Section 1. The Executive Board shall consist of all elected officers of the Chapter. The immediate past president shall be an ex officio member of the Executive Board. The current president of the KCFT & SRP shall be an ex officio member of the Executive Board.
Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Executive Board to:
a. Conduct all business affairs of the Chapter between meetings;
b. Make policy recommendations for consideration by the general membership;
c. Plan the agenda for all Chapter meetings;
d. Approve all standing committees and special committees appointed by the president; Interpret the Chapter bylaws; and
e. Cooperate with the officers and Retirement Committee of the KCFT Prepare and present a yearly budget at the May meeting;
f. Act upon non-budgeted expenditures as may be required;
g. Interpret the Chapter bylaws; and
h. Cooperate with the officers and Retirement Committee of the KCFT & SRP to improve retirement benefits for all members.
Section 3. The Executive Board shall meet at least four times per year and at other times as deemed necessary. Special meetings of the Executive Board may be called by the president or at the request of two members of the Board. A majority of the Executive Board shall constitute a quorum. No business shall be transacted in the absence of a quorum. No proxies shall be allowed.
Section 4. Votes of the Executive Board may be taken by phone or email poll. Any phone or email poll must be approved by a majority of the Executive Board members prior to any action being taken as a result of the phone/email poll.
Section 1. The Chapter shall hold at least four general membership meetings each year with the annual meeting being held in May of each year. The Executive Board shall determine the meeting dates and times.
Section 2. Additional meetings may be called by the president with the approval of the Executive Board, by approval of the membership at an official meeting or upon petition of 20 percent or more of the members in good standing of the Chapter.
Section 3. A quorum at a Chapter meeting shall consist of at least ten (10) members in good standing or 5 percent of the total membership, whichever is greater, and shall include at least two officers. No official business shall be transacted in the absence of a quorum.
Section 4. The president of the KCFT & SRP shall be an ex officio of the Chapter.
The rules contained in the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised shall govern the Chapter in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not in conflict with the Chapter By-laws.
AMENDMENTS TO BY-LAWS
Section 1. Amendments to these By-laws may be proposed by a majority of the Executive Board or by no fewer than 10 percent of the Chapter members in good standing.
Section 2. Proposed amendments must be submitted in writing to the Executive Board at least 30 days before the amendment is voted upon.
Section 3. After submission to the Executive Board, the proposed amendments must be presented to the general membership at the next Chapter meeting.
Section 4. Proposed amendments to these By-laws shall be considered at the next regularly scheduled business meeting following presentation to the general membership.
Section 5. Approval of amendments requires a two-thirds vote of the members in a duly constituted quorum.