I – Election of Directors and Officers

/I – Election of Directors and Officers
I – Election of Directors and Officers 2017-11-08T13:42:53+00:00

Bylaws

Article I

Election of Directors and Officers

Section I

At the first regular meeting in October, the President shall appoint a nominating committee consisting of at least three Past Presidents.  At the first regular meeting in November, the Nominating Committee shall present its slate of candidates for President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  The committee shall also present its slate of candidates for Board of Directors of the Club; this slate shall consist of group

[a] the present elected Directors of the Board who agree to be nominated and are not otherwise ineligible and group [b] ten other members in good standing of the Club who will serve if elected.  At the third regular meeting in November, additional nominations may be made from the floor.  The nominations duly made shall be placed on a ballot in alphabetical order under each office and shall be voted on at the second regular meeting in December.  The candidates for President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer receiving a majority of votes shall be declared elected to their respective offices.  The candidates from group [a] (present members of the Board) and group [b] (members-at-large) receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected to the new Board of Directors as prescribed in Article II, Section 1.  In the event of a tie vote, there shall be a run-off vote by written ballot between the nominees so tied only, such ballot to be cast at the first following regular meeting.  No members of the Board shall serve more than 3 consecutive elected terms in office.

The President elected in such balloting shall serve as a member of the Board as President-Elect for the year commencing on the first day of July next following the election as President, and shall assume office as President on the first day of July immediately following the year of service on the Board as President-Elect.

Section 2

The Officers and Directors, so elected, together with the Immediate Past President, shall constitute the Board of Directors.  At the first scheduled Board meeting after their election, the President shall nominate some member of the Club to act as Sergeant-at-Arms with the approval of the majority of the Board of Directors-Elect.

Section 3

A vacancy in the Board of Directors or any office shall be filled by action of the remaining members of the Board, or not filled if that is the wisdom of the Board.

Section 4

A vacancy in the position of any Officer-Elect or Director-Elect shall be filled by action of the remaining members of the Board of Directors-Elect.