Board of Directors
Board of Directors (as of December 2020)
The current Board of Directors was elected by the General Assembly in May 2019 to serve a three-year term. The Board consists of the following representatives from CISAC’s member societies.
The Board is composed of up to 20 directors who are elected for a three-year term and who are collectively representative of all the regions and artistic repertoires within CISAC. The Board is headed by a Chairperson and two Vice-Chairpersons elected by its members, for a period equal to its mandate and renewable for re-election once.
The second highest statutory executive body of CISAC, the Board acts in the name and interests of CISAC and has the following key responsibilities:
- Authorising any action or transaction falling within CISAC’s Purposes (authorised remit)
- Taking any necessary decision as occasion demands
- Acquiring and disposing of any equipment and real property
- Creating and developing CIS for the purpose of improving the effective management of copyright
- Seeking means of achieving solidarity between Societies
- Appointing technical committees and determining their Internal Rules, objects and duties in accordance with the purposes of CISAC
- Submitting to each General Assembly an annual Board Report in respect of the immediately preceding Calendar Year
- Submitting to each General Assembly the Accounts in respect of the immediately preceding Calendar Year
- Submitting to the General Assembly proposals for the election of the President and the Vice President(s)
- Requiring any Member or Provisional that has a reciprocal representation contract (“Reciprocal Contract”) with another Member or Provisional to enter data into the relevant CIS subsystem using current CIS standards
- Examining the possible admittance to CISAC of a Society and advising the General Assembly in relation to such possible admittance
- Appointing and dismissing the Director General
- Administering the Income of CISAC; and
- Authorising expenditure of Additional Voluntary Contributions.
The Board has wide decision-making power but is accountable to the General Assembly.
Frequency of Meetings
The Board generally meets three times a year; under CISAC’s Statutes, it is required to meet at least twice a year.