ARTICLE VIII Section 3. MEETINGS Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held four times a year, February, April, August, and October, and at such other times as the President deems necessary. Section 4. QUORUM A majority of the membership of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum.
ARTICLE IX EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Section 1. MEMBERSHIP The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors shall be composed of the elected officers. Section 2. DUTIES The Executive Committee shall: A. Have emergency power to act for the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board. B. Perform such other duties as may from time to time be expedient. Section 3. MEETINGS Meetings of the Executive Committee shall be called at the request of the President. The incoming or continuing President may call a meeting of the Executive Committee prior to December 1 for the purpose of approving appointments and making plans for the coming year.
ARTICLE X ELECTION AND TERM OF OFFICE Section 1. NOMINATIONS A Nominating Committee of seven (7) members: three (3) to be appointed by the Board of Directors, and one (1), the Chairman, appointed by the President, before the September meeting of the odd year, at which time three (3) more shall be elected by the members at the September meeting. The slate of officers shall be printed in the announcement of the November meeting, mailed to the members. Nominations may be made from the floor at the meeting, provided consent of the nominee has been obtained prior to this meeting. Section 2. ELECTION Elections shall be held at the November meeting in each odd numbered year. Voting shall be by ballot A majority of votes cast shall be necessary for election. In cases where there is but one nominee per office, a voiced vote may be taken. Section 3. TERM OF OFFICE All officers shall be installed at the December meeting and serve for a term of two years. They shall be eligible for re-election for one (two-year) term only. An exception may be granted by the Board of Directors for the offices of Secretary and Treasurer. Section 4. VACANCIES All vacancies in office shall be filled by the Nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE XI COMMITTEES Section 1. A. STANDING COMMITTEES Thee shall be Association standing committees as follows:
Community Service Program (1st Vice-President) Informative & Protective Services Legislative Public Relations Membership (2nd Vice-President) Finance & Budget Remembrance In-Memoriam Hospitality & Reservations Historian Scholarship Newsletter B. ADDITIONAL COMMITTEES There shall be additional committees named, standing and special, considered necessary to carry on the work of the unit. Section 2. Duties of the chairman A. Develop the Committee objectives through committee action, which are approved by the Board of Directors and and coordinated with those of ORTA. B. Serve as channels of communication in their respective fields and coordinate with ORTA. C. Motivate members to carry out their responsibilities. Involve all committee members.