The Executive Committee is a standing committee. The purpose of the Executive Committee shall be to ensure development and implementation of a strategic plan for SDPA for the current year. This Committee shall also review and research major issues faced by SDPA to benefit Board decision-making on these issues. The Executive Committee shall be advisory only and shall not be authorized to act on behalf of the Board. The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Treasurer, Treasurer-Elect (when applicable), and Secretary with the President serving as chair. The terms for the chair and members of this Committee shall be one year.