Postdoctoral Association at Western

Bylaws

Updated September 16, 2004

The Bylaws of the Post-doctoral Association at Western (PAW) shall serve as the operational rules of the PAW, as a companion document to the Constitution of the Post-doctoral Association at Western. Should any conflict exist between the two documents, the Constitution shall prevail.

BYLAW 1: THE EXECUTIVE

1.1 PURPOSE

1.1.1 The Executive shall

1.2 MEMBERSHIP

1.2.1 Membership of the Executive shall be defined in Constitution (Article VII).

1.2.2 The Executive of the PAW shall be elected in accordance with the procedures specified in Bylaw 4.

1.3 DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT

1.3.1 The President shall

1.3.2 The President (or President's representative) shall serve ex-officio on the following bodies as required, and as approved by these same bodies

1.3.3 In the event that business must proceed in the absence of the President, the function of the President shall be assumed by a member of the Executive in the following order of precedence:

1.4 DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (INTERNAL)

1.4.1 The Vice-President (Internal) shall

1.5 DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (EXTERNAL)

1.5.1 The Vice-President (External) shall

1.6 DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (FINANCE)

1.6.1 The Vice-President (Finance) shall

1.7 DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (COMMUNICATIONS)

1.7.1 The Vice-President (Communications) shall

1.8 DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY

1.8.1 The Secretary shall

1.8.2 In the event that business must proceed in the absence of the Secretary, her/his duties shall be assumed by the Vice-President (Internal) or an appointee of the PAW Council.
 
1.8.3 The Secretary will not take part in debate in any meeting which she/he chairs. Should it become necessary for the Secretary to participate in the debate, the Vice-President (Internal) or an appointee of the PAW Council will take the chair until debate on that matter is concluded.

1.9 DUTIES OF THE PAW SENATOR

1.9.1 The PAW Senator shall

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