Article VII – VIII

ARTICLE VII. COMMITTEES

Section 1.

WORKING COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES. Working committees and task forces shall be established by the President to perform specific chapter and/or society activities and shall be constituted and staffed as provided in Policies.

Section 2.

STANDING COMMITTEES OR TEAMS. Each chapter shall have:

a. a nominating committee or team with a chair.

b. a membership committee or team with a chair.

No chapter board or president shall appoint a committee or task force (formal or informal) that assumes the fiduciary responsibility of the chapter board (e.g. finance committee, ways & means committee, contract committee).

Article VIII. Membership Meetings

Section 1.

ANNUAL MEETING. There shall be an Annual meeting of the members of the chapter in each year at such time and place as the Board of Directors may designate provided that the same is held no later than ten days before the final scheduled meeting of the Society’s Board of Directors for such year.

Section 2.

SPECIAL MEETINGS. Special meetings of the members of the chapter may be called by the President, or by the Board of Directors, or on written request by 25% of the chapter members determined as of the preceding September 1. The purposes for such meetings should be given in the notice for the meeting, and actions taken therein will be limited to those purposes.

Section 3.

NOTICE OF MEETING. Notice of the Annual members meeting shall be mailed to each member at least 30 days in advance. Notice of a special members meeting shall be mailed to each member at least ten days in advance.

Section 4.

QUORUM. Ten percent of the voting members of the chapter, determined as of the prior September 1, shall consitute a quorum at any meeting of the members of the chapter.