The ManACE Board shall consist of not fewer than four
Officers and not fewer than six Directors.
Officers shall be the Past President, the President, President-Elect,
the Treasurer, and the Secretary. The President-Elect, the Secretary and
the Treasurer shall be elected for one year terms. The President-Elect
shall serve one year as President and the following year as past president.
term of office for a Director shall be a maximum of three years and that
director shall be eligible for re-election to the Board. In order to provide
continuity on the Board, two of the directors’ terms of office shall
expire each year. A Director appointed by the Board shall serve until
the next AGM.
A nominating committee chaired by the Past President with at least two
additional ManACE members shall be appointed by the ManACE Board;
the chairperson of the nominating committee shall be the Chief Returning
any member of ManACE who is an active member in good standing as per Article
I, Section 2-4, shall have the rights to hold elected office and shall
have the opportunity to participate in the election of officers and executive;
the nominating committee shall present a list on nominees to the general
membership at least fourteen days prior to the AGM. Further nominations
may be made from the floor;
the ManACE Board shall be elected by a vote of the majority of members
present at the AGM. Voting shall be by secret ballot. If there is only
one nominee for a position, he/she is elected by acclamation;
in the case of a tie, the election shall be decided by the vote of the
Chief Returning Officer who shall not have an original vote;
members who cannot attend the AGM may apply to the Chief Returning Officer
for a proxy ballot. Proxy ballots must be submitted by the member and
received by the chief Returning Officer prior to the AGM; and
the new Board will take office effective August 31, each year.
of the Board
The Board shall establish policy for the Association, shall fill any vacancy
on the Board that occurs between elections, shall disseminate authorized
publications, shall determine the number of Board meetings to be held
each year, shall meet as the duly constituted Board during or preceding
the ManACE AGM and shall attend to such other matters as may arise between
annual general meetings of ManACE. Board members are expected to attend
meetings on a regular basis.
The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board, shall appoint
standing and special committees as provided for in the By-laws, or as
deemed necessary for the proper conduct of Association business, and shall
perform other duties and responsibilities that are necessary.
The President-Elect shall be responsible for aiding in the development
of all projects of the Association and assume the duties of the President
when the President is absent. The President-Elect shall also be responsible
for planning the programs of the regular meetings.
The Past President shall advise, upon request, the other Officers, the
Directors and the committees.
The Secretary shall be the custodian of the Association’s records
and shall be the recorder of the proceedings at Board, general and special
meetings, receive and answer all correspondence related to the Association’s
The Treasurer shall be responsible for the collection of dues and disbursements
of monies and for the preparation of a budget to be presented to the Board.