Section 1 – The officers of this Association shall
be the President, Vice President/President Elect, Corresponding Secretary,
Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary and Past President.
Section 2 - Trustees: The trustees of this Association shall consist
of nine members.
Section 3 - Executive Board: the Executive Board of this Association
shall consist of the officers of the Association and nine trustees and
the immediate Past President.
Section 4 - Election and Term of Office: Officers of the Association
and the trustees shall be elected by a plurality of the mail ballot and
these results shall be announced on the Association website and in the
All officers and trustees must be members in good standing for a period
of two (2) years prior to election. The President shall appoint a Nominating
Committee. The Nominating Committee shall present a slate of candidates
with two candidates for each office for the office of Vice President,
Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Treasurer,
and three Trustees. The positions shall be decided by the plurality vote.
The Vice President shall automatically become the President (for the next
ensuing two years).
The terms of office of the President, Vice President, Corresponding Secretary,
Recording Secretary, Treasurer and Financial Secretary shall be a period
of two (2) years commencing January 1 following the annual meeting. Three
Trustees shall be elected annually for three year terms, each beginning
January 1 following election.
Section 5 – Duties: The duties of the elected officers of the Association
and the Trustees shall be those usually pertaining to such offices, and
in addition, include any other duties implied or expressed in this Constitution
or in the By-Laws of the Association.