ARTICLE VI

ARTICLE VI - OFFICERS

SECTION 1.  ELECTION AND REMOVAL OF OFFICERS

Officers shall be elected by the Members at the annual membership meeting and shall take office at the annual meeting.  All officers shall serve a one-year term of office and shall not serve more than three successive terms in that office.  An Associate Member may not serve as an officer.  An Officer may be removed from office and/or membership by a vote at a meeting of the Board or the Members, with or without cause.

 

SECTION 2.  DUTIES OF OFFICERS

Officers of the corporation shall have duties pertaining to their positions and shall include the following specific duties assigned to each office:

(A)       President of the Corporation

The President shall be the principal executive officer of the corporation and his/her duties shall be concurrent with the duties of the Chair. 

(B)       Vice President of the Corporation

The Vice President will assist the President in the discharge of his/her duties and will preside at meetings of the Association or the Board of Directors as Vice Chair in the absence of the President.  In cases of inability from any cause of the President to act, the Vice President will perform the duties of the office of President.  The Vice President's duties shall be concurrent with the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.

(C)       Secretary/Treasurer of the Corporation

The Secretary/Treasurer shall be responsible for preparation and distribution of the minutes of all meetings of the membership and the Board of Directors.  The Secretary/Treasurer shall also maintain a current list of the members of the Association and shall, under direction of the President, issue notices of meetings of the Association, and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform such other duties as may be required by these Bylaws or assigned by the Board of Directors or President.

The Secretary/Treasurer shall review the books and records of financial transactions of the Association.  The Secretary/Treasurer shall determine that accurate and adequate accounts of the property and business transactions of the Association are kept, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains and losses.  The Secretary/Treasurer shall prepare and maintain the annual report of the financial status of the Association prepared for presentation to the membership at the annual meeting and such other reports regarding financial plans and results of operations.  The Secretary/Treasurer may serve as chairman of a Finance Committee and will perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may from time to time designate.