16.1    Coordination of Political Activities.  The Board of Directors shall coordinate and supervise the political activities of the Association, including, but not limited to, (a) formulating political strategy for the Association; (b) overseeing the development of positions on political issues; (c) coordinating the work of the Association’s lobbyists, consultants and other political advisers and agents; and (d) generally managing the political activities of the Association.


16.2    Limitations.  No officer, director, agent, employee, or Regular member of the Association shall take any political action on behalf of the Association or in the name of the Association on any political issue without the express prior approval of the Board of Directors.


16.3    Definition.  The term “political action,” as used in this section, shall mean and include all the activities listed and referred to in Article I above and all other political activities of like kind.