Section 3. Vacancies in the Chapter officers occurring between elections shall be
filled by appointment by the Executive Board, except as provided in Article V,
Section 4 and 5.
Section 4. The Executive Board shall meet at least semiannually for
the transaction of its business and at other times as determined by
the President or by a majority of the Executive Board, and shall have
the power to act on matters that arise between regularly scheduled
Chapter meetings and are not otherwise specifically provided for in
the Bylaws. At least 7 days notice of the date and place of each
meeting and the general nature of the business to be acted upon shall
be given to all members of the Executive Board.
Section 5. A Quorum of the Executive Board, defined as a majority
of the Executive Board members, must be present in order that business
can be legally transacted.
Section 6. The Executive Board shall direct the policies of the Chapter within the
framework of the Society and support the objectives of the Society in coordination
with the member of the Society s Board of Directors who represents the Southeast
region. The Executive Board shall develop or review operating plans and budgets;
give counsel and guidance to, and coordinate the work of committees; decide the
Chapter business not requiring action by the membership; and perform
similar duties. The Executive Board shall approve any formal statement
of the policy of position of the Chapter on any issue. Executive Board
members or other members appointed by the President may speak for the
Section 7. The Executive Board shall encourage active participation
of officers, committee chairs, and other members in the Chapter,
regional, and international workshops, meetings, and other events.
Section 1. Not later than 90 days before the winter annual meeting,
or before October 1 if a winter annual meeting is not to be held, the
Secretary shall notify the membership that a Nominating Committee has
been appointed. The announcement shall include provision for nominations by the
Chapter members, oral or written, to the Chair of the Nominating Committee no
later than 60 days before the winter annual meeting or before November 1, if a
winter annual meeting is not to be held.
Section 2. For the offices of Vice President, and Board Members, the
Nominating Committee shall consider members from the various
institutions and professions represented in the Chapter.
Section 3. Area Board members shall be elected by members within
the respective area and shall serve for a term of two years. Terms