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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - A

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:24:00 GMT

Section 4. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION

A. NOMINATING COMMITTEE. A Nominating Committee will be appointed by the Chairman of the Board. The Nominating Committee shall consist of: Immediate Past Chairman, or if unable to serve a Past Chairman willing to serve, the Chairman of the Board, two Past Chairman and five (5) Association members in good standing. No member of the Nominating Committee shall be eligible for nomination for any position. The Nominating Committee shall select one candidate for each office.

Additional nominations for any office shall be made by written petition addressed to the President/CEO and signed by seventy-five (75) REALTOR® members. The President/CEO must receive petitions at least thirty (30) days prior to the annual election. Nominations by the Nominating Committee will be posted on the Association website at least forty (40) days prior to the election. Nominations by petition will be posted on the Association website at least twenty (20) days prior to the election.

 

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - B

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:27:00 GMT

B. NOTICE OF ANNUAL ELECTION. Two (2) months prior to the Annual Election, Members shall be provided notice of the annual election of Officers and Directors and the opportunity to seek election. Members who desire to seek election shall complete a “Consent to Serve” form, notifying the Association of the position for which they seek election and their willingness to serve.



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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - C

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:29:00 GMT

C. ELECTION The annual election shall take place in September. Election shall be by ballot. The ballot shall contain the positions by category (Officer or Director) and the names of candidates shall be listed in alphabetical order by last name of all candidates for each office or director position. Ballots shall be provided to each Member eligible to vote at least twelve (12) days prior to the annual election. Ballots may be provided via the Internet.

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - D

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:32:00 GMT

D. ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE Any member in good standing whose dues have been paid as of August 15 of the current year may vote in the election.

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - E

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:35:00 GMT

E. Election shall be by plurality. Candidates receiving the highest number of votes in each Director position shall be declared elected for a two (2) year term. In the event of a tie vote for any position, the decision shall be made by lot.

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 4 - F

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:36:00 GMT

F. VOTING. Voting may be by mail-in ballot, voting in person at a time and place designated, or by electronic means, including but not limited to, facsimile, e-mail or on a website, or all methods of voting, allowed by the State of Florida. The Board of Directors shall designate the voting method.

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 5

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:42:00 GMT

Section 5. VACANCIES: Vacancies among the Officers and the Directors, other than Chairman, may be filled by appointment of a qualified person to serve the remainder of the unexpired term by the Chairman of the Board and approved by the Board of Directors by a majority vote. If the Chairman of the Board is unable to serve or the position is vacant for any reason, the Chairman Elect shall automatically become Chairman. A Chairman Elect, who is appointed to fill a vacancy, shall serve only the unexpired term as Chairman Elect and shall not automatically succeed to the office of Chairman. In that event the Nominating Committee shall nominate both a Chairman and Chairman Elect for the next term.

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Article XI - Officers and Directors - Section 6

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:44:00 GMT

Section 6. REMOVAL: Any Director may be removed by a ballot vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the Board of Directors present and voting; provided however, the vote on removal shall occur at the next regular meeting of the Board of Directors following the meeting at which a motion for removal of a Director is made and seconded.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 1

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:47:00 GMT

Section 1. ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETINGS. The annual business meeting of the Board shall be held in September of each year, the date, place, and hour to be designated by the Board of Directors.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 2

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:49:00 GMT

Section 2. MEETINGS OF DIRECTORS. The Board of Directors shall meet as needed. The Chairman of the Board shall designate the time and place of the meetings. Absence from two (2) meetings during the year shall be construed as resignation, unless the Association prior to the Board of Directors meeting receives a request for excused absence.  When a decision needs to be made that cannot be delayed until the regular meeting of the Board of Directors, a vote may be taken by any electronic means, including but not limited to telephone, facsimile, e-mail, teleconference, video conference, at the direction of the Chairman.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 3

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:51:00 GMT

Section 3. OTHER MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS. Meetings of the Members may be held at other times as the Chairman or the Board of Directors may determine; or upon the notice, by appropriate means, of at least ten percent (10%) of the Members eligible to vote.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 4

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:53:00 GMT

Section 4. NOTICE OF MEETINGS. Notice of meetings by appropriate means, including electronic means, shall be given to every Member entitled to participate in the meeting at least one (1) week preceding all meetings. If a special meeting is called, it shall be accompanied by a statement of purpose of the meeting.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 5

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:54:00 GMT

Section 5. QUORUM. A quorum for the transaction of business shall consist of fifty (50) REALTOR® Members eligible to vote.

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Article XII - Meetings - Section 6

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:01:00 GMT

Section 6. VOTING. Members shall be entitled to vote either by mail or by electronic means.

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Article XIII - Indemnification

Posted by PRO Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:02:00 GMT

Each person who at any time shall serve, or shall have served, as a director, officer, employee or agent of the Association and such other persons as specified from time to time by the Board of Directors, shall be entitled to indemnification as and to the fullest extent permitted by Chapter 617 of the Florida Corporations Not for Profit Act or any successor statutory provision, as from time to time amended. The foregoing right of indemnification shall be in addition to and not exclusive of any other rights to which those indemnified may be entitled.

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