Board of Directors
SECTION 1 – Number and Terms of Office
The Board of Directors shall consist of a total membership of twelve (12) who shall all be members in good standing with the Association. Directors shall serve a three (3) year term with one-third (1/3) of the Directors terminating each year. No Director shall serve more than three (3) consecutive terms of office, but may be re-elected after a break in service.
The Nominating Committee shall have the right to name persons serving in public, educational, industry or business capacities to serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors, without vote.
SECTION 2 – Election of the Board of Directors
The members of the Board of Directors shall be selected from the membership and elected by majority vote of the members of the Association present at the annual meeting of the membership. Only members whose dues are paid and current with the association will be considered a voting member. Directors shall hold office as set forth in Section 1, Article V or until their successors are duly elected and have qualified.
SECTION 3 – Vacancies
If the office of any Director becomes vacant for any reason, the Chairman of Board, with a majority vote approval of the Board of Directors may choose a successor, who shall hold office for the unexpired term in respect to which such vacancy occurred.
SECTION 4 – Powers of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall be a policy-making Board and have responsibility for the affairs and funds of the Association. The Board of Directors shall designate the Officers, any two of whom are empowered to issue checks for and on behalf of the Association. The Board may not make any assessment upon the members without their consent expressed by vote at any annual or special meeting of the members.
SECTION 5 – Meetings
The Board of Directors shall meet when called by the Chairman of the Board, or in his absence, the President. Notice of such meetings shall be at least five (5) days in advance of called date. The meetings may be held at any time or place designated in the call, and a majority of the Board in attendance shall constitute a quorum.