ARTICLE 8 - OFFICERS
Section 1 - Officers
The officers of this Association shall be President, Vice-President,
Secretary and Treasurer.
Section 2 - All officers shall automatically become members of the Board of
Directors for the term of their office.
ARTICLE 9 - DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Section 1 - President
The President shall be the chief executive officer of this
Association: (s)he shall preside at all meetings of the members and
directors: (s)he shall have general and active management of the
business of this Association: (s)he shall see that all orders and
resolutions of the Board of Directors are carried out; (s)he shall
execute all contracts of the Association. Affixing the corporate seal
thereto; (s)he shall have general superintendence and direction of all
other officers of this Association and see that their duties are
properly performed; (s)he shall submit a report of the operations of
the Association for the fiscal year to the Board of Directors and
members at their Annual Meeting, and from time to time shall
report to the Board of Directors and members all matters within
his/her knowledge that may affect this Association: (s)he shall be
ex-officio a member of all standing committees, and shall have the
powers and duties usually vested In the office of President in a
corporation; (s)he shall appoint all committees, except as herein
Section 2 - Vice-President
The Vice President shall be vested with all the powers, and shall
perform all the duties of the President during the absence of the
latter, and shall have such other duties as may, from time to time, be
determined by the Board of Directors.
Section 3 - Secretary
The Secretary shall attend all sessions of the Board of Directors, and
all meetings of members, and act as clerk thereof; (s)he shall record
all votes and minutes of all proceedings in a book to be kept for that
purpose; (s)he shall maintain the official copy of the Bylaws of the
Association and the Procedural Rules of the Association; (s)he shall
send notices of all special meetings to the members, and shall
perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of
Directors or the President, under whose supervision (s)he shall be;
and (s)he shall be custodian of the corporate seal and all of the
books and records of this Association, except as may be otherwise
provided. The Secretary may have, subject to the approval of the
Board of Directors, an assistant to aid him/her in his/her duties.
Section 4 - Treasurer
The Treasurer, under the direction of the Board of Directors, shall
have charge of the funds of this Association, and shall deposit same
in the name of this Association in depositories designated by the
Board of Directors: (s)he shall pay all vouchers or orders properly
attested by the President and Secretary, and shall make a complete
and accurate report of the finances of this Association at each
Annual Meeting of the members, or at any other time upon request
of the Board of Directors. The Treasurer may have, subject to the
approval of the Board of Directors, an assistant to aid him/her in
ARTICLE 12 - ELECTIONS AND TERMS OF OFFICE
Section 8 - The term of office of an officer shall be for one year, commencing January 1st, or until his/her successor is elected.
ARTICLE 10 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1 - Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall be eleven in number, and shall consist
of all the officers of this Association (as set forth in Article 8,
Section 1), six other members elected by the membership and one
member appointed by the President.
Section 2 - Terms
The six members of the Board of Directors elected by the
membership shall be elected for two-year terms, three directors
standing for election each year.
Section 3 - Members
The member of the Board of Directors appointed by the President
shall be selected from the past officers or directors of the
Association, and shall serve for a term of one year.
ARTICLE 11 - DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1 - The property and business of this Association shall be managed by
the Board of Directors.
Section 2 - Powers
In addition to the general powers of the Board of Directors by virtue
of their office, the powers and authority expressly given by law, by
terms of the charter of this Association, and elsewhere in these
Bylaws, the following specific powers are expressly conferred on
the Board of Directors.
To purchase or otherwise acquire for the Association any property,
right or privilege which the Association is authorized to acquire at
such price or consideration, and upon such terms as they deem
expedient; to appoint, to remove or suspend subordinate agents, and
to determine their duties; to determine who shall be authorized, on
behalf of this Association, to sign bills, notices, receipts,
acceptances, endorsements, checks, releases, contracts and any
other instruments; and generally to do all such lawful acts and
things as are not by law, or by charter or by these Bylaws directed
or required to be done by the members.
Section 3 - Board of Directors
Only persons who have been members for one year shall be eligible
for election as an officer or member of the Board of Directors.