SEAC depends on strong and capable leaders to navigate the needs of the Society. The terms and cycles of each elected office are as follows: the Secretary and the Treasurer shall each serve a two-year term concluding on June 30 of the next even numbered year. The President-Elect shall serve a one year term. On July 1 of the next odd numbered year the President-Elect shall automatically assume the office of President and serve a two year term until June 30 of the next odd numbered year. At the conclusion of this two year term as President, the incumbent President shall automatically become Past-President and serve a one year term in this office until June 30 of the next even numbered (election) year.
The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Society and shall in general supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the Society and develop policies, procedures, practices and programs for furthering its interests. They shall preside at all meetings of the Members of the Society and of the Board of Directors.
During their tenure the Past-President shall perform the duties of the President during any period when the latter is unable to serve.
The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Members of the Society and of the Board of Directors and shall record all votes and keep the minutes of such meetings in one or more books provided for the purpose. The Secretary shall administer the voting by mail of members of the Society and shall serve as inspector of voting.
The Treasurer shall be responsible for and have supervisory custody of all the funds and securities of the Society subject to such regulations as may be imposed by the Board of Directors. When necessary or proper, the Treasurer may endorse on behalf of the Society for collection, checks, notes, certificates of deposit and other obligations, and shall deposit the same to the credit of the Society at such bank or banks or depository as the Board of Directors may designate.