ARTICLE VIII - OFFICERS
Section 1. CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD - PRESIDENT
The Chairperson of the Board - President shall be the Chief Operating Officer of the corporation and, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, shall perform all duties customary to that office and shall supervise and control all of the affairs of the corporation in accordance with policies and directives approved by the Board of Directors. He/she shall preside over all meetings of the Board of Directors and shall appoint such committees, standing and otherwise, as the Board may direct.
The Chairperson of the Board shall appoint the following standing committees from the membership designating the chairperson thereof:
4. Growth of the Game
5. Junior Golf (combined with Scholarship as of March 2007)
7. Employment and Club Relations
The Chairperson of the Board - President shall instruct the Chairperson of all the Committees indicated to furnish a written report to the Secretary and Executive Director thirty (30) days prior to the annual meeting.
(c) Annual Meeting
The Chairperson of the Board - President and Vice President shall represent the Corporation as delegates to the annual meeting of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. In the event that either officer is unable to attend said meetings, the Chairperson of the Board - President shall appoint an alternate delegate from the Board of Directors to serve in their place and stead.
Section 2. VICE CHAIRPERSON — VICE PRESIDENT
As Vice Chairperson, in the absence of the President or in the event of the President's inability or refusal to act, the Vice President shall perform the duties of the Chairperson of the Board - President.
(b) Financial Duties
The Vice President shall perform all duties customary to that office, shall have the custody of and be responsible for all corporate funds and securities and shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in the books of the corporation.
The Vice President shall oversee the disbursement of the funds of the corporation as may be ordered by the Board of Directors, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the President and the Board of Directors at its regular meetings or when the Board of Directors so requires, a written financial statement of all transactions as treasurer and of the financial condition of the corporation. A written financial statement shall be given to the membership at the annual meeting.
If required by the Board of Directors, the Vice President shall give the corporation a bond (which shall be renewed when required) in such sum and with such surety or sureties as shall be satisfactory to the Board of Directors for the faithful performance of the duties of the office and for the restoration to the corporation, in the case of death, resignation, retirement or removal from office, of all books, papers, vouchers, money and other property of whatever kind in his/her possession or under his/her control belonging to the corporation.
The Vice President is hereby authorized and directed to procure the proper corporate books and to establish a proper system of accounting, and to maintain the same as a part of the permanent records of the company.
The Vice President shall supervise the collection of all dues from the membership as specified by these Bylaws.
(d) Annual Meeting
Vice President and President shall represent the Corporation as delegates to the annual meeting of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. In the event that either officer is unable to attend said meetings, the Chairperson of the Board - President shall appoint an alternate delegate from the Board of Directors to serve in their place and stead.
Section 3. SECRETARY
The Secretary shall be responsible for checking the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors to insure that the Executive Director has kept a full and accurate account of said meeting.
(b) Roster of Membership
The Secretary shall keep an accurate roll of all members and their classifications and be responsible for sending out information questionnaires to all members. The Secretary shall compile the information in composite form and submit it to the Executive Director for publication.
(c) Annual Meeting
The Secretary shall attend the PGA of America annual meeting as an alternate delegate at the expense of the Association. The Secretary shall report on this meeting to the members thirty (30) days after the close of said meeting.
Section 4. CHAPTER DIRECTORS
The five (5) Chapter Directors from the various chapters of the corporation shall:
1. Preside at and call a minimum of two (2) chapter meetings per year and shall conduct chapter meetings using the same format as sectional business meetings.
2. Be responsible for minutes of all chapter meetings and mailing a copy to the Secretary and the corporation office for distribution.
3. Responsible for obtaining all Pro-Am dates within the chapter and submit to the Section office by March 1st.
4. Provide all tournament dates and changes to the corporation office.
(b) Board Representative
As representatives of a chapter they shall represent the chapter's interests at all Board meetings through their vote.
(c) Annual Meeting
Chapter Directors or their designee shall attend the annual meeting of the Association as alternate delegates, with the delegates’ expenses being split equally between the Section and the Chapter. (Revised March 2015)
(d) Communication to Chapters
They shall keep their respective chapters informed of Section business and affairs.
Section 5. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The position of Executive Director may from time to time be established or abolished by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors at any of their regular meetings. The Executive Director may be vested power to perform various duties as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director shall attend all meetings of the membership and the Board of Directors and act as ex officio member of all committees. The Executive Director shall, if directed by Board of Directors, maintain a corporation office, be a designate to assist various members of the Board to perform their duties and be delegated responsibility to manage various funds as are designated by the Board. The Executive Director should be subject to a written contract, which may be renewed at the discretion of the Executive Committee, at the end of each fiscal year. This contract shall contain the specific responsibilities of the Executive Director.