ARTICLE IV

ARTICLE IV - MEETINGS

SECTION 1.  ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AND OTHER MEETINGS

There shall be held at least one (1) annual membership meeting each calendar year.  The time and place of the meeting shall be designated by the Board of Directors, notices of which shall be sent to the members at least 30 days prior to the date so fixed.

 

SECTION 2.  SPECIAL MEETINGS

Special meetings of the Association may be called upon the request of the Chair or a majority of Members.

 

SECTION 3.  QUORUM

At any membership meeting, those Members present shall constitute a quorum, provided that at least one-third of the Members are present and eligible to vote.

 

SECTION 4.  AUTHORITY TO BALLOT BY MAIL OR BY TELEPHONE OR ELECTRONIC MEANS

When matters of business require the action of the Membership and time is not advisable or feasible, specific items may be decided by a mail or electronic facsimile ballot and resolution of the Membership, provided such action is authorized by the Board of Directors.  The method of mail balloting for those authorized to vote (as provided by these Bylaws) shall be prescribed by the Board of Directors.  There shall be provision for use of mail ballots in the annual election of Directors and officers.

 

SECTION 5. PROXY VOTING

Voting by proxy shall not be permitted at any meeting of the membership, Directors or any committee of the Association.