What are the duties of the precinct officers?

Chair.

The duties of the precinct chair shall include:

  1. Preside at precinct meetings;
  2. Certify annual precinct meetings, organizational meetings and meetings to fill vacancies and precinct reports to the county chair within five (5) days of the meeting pursuant to section 1.05 “Order of Business”;
  3. Establish reasonable political goals for the precinct;
  4. Organize and execute a voter organizing plan;
  5. Attend meetings of the county executive committee;
  6. Recommend to the county chair names of persons to serve as precinct elections officials and on the County Board of Elections;
  7. Keep precinct officers and members informed of all Democratic Party events and activities;
  8. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the precinct or county executive committees;
  9. Transmit all records pertaining to the office to successor within ten (10) days of vacating office.
  10. Read the NCDP Plan of Organization.

Vice Chair.

The duties of the precinct vice chair shall include:

  1. Preside at precinct meeting in the absence of the chair;
  2. Serve as the publicity chair for the precinct utilizing local newspapers, door-to-door leaflets, etc. to announce political activities and/or accomplishments to voters in the precinct;
  3. Attend meetings of the County Executive Committee;
  4. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the county executive committee;
  5. Transmit all records pertaining to the office to successor within ten (10) days of vacating office.
  6. Read the NCDP Plan of Organization.

Secretary/Treasurer.

The duties of the precinct secretary/treasurer shall include:

  1. Keep all records, including minutes of the precinct committee;
  2. Issue all meeting notices within the timeframe outlined in this Plan of Organization;
  3. Certify to the county chair precinct reports within five (5) days as prescribed in Section 1.05 “Order of Business”;
  4. Provide assistance to the county party treasurer in fundraising efforts;
  5. Prepare and present reports as may be requested by the county executive committee;
  6. When there is a precinct treasury;
    1. maintain the treasury at an insured commercial bank;
    2. newly elected treasurer shall file Certification of Treasurer and Statement of Organization with the NC State Board of Elections with ten (10) days of elected office;
    3. Complete Mandatory Treasurer Training required by law from the NC State Board of Elections within thirty (30) days of elected office;
    4. Prepare and file reports as required by law within a timely manner.
  7. Preside at precinct meetings in the absence of the chair and vice chair;
  8. Transmit all records pertaining to the office to successor within ten (10) days of vacating office.
  9. Read the NCDP Plan of Organization.

Committee Members.

The duties of the precinct committee members shall include:

  1. Participate in activities and events of the Democratic Party;
  2. Carry out the duties as assigned by the precinct chair;
  3. Carry out duties as may be assigned by the County Executive Committee.