The Senior Vice-Chair is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, elected by the House of Delegates in an even year for a two year term beginning July 1st of the year in which the election takes place. As long as the member is in good standing, he or she may serve in this capacity for two consecutive terms. The duties and powers of the Senior Vice-Chair are defined by the LSC By-Laws:
The duties and powers of the officers and other Board Members shall be to attend and participate in all meetings of the House of Delegates and the Board of Directors and as follows:
606.7.5 Senior Vice-chair: The Senior Vice-chair shall chair and have general charge of the affairs and pro¬perty of the Division that develops, coordinates and conducts the senior swimming program of the LSC. The Senior Vice-chair serves as liaison to the Athlete Representatives and the Athletes Committee.
The seven divisions of the LSC shall each be chaired by a Vice-chair, the Senior Athletes Representative, or the Senior Coaches Representative, whose respective powers, duties, juris¬dic¬tion and responsibilities are described in Section 606.7. Under each division Vice-chair there are officers, committees, coordinators and direct responsibilities as follows:
607.1.3 Senior Division - Senior Vice-chair
Travel Fund Committee
In addition to the duties described in the LSC By-Laws, Section 606.7 and 607.1 (see above), the By-Laws and the LSC Policy & Procedures Manual grant the Senior Vice-Chair the authority / obligation to
A. Serve on the Budget Committee, the Program Development Committee, the Travel Fund Committee, and the Ad-hoc Surcharge Committee
B. Receive safety recommendations from the Safety Coordinator
C. Assume responsibility for the budgets for LSC-hosted Senior meets
D. With advice and consent of the Senior Committee and subsequent approval by the HOD or the BOD, recommend that the LSC-hosted meets be open or closed.