IMPORTANT RELAVANT INFORMATION FROM NSACF BYLAWS:
Article VI CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1. Composition and Term of the Chapter Board - The Chapter Board shall consist of not less than seven (7) Directors. The Vice President of Programs, President-elect, President, and Immediate Past President do not require re-election.
The Vice-President of Programs shall be elected from and by the Board (see Article VII, OFFICERS, Section 1. Officers below) and shall continue on the Board through President-elect, President and Immediate Past President term.
The remaining directors shall be elected and serve for a two-year term. No elected Director shall be eligible for re-election upon the completion of two (2) terms until after the passage of one (1) year.
The Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected from and by the Board of Directors for a term of one year and are eligible for re-election for consecutive terms.
The Chapter Board may determine additional ex officio members, who shall have no voting rights or the right to make motions.
Section 2. Power of the Chapter Board
The Chapter Board of Directors shall have supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the Chapter Association, shall determine its policies or changes therein within the limits of the Chapter Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and National Organization Policies, including education programs, awards, and events, shall actively execute its purposes and shall have discretion in the disbursement of its funds. The Chapter Board of Directors may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of the Chapter Association's business as shall be deemed advisable, and may, in the execution of the powers granted, appoint such agents as it may consider necessary.
SPECIAL NOTE: NSACF CHAPTER MEMBERS WILL ELECT THOSE WHO WILL SERVE ON THE BOARD AS DIRECTORS. IT WILL BE THE BOARD WHO WILL THEN ELECT ITS OFFICERS. THESE ARE THE DUTIES FOR EACH OFFICER:
President- The President shall be the chief elected officer of the Chapter Association, shall preside over all meetings of the Chapter Board of Directors, and shall be a member, ex-officio, of all committees and councils. The President shall also, at the annual meeting of the Chapter Association, and at such other times as deemed proper, communicate to the Chapter Association or to the Chapter Board of Directors, such matters and make such suggestions as may tend to promote the welfare and increase the usefulness of the Chapter Association, and shall perform such other duties as are necessarily incident to the office of President or as may be specified by the Chapter Board of Directors.
President-Elect- The President-Elect shall assume the office of President at the conclusion of the annual meeting of members or upon the death, resignation, or removal of the President. The President-Elect may be delegated by the President or the Chapter Board of Directors, to perform the President's duties, in the event of the President's temporary disability or absence from meetings and shall have other duties as the President or the Chapter Board of Directors may assign. Whenever serving as President, the President-Elect shall have all of the powers of and be subject to all restrictions upon the President.
Vice President of Programs-The Vice President of Programs may be designated to perform the President-Elect’s duties in the event of the President-Elect’s temporary disability or absence from meetings and shall perform such other duties as may be specified by the President or the Chapter Board of Directors.
Treasurer-The Treasurer shall have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds and securities of the Chapter Association, and in general shall perform all the duties incident to the office of Treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors. Any of the Treasurer's duties may be delegated to a designee selected by the Chapter Board of Directors.
Secretary-The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the meetings of the Chapter Board of Directors and the general membership in one or more books provided for that purpose; see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these Bylaws or as required by law; be custodian of the corporate records and in general perform all duties incident to the office of the Secretary and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Chapter Board of Directors. Any of the Secretary's duties may be delegated to the Chapter Administrator or to his or her designee by the Chapter Board of Directors.