The Board of Directors shall have the authority to carry on the
business of this organization between Annual Business
Meetings. The Board of Directors shall read, correct, and
approve the Minutes of the Annual Business Meeting.
The Board of Directors shall meet at
least twice a year, carrying on the
business of the organization. Five Directors shall
constitute a quorum. Action by the Board shall require not
less than five affirmative votes for the expenditure of funds,
approval or denial of contracts and agreements, or establishment
of policy. Other actions shall require a majority vote of
those Directors present at the meeting where a quorum has been
The Board of Directors shall have the power to appoint any
employee of the organization as may be deemed necessary to carry
out the objectives of the organization. Subject to
applicable employment agreements, such employees shall serve
at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors shall fix compensation for any such
employee appointed by the Board of Directors. The Board of
Directors may, at the expense of the organization, insure any
Officer, Director, member, or employee having access to its
funds with proper liability coverage.
The Board of Directors may enter a contract for services of an
individual or firm to serve as the Executive Director of this
organization or provide services pertinent to the operation of
The Board of Directors may call any number of special meetings
that may be deemed necessary to carry out the objectives of the
The Board of Directors shall have the authority to temporarily
suspend these Bylaws in times of declared emergency or crisis to
carry out the business of the organization.
Section 6. President
The President shall preside at all meetings of the organization
and its Board of Directors, appoint all committeessubject to the approval of the Board of
Directors, call special meetings of the Board of Directors when
deemed necessary, and perform such duties as may be required of
their office by the Annual Business Meeting and the Board of
Section 7. Vice President
The Vice President shall assist the President in their duties and
serve in the absence of the President. In addition, the Vice
President shall perform any special duties assigned by the
Board of Directors or the President.
Section 8. Secretary/Treasurer
In addition to special duties assigned by the Board of Directors
or the President, the duties of the Secretary/Treasurer shall be:
A. To coordinate the taking and review, with the
Executive Director, of minutes during meetings of the membership
and of the Board of Directors.
B. To generally perform the corporate duties
associated with the activities of the organization as directed or
authorized by the Board of Directors.
C. To review and approve expense claims submitted to
CALBO for reimbursement.
D. To make a financial report, in open meetings, at the
Annual Business Meeting, and at each meeting of the Board of
E. To monitor the financial affairs of the
organization and the activities of the Executive Director,
accountant, and auditor as related to CALBO business.