Powers and Duties of the President as provided in the Bylaws:
(5) The Vice President for Business and Finance shall
(a) Be responsible to the President;
(b) Be the chief business and financial officer of the Institute;
(c) Recommend policy and administer procedures concerning business and financial affairs;
(d) Develop capital and operating budgets;
(e) Maintain the financial records of the Institute;
(f) Provide necessary business services for the Institute;
(g) Oversee the negotiation and administration of the prime contract between the Institute and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the operation of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
(h) Exercise and perform all of the powers and duties of the Treasurer when there is no Treasurer in office.
(i) Exercise and perform all of the powers and duties of the Chief Investment Officer when there is no Chief Investment Officer in office.
The Vice President for Business and Finance may be assigned other responsibilities and duties from time to time by the President.