ARTICLE VII

 OFFICERS

 

7.1       Designation.  The Elected Officers of the Association shall be members of the Board of Directors and shall be a President, a Vice-President and a Treasurer, who shall be elected for a one (1) year term by the Directors at their first meeting after the annual meeting of Regular members, and who shall hold office until their successors are elected and qualified; except that initially the officers shall be elected by the directors at an organizational meeting following the approval of the Articles of incorporation of the Association.

 

7.2       President.  The President of the Board shall preside at all meetings of Regular members and Directors, shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Association, and shall perform all such other duties as are incident to his/her office or are properly required of him/her by the Board of Directors.  The President of the Board shall appoint or replace the chairpersons and members of all committees and task forces of the Association, and all representatives of the Association to other associations and groups.

 

7.3       Vice-President.  During the absence or disability of the President of the Board, the Vice President shall exercise all the functions of the President.  In addition, the Vice President shall have such powers and discharge such duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Board of Directors.

 

7.4       Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have general supervision over all financial affairs of the Association and shall keep the book of the Association.

 

7.5       Delegation.  In the absence or inability to act of any officer of the Association and of any person herein authorized to act in his/her place, the Board of Directors may from time to time delegate the powers or duties of such Officer to any other Officer or any Director or other person whom it may select.

 

7.6       Vacancies.  Vacancies in any office arising from any cause may be filled by the Board of Directors at any Regular or Special Meeting of the Board.

 

7.7       Other Officers.  Directors may appoint such other officers or agents as it shall deem necessary or expedient, who shall hold their offices for such terms and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as shall be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors.

 

7.8       Term Removal.  The Officers of the Association shall hold office until their successors are chosen and installed.  Any officer or agent elected or appointed by the Board of Directors may be removed at any time, with or without cause, by the affirmative vote of a two-thirds majority of the whole Board of Directors, but such removal shall be without prejudice to the contract rights, if any, of the person so removed.