SECTION 1. There shall be a Board of Directors consisting of the president, the president-elect, the secretary-treasurer, the immediate past president, and at least three directors, one of whom shall serve as vice-president and one of whom shall be a legal resident of Virginia.
SECTION 2. The Board shall meet at least twice a year, once in conjunction with the annual meeting of the members and the other at a time and place determined by the Board. Other meetings may be called by the president, as required. At board meetings a quorum shall consist of four (4) members
SECTION 3. The Board shall have responsibility for the management and control of the activities and publications of SDA, for the administration and custody of property and funds, and for relations with other professional organizations. Actions of the Board shall be communicated to the members.
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SECTION 2. The terms of office of the president and the president-elect shall be one year, after which they shall succeed to the offices of immediate past president and president, respectively.
SECTION 3. The vice-president shall be elected by the Board from among the directors not holding other office, and shall serve in that office no longer than one year.
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SECTION 2. The secretary-treasurer shall give adequate written notice of the time and place of meetings to each member in good standing.
SECTION 3. At each regular meeting, the members shall:
Back to top. Amendments to the Constitution may be proposed by the Board, or by a petition to the Board signed by at least twenty-five (25) members. A proposed amendment shall be communicated to the members and discussed at the next meeting of the members. Within sixty (60) days after the meeting, the Board shall formulate the final wording of the proposed amendment and direct the secretary-treasurer to submit it to the members in good standing for ratification by mail ballot. An amendment shall become effective following ratification by two-thirds of the members casting ballots.
a. Receive a report from the president on the activities of the Board since the last such meeting.
b. Receive a report from the secretary-treasurer on the activities of the office for the year, including financial and membership statements.
c. Receive reports from committees as required.
d. Make suggestions for activities to be considered by the Board.