Each PSA Branch has a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. It is accepted that local variations will occur and flexibility is required, particularly between the posts of Branch Chair and Branch Secretary. This is recognition of the fact that local conditions can vary and that Branch Officers normally undertake their Branch role in addition to their role within their force.
The information below details the roles and responsibilities of the Branch Officers to provide guidance and clarity. The effectiveness of a Branch is often dependent on a clear understanding between Branch officers of these responsibilities.
Section 5 of the Association’s Rules details the electoral arrangements for Branch Officers and sets out certain other matters concerning Branch activity.
The Branch Chair is expected to:
The Branch Secretary is expected to:
(NOTE – there is no requirement in the Association Rules for a Branch Treasurer to be appointed. However, in order to administer a local Branch account many Branches appoint a Treasurer. In many Branches the role of Treasurer is combined with that of Secretary.)
The Branch Treasurer is expected to: