Article IV : Officers

Section One

Elections: At the time of the monthly Association meeting in May, the membership shall select from among its active membership by a plurality vote, a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and a minimum of six and maximum of eight Directors, each of whom shall serve for one year, or until a successor is duly selected. Officers may succeed themselves.

a. To be eligible for President the person will have served for two consecutive years on the Board of Directors.

b. To be eligible for the other offices the person will have served for one term on the Board of Directors.

Section Two

Duties: The elected officers shall perform the following functions of their offices.

a. President: The President shall enforce the By-laws, preside over the Board of Directors, and appoint committees as necessary, and report to and preside over the meetings of the Association. He or she shall, by virtue of the office, be a member of all committees, except the nominating committee. The President shall prepare a written summary of the Association’s activities during the previous year for presentation to the membership at the May meeting and for inclusion in the records of the Association.

b. Vice-President: The Vice-President shall, in the absence of the President, perform all of the duties and exercise all of the powers of that office. This officer shall coordinate the activities as designated by the President.

c. Secretary: The Secretary shall give notice of all meetings of the Association, distribute all correspondence as is deemed necessary in the transacting of Association business, take and maintain a file of the records and minutes of the Association.

d. Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be the custodian of all Association funds and shall keep a record of receipts and expenditures of the Association. All debts of the Association shall be paid when so directed by the Board of Directors, and such payments and condition of the treasury reported at the meeting of the Board. Any annual returns required to be filed with government agencies shall come under the duties of the Treasurer and the financial records shall be open at all times for inspection to the Board of Directors or a committee appointed for that purpose. The financial books will be reviewed by the President and audit committee each May. The financial books may also be reviewed anytime upon request of the President. The Treasurer shall follow the Accounting Policies and Procedures of the Association as promulgated by the Board.

Section Three

Immediate Past President: The Immediate Past President of the Association, by virtue of experience of office shall be one of the Directors during the year following his or her presidency and shall assist the President in the performance of any duties that may be deemed necessary.

Section Four

Participation: Any active member of the association shall be eligible to participate in any election of the Board of Directors if he or she has been a member in good standing for at least thirty (30) days prior to such election.