ARTICLE IV: Officers
Section 1. Qualifications and Compensation. The President shall be on the board of directors, but other officers need not be directors. Officers can be selected by a simple majority at any board meeting. Two (2) or more officer positions may be held by the same person. No officer shall be paid for services to the Club as an officer, unless it is a reimbursement of a pre-approved expenses incurred during service for the Club.
Section 2. Term. Officers shall be elected annually by the Board of Directors, and shall hold office for a term of one (1) year and until their successors have been elected and qualified, or until removal as provided herein. There is a three (3) term limit for the position of the President.
Section 3. Offices and Duties. The officers of the Club shall consist of a President, a Vice-President of Membership, a Vice-President of Programming, a Treasurer, a Secretary and such other or additional officers as may be established by the Board of Directors from time to time. The President shall be the general executive officer of the Club and shall preside at all meetings of members and directors. The President shall also keep minutes of all meetings of members and the Board of Directors in the absence of a Club Secretary. The President-Emeritus shall perform the President’s functions in the absence or disability of the President. The Vice-President of Membership shall keep a register of the names and addresses of all members and shall perform such other functions as may be assigned from time to time by the Board of Directors. The Vice-President of Programming shall coordinate the planning and execution of all the events and shall perform such functions as may be assigned from time to time by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall have charge of all funds of the Club, shall be responsible for collecting and recording payment of dues, shall be responsible for keeping records of all receipts and disbursements, and in general shall be responsible for performing all duties incidental to the office of Treasurer. The Secretary shall maintain the minutes of all meetings of the Board and membership, have custody of corporate records, and in general perform all other duties incidental to the office of Secretary. Other officers shall perform such duties and exercise such authority as may be determined by the Board of Directors from time to time.
Section 4. Succession Policy. A President-Elect shall be elected by the Board of Directors at least six (6) months before the expiration of the final term of the current President. The outgoing President shall assume the role of President-Emeritus. The outgoing President-Emeritus shall assume the role of Chairperson. The foregoing succession policy applies except when explicitly waived by a two-thirds vote of the directors.
Section 5. Vacancies. If the office of any officer becomes vacant for any reason, the Board of Directors shall have the power to appoint any qualified person to fill such vacancy, who shall hold office for the unexpired term of the predecessor officer and until a successor is elected and qualified.