BYLAW 9 – DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEMBERS
9.01.1 The President is accountable to and elected by the Members at the AGM, for a term of two years.
9.01.2 The function of the President, with the assistance of and through the Executive will formulate and oversee RMLL policy, assist the Commissioners in achieving RMLL objectives on behalf of the Executive in conjunction with the Vice-President and supported by the Executive Director and Treasurer, in a business-like and timely manner.
9.01.3 The President is responsible for the following duties:
a) To call and chair all meetings of the Executive and Members
b) Shall have the power, on an emergent basis, to discipline any player, coach, manager, trainer, or Lacrosse team or unseemingly conduct on or off the playing surface for a breach of the Bylaws, Rules or Regulations, subject always to the right for Discipline and Appeals as hereinafter provided
c) To assist the Commissioners in dealing with RMLL operations
d) To represent the RMLL at all ALA meetings
e) To assist in preparing an annual budget
f) To be responsible for all fiscal matters pertaining to the RMLL, including the appointment of an auditor (as defined by the Government of Alberta)
g) To represent the RMLL in all discussions with the Alberta Lacrosse Referees Association
9.02 VICE PRESIDENT
9.02.1 The Vice-President is accountable to and elected by the Members at the AGM, for a term of two years.
9.02.2 The function of the Vice-President is to carry out the administrative objectives and duties of the RMLL in conjunction with the Commissioners and supported by the Executive Director and Treasurer, in a business-like and timely manner.
9.02.3 The Vice-President is responsible for the following duties:
a) To prepare changes for the RMLL Bylaws, and Regulations as directed by the Executive.
b) To provide support to the Commissioners
c) To direct and assist the Executive Director and Treasurer
d) To fully exercise the authority of the Commissioners, in the absence or inaccessibility of the Commissioners.
e) Act in the absence of the President
f) To fully exercise the authority of the Commissioners to discipline, in the absence or inaccessibility of the Commissioners
9.03 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
9.03.1 The Executive Director is accountable to and elected by the Members at the AGM, for a term of two years.
9.03.2 The function of the Executive Director is to carry out the administrative support of the RMLL on behalf of the Executive in a business-like and timely manner.
9.03.3 The Executive Director is responsible for the following duties:
a) To follow RMLL Bylaws, and Regulations;,
b) To arrange for the Executive passes to be printed and distributed
c) To ensure the RMLL registration is complete with the ALA
d) To ensure CLA negotiation lists are supplied to the ALA Office by applicable deadline
e) To ensure ALRA Officials are assigned to all RMLL sanctioned games, in conjunction with the Referee in Chief.
f) To bill, or cause to be billed, each Member for RMLL fees, expenses, and/or fines
g) To advise new team applicants of the conditions for entry into the RMLL and ensure each application is correctly prepared for consideration by the Division and the Executive.
h) To annually prepare and distribute the RMLL Bylaws and Regulations to Members.
i) Ensure all changes to the RMLL Regulations, Rules and Division Operating Policies are made according to the Bylaws following ratification by the Executive.
i) To maintain a registry of all RMLL awards, trophies and personnel recognition under the direction of the Commissioners.
j) To provide RMLL schedules to Commissioners
9.04.1 The Treasurer is accountable to and elected by the Members at the AGM for a term of two years.
9.04.2 The function of the Treasurer is to be responsible for the custody and maintenance of all books and records of finances, as required by RMLL Bylaws and the law and ensuring the RMLL is properly financially managed.
9.05.1 The Commissioners are nominated by and are accountable to the Members of their representative Division and are put forward for ratification by the, Executive (which said ratification shall not be unreasonably withheld) at the AGM, for a term of one (1) year.
9.05.2 The function of the Commissioners is to implement RMLL Bylaws, and Regulations in conjunction with the elected Executive in a business-like and timely manner.
9.05.3 The Commissioners have the sole responsibility of administering their respective Divisions. The Commissioners are responsible for the following duties:
a) To administer the Division according to policy.
b) To administer the technical standards of the RMLL including, but not limited to, the game, officiating and equipment.
c) To approve trades.
d) To provide the Executive Director with Protected Player lists.
e) To assist with the preparation of a schedule of all RMLL and playoff games.
f) To represent the RMLL at all sanctioned games as required
g) To administer and apply the standards of conduct for all Members or Member of Members of the Division, including, but not limited to, team management, officials and players.
h) To issue fines and suspensions in accordance the RMLL Bylaws, Regulations and/or the Division’s Operating Policy, and promptly notify parties, in writing, of any disciplinary actions.
i) To prosecute or deal with any party for an incident or statement which is considered to be detrimental to the interests of lacrosse or of the RMLL.
k) The Commissioners are empowered to levy a fine on any Members or Member of Members
l) To chair all Division meetings in their respective Divisions.
9.06 DISCIPLINE AND APPEALS COMMISSIONER
9.06.1 The Discipline and Appeals Commissioner is appointed by the Executive for a two year term.
9.06.2 The function of the Discipline and Appeals Commissioner is to rule on disciplinary issues submitted to the Commissioner pursuant to RMLL Bylaws and Regulations, set up Appeal Hearings and appoint Appeal Committees, hear game protests and complaints against any Member or Member of Members of the RMLL. The Discipline and Appeals Commissioner, or his or her delegate, when requested, shall also interpret RMLL Bylaws and Regulations when the issue relates to disciplinary action.
9.07 REFEREE IN CHIEF
9.07.1 The Referee in Chief is accountable to the Executive and appointed by the ALRA for a term of two years. He or she must be a member of theALRA.
9.07.2 The function of the RIC is to provide the RMLL with the official interpretation of rules, to maintain a central registry of ALRA Officials qualified for RMLL sanctioned games and to oversee the completion of the assigning of the appropriate Referees and Officials to all RMLL games by the designated RMLL Assignor.