Regular meetings of the Board shall be held at least four (4) times in each fiscal year, presided over by the Chair and at such time and place and in such manner as may be designated by the Chair.
Attendance at Meetings. Any elected or appointed Board member who fails to attend at least 75% of meetings in each twelve months, unless excused by the Chair for cause, may be deemed to have relinquished his or her position and may be replaced by a member appointed by the Chair.
Special meetings of the Board may be held at such time and place as the Chair shall designate, provided that written or electronic notice of such meetings shall be sent to each Director at least 15 days in advance of the meeting. The Chair, or in the case of the Chair of the Board’s absence or neglect to act, the President of the Association, shall call a special meeting of the Board upon the written request of a majority of Directors then in office. At all meetings of the Board, one-third of the Directors shall constitute a quorum of the Board.
Meetings of the Board and any of its committees may be held at any place within or without the state, and may be held through any communications equipment, provided all persons participating can communicate with each other. Participation in a meeting through the use of such communications equipment shall constitute presence at the meeting.
After the expiration of a Director’s term of office, each Director may as a matter of right, attend all meetings of the Board and join in all discussion but without the right to vote, except when the Board meets in Executive Session or is discussing confidential matters, the discussion of which in the presence of non-Board members could be detrimental to the Association, in the judgment of the Chair.