Responsibilities
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  1. Develops an annual Professional Development training program and budget.
  2. Works with NDEP to conduct the State Circuit Rider Program. This program provides wastewater treatment training in the Spring and Fall of each year to the rural areas of Nevada. NDEP receives federal funding for the program, which is contingent upon a matching share of volunteer labor. NWEA provides the labor in executing the program.
  3. Works with Community College of Southern Nevada in developing course descriptions and content and providing the instructors for water and wastewater operator training classes.
  4. Develops and presents a one or partial day training seminar on selected topics of interest to member and non-member water and wastewater professionals.
  5. Works with Student Activities Committee to arrange for speakers in career development and technical‑topic student seminars.
  1. Supervises the affairs of the Association.
  2. Presides at all meetings, including the Annual Conference, during the year following the annual meeting at which he or she is elected.
  3. Leads the development of annual goals and strategic planning for the Association.
  4. Provides input to policy decisions of the Association.
  5. Serves as Chairperson and voting member of the Board. In the event a of tie vote between the other members of the Board, serves as the tie breaker.
  6. Confirms/appoints all committee chairs, vice-chairs and committee members where membership is not otherwise specified in the Constitution & Bylaws.
  7. Fills vacant offices for unexpired terms by appointment from the Association membership.
  8. Appoints members to the Board of Certification, with a vote of approval from the NWEA Board of Directors.
  9. Serves as ex-officio member of all committees, other than the Nominating Committee.
  10. Provides oversight to committees by reviewing annual plans and budgets, providing advise, ensuring goals and compliance with Board policies are met, and coordinating as necessary between the Board and the committee. May serve as Board liaison to several specific committees.
  11. Sets agenda for Board meetings.
  12. Serves as host to WEF officers present at Association functions.
  13. Promotes membership and involvement in the Association.
  14. Attends WEF Annual MA Exchange Meeting and WEFTEC conference.
  15. Makes sure newly appointed officers and committee chairs receive training in their duties and responsibilities.
  16. Has signature authority to enter into contracts and agreements, such as the Tri-State Conference Agreement.
  1. Provides input to policy decisions of the Association.
  2. Assists President as requested in formulating or evaluating the goals of the Association.
  3. Serves as voting member of the Board.
  4. Serves as Co-Chairperson of the Annual Conference Committee.
  5. Promotes membership and involvement in the Association.
  6. Assists President in hosting WEF officers in attendance at Association functions.
  7. Assist President in providing training, serving on special committees and in general promoting the image of the Association.

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