Article IX - Elections

  1. The initial Board of Directors shall consist of seven Directors elected at the first annual meeting, plus the President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer for a total of ten Members.  The initial term for the three Officers plus one of the other Directors shall be three years.  Three others shall be for two years, and the remaining three shall serve for one year.  At each annual meeting thereafter, a number of Directors equal to that of those whose terms have expired or are about to expire, shall be elected to a term of three years.
  • Amendment No. 3: Adopted by Vote of Board of Directors at meeting in 1994. The Office of Secretary/Treasurer is divided and each position staffed by a Member of the Board of Directors.
  1. Assumption of Duties; Compensation.  Directors’ terms of office shall commence immediately following the annual meeting and Directors shall continue in office until their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified, or unless they resign, are removed, or are otherwise unable to fulfill an un-expired term. Directors shall service without compensation, excepting the Board of Directors may, by resolution, authorize reimbursement of expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as Directors.  Such authorization may prescribe procedures for approval and payment of such expenses by designated Officers of the Association.  Nothing in these Bylaws shall preclude a Director from serving the Association in any other capacity and receiving compensation for such services.
  2. Nominations for Board.  At least two months prior to the Annual Meeting, the Board shall elect a Nominating Committee of three Voting Members who shall nominate candidates for the office of Director.  Nominations for Directors may also be made from the floor at the Annual Meeting.