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بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم
Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
II.1 The Board of Directors is collectively responsible for the administration of the affairs of the Dalton Islamic Center, Inc. However, a
division of labor among Board members facilitates the Board’s work.
Thus, the Board shall create the positions that meet the needs of the Dalton Islamic Center, Inc. Some positions are of a permanent
nature, such as the positions of the President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Director, and Education Director. Emerging
responsibilities, such as building maintenance, landscaping, athletic activities, and social activities may be added to the responsibilities
of the Board Directors, as these become necessary. Board Directors can seek help from others outside the Board to conduct their
responsibilities, but they continue to be held responsible in front of the Board.
II.2 The Board of Director shall elect a Vice President, who shall perform the functions of the President in case of the President’s
incapacity, or if authorized by the President due to absence.
The Vice President shall assume other responsibilities as directed by majority vote of the Board at a regular or special meeting. The Vice
President functions only in absence of the President.
II.3 The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. In the absence of the President, the Vice President performs the
duties of the President. In the absence of both of them, the Secretary shall perform the duties of the President.
II.4 The Secretary shall be the custodian of the minute books of the Corporation and shall accurately keep minutes of the meetings of
the Board of Directors. The Secretary is also responsible for creating and maintaining a membership roster, which is updated whenever
new members join the Congregation, as agreed by the Board.
II.5 The Treasurer shall be responsible for reporting the financial affairs of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall accurately keep
records of the revenues and expenditure of the Corporation. The Treasurer is also responsible before the Board to show absolute
transparency. This includes writing reports to the Board regularly and on monthly basis. The Treasurer’s responsibility further extends to
writing checks on behalf of the Corporation and signing them together with the President.
Monthly and annual reports should be prepared by the Treasurer, presented to the Board on regular basis, and made public to the
II.6 The Public Relations Director shall be responsible for representing the Corporation to the public. This includes conducting
contacts with other entities, dealing with the media, inviting members of other entities to the Corporation’s facilities, and visiting other
interested entities. Such contacts shall be consistent with the Preamble, other provisions of these By-Laws, and the Corporation's
Articles of Incorporation.
II.7 The Education Director shall be responsible for the educational affairs conducted in the Corporation’s facilities. This includes
supervising school activities for children and Islamic studies for adults. The Education Director shall also cooperate with the treasurer in
the financial affairs related to the educational activities of the Corporation. Such education and supervision shall be consistent with the
Preamble, other provisions of these By-laws, and the Corporation's Articles of Incorporation.
III.8 Only the Board of Directors is responsible for hiring and removing Imams and other Corporation employees. When an Imam is
hired by the Board, he becomes the religious leader of the Dalton Islamic Center and its Mosque. The Imam shall
the Board of Directors. Although hiring or removing Imams is the responsibility of the Board of Directors as a whole, the Imam reports
directly to the President.
III.9 Neither the Imam, invited religious speakers, nor others speaking for the Corporation shall intrude politics in religious services. In
particular, Friday service speeches should not include any incitement against governments, nations, religions, ethnic groups, or racial
groups in the United States or anywhere in the world.