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SECRETARY Shall keep accurate minutes of all meetings of the Association, with the exception of sport subsection meetings. He/she shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by resolution of the Directors or as are incident to his/her office. • Secretary will attend all Board meetings, general meetings and meetings of executive. • Keep accurate minutes of these meetings • Shall maintain files/records as directed by the Executive _________________________________________________________________ CODE OF CONDUCT As a member of the Board/Executive Committee, it is your responsibility to: 1. Be a resource, able to assist the members to develop their potential and self- dependency. 2. Recognize individual differences in members and always think of the members' long-term best interests. 3. Aim for excellence based upon realistic goals and the member's growth and development. 4. Lead by example. Teach and practice co-operation, self-discipline and respect. 5. Be honest and consistent with members. 6. Be prepared to interact with the media, officials and family members. _________________________________________________________________ MISSION STATEMENT To facilitate sporting opportunities for Albertan’s living with physical impairments and/or wheelchair athletes to develop and compete at all levels from club to national. OBJECTIVES 1. To represent its members at National General Assemblies for our 5 core sports; Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis, Para-Athletics, Para Ice Hockey. 2. To encourage the development of and participation in sport activities. 3. To encourage and promote the development of integrated sport opportunities. 4. To provide opportunities for Clubs and/or Individual Members to develop regional programs. 5. To promote and market wheelchair sport to create awareness in the general public. 6. To ensure funding for the on-going operation of the Association and sanctioned and/or approved events and competitions. 7. To co-ordinate and/or provide the recruitment and training of volunteers and staff. 8. To liaise with municipal, provincial governments and interprovincial groups and associations and sport governing bodies. 9. To foster the members’ pursuit of excellence. 10. To sanction competitions within the Province of Alberta. 11. To co-ordinate the selection of participants for sport competitions at the provincial and national levels. 12. To co-ordinate and supervise the administration of provincial teams for competitions. 13. To recommend participants for international competitions.
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