Duties of Lodge Officers

Lodge Chief

  1. Presides at all Lodge functions and Lodge Council of Chiefs Meetings.
  2. Represents the Lodge at all Section and/or Area meetings.
  3. Will conduct and coordinate Lodge operations by means of the Lodge council.
  4. He shall have direct responsibility and control of all Lodge ceremonials.
  5. He shall chair the 'Chapter of the Year' selection committee.
  6. He shall chair the 'Crossed Feathers' selection committee.
  7. He shall coordinate and host the Lodge banquet.
  8. He shall plan and execute Lodge Leader Development.
  9. He will chair the Spirit Award committee.
  10. He shall be a neutral leader of the Lodge with no ties to any one chapter during the entire term of his office.

Lodge Vice Chief-West

  1. Will act in the absence of the Lodge Chief.
  2. Is responsible for all Brotherhood Activities.
  3. Is responsible for publishing the Where To Go Camping Guide.
  4. Is responsible for all Lodge Camp Promotion.
  5. Is responsible for reviewing membership dropped as of Feb. 1 of each year.
  6. Is responsible for Lodge Service.
  7. Is responsible for communications in the Lodge area.
  8. He shall be a neutral leader of the Lodge with no ties to any one chapter during the entire term of his office.

Lodge Vice Chief- East

  1. Will act in the absence of the Lodge Chief.
  2. Is responsible for all Brotherhood Activities.
  3. Is responsible for publishing the Where To Go Camping Guide.
  4. Is responsible for all Lodge Camp Promotion.
  5. Is responsible for reviewing membership dropped as of Feb. 1 of each year.
  6. Is responsible for Lodge Service.
  7. Is responsible for communications in the Lodge area.
  8. He shall be a neutral leader of the Lodge with no ties to any one chapter during entire term of his office.

Lodge Secretary

  1. Will act in the absence of the Lodge Chief and Vice Chief.
  2. Records accurate minutes of all Lodge Council meetings and publish them for approval at the following Lodge Council meeting.
  3. Maintains current, accurate records of membership and status.
  4. Maintains files of chapter minutes.
  5. Is responsible for registration at all Lodge Events.
  6. Maintains in quantity all forms and necessary paperwork for Lodge business.
  7. Shall be responsible for receiving and recording nominations for Lodge Officers at Fall Fellowship.
  8. Shall publish the 'Lodger' at least quarterly.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Lodge Council.

Lodge Treasurer

  1. Shall be responsible for collection and deposit of all monies collected at Lodge and Chapter activities.
  2. Shall be responsible for all Lodge supplies and property to Include;
    1. Taking inventories as required.
    2. Preparation of all Ordeal Supplies.
    3. Preparation of all Brotherhood Supplies.
  3. Shall compile and present at monthly Lodge Council of Chiefs meeting;
    1. A statement of accounts showing expenses and income during the previous month as well as a year to date balance.
    2. A statement showing the sources of expenses and income.
    3. A listing of any outstanding debts of members to the Lodge.
    4. A listing of supplies consigned to chapters.
    5. A listing of supplies available for consignment to chapters.
  4. At all Lodge events will be responsible for:
    1. Cash control.
    2. Trading post operation.
    3. Event patch control.
    4. Bead disbursement.
  5. Shall be responsible for the preparation and presentation of the annual budget for the Lodge at Lodge Leader Development.
  6. Acts in the absence of the Lodge Chief, Lodge Vice Chiefs, and Lodge secretary.

From Tiwahe Lodge Constitution.