The mission of the Mar Vista Community Council (MVCC) is to provide a forum for discussion of issues that affect the quality of life of MVCC Stakeholders, and to facilitate stakeholder communication and serve as the advocate for the Council area with officials of the City of Los Angeles and other governmental and non-governmental entities.
There are five officers: Chairperson (Chair), First Vice Chairpoerson (Vice-Chair), Second Vice Chairperson (2nd Vice-Chair), Secretary, and Treasurer. A Board Director cannot hold more than one (1) office on the Executive Committee.
The duties of these officers are as follows:
Chairperson: The Chairperson (Chair) shall preside at meetings of the MVCC and the Board of Directors, and is the Chair of the Executive/Budget and Finance (ExFin) Committee. The Chair shall represent the MVCC, coordinate its affairs and prepare Board agendas and delegate responsibilities as needed. Subject to the approval of the Board, the Chair shall appoint and remove Committee Chair(s) and Vice-Chair(s) and make such other appointments as may be necessary or desirable.
First Vice-Chairperson: The First Vice Chairperson (Vice-Chair) shall discharge the duties of the Chair in the absence or disability of the Chair or duties as requested by the Chair or Board.
Second Vice-Chairperson: The Second Vice Chairperson (2nd Vice-Chair) shall discharge the duties of the Chair in the absence or disability of the Chair and 1st Vice-Chair or other duties as requested by the Chair or Board.
Secretary: The Secretary shall:
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall:
Officers of the Board shall be elected by the Board and shall perform the duties prescribed by these bylaws and by Article XII, Parliamentary Authority.
Selection of Board Officers is done on the following occasions:
The Department (of Neighborhood Empowerment) shall oversee the Officer election at the meeting following Neighborhood Council elections. The Officer positions shall be filled by a majority vote of the Board present at the meeting following the elections and annually thereafter. In the event that an Officer position becomes vacant, the Department or Chair of the Elections and Bylaws Committee shall conduct the filling of the vacant Officer positions through the following process:
Officers shall serve one (1) year terms. Only a Director shall be eligible to serve as an officer. No officer shall hold more than one (1) office at a time, and no officer shall be eligible to serve more than three (3) consecutive terms in the same office. Officers shall serve at the pleasure of the Board and may be removed by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Full Board.
This committee meets monthly. All meetings are open to the public. Check our Calendar for meeting days/times.
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