Lawriter - OAC - 4726-1-01 Board organization.

4726-1-01 Board organization.

(A) The board shall elect a president, vice president, and treasurer from its membership. Each officer of the board shall serve in his/her respective position for a period of one calendar year. The new officers shall assume their duties on the first day following the board meeting at which they were elected.

(1) The president:

(a) May serve more than a one-year term but the terms cannot be consecutive;

(b) Shall serve as the presiding officer at all meetings; and,

(c) Shall serve as the supervising disciplinary member who shall act on behalf of the full board for review of disciplinary matters. In the event the supervising member has a conflict of interest in a particular case, the board vice-president shall serve as the supervising member for purposes of reviewing that case.

(2) The vice-president:

(a) Shall serve a one-year term;and,

(b) Shall serve as the presiding officer in the absence of the president.

(3) The treasurer may serve as long as five years.

(4) In the event of a vacancy in the elected offices, the board shall fill the vacancy at the next regularly scheduled board meeting.

(B) The board shall meet at least once each calendar year in Columbus. The board shall also meet at such additional times and in such places as are directed by the president, or pursuant to a written request submitted to the executive director by two other officers or by any two members.

(C) A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting the business of the board.

(D) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (E) of this rule, all meetings of the board shall be conducted in accordance with "Robert's Rules of Order."

(E) The Board may develop and approve written guidelines or policies relating to board governance matters. To the extent that such guidelines or policies conflict with provisions of the "Robert's Rules of Order," the board-approved guidelines or policies shall control.

Replaces: 4726-3-01

Effective: 02/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/29/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.44 ORC
Rule Amplifies: 4725.42 ORC
Prior Effective Dates: 11/29/79, 8/4/94, 10/14/94, 10/4/02