Section 1 OFFICERS:
The officers of the Mountain States Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association shall consist of the President, the President-Elect, the Immediate Past President, the Treasurer, the Secretary. In addition, the Association will also retain an agent or agents to represent their interests and this officer's title shall be Executive Vice President.
A. Duties of the President:
The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and at regular and special meetings of the membership, and perform all duties incident to the office. He or She shall appoint all Committees and be an ex-officio member of all committees. The President, at the annual meeting of the MSLBMDA, or at such other times as may be deemed appropriate, may recommend to the membership, or the Board of Directors such suggestions, as may tend to promote the prosperity and unity of it's members and increase the usefulness of the MSLBMDA.
B. Duties of the President-Elect:
The President-Elect shall act in the absence of the President with all the Powers and Duties accompanying the office. The President Elect of the MSLBMDA shall monitor the progress of the association against the the Strategic Plan.
C. Duties of the Treasurer:
The Treasurer shall be the custodian of all funds of the MSLBMDA under the direction of the Board of Directors. He or She shall oversee deposits, investments, and disbursements of all funds. Disbursements shall be made by check signed by either the Executive Vice President, the Treasurer, the President, or any Board member deemed necessary by the Board of Directors.
D. Duties of the Secretary:
The Secretary shall be responsible for maintaining the Bylaws of the MSLBMDA, and serve as Chairman of the Bylaws Committee.
E. Duties of the Directors:
The Directors be appointed to serve on various committees as may be deemed necessary for the conduct of the affairs of the MSLBMDA, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. They shall aid the President in any activities, meetings, or gatherings as may be delegated to them in their respective home states.
Section 2 DIRECTORS:
The affairs of this Association shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of no more than fifteen (15) members. Of that number, a maximum of 40% of the Director positions shall be held by an Associate Supplier member, with a minimum of 60% being held by regular Retail Members as defined in Article II of the By-Laws. The Board will consist of representatives that may include the states of: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Term of office of board members elected by the membership present at the annual meeting shall be three years. The one person appointed by the Board of Directors to represent this Association as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association and the immediate past president of this Association shall be members of the Board of Directors.
Section 3 NATIONAL DIRECTORS:
The Board of Directors of this Association shall appoint one (1) National Director and one (1) Alternate National Director from a list submitted to them by the Nominating Committee. The National Director shall represent this Association as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association. Of the National Director and Alternate National Director, one (1) may be the managing officer of this Association. Directors representing Federated Members on the NLBMDA Board shall serve 3-year terms, up to a limit of 2 consecutive terms. Any Federated Member may select an alternate director to vote at National Board meetings if the primary director representing that Federated Member cannot attend the meeting. The alternate shall have no rights to vote or other rights until the Chair accepts the alternate at the meeting. Alternates must be employees of Dealers that are members of Federated Members.
Section 4 OFFICERS:
The officers of the corporation shall consist of a President, a President-Elect, a Treasurer, a Secretary, and the Immediate Past President. The Board of Directors shall nominate the President, the President-Elect, the Treasurer and the Secretary from the membership of the Board. The maximum number of Associate Directors who could serve simultaneously as Officers is two (2), out of an Executive Committee of five (5).
Section 5 EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT:
The Executive Vice President shall be the Staff Executive of this Association and shall be appointed by the Board of Directors following their annual meeting, at such salary as they may determine. The Executive Vice President shall maintain offices in such locations as the Board of Directors may determine from time to time.
Section 6 NON-PARTICIPATION
In the event that any board member has three consecutive unexcused absences from regularly scheduled meetings, or is deemed not to be performing to the expectation of the Board, the Executive Committee at their discretion, may remove this board member from the MSLBMDA Board of Directors. The Executive Committee is then allowed to appoint a successor to serve in the vacant position until the next annual meeting. The general membership does not have the right to vote on this issue.