(a)(i) A written petition to remove the President from office shall be circulated to all BOT members at least sixty (60) days before a regular or special meeting.(a)(i) A written petition to remove the President from office shall be circulated to all BOT members at least sixty (60) days before a regular or special meeting.
(a)(ii) Such petition shall be signed by at least one-half (½) of the entire members of the Board of Trustees and shall state the grounds for the suspension, discipline or removal of the President.
(a)(iii) The petition shall be heard by the entire membership of the Board of Trustees provided the President shall be afforded an opportunity to defend himself, orally or in writing, not less than thirty (30) days before the effective date of the expulsion, suspension, or termination.
(b) A resolution by the Board of Trustees to discipline, suspend, remove from office, or expel the President from the Association, shall pass by a two-thirds (⅔) majority vote of the entire members of the Board of Trustees.
(c) If the President has misappropriated the Association’s funds, the Board of Trustees is empowered to demand that the President refund the funds.
(d) If the President is suspended, removed from office, or expelled, he shall be liable for any charges incurred, services or benefits actually rendered, dues, assessments or fees incurred before the suspension, removal from office or expulsion or arising from contract or otherwise.
ARTICLE 7
OFFICERS’ DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The President shall:
(a) Be the chief executive and lead the day-to-day administration of the Association. To this end, the President’s authority includes to supervise, direct and control the activities of the officers of the Association.
(b) Be the chief spokesperson of the Association.
(c) Provide leadership and direction for the Association.
(d) Preside at Executive Committee meetings.
(e) With the Treasurer, be a signatory to the Association’s account(s).
(f) With the Treasurer, present an annual budget at every Annual Convention.
(g) Appoint members of the Executive Committee subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees in accordance with Article 6.5 of this Constitution.
(h) Have the power to appoint and remove members of committees under the provisions of Articles 10.2 and 10.3 of this Constitution.