KCO Board Descriptions


The Chair shall set the agenda and preside at all meetings of the Board and of the general membership; coordinate the work of the Officers and Committees; plan the annual KCO budget with the Treasurer; sign contracts, other financial commitments, and other legal instruments properly entered in by the KCO; and other duties as assigned by the Board.

Vice Chair

The Vice Chair shall act as an aide to the Chair; perform the duties of the Chair in the absence, disability, or inability of the Chair to act; and other duties as assigned by the Board or by the Chair.


The Secretary shall take notes of meetings of the Board and of the general membership, distribute them to Board members, and post them at the school for general membership access; summarize the minutes for inclusion in an appropriate newsletter; prepare KCO correspondence for review by the Chair and/or Director of the school as appropriate, and distribute it to members; maintain control of all non-financial records (Bylaws, meeting minutes, etc.) in an orderly fashion readily available to any KCO member; ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provision of the Bylaws or as required by law; keep a copy of the current Bylaws available for reference at each meeting; and other duties as assigned by the Board.


The Treasurer shall have custody of and be responsible for all funds of KCO; receive, provide written receipt for, and deposit all funds of KCO; keep a full and accurate account of all receipts and expenditures; maintain control of all financial records of KCO; ensure compliance with the Financial Control as defined in the Bylaws; present a Treasurer’s Report at a General Forum meeting at regular intervals and at other times as requested by the Board; prepare and certify the financial statements to be included in any required reports; ensure the financial records are complete and accurate at the end of the fiscal year for hand-off to the newly elected Treasurer; and other duties as assigned by the Board.