Corresponding Secretary

The duties of the Corresponding Secretary are those prescribed in the National Constitution and Bylaws of the Association (B-V, 5.03), along with those prescribed in the Bylaws of the Iowa Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi (IAB-III)

B-V, 5.03. (d) – It shall be the duty of the Corresponding Secretary of each Chapter to:

  1. Send each year to the Executive Director of the Association lists of the names and addresses of the officers of the chapter by the deadline set by the Executive Director and to report promptly all changes in this information which may occur during the year. See Bylaw III, Sec. 3.01 (d) (3); and VIII, Sec. 8.01(a), (b).
  2. Send to the Executive Director of the Association the Report of Eligibility as specified in Bylaw VI, Sec. 6.05(a). See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01(c).
  3. Send to the Executive Director of the Association the Report of Election and forms entitled Tau Beta Pi Catalog Card as specified in Bylaw VI, Sec. 6.05(b). See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01(d).
  4. Send to the Executive Director of the Association the Report of Final Action as specified in Bylaws VI, Sec. 6.05(c), and VII, Sec. 7.07. See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01(e).
  5. Send to the Executive Director of the Association, immediately upon receipt of the proper form or after their election, the credentials for the delegate and alternate to the ensuing Convention. See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01(f).
  6. Furnish to the Executive Director of the Association a copy of the chapter’s Bylaws, amended to date, with approval of the Advisory Board within two weeks of their adoption and amendment. See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01(g).
  7. Report to the Executive Director of the Association a receipt from the IRS for the appropriate 990 form as required. See Bylaw VIII, Sec. 8.01 (h).
  8. Report to the Executive Director of the Association such items of news and of interest as to honors received, offices to which members of the chapter have been elected, and the like, and also any cases of discipline which might affect the standing of one or more members on the rolls of the Association.
  9. Carry on such other correspondence of the Chapter as the President may direct.
  10. Report to the Executive Director of the Association any and all actions taken by the Advisory Board of the chapter.

IAB-III (Sec. 4) – The additional duties of the Corresponding Secretary shall be as follows:

  • Seeing that all National deadlines are met and handling any additional contact with National Headquarters as it arises.
  • Presenting any correspondence requiring action at the first cabinet meeting after receipt.