*Notify chapter members of nominating procedures and ask for nominee
recommendations for chapter officers via newsletter, e mail, or mail.
Duties of the Immediate Past President
*Serves as advisor to Chapter President.
*Serves as Chairperson of the Nominating Committee and ensures the process is
complete per Chapter bylaws.
*Assist with membership development and mentoring to Chapter members.
*Chair special committees or perform other assignments as the President and
Executive Board may prescribe.
*Serve as liaison to Education Committee.
Executive Board Membership
*The Executive Board shall consist of nine (9) voting members who have been duly
elected or appointed per Chapter bylaws: the President, President Elect, Vice
President, Secretary/Treasurer, Immediate Past President, and board members
representing each Chapter Area (4 areas). A quorum of 5 voting members must be
*Vice President is elected annually and will automatically become President Elect
when President Elect's term ends.
*President Elect shall automatically become President when President's term ends.
*President shall serve for one (1) year and will automatically become the Immediate
*Immediate Past President shall serve for one year.
*Each Area Board Member is elected for a two year term, with terms staggered so
that two Board Members are elected each year.
*Vacancies occurring between elections shall be filled by Executive Board
appointment until the next regular election.
Duties of the Executive Board
*Manage the affairs of the Chapter.
*Denote who is authorized to sign Chapter checks.
*Ensure the Chapter accounts are audited annually after December 31 by the
Auditing Committee and provide audit report at the Annual Winter or Summer
Meeting, depending on audit completion date.
*Recommend task forces or individuals to help accomplish Chapter business, if
*Authorize compensation to Chapter officers or Executive Board members for
reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in performance of their duties, if