San Antonio Alamo Area Local Constitution
Duties of Officers
The President shall preside at all meetings, preserve order, enforce the Constitution and By-Laws and fill all interim vacancies subject to the provisions of Article XI (effective January 2000). He/she shall appoint all non-elected officers subject to a majority vote of the members present and voting at a membership meeting with the exception of Shop Stewards who will be appointed only upon the recommendation of the appropriate Craft Directors. These appointments will be announced within 90 days of assuming the duties of President. With approval of the membership the President shall attend, as a delegate of this Local, State and National Conventions, rallies and other functions in the best interest of this Local. These duties may be delegated to other Local Officers as may be required. He/she shall be the Chairperson of the grievance committee and act as the Local’s Chief Spokesperson of the negotiating committee. He/she examine all contracts to which the Union is a party, and sign all contracts and other obligations of the Union. He/she shall perform any additional duties as may be required. He/she shall be full-time officer and shall receive an annual salary and fringe benefits equivalent to top Step PS-9 . He/she shall be an automatic delegate to the AFL-CIO Council.