The President-Elect shall: 

Become familiar with the business and needs of this Society; Counsel with the President on matters affecting this Society;

Assist the President in the performance of duties;

Preside in the absence of the President at meetings of this Society where the President usually presides and serve as ex-officio member of all its committees and divisions;

Represent the President at other meetings and functions when requested by the President to do so; and

Otherwise be prepared to assume the leadership of this Society at the proper time.