Charge of the ACOI Executive Committee

  1. Justification Effective operation of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) requires business, administrative and programmatic activities to be accomplished in a timely fashion. The meetings of the Board of Directors (Board) as a whole occur twice yearly, which may not provide sufficient opportunity to meet the needs of the organization. The Executive Committee meets monthly to address these needs and is delegated authority to act on behalf of the Board.
  2. Objectives
    • Act as the Board of Directors and address policy issues that arise between Board meetings
    • Monitor progress of Task Forces and Committees as needed between reports to the Board
    • Communicate with outside agents, agencies or organizations regarding mutual issues of interest or interaction on behalf of the Board
    • Resolve non-budgeted financial issues or requests which are presented by external sources or for internal operations as determined by the Executive Director
    • Conduct the annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director and make recommendations on compensation changes to the Board.
  3. Membership and Term of Service The Executive Committee shall consist of six (6) members to include the President, the President Elect, the Treasurer, the Immediate Past President, the Past President, and one At Large member from the Board of Directors. The Term of Service for each member shall be the duration of their service in the positions stated. The At-Large member shall be appointed annually by the President.
  4. Accountability The Executive Committee reports directly to the Board of Directors. Minutes of the monthly meetings of the Committee shall be distributed to the Board in a timely manner The President shall represent the Executive Committee in giving full report of activities to the Board at its semiannual meetings. All major policy decisions, budget alterations, strategic plan revisions, new initiatives, or staffing changes must be presented to the Board for resolution.
  5. Responsible Staff Person The Executive Director shall serve as Staff to the committee, and has the authority to designate additional other staff to participate as he/she feels necessary.
  6. Self Evaluation Plan The Executive Committee members shall assess themselves in the following parameters on a biannual basis:
    • productivity
    • reliability
    • attainment of goals
    • effectiveness of communication

This assessment shall be accomplished by a written self survey instrument completed by each member, and a separate similar evaluation of the members by the Executive Director. Strengths and weaknesses of the group as a whole will be openly discussed and action plans will be created to address the weakness at the semiannual review.


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