Complete description of each office can be found in "The General Laws"
The Constitution and By-Laws of Moose International
Sec. 35.1- General Duties and Responsibilities - The general duties and responsibilities of the Governor include, but are not limited to, the following:
Sec. 36.1 – Appointment and Election – The Administrator shall be nominated by the Board of Officers and elected by a majority vote of the membership at a regular lodge meeting. The vote shall be by separate action. The election shall be by secret ballot, if requested by any member. The election shall not be conducted by simply approving the Board of Officers’ minutes of the meeting making the nomination. An elected Administrator shall serve for a term of satisfactory service as determined by the Board of Officers and lodge. Immediately upon there being a vacancy, the Board of Officers may appoint an Acting Administrator to serve for a period of time not to exceed six (6) months. Upon becoming the Acting Administrator, or being elected as the Administrator, he shall be a member of the Board of Officers. The Treasurer shall perform the duties of the Administrator on an interim basis until an Acting Administrator is appointed, but in no case for a period of time exceeding six (6) months.
Sec. 37.1 – Acting Governor – He shall preside over the deliberations of the lodge in the absence of the Governor. He shall be a member of the House Committee and preside in the absence of the Governor and perform all other duties required of him by the laws and ritual of the Order. In case of a vacancy in the office of Governor, he shall assume the office in acting capacity, with full authority to perform the duties and the responsibilities until the vacancy is filled.
Sec. 38.1 – General Duties – The Treasurer’s duties and responsibilities are as follows:
He shall conduct a weekly inspection of all lodge and House Committee financial records to verify that all accounting entries are current, and such entries are consistent with all receipts and expenditures.
He shall receive from the Administrator duplicate deposit slips showing the deposits of all money credited to the lodge, the House Committee, and other authorized funds or accounts made by the Administrator in the name of the lodge.
He shall initial the duplicate deposit slips retained by the Administrator as a receipt.
With the Administrator and Governor, he shall be custodian of all securities, and perform all other duties required of him by the laws and ritual of the Order.
Subject to the provisions of Section 36.1, he shall perform the duties of the Administrator if the Administrator is unable to perform the duties of his office due to sickness or other short-term disability.
Sec. 39.1- General Duties- He shall be a member of the House Committee. In the absence of the Governor and Junior Governor, he presides over the deliberations of the lodge or the House Committee and performs all other duties required of him by the laws and ritual of the Order. He also serves as a member of the Auditing Committee, but not as its chairman.
Sec. 40.1 – Take Inventories – The Trustees shall take an inventory of all furniture, fixtures and other physical property of the lodge at least once each year, and at other times as required by the Governor or the lodge. Upon completion, they shall deliver the inventory to the Governor. Each month, they shall compile and deliver to the Administrator an inventory of the House Committee merchandise for resale.
Sec. 41.1 – Sergeant-At-Arms- He shall introduce all visitors and conduct them to seats within the lodge. He shall have charge of all the properties and paraphernalia of the lodge, not otherwise provided for, and perform all other duties required of him by the Governor, and the laws and ritual of the Order. He shall be in charge of the inner door, outer door and anteroom, if the lodge does not have an Inner Guard and/or Outer Guard.
Sec. 41.2 – Inner Guard – If the lodge has an Inner Guard, he shall have charge of the inner door of the lodge room and perform all other duties required of him by the laws and ritual of the Order.
Sec. 41.3 – Outer Guard - If the lodge has an Outer Guard, he shall have charge of the outer door and the anteroom, and perform all other duties required of him by the laws and ritual of the Order.
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