs these duties in his/her absence
    • Serves on the Governance Committee
    • Attends all board meetings
    • Participates as a vital part of the board leadership
    • Serves as ex-officio member of all committees
    • Chair-Elect succeeds the Chair in office
Desired Attributes
    • Balance of strategic and analytical thinking
    • Strong leadership/motivational skills
    • Facilitator to encourages all to participate in discussion
    • Open to alternative viewpoints
    • Mentoring skills
    • Possesses broad perspective on all aspects of eye banking and corneal transplantation