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Section 6. Vacancies
In the event of a vacancy in the office of the president, the executive vice president shall
become president. If the executive vice president elects to decline the position of
president, the president's position shall be filled by the board of directors, retaining the
requirement that no member may serve as president unless he or she has served as an
elected member of the board of directors for at least one (1) year. A vacancy in any other
position on the board of directors shall be filled by the board of directors by a majority
vote, abiding by the requirements in Article IV Section 3. Resignation of officers and
directors shall be by letter to the board of directors, except in cases of death or serious
illness, when the board of directors on its own motion may accept the resignation of an
officer or director.
Section 7. Reason to Remove
An officer or director may be removed from his or her position for failure to perform his
or her duties or missing three consecutive board of directors meetings. Removal shall
require three-fourths vote of the board of directors.
Article VIII - Society Meetings
Section 1. Regular Meetings
The regular meetings of this Society shall be held at such time and place as may be
determined by the board of directors.
Section 2. Annual Meeting
The regular meeting in May shall be known as the annual meeting; the business shall
include the installation of the officers and directors, receipt of reports, and any other
business that may arise.
Section 3. Quorum
Thirty (30) members shall constitute a quorum at Society meetings.
Section 4. Called Meetings
Special meetings may be called by the president, by the board of directors, or upon the
written request of thirty (30) members of the Society. Fifteen (15) days notice shall be
given to the general membership by those calling the meeting, at their expense. Business
transacted at any called meeting is limited to that specified in the call.
Article IX - Standing and Special Committees
Section 1. All Committees
The president may create and shall appoint such committees and their chairmen, standing
or special, as deemed necessary to carry on the work of the Society unless otherwise
provided in these bylaws. Committees may consist of members and nonmembers of the
Society, but must contain a majority of Society members. No committee shall act in the
name of the Society without the prior approval of the board of directors. The president
or the board of directors shall require the committee chairmen to submit at least one (1)
of the following: a plan-of-work, a request for budget or expenses, recommendations,
and a final report.
Section 2. Standing Committees
The Budget Committee: The budget committee shall consist of the treasurer, who shall
be chairman; the president; the executive vice president for workshops; the immediate
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