Board Candidacy Information

General Director Qualifications. A Director or Director candidate must be: (i) a natural person; (ii) have the capacity to enter legally binding contracts; (iii) while a Director, and during the five (5) years immediately prior to becoming a Director, not be, nor have been, convicted of a felony; or plead, nor have pled, guilty to a felony; (iv) unless excused for good cause by the Board or Active Members, attend at least one-half (½) of all Board Meetings during any fiscal year; and (v) comply with any other reasonable qualifications determined by the Board (collectively the  “General Director Qualifications”).

Membership Director Qualifications. While a Director, and during the one (1) year immediately prior to becoming a Director, a Director or Director candidate must be an Active Member in good standing (the  “Membership Director Qualifications”).

Director Nominations. Unless otherwise provided in these Bylaws, prior to electing Directors: 

  • Candidate Interview Committee. Not less than thirty (30) days nor more than ninety (90) days prior to any Active Member Meeting at which Active Members are scheduled to elect Directors, the President shall appoint a Committee consisting of at least three (3) Active Members who are past Presidents of the Association (the “Candidate Interview Committee”). 

Prior to the Active Member Meeting at which members are scheduled to elect Directors, the Candidate Interview Committee shall: (i) interview all potential Director Candidates who have made their intentions known at least sixty (60) days prior to the Active Member Meeting for the purpose of determining eligibility according to the By-Laws and to review the duties and requirements of said officers; and (ii)  present the list of potential Director Candidates at the Active Member Meeting at the time of the voting.