vacant). The President Elect may appoint committee members and plan
activities to become effective at the time he or she becomes President.
In the absence of the President, the President Elect shall assume the
responsibilities and perform the duties of the President.
Section 5. The Vice President will automatically become President
Elect when the President Elect s term expires (or the position
otherwise becomes vacant). In the absence of the President Elect,
the Vice President shall assume the responsibilities and perform the
duties of the President Elect.
Section 6. The Secretary/Treasurer shall give notice of Chapter
meetings and other activities to Chapter members; keep a record of
business meetings; be responsible for Chapter correspondence: keep
the master copy of the BYLAWS, membership list, all records pertaining
to the Chapter and serve as liaison to the Membership Committee. The
Secretary/Treasurer shall receive and disburse all funds of the
Chapter; keep account of all financial transactions; and report at
each business meeting the financial status of the Chapter. The
Secretary/Treasurer also shall arrange with Society headquarters
for proper notice of dues payment, and alert the Executive Board
periodically of delinquent members so they may be encouraged to
rejoin. The Secretary/Treasurer also shall receive any and all
contributions to the Chapter, either for meeting Society objectives
generally, or earmarked for specific projects or aims; shall invest
these and other funds as authorized or approved by the Executive
Board; and shall keep account of all transactions, expenditures and
transfers of such funds or a committee established by or reporting
to the Chapter Officers. The accounts of the Society shall be audited
at least annually and when directed by the Executive Board. The
Treasurer may be bonded in such amounts as the Executive Board may
determine, at the cost of the Chapter. The Secretary/Treasurer shall
perform other duties incident to the office of Secretary/Treasurer.
Section 7. The President Elect shall be the official Chapter
Delegate. Should the President Elect be unable to perform as the
Chapter Delegate, the Vice President will become the official
Chapter Delegate. Should the Vice President be unable to perform
as the Chapter Delegate, the Executive Board shall appoint a Delegate.
Section 1. The Executive Board shall consist of the President, President
Elect, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, immediate Past President,
and Board members representing each Chapter Area, all of which are
elected as described in Article VII.
Section 2. The Executive Board shall be the legal representative of
the Chapter and shall have, hold, and administer all funds and property
of the Chapter, which shall be in the direct custody of the Treasurer.