The Treasurer is chosen within the Order for his expertise in the field; he keeps the accounts, draws up and keeps the account books; he authorizes, if there are funds available, the expenses of the Order and its Dignitaries. He receives the proper documentation of the expenses incurred and diligently draw up the budgets. He keeps the necessary contacts with organizations, institutions and individuals; he relates to the Sovereign Grand Master and the General Council about the availability of cash, the spending needs and the financial and economic possibilities of the Order.