International Association for Sports Information
IASI is structured as follows:
4.1. General Assembly
4.1.1. The General Assembly shall be composed of Association members and be convened at least every four years.
4.1.2. The General Assembly has the following tasks:
The case of vacancies in the Presidency, the Vice-presidencies, the Secretary Treasurer or of the Members of the Executive Committee, an extraordinary General Assembly shall be empowered to appoint replacement members for the balance of the term. The Presidium shall establish rules of business for any extraordinary General Assembly.
4.2. Executive Committee
The Executive Committee shall be composed of the President, the six Vice-presidents together with 18 persons elected individually by the General Assembly for a period of four years.
4.2.1. The Executive Committee shall elect the Secretary Treasurer upon proposal of candidate(s) by the President;
4.2.2. The Executive Committee shall meet at least once a year, preferably after a meeting of the Open Forum;
4.3.1. The Presidium shall consist of the President, the Vice-presidents and the Secretary Treasurer. The President and the Secretary Treasurer shall constitute a Quorum of the Presidium. The Presidium shall look after the affairs of the Association over the periods of time in between Executive Committee sessions. Important decisions affecting the Association must be confirmed by the Executive Committee at its next session.
4.3.2. The tasks of the Presidium include:
4.3.3. If circumstances obstruct the Association abiding by its own Statutes, the Presidium must assure the continued operation of the approved working programme.
4.3.4. The Presidium shall meet whenever necessary, but at least once a year.
4.3.5. The Presidium may invite anybody he/she feels useful for the work of IASI in an advisory capacity for special meetings of the Presidium or for meetings of the Executive Committee.
4.4. President and Vice-presidents
4.4.1. The President
18.104.22.168. The President shall be elected or re-elected at every meeting of the General Assembly.
22.214.171.124. The President shall represent the Association in all matters externally and vis-a-vis third parties. He/she may delegate this authority to one of the members of the Presidium for a limited period. The President shall sign, on behalf of the Presidium and together with a member of the Presidium, any important contracts and agreements affecting the Association.
4.4.2. The Vice-presidents
126.96.36.199. Each Vice-president shall be elected by the paid members in each region in a way acceptable to the Presidium.
188.8.131.52. The Vice-presidents shall represent the Association in their respective region and promote the work of the Association .
4.5. The Secretary Treasurer
4.5.1. The Secretary Treasurer shall be responsible for the administrative and economic aspects, i.e. for the budget and bookkeeping of the Association. He/she shall head the secretariat and coordinate the work of the Association. He/she shall look after the financial matters.
4.5.2. The Secretary Treasurer
4.6. The Open Forum
In order to be responsive to the changing needs of the sport and fitness information community, the Presidium Association shall arrange to be held once a year, a meeting of IASI Members together with others who have an interest in sports information and information industry experts. The Open Forum will decide its own chairperson and its own mode of operation. The Open Forum shall strive to decide all its proposals by consensus. The result of a Open Forum will be a set of proposals addressed to the Executive Committee for action.
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