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ARTICLE V - MEETINGS

Section 1. All sovereign powers of the local shall rest in the regular and special meetings of the membership in accordance with the International Constitution and other parts of the local constitution.

Section 2. Regular meetings of this local shall be held at least annually. The president, upon conferring with three other members of the executive board shall have the authority to postpone any regular or special meeting of this local because of inclement weather or other emergency. In the case of postponement, each chapter chairperson shall be notified immediately and a subsequent meeting shall be scheduled to be held within thirty (30) days of the date scheduled for the original meeting.

Section 3. Special meetings of the membership of this local may be called by the president or the executive board, or shall be called by the secretary by petition filed with the secretary and signed by a total of one hundred (100) members from at least two-thirds (2/3) of the chapters. Special meetings also may be called by the International President or his/her authorized representative or by the executive director of Council 24.

Section 4. Two weeks notice of regular or special meetings of this local shall be given. Timely announcements shall be mailed by first class mail to all members based on their last known address registered with Local 2748.

Section 5. Twenty two (22) members of this union shall constitute a quorum at any regular or special meeting.

ARTICLE VI - LOCAL UNION EXECUTIVE BOARD

Section 1 - The executive board shall be the governing body of this local except when meetings of the local are in session. All matters affecting the policies, aims and means of accomplishing the purposes of the local not specifically provided for in this constitution or by action of the membership at a regular or special membership meeting shall be decided by the executive board. A report on all actions taken by the executive board shall be made to the membership at the next following meeting.

Section 2. The executive board shall consist of the chairperson of each chapter plus the elected officers of the local. The chapter vice -chairperson can serve as the executive board member only when their chapter chairperson is not physically present at the executive board meeting.

Section 3. The executive officers of this local shall be a president, a vice-president, a secretary, and a treasurer.

Section 4. The executive officers shall be elected for two-year terms in the even-numbered years, and shall serve until their successors are elected.

Section 5. The executive board shall meet no less than quarterly, and more frequently as is necessary.

Section 6. Special meetings of the executive board may be called by the president. Upon petition of six members of the executive board filed with the secretary, the secretary shall call a special meeting of the executive board. A special meeting of the local executive board also may be called by the International President or his/her authorized representative or by the executive director of Council 24.

Section 7. A majority of the members of the executive board shall constitute a quorum.

Section 8. Any special or regular meeting of the executive board may be postponed by the president after conferring with three other members of the executive board, in case of inclement weather or other emergency. Each member shall be notified immediately of such postponement and of the date of the rescheduled meeting. Such postponed meeting shall be rescheduled to meet within thirty (30) days of the date of the original date.

Section 9. The secretary shall give notice of all regular or special meetings of the executive board to all members of the executive board no less than ten (10) days prior to the meeting.

Section 10. There shall be elected three members to serve as trustees. The trustees shall be elected to two-year terms in the even-numbered years and shall serve until their successors are elected. Trustees shall have neither voice nor vote on the executive board. The trustees shall select a chairperson from their group.