In accordance with Article VII, Section 4 of the Bylaws of The American Iris Society, the First Vice President performs the duties of the President in case of the President's absence
He/she is elected by and responsible to the Board of Directors
He/she will perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President or the inability of the President to perform the duties of that office.
He/she is a member of the Board of Directors (with vote) and participates with other Directors in the responsibility for establishing basic Society policies.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY:
Presides at all meetings of The American Iris Society and the AIS Board of Directors in the absence of the President.
Performs any duties and responsibilities assigned by the President