Duties and Responsibilities
The region treasurer maintains custody of all of the region’s funds and keeps permanent records of such. He or she is the chairperson of the annual budget committee which develops the proposed budget for the year and presents the budget for adoption. In accordance with the adopted budget, the treasurer validates all bills and vouchers submitted by region board members and disburses region funds as authorized by the board. He or she also prepares a financial statement for each board meeting or whenever requested by the board.
The treasurer is also responsible for ensuring that the annual audit committee (or professional auditor) receives all financial records at least two weeks before the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, he or she presents the annual report of the previous fiscal year. Finally, the treasurer files all forms as required by the IRS and the NYS Department of Taxation.