Article 4: Executive Committee


Section 1

There shall be an Executive Committee composed of the Chair of the Board of Trustees, the President, and such number, not less than three, of other Trustees as the Board of Trustees may determine at its annual meeting.  The members of the Committee, other than the President and the Chair of the Board of Trustees, shall be elected by a majority of the entire Board of Trustees at the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees to hold office until the next annual meeting and until their successors are elected.  In case of a vacancy in the Executive Committee, the same may be filled by the Board of Trustees at any meeting.  The Chair of the Board of Trustees may designate an alternate Trustee who may attend a  meeting in the place of an absent member of the Committee and exercise any and all powers that such absent member might have exercised.  The Chair may also invite to attend any meeting of the Executive Committee any Trustee whose presence would, in the judgment of the Chair, facilitate the transaction of any business coming before that meeting.

Section 2

The Chair of the Board of Trustees shall be the Chair of the Executive Committee. The Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees shall be the Vice Chair of the Executive Committee. In the absence of both the Chair and Vice Chair, the President will Chair the Executive Committee.

Section 3

A quorum for the transaction of the business of the Executive Committee shall consist of a majority of the full Committee. Notice of all meetings shall be given at least seven (7) days before the meeting, or every Committee member shall be directly contacted by the most effective means for that member (including telephone, facsimile, or e-mail) at least thirty-six (36) hours before the meeting. Committee members will be requested to confirm receipt of notice with the Corporate office.

Section 4

Subject to applicable provisions of law and to the direction of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee shall, in the intervals between the meetings of the Board of Trustees, have the immediate charge, management, and control of the activities and affairs of the corporation, and it shall have full power to do any and all things in relation to the activities and affairs of the corporation, and to exercise any powers of the Board of Trustees which are not specifically required by law to be done or exercised by the full Board or which are exclusively reserved to the full Board under Article II, Section 9 of these By-laws.