12-09 Article II & III

ARTICLE II: MEETINGS

Section 8.        There shall be three (3) regular meetings of the Board of Directors held each year, one  fall meeting, one in the winter, and one in the summer.  The President or the Executive Committee are empowered to call additional meetings of the Board of Directors.  A notice of at least thirty (30) days must be mailed to all board members for such called meetings.  All meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to the membership.  A board member is encouraged to designate a nonvoting KSTA alternate from their district to attend any board meeting that they are unable to attend.

Section 9.        The Executive Committee shall meet at the call of the President or three members of the Executive Committee with at least seven (7) days notice.  Properly scheduled telephone conference calls may constitute a valid meeting.  It will be the responsibility of the Executive Committee to provide an orientation as to the role and responsibilities of each new board member prior to their first board meeting.

Section 10.        The quorum for the transaction of business by either the Board of Directors or the Executive Committee shall be a simple majority of the voting membership present. 

                   
Section 11.        The Executive Committee or Board of Directors is empowered to call additional meetings of the entire Association.  A general notice of at least thirty (30) days must be given .  After due notice, the assembled membership shall serve as the quorum for the transaction of business by that group.

ARTICLE III: PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

Section 12.        The rules contained in the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, in principle, shall govern the Association in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these bylaws and any special rules of order the Association may adopt.