The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board and has the power to transact all of the usual, necessary and routine business of the Association as required by these Bylaws. To execute such contracts, deeds, bonds and other evidences of indebtedness, leases and other documents as required by the Association. The President shall secure and identify the leadership of Association committees and shall fill, by appointment, any office or board vacancies as they occur until the next election. The President shall report the work of the Board and other Association activities at the regular member meetings. The President has the power to appoint subcommittees and/or task forces as deemed necessary. The President shall hold no other Presidency associated with the horticultural industry during his or her term.