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serve more than four (4) years continuously unless his term has been ex-
tended by the fact that he has been elected an officer of the Association.
In the event an elected member of the Executive Council is elected an
officer of the Association, that person shall continue on the Council in
the capacity of an officer and a vacancy shall thereby be created in the
membership of the Council, which vacancy shall remain vacant until the
vacancy is filled at the next annual meeting of the Association.
7.2. The Executive Council shall meet at least twice each year, the first
during and at the site of the annual membership meeting and the sec-
ond, or any additional meetings, upon the call of the President at such
place and at such time as may be set by the President. A quorum for a
meeting shall be a majority of those serving on the Executive Council at
the time such meeting is called. Each member present at a meeting shall
have one vote, and voting shall not be by proxy.
7.3. The powers of the Executive Council shall be:
(a) The Executive Council shall appoint the Director of the Associa-
(b) Under circumstances not otherwise provided for in the Bylaws,
the Executive Council shall be empowered to fill vacancies in all offices
of the Association, and the person so appointed shall serve until the suc-
ceeding annual meeting of the membership.
(c) The Executive Council may create such additional offices or such
standing and special committees as it may deem necessary and proper in
carrying out the purposes and activities of the Association.
(d) The Executive Council shall direct and be responsible for the fi-
nancial matters of the Association, including the control and investment
of the assets of the Association, with power to purchase or sell securities
or other property held or needed by the Association.
(e) The Executive Council shall be the final authority on all matters
of personnel, including salaries, as may be recommended to the Execu-
tive Council by the Director.
(f) The Executive Council at any regular or called meeting shall, with
two weeks prior written notice to the members of the Council, have the
power to create or discontinue various levels of membership as it may
deem in the best interest of the Association and establish or amend the
amount of the dues applicable to each membership classification. The
Executive Council shall determine the rules and procedures by which
members shall be dropped from the membership rolls.
(g) The eleven elected members of the Executive Council shall be
elected by the members at the annual meeting of the Association on a
staggered basis, that is, three of the members are to be elected each year
for three years, and two are to be elected on the fourth year. The Execu-
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 97, July 1993 - April, 1994, periodical, 1994; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117154/m1/226/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.