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Section 1.  Composition – There shall be a Board of Directors composed of thirteen (13) members to be elected at large by the general assembly at a meeting called for the purpose.  Seven (7) of whom, called the Executive Officers, shall be elected by and from said thirteen members, and the remaining six (6) shall be Members of the Board.

Section 2.  Qualification – Any member of the association who, under the By-Laws of the CV ACE, has the right to vote and who possesses all the qualifications and none of the disqualifications provided in the by-laws shall be eligible for election as officer.

Section 3.  Disqualification of the Board of Directors – No officer convicted by final judgment of an offense punishable by imprisonment for a period exceeding six (6) years, or a violation of the rules and the by-laws of the association, shall qualify as an executive officer or member of the board.

Section 4.  Term of Office and Election – The Board of Directors shall hold offices for two years without reelection or until their successors are duly elected and qualified, unless sooner separated for cause. Election of officers shall be held on the third week of January two years after the ratification of these By-Laws and every two (2) years thereafter.

Section 5.  Powers of the Board of Directors – The Board of Directors shall be the policy-making body of the association and shall govern all its affairs and properties.  Policies shall be embodied through a resolution duly adopted in a board meeting called for the purpose and said policy shall be duly ratified by a majority of vote of the general assembly whenever deemed necessary.

The Board of Directors may exercise all such powers of the association as are not reserved for the general assembly under these bylaws.

Section 6. Vacancy – Any vacancy in the Executive Officers and the Members of the Board, other than by expiration of term, shall be filled by the general assembly in a regular or special meeting called for the purpose.  An Officer so elected to fill a vacancy shall hold office only for the unexpired term of his predecessor in office.

Section 7.  Quorum – A quorum in any meeting of the Executive Officers and the Members of the Board shall consist of a majority of the members and a majority of such quorum may decide question at the meeting, except those matter which require the affirmative vote of a greater proportion under the by-laws.

Section 8.  Meeting of the Board of Directors

  • Regular meetings of the Board of Directors  shall be held every second Thursday of the second month from four o’clock in the afternoon (4:00PM) onwards;
  • Special meetings of the Board may be held at any time upon call by the President; and,
  • Officers and Members of the Board are not allowed to attend or vote by proxy in Board meetings.


Section 1.  Officers of the Association – The officers, who shall come from the thirteen (13) Board of Directors elected by the general assembly, shall be composed of the following:

  • President,
  • Vice-President,
  • Secretary,
  • Treasurer,
  • Auditor,
  • Press Relations Officer (PRO), and,
  • Business Manager.

Section 2.  Manner of Election of Officers – Election of the Association Officers shall be administered through secret balloting by the thirteen (13) elected Board of Directors;

Section 3.  Members of the Board – The Members of the Board shall be composed of the six (6) remaining members of the Board of Directors who have not been elected as officers.