OPS Advisory Board - Chair Responsibilities 

o         Ensure that the OPS Products Management and Standards Management Committees’ membership are balanced and complete.
o         Approve meeting agendas and call meetings.
o         Ensure the proper, relevant conduct of meetings and encourage and promote the efficient operation of the OPS Advisory Board (Board).
o         Approve requests for guest attendance at Board meetings.
o         Ensure that inquiries to the Board are swiftly and completely handled.
o         Review membership of the Board when it is apparent that a member does not attend meetings on a regular basis.
In the absence of the chair, the vice-chair fulfills the duties of the chair.
The chair and vice-chair are elected for a two-year term in odd numbered years by the voting and non-voting members of the Board at their spring meeting. Term of office commences at the conclusion of that meeting and ends at the conclusion of the spring meeting two years later.  The only members that can hold office on this committee are the MTO and the MEA representatives. If the chair is from MEA, the vice-chair is from MTO and vice versa.