Article I. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1. Term of Office. The terms of the members of the Board of Directors shall be two years, except for Members-at-Large who shall serve a two-year period, three of which are elected each year.
Article II. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section 1. Nominations. In September of the second year of officer’s term, the Board of Directors shall select a Nomination Committee consisting of three (3) members of the Board of Directors and two active members who shall select nominees for all vacancies to be filled and report in the month of October. Additional nominations may be made from the floor.
Nomination for President, First Vice President, Second Vice President and Treasurer shall be restricted to active members who have served on the Board of Directors for at least one (1) year.
To be eligible for any elective office, a person must have been an active member, in good standing for at least six (6) months
All elected members must obtain a lifetime membership within three (3) months of installation or forfeit office.
Section 2. Elections. Elections shall be held in November at a general meeting of the Association in a manner prescribed by the Board of Directors. In December records and all property belonging to the Association will be turned over to newly elected officers. Officers shall take their offices in January.
Section 3. Rights and Privileges All members in good standing shall have the right to vote.
Article III. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
Section 1. Authority. The powers and duties of this Association shall be exercised and conducted by a Board of Directors.
Section 2. Membership.The Board of Directors shall be composed of elected officers.
Elected officers – The elected officers shall be:
- First Vice President
- Recording Secretary
- Financial Secretary
- Corresponding Secretary
- Sergeant At Arms
- 6 Members At Large
Section 3. Procedures. The terms of office, the powers and duties of the officers, the method of election of the members of the Board of Directors and the time of meetings shall be set forth in the By-Laws.
Article IV. Effective Date
These Bylaws shall be effective on Noveember 1, 2019.