ARTICLE IV     DUTIES OF OFFICERS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
SECTION 1.        BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(a) The Board of Directors shall have the power to develop policies and programs that are consistent with the Constitution and By-Laws.
(b) The Board of Directors shall have the right to review upon appeal, any action by any Officer or Committee of the Association or any member of the Association and take appropriate disciplinary or administrative actions.
(c) The Board of Directors shall meet within sixty days of the Annual Meeting and such other times as is deemed appropriate by the President.  At all meetings, a majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
(d) Any Director who misses three consecutive Board meetings, or more than half of those scheduled during the term, may be replaced at the discretion of the President.
 
SECTION 2.        THE OFFICERS
(a)PRESIDENT- To Preside at all meetings of the Association and at all meetings of the Board of Directors; to appoint such Committees as he sees fit and to designate the Chairman thereof; to authorize the Executive Director to sign contracts on behalf of the Association.  In the event of the President’s resignation or incapacitation, he shall be succeeded by the Secretary to fulfill the remainder of the current term.
(b) SECRETARY- The Secretary shall issue calls for all meetings of the Association and Board of Directors.  He shall keep a roll of attendance at each meeting and dispatch any correspondence required by the Association or Board of Directors.  In the event of the Secretary’s resignation or incapacitation, he shall be succeeded by the Treasurer the Secretary to fulfill the remainder of the current term.
 
(c) TREASURER- The Treasurer shall keep or cause to be kept the accounts of the Association.  He shall direct the collection and disbursement of all funds due the Association or its creditors.  He shall submit financial reports as directed by the President.  All monies of the Association shall be deposited in bank accounts as specified by the Board of Directors.   In the event of the Treasurer’s resignation or incapacitation, he shall be succeeded by one of the Vice-Presidents at the appointment of the President the Secretary to fulfill the remainder of the current term.
 
(d) VICE PRESIDENTS- The Vice-Presidents’ duties shall be outlined by the President for each term.  In the event of one or both of the Vice-President’s resignation or incapacitation, he/they shall be succeeded by a current member of the Board of Directors at the appointment of the President to fulfill the remainder of the current term.
 
ARTICLE V      ADVISORY COUNCIL
 
SECTION 1.
(a) The President may from time to time appoint a council of non - PGA members to act as advisors to the section.  The Board of Directors may fund any activities of this council as it sees fit.
 
ARTICLE VI     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
SECTION 1.       
(a) The Executive Director shall be the Chief Administrator of the Association.  The Executive Director, acting pursuant to policies, rules and directives of the Board of Directors, shall be responsible to the Officers for the day-to-day operations of the Association.
 
(b) The Executive Director shall be given a detailed job description by the Board of Directors which shall outline duties and responsibilities as well as a compensation agreement.
 
ARTICLE VII    AMENDMENTS
 
SECTION 1.
(a) Amendments to the By-Laws may be proposed by the Board of Directors or by the membership.  Amendments proposed by the Board of Directors shall be published and mailed to the membership at least thirty days prior to the Annual Meeting.  Amendments proposed by the membership shall be submitted to the Association business office at least fifteen days prior to the Annual Meeting.
 
(b) Amendments to the By-Laws may be amended by a majority of voting members at the Annual Meeting and adopted by majority as well.

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