5.1 The duties of the unit president shall be:
5.1.1 to represent the unit membership;
5.1.2 to call unit general meetings and executive meetings, plan and prepare their programs and agendas, and chair these meetings;
5.1.3 to file and keep in order all unit records;
5.1.4 to keep a file and to make available to the unit executive the minutes of executive and general meetings;
5.1.5 to provide for the distribution of unit executive minutes;
5.1.6 to keep on file a record of all members;
5.1.7 to serve on the Council of Presidents; when unable to perform this duty, the unit president shall ensure a designate is chosen according to procedures established by the unit membership;
5.1.8 to forward the names of unit delegates and alternate delegates to the provincial annual general meeting and other provincial conferences;
5.1.9 to organize the preparation of the delegation to the provincial annual general meeting to discharge its duties and responsibilities;
5.1.10 to be one of the signing officers of the unit;
5.1.11 to attend to all correspondence;
5.1.12 to be the communications officer;
5.1.13 to keep the membership informed of unit business through the Association representatives;
5.1.14 to notify the provincial office of all Unit meetings;
5.1.15 to forward by the prescribed date to the general secretary the names and addresses of the unit executive immediately following their election;
5.1.16 to submit amendments to the unit by-laws passed by a unit general meeting to the provincial executive for approval;
5.1.17 to prepare an updated version of the by-laws whenever necessary; and to provide a copy of the by-laws as most recently amended to all Association representatives at the beginning of each school year and to any other member of the unit whenever requested;
5.1.18 to be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominations committee;
5.1.19 to carry out additional duties as assigned by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.2 The president may delegate another member to carry out one of the duties of the president listed above.
5.3 The duties of the first vice-president shall be:
5.3.1 to assist the president with his/her duties when requested;
5.3.2 to call a mandatory meeting of the unit if the president does not do so and notify the unit president and the Association general secretary of this action;
5.3.3 to perform such other duties as may be specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting;
5.3.4 to report regularly to the unit executive and general meetings;
5.3.5 to liaise with the provincial secretariat members assigned to work with the unit;
5.3.6 to research future directions in education and negotiations, to be well informed about current legislation, and to design and maintain systems giving access to information about the variety of issues and initiatives relevant to unit members;
5.3.7 to be one of the signing officers of the unit;
5.3.8 to be the chief negotiator for the unit.
5.4 The duties of the second vice-president shall be:
5.4.1 to assist the president with his/her duties when requested;
5.4.2 to be informed on issues, trends and problems in the area of occupational health and safety and the workplace environment;
5.4.3 to advise the executive in matters pertaining to occupational health and safety and workplace environmental issues that require attention;
5.4.4 to provide training on health and safety issues to members and to OECTA Health and Safety Representatives as directed by the executive;
5.4.5 to be certified in health and safety;
5.4.6 to be responsible for arranging transportation in the execution of their duties, subject to unit mileage reimbursement;
5.4.7 to perform such duties as may be specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.5 The duties of the third vice-president shall be:
5.5.1 to assist the president in his/her duties when requested;
5.5.2 to perform such other duties as may be specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.6 The duties of the Occasional Teacher Representative shall be:
5.6.1 to assist the unit executive in its duties;
5.6.2 to advise the unit executive on matters pertaining to occasional teachers.
5.7 The duties of the unit treasurer shall be:
5.7.1 to receive and acknowledge all money from the provincial treasury;
5.7.2 to deposit all funds in the name of the unit in an accredited financial institution;
5.7.3 to be chairperson of the finance committee;
5.7.4 to be one of the signing officers of the unit;
5.7.5 to keep an account of all money received and expended;
5.7.6 to pay all authorized accounts and expenses incurred by the unit;
5.7.7 to present the unit budget to the membership for approval at the first general meeting;
5.7.8 to give an annual financial report to the membership at the first general meeting of the subsequent year;
5.7.9 to submit the books and financial statements to an accredited auditor no later than four (4) months after the close of the fiscal year;
5.7.10 to submit an annual financial report audited by a licensed public accountant to the membership at the first general meeting following such audit and to the provincial office;
5.7.11 to present a financial statement at all unit executive meetings;
5.7.12 to provide counsel for the new incoming treasurer;
5.7.13 to perform such other duties as may be specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.8 The duties of the unit recording secretary shall be:
5.8.1 to record the minutes of all executive and general meetings;
5.8.2 to forward the minutes to the unit president prior to the next meeting;
5.8.3 to perform such other duties as may be specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.9 The duties of the unit councillors shall be:
5.9.1 to assist the unit executive in its duties;
5.9.2 to perform such other duties as maybe specified by a motion of an executive or general meeting.
5.10 A member of the unit executive who fails to perform the duties inherent to his/her office may be removed from office by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the unit executive, provided at least ten (10) days notice in writing of such impending action and meeting date shall be given to him/her, such a member, if removed, may appeal to the unit membership at its next general meeting.