Get Involved! Join the PACBA Board!

Nomination Process

The nominating committee shall present a proposed slate of directors and officers to members of the Association at the annual meeting. If you are interested in joining the board or would like to nominate a fellow member, please complete the nomination form and submit it to the committee for consideration by. 

To be considered, the applicant must be a member in good standing.


Board of Director and Officer Role Descriptions

Board of Directors

The affairs of the association shall be managed by or under the direction of its board of directors. The number of directors shall be nine. Each director shall hold office until the next meeting for the election of directors following his or her election and until his or her successor shall have been elected and qualified.

The board of directors meets once a month via conference call to discuss association business. If needed, additional meetings and board votes are conducted as directed by the board President.

Time commitment - on average, board members volunteer approximately 1 hour per month for board meetings and email correspondence related to board business. Depending on committee involvement, board members can also volunteer an additional 2-3 hours of time to help with education, the newsletter, legislation, membership, etc. Committee work tends to be at specific times of year. If you have questions, please contact a board member for information.


The officers of the association shall be the executive vice-president, one or more vice-presidents (the number thereof to be determined by the Board of Directors), a treasurer, a secretary, and such other officers as may be elected or appointed by the Board of Directors; Officers whose authority and duties are not prescribed in these By-Laws have the authority to perform the duties prescribed, from time to time, by the Board of Directors. Any two or more offices may be held by the same person.


The president shall be the principal executive officer of the Association and, subject to the By-Laws shall generally supervise the management of the affairs of the Association. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and the Board of Directors. The President shall perform all other duties ordinarily incident to such office.

Executive Vice President

The Executive Vice President shall perform the duties of the President during the absence or disability of the President. The Executive Vice President shall assist the President in the performance of the President’s duties and shall perform shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President or Board of Directors.


The Secretary or designated agent shall keep minutes of all meetings of the Association and Board of Directors. The Secretary or designated agent shall be custodian of all such minutes, all minutes of committee meetings, and other records, documents and property of the Association and shall at all times maintain a complete roll of members. The Secretary and/or designated agent shall also be responsible for the production and dissemination of the PACBA Newsletter. The Secretary shall have the option of appointing a subcommittee to assist in this duty. The Secretary or designated agent shall be responsible for sending notices of all Association and Board of Directors meetings and shall perform such other duties ordinarily incident to the Secretary’s office or as may be assigned by the President.


The Treasurer shall have custody of all monies of the Association and shall collect and, subject to the direction of the Board of Directors, disburse all funds of the Association. The Treasurer shall:

(a) Maintain accurate accounts of all financial transactions;

(b) Maintain the Association’s checking account records, including reconciling all monthly account statements;

(c) Prepare for each Board of Directors meeting a monthly summary of all payments and receipts to the Association; and

(d) Prepare, at a minimum quarterly cumulative statements that summarize the amount and nature of the Association’s payments and receipts.

Such accounts shall be in books kept for that purpose and shall be open for inspection at any time by any member of the Board of Directors or any auditors appointed by the President or Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall submit at each annual meeting of the Association a suitably classified, written annual report of the Association’s financial position including (1) all receipts and disbursements occurring during such period and (2) all obligations outstanding at the end of the period, with any comments as to current and prospective future financial position that the Treasurer may deem informative. The Treasurer shall make such additional Interim financial reports as the President or Board of Directors shall direct.

Immediate Past President

The immediate past President shall assist the President and perform such other duties assigned by the President.

For more information, please review the bylaws

Pennsylvania Creditors Bar Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization., P.O. Box 20 Havertown PA 19083-0210

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software