The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that strategies and policies that are developed, discussed and implemented will enable the organization to achieve its mission and vision, and for monitoring and evaluating the organization's implementation of those strategies and policies.
It is the duty of the Board to determine and understand the association's mission, vision and purposes.
All Powers vested by law in the Association shall be exercised by or under the authority of, and the business and affairs shall be managed under the direction of, the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall conduct business on behalf of the Members.
ESA Board of Directors - Job Description
The job of the individual Board member is to participate as part of the Board team to accomplish the mission and vision of the organization. The Board member represents a particular community perspective to the organization and is expected to represent the organization in the community, communicating organizational goals and success. The Board member serves as "an ambassador of goodwill" at all times to advance the general association mission or specific programs and activities.
ESA Board of Directors - Members
The Board of Directors shall consist of not less than forty-four (44) Directors and not more than forty-nine (49) Directors.
The Board of Directors shall consist of the following: the President/Chairperson, four (4) Vice Presidents, one of whom, following odd numbered year elections, shall be the Vice President/President Elect, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the three (3) immediate Past Presidents, one (1) representative from each Chartered Chapter, one (1) representative of the National Company Members, one (1) representative of the Associate Members, and one (1) representative of the CSAA.