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(Article III. Officers)
(Article II. Board of Directors)
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#Board members shall serve 1 year terms.
 
#Board members shall serve 1 year terms.
  
===Section 3 — Meetings and notice===
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===Section 3 -  Board election protocol===
#The board shall meet at least quarterly, at an agreed upon time and place.
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#An official board meeting requires that each board member receive written notice (such as email) at least 14 days, but not more than 2 months, in advance.
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===Section 4 -  Board election protocol===
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#Any member in good standing can nominate a candidate to the slate of nominees. Nominees must be members in good standing.  
 
#Any member in good standing can nominate a candidate to the slate of nominees. Nominees must be members in good standing.  
 
#Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary.  
 
#Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary.  
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#Members shall be elected for any additional board positions.
 
#Members shall be elected for any additional board positions.
  
===Section 5 — Quorum===
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===Section 4 — Quorum===
 
#Two thirds (2/3) of board members constitutes a quorum for business transactions to take place and motions to pass.
 
#Two thirds (2/3) of board members constitutes a quorum for business transactions to take place and motions to pass.
  
===Section 6 — Vacancies===
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===Section 5 — Vacancies===
 
#When a vacancy on the board exists mid-term, the secretary must receive nominations for new board members from present board members one week in advance of a board meeting. These nominations shall be sent out to board members with the regular board meeting announcement to be voted upon at the next board meeting. These vacancies will be filled only to the end of the vacant board member's term
 
#When a vacancy on the board exists mid-term, the secretary must receive nominations for new board members from present board members one week in advance of a board meeting. These nominations shall be sent out to board members with the regular board meeting announcement to be voted upon at the next board meeting. These vacancies will be filled only to the end of the vacant board member's term
  
===Section 7 — Resignation, termination, and absences===
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===Section 6 — Resignation, termination, and absences===
 
#Resignation from the board must be in writing and received by the Secretary.  
 
#Resignation from the board must be in writing and received by the Secretary.  
 
#A board member may be terminated from the board due to excess absences defined as more than two unexcused absences from board meetings in a year. Termination due to absence requires a simple majority of the remaining directors, provided a quorum can be established.
 
#A board member may be terminated from the board due to excess absences defined as more than two unexcused absences from board meetings in a year. Termination due to absence requires a simple majority of the remaining directors, provided a quorum can be established.

Revision as of 03:53, 14 June 2011

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