Article V


Section 1.

CHAPTER OFFICERS. The minimum number of required officers shall be the President, President-elect, and Immediate Past President. The President-elect shall automatically succeed to the office of President at the conclusion of the incumbent President’s term of office. The President-elect shall be elected for a one-year term.

Section 1A.

TERM LIMITS. Officers’ required qualifications and term limits are set forth in the Policies.

Section 2.

PRESIDENT. The president shall be the same person who served as President-elect in the previous year. The President, as the chapter’s principal officer, shall preside at chapter, Board, and meetings; appoint members to fill committee vacancies created during his term; create special task forces; be an ex-officio member of all committees and task forces, except the Nominating Committee; and perform such other duties as may be required by the Board and as may be required to carry out the Strategic Plan.

Section 3.

PRESIDENT-ELECT. The President-elect shall, in the absence of the President, exercise the powers and perform the duties of the President. He shall also generally assist the President and perform such other duties as shall be prescribed by the Board of Directors. President-elect shall also serve as strategic chair to the strategic planning committee.

Section 4.

VICE PRESIDENT(S). Vice Presidents are not mandated positions by these Bylaws.

Section 5.

SECRETARY/BOARD MEMBER WITH ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT. The Secretary shall keep all records of all meetings of the chapter and of the Board of Directors, issue notices of all such meetings, maintain or cause to be maintained the roll of membership, and perform all other duties customarily pertaining to the office. The Secretary is not a mandated position by these Bylaws. The functions of a Secretary may be performed by the chapter office.

Section 6.

TREASURER/BOARD DIRECTOR WITH FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT. The Treasurer shall receive and deposit all chapter funds, in the name of the chapter, in a bank or trust company selected and approved by the Board of Directors. He/she shall prepare the chapter’s budget, make regular financial reports to the Board of Directors, and render an annual financial statement to the chapter membership. He/she shall perform all other duties incident to office. The title ‘Treasurer’ is not mandated by these Bylaws. A board member with financial oversight shall carry out the duties described above.

Section 7.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT. The Immediate Past President shall be the same person who occupied the office of President during the previous year. If, for any reason, such person cannot serve in such office, than the position shall be filled according to vacancy Policies. The Immediate Past President shall be a voting member of the board and shall act as an advisor to the President and Board. The Immediate Past President shall perform other duties as may be requested by the President and/or Board.