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11/4/2016
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PPAGS Bylaws - Article IV. Officers

PPAGS Bylaws

Article IV. Officers

  1. The officers of the Association shall be the Chair, Chair-Elect, Past-Chair, Member at Large-Communications Focus, Member at Large-Diversity Focus, Member at Large-Programming Focus, and State Advocacy Coordinator. At the time of their election, officers shall be Members of the Association.
  2. The term of office, unless otherwise specified, shall be considered to run from annual convention to annual convention.
  3. The term of office for Member at Large-Communications Focus, Member at Large-Diversity Focus,  Member at Large-Programming Focus, and State Advocacy Coordinator, all elected positions but the Chair shall be for two years, with the following proviso: In order to obtain continuity on the PPAGS Board of Directors, the Member at Large-Diversity Focus shall serve an additional year for the 2007-08 program year; the Member at Large-Programming Focus shall be elected in 2007 for a 3-year term; the Member at Large-Communications Focus and the State Advocacy Coordinator shall be elected in 2007 for 2-year terms. Subsequently, the election for Member at Large-Diversity Focus and Member at Large-Programming Focus will be held in even-numbered years, and the election for Member at Large-Communications Focus and the State Advocacy Coordinator will be held in odd-numbered years.
  4. It shall be the duty of the Chair to preside over meetings of the Executive Committee, the Board, the PPAGS Committee, and the general membership; to exercise supervision over the affairs of the Association with the approval of the Board; and to perform such other duties as are pertinent to the office of the Chair. The Chair shall take care to closely inform and counsel the Chair-Elect on all issues of importance.
  5. The Chair shall represent PPAGS to PPA and serve as voting representative to the PPA Board of Directors.
  6. The Chair-Elect shall be a member of the Executive Committee and Board and shall perform the duties of the Chair in the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chair. In the event that the Chair does not serve his/her full term for any reason, the Chair-Elect shall succeed to the unexpired remainder thereof and continue through his/her own term as Chair. The Chair-Elect shall automatically become Chair during the annual convention in the year following election as Chair-Elect.
  7. The Past-Chair shall be a member of the Executive Committee and Board, and shall perform other such duties as directed by the Board.
  8. The other officers shall assist the Chair and shall perform the tasks that are assigned.
  9. An officer may resign from the Board by delivering a written resignation to the Chair or, if the resigning officer is the Chair, to the Chair-Elect, and the office of that officer is thereupon vacant.
  10. An officer who ceases to be a member of the Association is automatically recalled and his/her office is thereupon vacant.
  11. An officer may be removed from office for cause by a two-thirds vote of the full Board of Directors.
  12. In case of the death, resignation, recall, removal, or incapacity of the Chair-Elect, the Member at Large-Communications Focus, the Member at Large-Diversity Focus, or the Member at Large-Programming Focus, the Chair is responsible for appointing a replacement to serve for the duration of the current term.
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