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Article 3 - Officers
The President, Vice President, most recent available Past President and Directors shall constitute the Board of Directors of the Chapter. They shall be members of the American Concrete Institute and of the Chapter and shall be elected by members of the Chapter
At least forty (40) days before each annual meeting, the Committee on Nominations shall report to the Secretary. The candidates nominated for offices that will become vacant at the next meeting and ten candidates for membership on the Committee on Nominations, which is to serve in the following year. In the selection of candidates for Directors, the Committee on Nominations shall have due regard for diversity of professional. Each candidate for the office of, Vice President or Directors must have given consent to his nomination before the report is published, and must be a member of the International ACI. The Secretary shall cause notice of all such nominations to be transmitted to the membership of the Chapter at least thirty (30) days prior to the next ensuing annual meeting, additional nominations for offices or for membership on the Committee of Nominations may be made within fifteen (15) days thereafter by petition to the Board of Directors of the Chapter and signed by at least five (5) members of the Chapter.
The complete list of nominations shall be submitted at least fifteen (15) days before each annual meeting to the Chapter members. Voting shall take place at the annual meeting. The candidate for any office receiving the most votes shall be declared elected and the four candidates receiving the most votes for membership on the Committee on Nominations shall be declared elected members of the Committee. The Committee on Nominations shall consist of the four (4) elected members and the most recent available Past President of the Chapter who shall serve as Chairperson.
Terms of the offices shall be as follows; President, one year; Vice President, one year and six (6) Directors, three years. Two (2) Directors will be elected every year for that three-year term. A year is here construed as the calendar year, June 1 to May 31 of the following year, immediately following the annual meeting of the Chapter.
The Chapter's operational year including the term of each officer shall begin on June 1 and shall continue thorough May 31 of the following year. The fiscal year shall continue from January 1 to December 31. The annual meeting and elections shall be held in May every year.
A vacancy in the office of the President shall be filled by the Vice President.
If after election of Directors, with the exception of President or Vice President, a Director is unable to fulfill the obligations of the post, the director may resign and this would constitute a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
If a Director is unable to fulfill his or her obligations to the Board or is absent in three (3) consecutive meetings without an acceptable reason, the Board of Directors may, by majority votes, remove this individual from the Board of Directors.
A vacancy in any office, other than the President of membership on the Committee of Nomination shall be filled by the runner up for that position. However if none is available, the Board of Directors of the Chapter will appoint a member for the unexpired term.
The Board of Directors of the Chapter shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Chapter. It shall authorize formation of committees, appoint the Chairperson of such administrative and technical committees and assign to them such duties and such authority, as it deems needful to carry on the work of the Chapter. At the recommendation of the Chairperson, the remaining committee members shall be approved by the Board.
The President shall perform the usual duties of the office. The President shall preside at the Chapter meetings and at the meetings of the Board of Directors of the Chapter and shall be ex-officio member of all committees.
The Vice President shall become familiar with the Chapter activities, programs and operation during the term of office. The Vice President shall, at the annual meeting concluding the term of office, automatically succeed the office of the President.
The Treasurer who shall be one of the Directors, shall perform such duties and keep accurate records of all income and expenditure of the Chapter, he may appoint with the approval of the Board, employees to help him should the workload necessitate that. The Treasurer shall report directly to the Board of Chapter on all financial matters.
The Secretary, who shall be one of the Directors, shall provide the Chapter's membership the notifications for the Chapter's meetings, ballots, and membership applications. The minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors shall be kept by the Secretary and distributed to all officers of the Board of Direction following the meeting. The Secretary shall perform all duties identified in the Chapter's Bylaws.
Article 1 - Purpose
Article 2 - Members
Article 3 - Officers
Article 4 - Committees
Article 5 - Meetings
Article 6 - Dues
Article 7 - Amendments
Article 8 - Indemnification
Article 9 - Dissolution