Article IV - Officers

 

Section 1.0 - Officers: The officers of the Association shall be a president, a vice-president, a secretary, and a treasurer.

Section 2.0 - Election and Term of Office: Association officers shall be elected by the Board of Directors at its first meeting after the annual meeting, and shall serve until their successors have been elected. Vacancies shall be filled by election by existing Board members.

Section 3.0 - Removal: Any officer may be removed from office by a majority vote of the entire Board of Directors, whenever, in the judgment of the Board, the best interest of the Association will be served, but such action shall be without prejudice of the person removed.

Section 4.0 - General Meetings: Board meetings for the transaction of the general business of the Association shall be held at such times and locations as agreed to by a majority of the Board members. A quorum of four Board members shall be required to transact business.

Section 5.0 - Special Meetings: Special meetings may be held at the request of the President or two or more Board members, provided five days notice of the meeting time and place and the purpose therefore is given to all Board members. The five-day notice may be waived by any Board member by agreement or attendance of the meeting, unless the attendance is for the express purpose of objection because proper notice was not given. Action taken at such meeting is limited to the business specified in the notice. If a quorum of four Board members is not present, the meeting will be adjourned.

Section 6.0 - Method of Acting: The act of a majority of the Board at any duly noted meeting of the Board shall be binding on the entire Board.

Section 7.0 - Compensation: Board members shall serve without compensation. If previously approved by the Board, expenses paid by a Board member on behalf of the Association can be reimbursed.

Section 8.0 - President: The President shall be the principal executive officer of the corporation. Subject to the direction and control of the Board of Directors, he or she shall be in charge of the business of the corporation. The president shall see to it that the resolution and directions of the Board of Directors are carried into effect except in those instances in which that responsibility is specifically assigned to some other person by the Board of Directors. In general, the President shall discharge all duties incident to the office of president and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.

Section 9.0 - Vice-President: If the President is absent, or cannot or refuses to act, the Vice-President shall perform the duties as President with all the powers and restrictions of the office. In general, the Vice-President shall perform the duties of said office as prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.

Section 10.0 - Secretary: The Secretary shall:

(a) Keep minutes of all meetings of the membership and the Board of Directors and file such minutes in an appropriate book provided for the purpose.

(b) See that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these by-laws or as required by laws.

(c) In general, perform the duties of said office as prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.

Section 11.0 - Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be in charge of all funds and securities of the Association, receive and get receipts for monies due and payable in the name of the Association from any source whatsoever, and deposit said funds in banks as designated by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall also see to it that necessary tax forms are completed and properly filed in a timely manner. The Treasurer shall give bond for the faithful discharge of his or her duties in such a sum with surety as the Board shall determine. The expense of such bond will be paid by the Association. The Treasurer shall keep a register of the names and addresses of all members of the Association,

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