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ARTICLE IV BOARDS

Section 1.
 

Executive Board - The elected Chapter officers, all Past Presidents and the Committee Chairpersons shall constitute the Chapter Executive Board. The Chapter Executive Board shall have the power and duty to conduct and direct all the business and affairs of the Chapter.

 

Section 2.

Six members of the Chapter Executive Board shall constitute a quorum, providing that there are present three officers.

 

ARTICLE V COMMITTEES

Section 1.

There shall be in this Chapter certain standing committees as provided in this Article. Unless specifically provided otherwise herein, the Chairperson and members of each standing committee shall be appointed by the President immediately after taking office and shall serve at the pleasure of the President. The President or in case of the disability or absence of the President, the President Elect, shall be an ex officio member of each standing committee.

 

Section 2.

Nominations and Elections Committee. A Nominations and Elections Committee shall be appointed by the President not later than the summer regular meeting of the Chapter Executive Board. The committee shall consist of three persons; a Chairperson who shall be the immediate Past President of the Chapter and two other Chapter members. This committee shall present, not later than the October regular meeting, a slate of nominees for the Chapter offices to the membership for their consideration.

 

Section 3.

Professional Development Committee. A Professional Development Committee shall be elected. The committee shall consist, at the discretion of the Chapter Executive Board, of three or six members who shall be elected at the same time and in the same manner as the officers of this Chapter are elected. All members of the Professional Development Committee must have attained the designation of Senior Member International Right of Way Association.

 

Section 4.

Education Committee. An Education Committee shall be appointed by the President. The committee shall consist of three members.

 

Section 5.

Membership Committee. A Membership Committee shall be appointed by the President.

 

Section 6.

Long Range Planning Committee. A Long Range Planning Committee shall be appointed by the President. The committee shall consist of a Chairperson, who shall be the immediate Past President of the Chapter, with other members being all other Past Presidents and any other Chapter members the President appoints.

 

Section 7.

There may be such other standing committees as the Chapter Executive Board shall from time to time determine to be necessary, provided, however, that there shall be established in this Chapter committees corresponding to those certain International Committees designated for Chapter counterparts by the International Board of Directors or the International Executive Committee.

 

ARTICLE VI DUES

Section 1.
 

Annual International dues of Chapter members shall be set by the International Board of Directors.

 

Section 2.

Annual Chapter dues of Chapter members shall be set by the Chapter Executive Board.


ARTICLE VII MEETINGS

Section 1.
 

Regular meetings of this Chapter shall be held at the time and place designated by the President. Regular meetings shall be held at least four times each calendar year. A scheduled regular meeting, except the annual meeting, may be postponed by the President with the concurrence of a quorum of the Chapter Executive Board.

 

Section 2.

An annual meeting of the members of this Chapter shall be held not later than November of each year. Annual reports of all officers and committees will be presented at that time, excepting that the Treasurer shall provide the Chapter Executive Board a calendar year end financial report at the first scheduled Chapter Executive Board meeting in the following year. Chapter officers and the Professional Development Committee members shall be elected at the annual meeting and such other business as may be presented may be conducted.

 

Section 3.

Special meetings may be called at any time by the President and shall be called upon receipt of a written request signed by four members of the Chapter Executive Board or by ten members of the Chapter.

 

Section 4.

Notice of all meetings shall be given to the active members at least five days prior to such meeting.

 

Section 5.

A majority of members, or twenty, whichever is the smaller, shall constitute a quorum.


ARTICLE VIII VOTING

Section 1.

An active, retired, or senior member as defined by the International Bylaws, in good standing, shall have the right to vote in any matter requiring a vote.
 


ARTICLE IX RULES OF ORDER

 

Except as otherwise provided for in these Bylaws, Robert's Rules of Order are hereby adopted as the rules for the procedure and conduct of all meetings of the Chapter and of the Chapter Executive Board and Committees.
 


ARTICLE X AMENDMENTS

 

These Bylaws may be repealed, amended or new Bylaws adopted at any regular meeting of the Chapter by an affirmative two thirds vote of the members present after the same has been submitted in writing and read at a previous regular meeting or a copy thereof sent by mail to the members of the Chapter at least ten days prior to the meeting.

Said action by the Chapter shall not become effective until approved by the International General Counsel.
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

ARTICLE I General
ARTICLE II Membership

ARTICLE III Officers
ARTICLE IV Boards
ARTICLE V Committees
ARTICLE VI Dues
ARTICLE VII Meetings
ARTICLE VIII Voting
ARTICLE IX Rules of Order
ARTICLE X Amendments