(b) The President may initiate and recommend to the Board of Trustees, major and long-term policies for the Association. For the avoidance of doubt, all major expenditures, long-term projects, constitutional amendments, major structural changes (and decisions incidental to the foregoing), must be approved by the Board of Trustees before implementation by the President.(b) The President may initiate and recommend to the Board of Trustees, major and long-term policies for the Association. For the avoidance of doubt, all major expenditures, long-term projects, constitutional amendments, major structural changes (and decisions incidental to the foregoing), must be approved by the Board of Trustees before implementation by the President.

Election of President and Term of Office
(a) The election of the President and the election of the Board of Trustees Chairperson shall be conducted in alternate years.
(b) The President shall be the only elected member of the Executive Committee.
(c) The term of office of the President shall be two years provided no individual shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.
(d) In accordance with the provisions of Article 6.4, the Electoral Committee shall conduct the election of the President in the following manner:
(d)(i) In an election year, nominations for the position of President shall be submitted in writing to the Electoral Committee and Members of the BOT and signed by at least five (5) persons from amongst the General Members or Associate Members.  At least three (3) of such nominators must be from a Chapter other than the nominee’s.
(d)(ii) The Electoral Committee shall verify that nominees and nominators are in good standing with the Association pursuant to Article 4.7 of this Constitution. In discharging this responsibility, the Electoral Committee shall rely on information obtained from the Secretary and Financial Secretary.
(d)(iii) Such nominations shall be forwarded to the Electoral Committee and the BOT at least ninety (90) days before the Annual Convention where the election will take place.
(d)(iv) The Electoral Committee shall circulate the names of such nominees to all Chapters at least sixty (60) days before the convention.
(d)(v) The Board of Trustees shall appoint three (3) persons from its members and/or from the entire membership to the Electoral Committee at least one hundred and twenty (120) days prior to the convention at which the election will take place, provided none of such persons shall be a nominee or nominator.
Voting Procedure for Presidential Elections
(a) Only Chapters in good standing can vote at the election of the President pursuant to the voting formula under this Article.