a. Attend scheduled quarterly Board of Directors meetings. If the Board Member is unable to attend, ensure that his / her state or country is represented at the Board of Directors meeting. Should a Board member fail to either attend or ensure that his / her state or country is represented at a minimum of two (2) meetings in a twelve (12) month period, he/she shall be removed from the Board and the state provider group will be required to appoint a replacement.
b. Both the member state or country and the proposed representative of that state or country shall commit to an appointment of a minimum of four (4) years of consecutive service as a representative of that member state or country. If for any reason the appointee is unable to complete their appointment, the member state or country shall appoint another representative with the expectation that they will be able to serve as their state or country’s representative for a minimum of four (4) years.
c. Serve on at least one AATOD Standing Committee or participate in the planning and/or implementation of the Association’s Conference and Training Symposia.
d. Attend and participate in the Association’s National Conference and Association-sponsored events. (Registration is waived as a method of ensuring attendance).
e. Individual Board members are responsible for communicating AATOD policies and critical business decisions to their respective state members during provider meetings and/or through written communications. The key here is to ensure that there is a flow of information between AATOD and individual OTPs within each state through the representative Board membership.
f. Convene and/or facilitate the convening of 2 – 4 statewide provider meetings per year. In the case of larger (geographical) states or countries, regional meetings will be allowed.
g. Individual Board members should keep the President of AATOD informed of any critical developments, issues, problems, and concerns over regulatory oversight and other matters of importance within member states.
h. Individual Board members should encourage their respective state members to attend and support the Conferences and Symposia as a method of expanding the exchange of information and unity within the field.
i. Board members are responsible for ensuring payment of state or country membership dues, based upon the approved schedule.
j. Expenses incurred as a result of membership on the Board of Directors are not the responsibility of AATOD.