Voting and Election Regulations
Qualifications for Office:
- Officers (President, VP, Secretary, and Treasurer) must be a resident of the United States. (V. Officers, C)
- Officers have a two year rotating basis. This year the positions up for election are Vice President and Secretary. (V, C)
- Directors (state representatives) will serve a 1 year term and be up for election/re-election the following year.
- Directors must be a resident of the US and reside full/part time in the State unless serving as an at-large Director. (VI, B)
On each matter submitted to a vote of the Members, including but not limited to
the election of Officers and Directors, the recall of Officers and Directors and any special elections and resolutions deemed
appropriate by the Board of Directors, each member class shall have a vote as follows:
Festivals shall have one (1) vote
Clubs shall have one (1) vote
Individual members shall have one (1) vote
The annual meeting of the Members of this Corporation shall be held once a
year, at a time and place determined by the majority vote of the Board of Directors, for the purpose of electing Officers and
Directors and for the transaction of all other business as may come before the Members. Special meetings of the Members may
be called by the President or by the Board of Directors.
Notice of Meetings:
Electronic or printed notice stating the place, day, and hour of the
Members’ meeting, and, in case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called, shall be delivered
within ten (10) days before the date of the meeting, either personally, or by electronic mail, by or at the discretion of the President,
the Secretary, or persons calling the meeting, to each Member of record entitled to vote at such meeting. If notice is given by
electronic mail, such notice shall be deemed to be delivered when sent. Except as otherwise provided under the provisions of law
or these Bylaws, notice may also be delivered personally, or by telephone.