Article V -- Officers

Section 1:  Terms of Office

All officers of the Board of Directors shall be elected by simple majority of the Board of Directors.  The Chair, Vice-Chair, Associate Treasurer, and Recording Secretary of the Board of Directors shall serve for the term of one (1) year.  The Treasurer shall be elected in even numbered years and shall serve for a term of two (2) years.  Officers of the Board may be reelected.  Officer elections shall be held during the first PAC Board meeting in the calendar year.

Section 2:  Duties

The Chair shall preside at meetings of the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.

The Vice-Chair shall assist the Chair in the duties prescribed to the Chair by the Board of Directors or, in the Chair’s absence, shall assume the duties of the Chair.

The Treasurer shall keep an accounting of all contributions and expenditures, shall prepare such reports as are required by the Board of Directors, Minnesota Campaign Finance, State, and/or guidelines and/or statutes, and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.

The Associate Treasurer shall assist the Treasurer in the duties prescribed to the Treasurer by the Board of Directors or, in the absence of the Treasurer, shall assume the duties of the Treasurer and/or other duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors.

The Recording Secretary shall keep minutes of all duly called meetings and shall distribute said minutes to the Board of Directors, the MAPE President, the Chair of the Government Relations Committee, the MAPE Public Affairs and Communications Director and  Public Affairs Coordinator.

Section 3:  Vacancies

If a vacancy occurs in any office, it shall be filled by election by the Board of Directors. The person filling the vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the term of his/her predecessor.