The President shall preside at all Executive Committee, Board of Directors and General Membership meetings and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees, co-sign all checks and appoint the Historian and all committee chairs with the advice and consent of the Executive Committee, except as otherwise provided for in these bylaws. The President shall have the responsibility and authority for the day-to-day administration of the affairs of NYCOBA-NOMA and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as the Executive Committee may from time to time prescribe. The President shall not enter into contracts or agreements on behalf of NYCOBA-NOMA or otherwise obligate NYCOBA-NOMA except by majority vote of the Executive Committee.




In the absence of the President, the President Elect shall act in all respects in the stead of the President. The President Elect shall perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the Executive Committee.




The Treasurer shall be the chairperson of the Budget and Finance Committee; Shall have custody of all monies of NYCOBA-NOMA; Shall keep an accurate recorded itemization of all receipts and expenditures; Shall, with the President and (optionally) the President Elect, be a signatory on the bank checking account for the disbursement of funds as authorized by the Executive Committee. The signatures of the Treasurer and the President shall be required on all checks and for the withdrawal of funds from the bank account. In the event of the incapacity or absence of the Treasurer or President, the Vice President shall act in the stead of such officer with their consent for purposes of disbursing funds from the bank account. The Treasurer shall provide a written Treasurer’s Report at every meeting of the Executive Committee, unless otherwise voted upon and shall also produce an Annual Treasurer’s Report. Upon reasonable request, any member of NYCOBA-NOMA shall have direct access to the books for inspection.




The Corresponding Secretary shall attend to all approved written notices, maintain a mailing list, attend to all correspondence, maintain the NYCOBA stationery, and keep an up-to-date, accurate list of the membership




The Recording Secretary will record and keep minutes of the meetings to be presented

for review and approval at subsequent meetings.




The Parliamentarian shall serve in an impartial role and shall not vote at Executive Committee or Board of Directors meetings unless a tie breaker is needed. The Parliamentarian shall maintain order at all meetings as per Robert’s Rules of Order and shall ensure that meetings start on time, stay on topic and cover all agenda items.

The New York Chapter of 

The National Organization of Minority Architects

P.O. Box 2455

Church Street Station

New York, NY 10008

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