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Executive Advisory
Department of Business, Management and Accounting (DBMA) Business Executive Advisory Counsil Bylaws

Section A. Name and Purpose

Article 1. Name

This organization shall be known as the Department of Business, Management & Accounting Advisory Council, hereafter referred to as the Business Executive Advisory Council (BEAC).

Article 2. Purpose

The Business Executive Advisory Council will serve as an advisory body to the Dean of the School of Business and Technology and the Chair of the Department of Business, Management and Accounting (DBMA) on many aspects of the School/Department, its mission, goals, curriculum and programs. This dual role capacity of the Business Executive Advisory Council is necessitated because the Business program is in a Department within the School of Business and Technology. The Business Executive Advisory Council may make recommendations as well as provide resources to the Dean/Chair to support specific actions /requirements that will enhance the development, growth and operations of the Department. The specific purposes, responsibilities, and duties of the Business Executive Advisory Council shall be:

     a. To participate in the planning, development and management of strategic goals, vision, and the
         mission of the Department.

     b. To provide leadership and guidance as well as communicate their perspective on the needs of
         the business community for the skills and education required of college graduates.

    c. To interact with appropriate campus constituencies regarding career development, internship,          and employment opportunities.

    d. To act as a goodwill ambassador to promote the Department in the communities which the           board members have networks, businesses and live in.

     e. To provide leadership, access to resources and support for specific and targeted activities to
         increase student scholarships, enhance faculty and program development, technology
         enhancement and special events.

     f. To work with and advise the Dean/Chair and other members of the Business Department faculty
         and administration to promote the Department, build its recognition and prestige, and obtain
         new resources to enhance opportunities for students and faculty.

     g. To participate in Departmental events and activities (e.g., in mentoring and providing real-life
         experience discussions with the Department community; in alumni networking events; in panel
         discussions; faculty knowledge exchanges, visiting professors, guest lecturers and in
         job/career fairs).

Section B. Membership

     a. The Business Executive Advisory Council shall consist of the Dean of the School of Business          and Technology and the Chair of the DBMA. The President and the Vice President/Provost,          Vice President for Institutional Advancement of the University, and members of the Dean’s          Staff appointed by the Dean shall be ex-officio, non-voting members.

    b. The Dean/Department Chair may invite faculty to participate at meetings of the Business          Executive Advisory Council but the faculty will not vote on any issues before the Advisory          Council.

     c. The number of Business Executive Advisory Council members is established at a maximum of          twenty (20). The members shall be representatives of the business community, from a local,          regional or national level, that served or are partners of the University. It is the expectation that          Council members will be committed to supporting the Business Department programs and          activities by helping to identify and secure financial resources through corporate participation          and sponsorship as well as through personal contributions.

     d. Business Executive Advisory Council members shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years          and may be reappointed at the discretion of the Dean/Chair of the DBMA. To retain annual          board membership, one must be in good standing based on the bylaws. To provide for          continuity on the Council, approximately one third of the members should be          appointed/reappointed each year. Upon consultation with the Membership Committee and the          Dean/Chair, individual members who agree to continue to serve may be reappointed for up to a          maximum of three (3) full terms of membership.

     e. The members of the Business Executive Advisory Council should be comprised of CEOs, Vice          Presidents, Regional Managers, Directors, Senior Government Officials, and/or Leaders in          Higher Education.

Section C. Meetings

     a. The Business Executive Advisory Council shall hold two meetings during the calendar year.          One meeting shall be held in Fall and one in Spring. Conference Calls can be scheduled at the          discretion of the Council Chair/Executive Committee.

     b. Agenda items will be sent to all Business Executive Advisory Council members in advance of          each meeting by the Dean/Department Chair. Dates and times of meetings will be decided and          communicated 90 days in advance.

     c. One-third of the membership of the Business Executive Advisory Council shall constitute a          quorum. d. Minutes of the Business Executive Advisory Council meetings shall be distributed          to members within three weeks after each meeting. At least one permanent file of the minutes          shall be maintained by the Dean/Department Chair.

Section D. Committees

As the need for standing and special committees arises, such committees may be appointed by the Business Executive Advisory Council Chairperson.

Section E. Officers and their Duties

     Article 1. The officers of the Business Executive Advisory Council shall be a Chairperson, Vice      Chairperson, and a Secretary/Treasurer.

     Article 2. The officers shall be elected at the regular scheduled meeting in Fall of the academic      year.

     Article 3. The Chairperson shall be the chief executive officer of the Business Executive      Advisory Council. The Chairperson shall preside at all meetings and functions of the Council, and      shall have general charge and supervision of the affairs and business of the Council. The      Chairperson shall also preside over the appointment of standing committees.

     Article 4. The Vice Chairperson shall perform the duties of the Chairperson in his/her absence.      The Vice Chairperson serves as the Chair-Elect.

     Article 5. The Secretary/Treasurer shall report and keep an accurate record of all regular and any      special meetings of the Business Executive Advisory Council and the Executive Committees of      the Council. The Secretary/Treasurer shall be responsible for the administrative and historical      records of the Council, recording and distribution of minutes, sending notification of meetings,      including agendas, and shall perform other duties as designated by the Council.

Note: The Dean/Department Chair may appoint one of his/her staffs to take care of the secretarial responsibilities.

Section F. Executive Committee

The Business Executive Advisory Council officers, the Dean/Department Chair, and the Chairpersons of the standing committees shall constitute the Executive Committee of the Business Executive Advisory Council.

The Dean/Department Chair, in conjunction with the Executive Committee, shall prepare the agenda for each regular meeting. The agenda shall be distributed to all members of the Business Executive Advisory Council one week prior to the regular meeting.

The Executive Committee shall function as the long-range planning committee of the Business Executive Advisory Council and shall also perform other such functions as the Council assigns to it and as deems appropriate.

Section G. Bylaws Changes

The Constitution and Bylaws may be amended or added to by a two-thirds vote of members in attendance, and ratified at theannual Spring meeting of the Business Executive Advisory Council.

Business Executive Advisory Council Members January 2010

Mr. John J. Allen, Jr., CCCL
Vice President, Bay Region
Delmarva Power

Ms. Eileen E. Burza
Senior Vice President & CFO
Perdue Farms Incorporated

Mr. Rafael Correa
President
MaTec High Performance Man.

Mr. Austin Cox
President
Austin Cox Mechanical, Inc.

Mr. Mike Gershenfeld
Senior Vice President
Lankford-Sysco Food Services, Inc.

Mr. Mark S. Holloway, CRB, GRI
Vice President
Eastern Shore Reg. Mgr. Long
Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Mr. Alvin D. Katz, CPA
President & Chief Executive Officer
KAWG&F, P.A.


Dr. John W. Land
Retired Business Executive


Mr. Doug Marshall, CAI
President
Marshall Auction & Marketing Co., Inc.

Mr. R. Antonio Marshall, CDP
RAM Contracting Services, LLC

Mr. William Martin
President
ERA Bill Martin and Associates, Inc.

Mr. Joseph E. Morse, JD
Publisher/Editor
Maryland African American Pride Magazine

Mr. R. Alan Newberry
Retired Business Executive


Mr. Joseph Ollinger
Retired Business Entrepreneur


Dr. Victoria Pilate
President
Crandell & Rose Publishing House

Mr. Monty Sayler
Senior Vice President
Bank of America


Mr. John M. Stern, Jr., CPA
President
PKS & Co., P.A.
PKS Investment Advisers, LLC.

Mr. Edward Urban
Executive Vice President
Harvard Custom Manufacturing

Mr. Dennis Williams
President
Annapolis Specialty Houses

Ms. Carol Walston
General Manager
Princess Anne Facility Greenlight Biofuels, Inc.

 

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