Voting

 Only active members shall nominate, hold office, or vote. Each active member is entitled to one vote. Voting shall not be done by proxy except for election of officers and changes in the Bylaws. Voting will be done in person or by email for the election of officers and changes in the Bylaws.

Roles and Responsibilities of Officers and Board Members

President

The President shall:

a. Preside at all membership meetings, present at each annual meeting of the organization an annual report of the work of the organization,

b. Appoint all committee members and agents, temporary or permanent,

c. See that all books, reports and certificates as required by law are properly kept or filed,

d. Be one of the officers who may sign the checks or drafts of the organization,

e. Have such powers as may be reasonably construed as belonging to the chief executive of any organization.

Vice President

The Vice President shall:

Become acting president of the organization with all the rights, privileges and powers of the duly elected president in the event of the absence or inability of the president to exercise the duties of the office.

Secretary

The Secretary shall:

a. Maintain the minutes and records of the organization in appropriate books, file any certificate required by any status, federal or state, give and serve all notices to members of this organization,

b. Be the official custodian of the records of this organization,

c. Be one of the officers who may sign the checks and drafts for the organization.

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall:

a. Maintain the care and custody of all monies belonging to the organization and shall be solely responsible for such monies or securities of the organization,

b. Be one of the officers who may sign checks or drafts of the organization.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

A. The Board shall be composed of the Officers, the Past President, and two Members- at-large.

B. Eligibility for the at-large members shall be limited to those who have been Active members for one year.

C. At-large members shall serve for two years and be elected at the annual election. No more than two consecutive terms are permitted.

D. The Board shall have the responsibility to develop plans and objectives for the society, establish standing and ad hoc committees, and determine the annual meeting program or other educational programs the society conducts.

E. The president shall conduct the Board Meetings.

Committees and Appointed Agents

Committees and Appointed Agents

A. The standing committees shall consist of, but not be limited to, a Membership Committee and a Nominating Committee.

B. The chairpersons of the standing committees shall be appointed by the president from the active membership of the organization, to serve for a term of one year.

C. The Appointed Agents shall consist of, but not be limited to, a Resident Agent and a Web Master.

D. The Web Master shall design, develop and maintain the WMBS website.