By-laws Article IV

Article IV

Executive Committee

Section 4.01 Definition. The business and affairs of the organization shall be governed and controlled by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee with consist of:

  1. Officers
  2. Committee Chairs
    1. Communication (public relations, marketing, outreach, e-communication/website)
    2. Awards
    3. Membership
    4. Professional Development
    5. Any other committees which the executive committee wishes to establish on an ad hoc or permanent basis (strategic plan, bylaws, etc.).
  3. Institutional Representatives (may or may not be a committee chair/co-chair)

Section 4.02 Members. The Executive Committee shall consist of individuals recommended by the institutional members.  Each Institution should recommend at least one individual and find that individual’s replacement should they resign their post.  No one school shall have more than 2 voting members on the Executive Committee at any one time.  Voting members should identify themselves at the first board meeting of the fiscal year. Additional members from the institution can serve on the Executive Committee and may vote if either of the voting members from the institution are not present.

Section 4.03 Meetings. The Executive Committee shall meet for general business meetings at least three (3) times a year as determined by the Executive Committee’.  Notification of meetings shall be given at least one month before any Executive Committee Meeting.

Section 4.04 Attendance. It is expected that members of the Executive Committee will attend regularly scheduled meetings.  Any member who consistently misses meetings and cannot participate in the activities of the committee should resign or may be asked by the executive committee to withdraw.  The corresponding member institution will then recommend a replacement.

Section 4.05 Removal of Members. By a two-third vote of the Executive Committee, the Executive Committee may request the resignation of or removal of any member of the Executive Committee whenever it is in the best interests of the organization.

Section 4.06 Quorum. A majority of the members of the Executive Committee present shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the Executive Committee.

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