Section 1. The President shall be the  executive head of the Regional Group with full power to enforce the  provisions of this Constitution/Bylaws and the policies adopted by the  membership. He/she shall preside at meetings of the membership.
He/she  shall have and exercise all of the functions especially entrusted to  him/her by the membership and shall perform all of the duties usually  performed by such executive officer, including appointment of such  committees as he/she may feel are necessary to the successful operation  of the Group, with full authority to dissolve such committees.

Section  2. The Vice President shall perform such duties as are assigned to  him/her by the President and/or the membership, and shall serve as  Acting President during the absence or disability of the President.

Section 3. The Secretary/Treasurer shall:
a.          Keep written minutes of all meetings of the membership and of the  Executive Committee, and shall furnish a copy of all such written  minutes to the National Secretary at the National Headquarters (Attn:  Administrative Director) within two months of such meetings.

b.          Notify all members in good standing and National Headquarters (Attn:  Administrative Director),  in writing, of all regional group meetings,  in­cluding the purpose(s) for which they are called.

c.         Maintain true and complete books of account reflecting all of the income and expenditures of the Regional Group.

d.         Report regularly to the membership on the finances of the Group. 


e.          File budgets and financial reports with the National Association as  requested and/or as required by the current edition of the BVA National  Bylaws, as amended.

f.          Perform such other duties as are assigned by the President and/or the membership.

Section  4. The Judge Advocate serves as the Legal Advisor to the SOUTH CAROLINA  Regional Group President and Executive Committee. He/she shall serve as  parliamentarian at all Regional Group and Executive Committee meetings  and other meetings called by the President, and shall be governed in the  performance of his/her duties by the current edition of Robert's "Rules  of Order, Newly Revised". He/she shall be well versed on the BVA  National Bylaws and the SOUTH CAROLINA Regional Group bylaws, and shall  give the President legal advice and assistance to that office. He/she  shall perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by  the President and/or the membership, or the Vice President in the  absence or disability of the President.

 Section 5. The Chaplain  shall be charged with the spiritual welfare of the Group, and will be  responsible for the opening invocation and closing benediction for each  Regional Group meeting. At the discretion of the President, he/she may  be charged with the same responsibilities for each Executive Committee  meeting. He/she is responsible for offering memorial prayers for  deceased blinded veterans and checking on the welfare of those sick and  infirm Group members. He/she shall perform such other duties consistent  with the office of Chaplain and/or as may be assigned from time to time  by the President and/or the membership, or the Vice President in the  absence or disability of the President.

Section 6. The  Sergeant-at-Arms shall be responsible, under the direction of the  President, for maintaining peace, harmony and order at all meetings of  the membership and/or Executive Committee. He/she shall ensure that all  Regional Group meetings are conducted in accordance with the BVA  National Bylaws, as amended, the SOUTH CAROLINA Regional Group Bylaws,  and Robert's "Rules of Order, Newly Revised". He/she shall be  responsible for those present at any meetings as to their eligibility  for participation therein, and shall maintain a sign-in list, and must  report any visitors to the President. He/she shall perform such other  duties as may be assigned from time to time by the President and/or the  membership, or the Vice President in the absence or disability of the  President.