ARTICLE III — ORGANIZATION
Section 1. CHAPTERS
Chapters shall be subordinate to the Section and may conduct business in accordance with the Constitution, Bylaws and Regulations of the Section which shall not be inconsistent with or at variance with the Constitution, Bylaws and Regulations of Association.
The following Chapters are authorized to operate under the jurisdiction of this Section: West Tennessee; Middle Tennessee; Chattanooga; Knoxville; and Tri-Cities.
The West Tennessee Chapter shall comprise the territory West of the Tennessee River to state lines on the North, South and West. The Middle Tennessee Chapter will extend Westward from Crossville, Tracy City and Sewanee. The Chattanooga Chapter will extend Eastward from this line to a line extending from Crossville to Loudon to the state line on the East and bounded by the State line on the South. The Knoxville Chapter will extend East from a line extending from Jamestown to Crossville and Loudon to a line extending from Sneedville East of Morristown in a straight line to Newport. The Tri-Cities Chapter will be the territory East of this line to the State line in the East, North, and South.
(c) Financial Obligations
Eachchapter shall coordinate their own financial responsibilities with the Section Office, which maintains all chapter accounts and activities in accordance with Section and PGA of America guidelines (December 2006).
The officers of the corporation who shall be chosen by a majority vote of the membership at the annual meeting shall be a President, a Vice President and a Secretary. Members of the Board of Directors shall be Chapter Directors, selected by their respective chapters, and the immediate past President. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the corporation shall also be the President. The office of the President and Vice President or President and Secretary may not be held by the same person.
The Board of Directors of the corporation shall be the governing body of the corporation. The Board ofDirectors shall manage, control, and direct the affairs and the property of the corporation. The Board of Directors shall have, and may exercise all powers specified in its Charter and the Tennessee General Corporation Act necessary to carry out the purposes of the corporation.