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BYLAWS OF THE KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Proposed Bylaw Amendments

ARTICLE IV
Functions of Officers/Executive Board Members

Section 1 - Elected Officers

The elected officers of the Association shall be selected from active members only, and shall consist of two vice-presidents, president-elect, secretary, and treasurer. Each shall have one vote on the executive council and executive board.

Section 2 - Non-Elected Officers

A Non-elective officers shall be the president and counselor. The president elect shall move into the president position the year following. The immediate past president shall serve as counselor for one year. Each shall have one vote on the executive council and executive board.

Section 3 - Nominations and Election Procedure

A slate of officers shall be selected by the nominating committee. The election will take place at the General Assembly held at the Annual Meeting. Nominations will be taken from the floor. All members are eligible to vote with the exception of student or honorary members (2006). Election shall be by the majority of votes cast.

Section 4 - Election of President Elect

A president-elect shall be elected annually to serve as president-elect for one year, president for one year, and serving as counselor for a third year. The president-elect shall assume office as president at the beginning of the fiscal year following the term of office as president-elect. A current or former member of the Executive Board shall be eligible for the office of president.

Section 5 - Election of Vice Presidents

The Vice President of Communications and Membership shall be elected in even numbered years. The Vice President of Operations and Recognition shall be elected in odd numbered years. Each vice president shall be elected to serve for two years.

Section 6 - Election of Recording Secretary

A recording secretary shall be elected in even years for a term of two years.

Section 7 - Election of Treasurer

A treasurer shall be elected in odd numbered years for a term of two years.

Section 8 - Terms of Office

The vice presidents, treasurer, and recording secretary, shall assume office at the beginning of the KAFCS fiscal year following the annual meeting of the Association at which their election is announced. The beginning of the fiscal year is June 1st.

Section 9 - Filling Vacancies

In case of vacancies in elective offices, the president may appoint members to fill unexpired terms with the exception of the president-elect, who shall be elected by the Executive Board from qualified membership as defined in Article IV, Section 4.


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(Adopted 1977; Revised 1979,1980,1981,1984,1985,1988,1999,2005,2006,2007,2013)