Board Director Requirements A Board Director is expected to be active within the Chamber as well as on the Board. Each Director will serve a three year term and may serve no more than two consecutive terms. Directors may be appointed to serve on committees and other additional duties as requested by the President. All directors will have voting privileges. A member of the Board shall not be absent from more than three regular Board of Directors meetings per year. The number of members comprising the Board shall be sixteen (16) of the general membership in addition to an ex-officio position for the Executive Director. All directors shall serve a three -year term and shall, at all times during such service shall be a member of the Chamber in good standing. Changes in terms based on membership growth/decline shall be at the discretion of the current Board. Each director may serve no more than two (2) consecutive full terms. Any member who serves two (2) consecutive full terms on the Board may be elected to the Board again so long as such election occurs at least one (1) year from the expiration of the member's last term. The government and policy-making responsibilities of the Chamber and the direction of its work shall be vested in the Board. All Directors will have voting privileges. A member of the Board who shall be absent from three (3) regular Board of Directors meetings per year shall automatically be dismissed from Directorship of the Board. Exceptions will be made for a Director who has been confined by illness or any other absence approved by a majority vote of those Directors present at the pertaining meeting. Vacancies on the Board, or among the officers, shall be filled by the Board and shall be for the un-expired term of that position. The Board is responsible for establishing procedure, and formulating policy of the organization. The Board is also responsible for adopting all policies, and position statements of the organization.
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