Composition. The Board of Directors shall consist of a Chair of the Board, Vice Chair, Conference Program Chair(s), Delegate to the ACTFL Board of Directors, Executive Director, Recording Secretary, and additional members to be no more than ten and as few as two. Thus, the composition of the Board of Directors shall never exceed twenty.
• The Board is charged with ensuring the fiscal health of the corporation, with making decisions that advance the association’s mission, and with supporting the work of the Executive Director and other Board members.
• Central States' board is a working board. Board members will be invited to suggest committees, tasks, and responsibilities that best align with their interests, skills, and prior experiences. Board members are expected to read and promptly respond to requests for input and to complete their assigned tasks in a professional and timely manner.
• Elected Directors must be members of the Central States Advisory Council and shall be nominated and elected by the members of the Corporation. Directors serve for staggered four-year terms. Unless other terms are specified in succeeding sections of the Bylaws, Directors shall begin their terms on April 1 following their election and shall hold office through the March 31 of the last year of their terms.
• Appointed Directors shall include the Recording Secretary and the Program Chair(s).
The Recording Secretary is appointed by the Chair of the Board and may serve throughout the Chair’s two-year term.
The Program Chair is appointed by the Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Directors during the fiscal year in which the convention is held.