THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
The institute is governed by an Executive Council as per its constitution
COMPOSITION OF THE COUNCIL
The Council is made up of at least 19 members out of which the following national officers are elected to serve for a term of two years:
a. The National President
b. The First National Vice-President
c. The Second National Vice-President
d. The National Treasurer.
The National President is the chief officer in charge of the general management of the affairs of the Institute, and the duties of that office include:
a. Presiding over all sessions and meetings of the National Executive Council
b. Drawing up institutional policy and authorizing national expenditure
c. Ensuring the proper and effective implementation of the Institute’s policies and regulations
d. Convening special meetings of the National Executive Council and overseeing the appointment of personnel and committees needed for running the affairs of the Institute
The first and second National Vice-Presidents assist in the performance of all the functions and duties of the National President and assume that office respectively in the temporary absence, for whatsoever reason, of the National President.
The National Treasurer is responsible for the general financial administration of the Institute, ensuring the keeping of proper records of the Institute’s finances and disbursements in accordance with the relevant policies of the Institute and all other relevant rules and regulations.
The Districts of the Institute elect representatives onto the Council as follows:
a. Tema District – 7 Representatives
b. Takoradi District – 3 Representatives
c. Kotoka International Airport District – 4 Representatives
d. Afloa District – 3 Representatives
e. Elubo District – 2 Representatives
Subject to the two immediately preceding provisions, the total number of Councillors at anytime is determined by ordinary resolution of the members at a general meeting.
The immediate past president of the Council always remain a member of the Council ex officio for as long as he or she remains the immediate past president.
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL
The National Executive Council, acting directly or indirectly through the National Officers, have the ultimate authority to take decisions and make policies affecting the Institute.
The National Officers of the Institute on behalf of the Council exercises the power to coordinate and centrally manage the affairs of the Institute.
The National Executive Council exercises all such residual powers of the Institute, including the powers to borrow money on its behalf and to mortgage or charge its property, which are not reserved under the institute's Constitution or the Decree to any other entity or body of the Institute.