Article III
Officers and Directors

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Section 1 - The officers shall be a President, First Vice President, and Second Vice President. The Board of Directors shall be composed of the officers, plus an immediate Past President, plus five members elected from the membership at large. All officers shall be Class I Members and shall be the designated representative of a City, County, or City and County. All directors shall be Class I Members.

Section 2 - The President, First Vice President, and Second Vice President shall be elected for a term of one year at the Annual Business Meeting by a majority vote of the Class I Members present. The members-at-large on the Board of Directors shall be elected by a majority vote of the Class I Members present at the Annual Business Meeting.

Commencing with the election conducted at the 1992 Annual Business Meeting, three directors shall be elected for a two-year term. The following Annual Business Meeting, two directors shall be elected for a two-year term. Subsequently, three directors shall be elected in even-numbered years and two directors shall be elected in the odd-numbered years, all for two-year terms.

No officer shall serve in the same capacity for two consecutive full terms. No director shall serve for more than two consecutive terms.

Section 3 - A vacancy in the office of the President shall be filled by the First Vice President. In the event of a vacancy in the office of the First Vice President, Second Vice President, or members-at-large, the Board of Directors, by a majority vote, shall appoint a Class I Member to serve until the next Annual Business Meeting, at which time such office shall be filled by regular election for the remainder of the term.

In the event a vacancy occurs in the office of the Past President, the position shall be filled by the most immediate Past President who is willing and eligible to serve in that position.

Section 4 - Terms of office will commence on the first day of April following the Annual Business Meeting.