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Section 4. The Director of Correspondence and Mailings: The director of
correspondence and mailings shall be responsible for handling all Society
correspondence, processing Society mailings, and maintaining the Society's mailing lists.
Section 5. The Director of Publications: The director of publications shall be
responsible for researching, editing, and publishing the Society's non-serial publications.
Section 6. The Director of Publicity and Public Relations: The director of publicity
and public relations shall be responsible for promoting the Society and its activities, and
shall establish and maintain harmonious relationships with other organizations in the
community having interests parallel to those of the Society.
Section 7. The Director of Volunteer Coordination: The director of volunteer
coordination shall be responsible for developing a volunteer corps and managing its
Article VII - Board of Directors
Section 1. The Board of Directors
The board of directors consists of the officers and directors of the Society. No action
may be taken by the board of directors or its members that is in conflict with the bylaws,
standing rules, or directives of the membership.
Section 2. The Executive Committee
The executive committee, consisting of the president, treasurer, and recording secretary,
shall have the authority to approve line item expenditures before the Society budget is
approved by the membership.
Section 3. Duties
The duties of the board of directors shall be to supervise the affairs of the Society; to
establish additional duties of the officers and directors as deemed necessary; to schedule
the time and place of the Society's regular meetings; to present reports and make
recommendations at the regular and board of directors meetings of the Society; and shall
perform such other duties as specified in these bylaws. Each officer and director shall
maintain an inventory of any equipment or records in his or her possession and shall
provide a list of the inventory to the recording secretary at the board of directors meeting
in May. Following the annual meeting in May all official materials shall be delivered
within fifteen (15) days to the newly installed board of directors.
Section 4. Expenditures
All proposed expenditures in addition to the Society's approved budget must have board
of directors approval. No board of directors member may vote on any matter in which he
or she has a pecuniary interest. A two-thirds vote is required by the board of directors
for any increase to a previously approved budget.
Section 5. Board of Directors Meetings
An board of directors meeting shall be held before each regular Society meeting and at
other times deemed necessary by the president. Special meetings of the board of
directors may be called by the president or by a majority of the members of the board of
directors. Business transacted at any called meeting is limited to that specified in the call
Only members of the board of directors may speak at board of directors meetings, unless
special permission has been given by a majority vote. A majority of the board of directors
members shall constitute a quorum.
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