Statutes

4.2 Executive Committee

  1. The Vice President for Membership and Outreach is responsible for: a) assessing and developing plans to serve the needs of members, b) maintaining relationships with other ISI associations, related sister societies, and regional societies; c) promoting the Society among interested individuals, organizations, and regions of the world; and d) developing and implementing programs to attract new members. The term of office is two (2) years, and s/he can be re-elected for at most one additional consecutive term to the same office.
  2. The Vice President for y-BIS Members represents the interests of the y-BIS group (young members of the Society). S/he is responsible for planning and overseeing activities related to y-BIS and for liaising with the Executive Committee on promoting the interests of y-BIS. The term of office is two (2) years, and s/he can be re-elected for at most one additional consecutive term to the same office.
  3. At all meetings of the Executive Committee, every decision shall be decided by a majority of the votes cast. A quorum for a meeting of the Executive Committee shall be four (4) voting Executive Committee members. In the event of a tie, the individual chairing the meeting shall direct the issue to be discussed again and a second vote shall be taken. If the tie remains, the individual chairing the meeting shall have the decisive vote. A resolution of the Executive Committee that is approved (electronically or otherwise) by a majority of the members entitled to vote on the resolution is as valid as if it had been passed at a meeting of the Executive Committee.
  4. The Executive Committee is empowered to decide upon all matters regarding the termination of memberships, setting policies to enable the Society to comply with its objectives, forming such permanent or temporary committees as it sees fit, setting dues, administering and controlling monies, funds, investments and securities of the Society, and is authorized to exercise and to perform any other duties that may be in the best interests of the Society.
  5. The Executive Committee shall take steps as it deems necessary to enable the Society to acquire, solicit or receive legacies, gifts, grants, settlements, bequests, endorsements and donations of any kind whatsoever for the purpose of furthering the objects of the Society.
  6. No member can be part of the Executive Committee for more than 8 years (consecutive or not).
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