Executive Board
Wednesday, March 04 2009

IX. EXECUTIVE BOARD

A. The Executive Board shall be composed of the officers and five (5) Area Representatives elected At-Large to represent the needs of: primary elementary, upper elementary, middle school, high school, and special needs. (Elections must comply with the one-person one-vote rule).

B. All members of the Executive Board shall be and remain currently paid-up TVEA/CTA/NEA members as a condition for nomination and service in this position.

C. Vacancies in the position of At-Large members of the Executive Board shall be deemed to exist in the case of death, resignation, or inability to serve in this position. In the event a vacancy occurs, a special election may be held to elect successors or an interim officer may be appointed by the President until the next election cycle with the approval of the Leadership Council.

D. The Executive Board shall meet before each regular meeting of the Leadership Council and at such other times as the President may deem necessary, or upon written petition of a majority of the members of the Executive Board.

E. The Executive Board shall be composed of the following voting members:

1. Elected Officers: President, First Vice-President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer; and

2. Area Representatives: Elementary (2), Middle School (1), High School (1), and Special Interest (1).

F. The Executive Board shall also be composed of the following non-voting members:

1. Standing Committee Chairs; and

2. Bargaining Chair

G. Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Board:

1. Coordinate the activities of the Association;

2. Act for the Leadership Council when school is not in session;

3. Direct the bargaining activities and grievance processing of the Association, subject to policies set by the Leadership Council;

4. Approve appointment and removal of bargaining team members by a two-thirds majority vote;

5. Recommend a budget for the Association to the Leadership Council;

6. Approve Committee appointments;

7. Adopt the Grievance Procedure;

8. Direct the grievance activities of the Association;

9. Adopt the Standing Rules for the Association; and

10. Exercise all the business and organizational powers and duties for the Association as prescribed by law and these bylaws, subject to any restrictions imposed by the Leadership Council.

H. A quorum for all meetings of the Executive Board shall consist of a majority of the voting members of the Board.