Board of Trustees
Number, Term and Qualifications of Board Members
(a) The voting members of the Board of Trustees shall consist of four Officers and five four Trustees. The Minister, the Past President, and the Chair of the Finance Committee shall serve as ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board. All members of the Board shall be Members of the Fellowship.
(b) Officers – The President-Elect shall be elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting and will serve a three-year term (first year as President-Elect, second year as President, third year as Past President) beginning July 1 of the year elected. The Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting and will serve a two-year term beginning July 1 of the year elected. Election of the Secretary and Treasurer should be staggered so that both offices do not change in the same year. A retiring Officer who has served two or more consecutive years on the Board in any capacity may not be elected Trustee for at least one year.
(c) Trustees – Three Two of the Trustees shall be elected for two-year terms at the Annual Meeting held in even-numbered years. Two Trustees shall be elected for two-year terms at the Annual Meeting held in odd-numbered years. A Trustee will remain eligible immediately after such service to be elected an Officer. Trustees appointed or elected to fill out an unexpired term on the Board shall be eligible to be elected to serve a full two-year term immediately after the partial term served.
(d) The maximum consecutive term of service as a voting member of the Board shall be six consecutive years. An interval of one year shall be necessary before eligibility for election or appointment to the Board.