Executive Director's Office Charter

The Governance Committee will select an Executive Director to serve at the pleasure of the Governance Committee. The Executive Director’s responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

A. Carry out the directions of the Governance Committee.

B. Facilitate day-to-day communication among Program participants.

C. Coordinate Program activities with the Governance Committee’s advisory committees by regularly collaborating with the committees on activities for which they have advisory responsibilities.

D. Provide staff support for the Program and committees.

E. Communicate with local governments, the public, the media, and federal and state agencies.

F. Prepare budgets for review by the Finance Committee and approval by the Governance Committee.

G. Prepare contractor selection procedures for review by the Finance Committee and approval by the Governance Committee.

H. Prepare and provide outreach/public education activities for the Program.

I. Prepare agreements/contracts and amendments.

J. Review invoices for accuracy and consistency with work accomplishments and compliance with contracts and amendments. Submit the approved invoices for payment.

K. Prepare quarterly expenditure reports and submit them to the Finance Committee and Governance Committee.

L. Maintain a Program office and manage Program staff.

M. Provide recommendations and advice to the Governance Committee.

N. Provide a review of Program tasks and periodically report on the status and progress of each task to the Governance Committee.

O. Perform such other functions as requested by the Governance Committee.


The organizational structure of the Program is presented in Attachment 6 to the Program Document (see page 713).