A quorum of one-third of the Board shall be sufficient to conduct business.
Meetings shall be called by the Chair or the Secretary, or through a petition signed by not less than one-third of the Board. Notice of not less than 48 hours is required for meetings of the Board. Notice shall be delivered in person, in writing, over the telephone, or through electronic mail.
Business of the Board shall be transacted through a majority vote of those present and voting at any called meeting of the Board, in-person or otherwise, for which adequate notice is provided and for which there is a quorum.
Any action required or permitted to be taken at any meeting of the Board may be taken without a meeting if the Board unanimously consents to such action in writing, including through electronic mail. The proposed item of action shall be stated in the form of a resolution and not less than one-third of the Board shall concur in a period of not less than seven days for the action to be effective.
The Board may delegate business to committees as it sees fit. The Board shall define the scope of each committee, whether it is a standing or special committee, and whether it can take action on behalf of the Board.
The Board may appoint additional members. Removal of Board members shall only occur if a majority of the entire Board votes to remove such a member.
Any member of the Board may resign through the submission of a written statement to the Chair of Secretary; the acceptance of any such statement is not necessary for the resignation to be effective.
Article III – Officers
The Board shall elect officers to one-year terms.
The Chair shall be the chief officer of the Consortium, and shall preside over meetings of the Board and of the Consortium.
The Vice Chair shall serve as Chair in the absence, incapacitation, or death of the Chair.
The Secretary shall maintain the records of the Consortium and keep minutes of the meetings.
The Board may establish additional officer positions as deemed necessary.
Article IV – Miscellaneous
The Board may adopt a membership structure by the majority vote of the entire Board.
This Governance Framework may be amended or substituted by a majority vote of the entire Board.
This Governance Framework shall not be effective for any incorporated successor to this unincorporated association.