Organizational Structure

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House of Delegates

The House of Delegates is the primary legislative and policy-making body of the Association which meets annually at the time of the Association's annual meeting, unless convened in special session for extraordinary business. The House of Delegates consists of representatives selected by county medical societies, specialty societies that meet minimum membership requirements and the following sections: the International Medical Graduate Section; the Medical Student Section; the Organized Medical Staff Section; the Resident Physician Section; and the Young Physicians Section.

Board of Directors

Between meetings of the House of Delegates, the Board of Directors shall decide Association matters. The Board of Directors is comprised of Directors elected by district or county medical societies and the following officers: (i) the President, the President-elect, the First Vice President, Second Vice President, the Secretary, the Treasurer; the Immediate Past President, who shall serve as a full member of the Board of Directors for a period of three years, commencing with the year in which said person becomes the Immediate Past President (such that, at any one time, the Past Presidents from the immediately preceding three years shall be members of the Board of Directors); (iii) the Speaker of the House of Delegates, and the Vice Speaker of the House of Delegates; and the Chairman of the Council on Legislation.

Executive Committee

Between meetings of the Board of Directors or the House of Delegates, the Executive Committee shall decide Association matters, and such Executive Committee decisions shall be presented at the next meeting of the Board of Directors to be approved, rejected or modified. The Executive Committee is a committee of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee shall be composed of the President, the President-elect, the Immediate Past President, the First Vice President, the Second Vice President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Speaker of the House of Delegates and the Vice Speaker of the House of Delegates, the Chairman of the Georgia Delegation to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, or in his absence, the Vice Chairman, and the Chairman of the Council on Legislation. The President shall serve as the Chairman of the Executive Committee, and the President-elect shall serve as the Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee.

President

Between meetings of the Executive Committee, the President or the President’s duly appointed representative shall decide Association matters, and such Presidential decisions shall be presented at the next meeting of the Executive Committee to be approved, rejected or modified.

Executive Director

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Association. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and direction of the staff activities of the Medical Association of Georgia. He/she is also responsible for assuring that mandates of the House of Delegates, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee are carried out, and organizational objectives and members’ needs are identified and met. The Executive Director is responsible for keeping the officers and Board informed on matters affecting members of the Medical Association of Georgia.