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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.  
   ARTICLE VI 
Executive Board 
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. 
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