liable for any charges incurred, services or benefits actually rendered, dues, assessments or fees incurred before the expulsion, suspension or termination or arising from contract or otherwise.liable for any charges incurred, services or benefits actually rendered, dues, assessments or fees incurred before the expulsion, suspension or termination or arising from contract or otherwise.
(c) All rights of membership shall cease upon resignation, expulsion, or upon a Chapter’s dissolution, or upon a member’s death (if a natural person).
Transfer of Membership
The Association shall strive to promote and encourage the growth of Chapters. Therefore, upon accession or merger of two or more Chapters, membership of the combined Chapters shall be transferred to the new entity under the name agreed upon by the affected Chapters. The new entity shall send written notification to the Association regarding its new name (if any), and composition, and shall not be required to pay a registration fee as provided under Article 4.4(e).
ARTICLE 5 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Composition
The Board of Trustees or BOT shall comprise the Presidents of Chapters and the President. The Secretary shall attend BOT meetings and take the minutes of the meetings but shall not participate in the discussions unless called upon to speak on a specific issue. In the absence of the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary shall fill in for the Secretary.
Powers
(a) The supreme authority of the Association shall be vested in the General Members and Associate Members, but shall be delegated to the Board of Trustees which shall be responsible to the entire membership of the Association.
(b) The Board of Trustees shall receive and approve an annual budget from the President before ratification by a voice vote of the entire membership at the Annual Convention. However, in an election year the President-elect shall have no more than ninety (90) days after his election to present an annual budget to the Board of Trustees for approval. In such a situation, or if circumstances require the President to submit a supplemental or amended budget, the Board of Trustees may approve such budget at a duly convened meeting without the need to have a ratifying voice vote of the entire membership.
(c) The Board of Trustees shall have the power to investigate, suspend, remove from office, expel from the Association, or discipline the President pursuant to the provisions of Article 6.6 of this Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Board of Trustees shall include: