may be facilitated.
Section 1. Regular membership in the Chapter shall be limited to
persons and organizations holding membership in the Society.
Section 2. Persons who qualify under Section 1 as a regular member
shall have one vote in the Chapter elections, may serve on committees,
and may hold office in the Chapter.
Section 3. Associate memberships are for one year only. Associate
members can not vote in chapter elections or hold office in the
chapter but may serve on committees (without vote). Associate members
are not members of the Society and do not have regular member benefits.
Section 4. Regular membership in the Chapter shall end upon termination of
membership in the Society, by voluntary resignation or by two thirds vote of the
Executive Board. Associate memberships are for one year only.
Section 5. Chapter dues are set by the SWCS Board of Directors. Society and
Chapter dues shall be payable together to the Society headquarters or the Chapter
Treasurer. Associate member dues shall be payable to the Chapter Treasurer.
Section 1. Officers of the Chapter shall be President, President Elect, Vice President
and Secretary Treasurer.
Section 2. The office of Vice President shall be elected annually
from the membership and shall perform the duties until a successor
assumes these duties. A Secretary Treasurer shall be appointed by
the Executive Board at its last meeting prior to the Chapter s annual
winter meeting, or Jan. 1, if an annual meeting is not held. Officers
terms shall commence immediately following the Chapter s annual winter
meeting, or on Jan. 1 if an annual winter meeting is not held, and
continue until immediately following the next annual meeting, or
Jan 1 if an annual winter meeting is not held. Vacancies between
elections shall be filled as provided under Article VI.
Section 3. The President shall have general responsibility for the
affairs of the Chapter; preside at Chapter meetings and sessions of
the Executive Board (see Article VI); ensure the timely election of
Chapter officers; and appoint committees and representatives provided
under Articles VII and VIII.
Section 4. The President Elect shall automatically become President
when the President s term expires (or the position otherwise becomes