Bylaw IX. Meetings

Section 1. The Section shall hold regular meetings at places and times designated by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall designate one of the regular meetings of the Section as the annual meeting.

Section 2. The Section may have special business meetings upon the written request of a majority of the Executive Committee or upon the written request of 35 members of the Section. Such request shall be received by the Secretary at least ten days before the date requested for the meeting and shall state the exact nature of the business intended to be transacted. No other business shall transpire at such meetings. Special meetings of the Section may be held by means of electronic communications technology that permits those in attendance to read or hear the proceedings substantially concurrently with their occurrence, to vote on matters submitted, to pose questions, and to make comments.

Section 3. Due notice of all meetings shall be sent to each member and affiliate of the Section. A quorum for the transaction of business at a Section meeting shall consist of 35 members of the Section. No business shall be conducted in the absence of a quorum.

Section 4. The Executive Committee shall set the order of business for regular meetings of the Section. The order of business may be suspended by a majority vote of the members present at any regular meeting.

Section 5. The most recent edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised shall be the parliamentary authority for all matters not covered in these bylaws or in the SOCIETY’s documents.

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