The F.A.C.E. Board of Directors invites and encourages all Members to become active in our organization. It is the commitment and teamwork of our volunteers that make F.A.C.E. a great organization and allow us to achieve our mission to "promote and advance the practice of code enforcement through education and certification; to further the interests of the profession through advocacy; and to promote networking, fellowship, and understanding among our members."
There are several Board meetings held throughout the year where Members can attend to learn more about the organization. In addition to attending meetings, there are a variety of ways to serve F.A.C.E. including becoming an Officer of the Board of Directors or serving on a Committee. Please read below for more information on ways you can become involved.
THANK YOU for your interest in serving our organization.
Each year, there are officer positions to be filled on the Board of Directors.
- The position of 1st Vice President is elected every year and is a 3 year commitment. The First Vice President automatically moves to the Presidency in the second year and then serves as Immediate Past President in the third year.
- The positions of Secretary and Treasurer are up for election in even numbered years.
- The positions of 2nd Vice President, 3rd Vice President and Sergeant at Arms are up for election in odd numbered years.
Each officer is assigned a function essential to the operation of the Association. Please contact the Past President if you would like to nominate yourself or someone else to serve as an officer. F.A.C.E. Officers are elected at the Annual Conference. Voting delegate forms can be found in the May INTERFACE.
Duties of Officers:
President- The President shall be directly responsible for the supervision and guidance of the affairs of this Association and shall preside over all meetings of F.A.C.E. The President shall enforce the By-Laws of this Association and perform other duties that would be recognized as being part of the office. This position is automatically promoted each year from the position of 1st Vice President.
1st Vice President – The primary duty of the 1st Vice President shall be to chair the Program Committee that coordinates and executes the annual conference. This position is elected each year and is a 3 year commitment. The First Vice President moves to the Presidency in the second year and then serves as Immediate Past President in the third year.
2nd Vice President –The primary duties of the 2nd Vice President shall be to chair the Certification and Education Committee. This position is elected in odd numbered years.
3rd Vice President –The primary duty of the 3rd Vice President shall be to chair the Membership Committee. This position shall involve a continuous effort and drive throughout the year in order to attract and maintain active and associate members. This position shall maintain a current list of active, associate, retired and honorary members. This position shall also serve as editor of the Newsletter. This position is elected in odd numbered years.
Secretary – The Secretary shall keep and maintain an accurate record of the proceedings of all official meetings and the names of all members appointed to committees and their functions. This position is elected in even numbered years.
Treasurer – The Treasurer shall be the custodian of the Association's money and property. The Treasurer shall keep all financial records of this Association and chair the Finance and Budget Committee. This position is elected in even numbered years.
Sergeant-at-Arms – The Sergeant-at-Arms shall maintain order during all meetings and functions of this Association. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall be Chairman of the Legislative and Judicial Review Committee that coordinates lobbying efforts with our Lobbyist. This position is elected in odd numbered years.
Past President - The Past President is responsible for the nominating Committee that helps to recruit individuals to serve on the Board of Directors. This position is automatically promoted each year from their former position as President.
Face is looking for members who are interested in having a role in our organization. We have recently created a form for you to communicate your interest in serving on one of our Committees. If you are interested, please fill out the Committee Interest Form and email or send it to the F.A.C.E. Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duties of Standing Committees:
The Program Committee shall meet as necessary and shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the development and presentation of programs for the ensuing year. This committee is chaired by the 1st Vice President.
The Certification and Education Committee shall promulgate rules and regulations pertaining to testing, certification, recertification, and award of the designation of Code Enforcement Professional (CEP). The committee shall meet as often as necessary to attain those goals. This committee is chaired by the 2nd Vice President.
The Membership Committee shall meet as necessary and shall be responsible for the active recruitment of new members and the retention of present members. This Committee is chaired by the 3rd Vice President.
The Finance and Budget Committee shall meet at least once yearly during the last quarter of the F.A.C.E. fiscal year to prepare and present a proposed budget to the Board of Directors for the ensuing F.A.C.E. fiscal year. This Committee is chaired by the Treasurer.
The Legislative and Judicial review Committee will meet as necessary and is responsible for the review of state statutes and of ordinances throughout the State of Florida which pertain to Code Enforcement. Their ultimate responsibility lies in finding the most efficient and effective laws in place and working toward the establishment of these laws on a statewide basis. This Committee shall also propose amendments to the By-Laws for transmission to the Board of Directors. This Committee is chaired by the Sergeant-at-Arms.
Special Committees include the Historian and Webmaster Committee.
Appointment of Committees: The President shall, whenever necessary and appropriate, appoint special committees to perform specific and limited duties. The President shall, with input from committee chairs, also appoint members not otherwise designated herein to the following standing committees: Finance and Budget, Certification, Legislative and Judicial Review, Program, and Membership.
Tenure of Committees: The tenure of each special committee shall be for the duration of the specific duty assigned to it, but shall not extend beyond the end of the F.A.C.E. fiscal year in which the particular committee was appointed, except that any special committee may be continued the following year by the succeeding President. Standing committees have specific functions and are appointed at the pleasure of the President to serve until the end of the F.A.C.E. fiscal year unless the succeeding President continues their services for another year.