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PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT Ivana Marshall Southeast District 4-H Cabinet Ambassador Surry Unit January 19, 2013
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WHAT DOES THE PRESIDENT DO?  Roles and Duties:  Preside over meetings – (use confidence and have a strong workable knowledge of parliamentary procedure) Keep order, be fair and neutral on issues Ensure that all voices and opinions are heard Cast deciding vote when there is a tie   
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THE PRESIDENT? CONTINUED  Stand and use the podium and or gavel with confidence but do not abuse such “power”  Avoid the use of “I” as a president – use phrases like, “the chair” or “your president”
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THE PRESIDENT? CONTINUED  If you feel strongly about sharing your personal opinions on a subject, you must give the chair to the vice president and you cannot resume as president until the issue has been decided  When absent from a meeting, let the club leader and Vice President know in advance so they can arrange to fulfill your duties
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VICE PRESIDENTS – WHERE DO THEY FIT?    Vice Presidents need to follow all of the rules previously stated about the President in case they have to preside in the absence of the President Include other officers/members to help you plan the monthly programs Make sure the President is aware of your programming ideas so he/she is not caught off guard
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