Portfolio Description – 3 – Past President

AITC Management Manual | Job Descriptions Version 7_26/08/19

The position descriptions below identifies the basis of the role and responsibilities of a council member, notwithstanding all council members are expected to evolve their responsibilities to fit the aims and objectives of AITC to continue to emerge as a professional a registration board.

TITLE/POSITION: PAST PRESIDENT – REPORTING TO: Council at meetings and members at AGM

Description: The past president term is for one year and is as an advisory/hand over role to the incoming president and council members.

Provide thought provoking directions that assist the association develop, provide a major leadership role in the management of the Institute. ‐ The outgoing President (Vice President ‐ President Emeritus) is expected to automatically accepting the position of vice president with the mission to advise and support the incoming President aimed to encourage continuity in the association.


* Provide advice and leadership to the incoming president and council members

* Assist the President to lead the development of the Institute

* In the absence of the President or Senior Vice President represent the Institute

* In the absence of the President consult with Senior Vice President on issues to be dealt with and/or chairing meetings

* Make formal introductions for new personal to relevant committees, organisations, associations etc

* Prepare and present information to meeting as needed

* Preferably good industry network

* Computer competent

* Ability to network at all levels in the Hospitality and Tourism industry and community


* In the absence of the President take the role and duties of the President o Provide a written /digital report for secretary for each Council meeting

* Provide a verbal report to Council at every Council meeting

* Policies/procedures/processes responsible for:

* Constitution and By‐Laws

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