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Article V - Officers

1. General. The officers of the Association shall be: President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Each officer shall serve for a term of one year, beginning on the first of January following the annual meeting at which the officer was elected. Members holding the office of Secretary or Treasurer may be re-elected to that position.
 
2. Duties of Officers.

    (a) President. The President shall preside at meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee; shall call the meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee; shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors where specified in these Bylaws; the members and chairpersons of the standing committees of the Association; and shall perform such other duties as the Association or Board of Directors may direct.
    (b) First Vice-President. The First Vice-President shall perform the duties of the President when necessary because of the absence or disability of the President to act; shall supervise and coordinate the responsibilities and tasks of the standing committees and shall contact each committee chairperson in November of the current calender year for the purpose of reminding the chairperson of the annual report due no later than December 31 of the current calender year; shall report on the work of the standing committees at each meeting of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors; shall be an ex officio non-voting member of each standing committee; and shall perform such other duties as the Association, Board of Directors or President may direct.
    (c) Second Vice-President. The Second Vice-President shall perform the duties of the First Vice-President when necessary because of the absence or disability of the First Vice-President to act; and shall perform such other duties as the Association, Board of Directors or President may direct. The Second Vice-President shall be an ex officio non-voting member of each standing committee.
    (d) Secretary. The Secretary shall keep a record of all proceedings of the Association and of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee; shall issue notice of all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors; shall keep an accurate list of all members of the Association; shall keep the seal of the Association; and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may direct.
    (e) Treasurer. The Treasurer shall receive all monies and funds of the Association; shall deposit all funds in such bank or banks as the Board of Directors may approve; shall disburse, under the direction of the Board, the funds of the Association and shall sign all checks therefor; shall have the authority to invest and reinvest funds of the Association; shall keep, or supervise the keeping of, regular accounts in books belonging to the Association, which books shall be open to inspection by any member of the Board; shall report, at each meeting of the Association or Board of Directors, a statement of income and expenses as of the end of the month preceding the meeting; shall prepare a proposed budget of the Association for consideration by the Board of Directors; shall report annually to the Association on the financial status of the Association; and shall perform such other duties as the Board may direct.
 
3. Vacancies. Should a vacancy arise in an office for any reason, the Board of Directors shall fill that vacancy by appointment for the unexpired term.

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