The American Militia Association's Board of Directors is the chief governing body of the organization and is responsible for the operations and decision making necessary to conduct the business of the Association with the advice and support of the Board of Advisors and the National Committee of Safety and Information.
Article III (Board of Directors)
In order to ensure the mission of the Association matches the intent of its founders, the Board of Directors of the Association, having already been initially selected by the Incorporator, shall have all powers and duties for the conduct of the activities of the Association except as otherwise required by these Bylaws or a resolution duly adopted by the Board of Directors.
Each Director shall be an individual of full age, having been naturally born within the boundaries of the United States, having a mother and father born in the United States, and having a Grandparent born in the United States.
The Board of Directors shall consist of neither less than three (3) nor more than nine (9) nor any even number of persons. The number and names of the Directors, shall be chosen by a majority of Directors at each annual meeting of the Board of Directors. A chairperson will then be elected among the Directors. The Directors shall serve until or unless their successors are elected unless otherwise removed or disqualified.
Two-thirds of all Directors present at any duly convened meeting of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum. The acts of a majority of the Directors present at a meeting, or during an adjournment thereof, at which a quorum of Directors are present, shall be the acts of the Board of Directors, unless a greater number is required by the Act or these Bylaws.
Any action which may be taken at a meeting of the Board may be taken without a meeting if consent or consents in writing setting forth the action so taken shall be signed by all of the Directors in office and shall be filed with the Secretary of the Corporation.
The annual meeting of the Directors shall be held without notice other than this provision at 1:00 o'clock p.m. on the second day of January in each year, unless rescheduled by the Directors to a date that falls within the first thirty (30) days of each fiscal year, for the purpose of annual elections of Directors and Officers.
Regular monthly meetings of the Directors shall be held, without any notice other than this provision at 9:00 o'clock p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month that is not a holiday observed by the United States Postal Service.
Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by the President, or by one-third of the Board of Directors, or by two-thirds of the Board of Advisers or by two-thirds of the National Committee of Safety and Information at any time to discuss, debate or take any action on issues presented by the calling party. In order to respond quickly to emergency situations, a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors may commence immediately and without notice while a majority of Directors and quorum are together present in any time or place, or at the earliest moment when such a majority and quorum may be so achieved through any mechanism of notice.
Other than the Annual meeting of the Board of Directors or unless specifically prohibited by an adopted rule, participants in any regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors or any committee or subcommittee thereof shall be considered present when in attendance by means of a conference telephone or similar communications equipment by which all persons participating in the meeting can hear and authenticate each other in accordance with the security policies of the Association.
A written declaration of the person delivering notice of any Special Meeting of the Board of Directors, setting forth the substance of the notice, the date(s) the notice was sent, and the method(s) used to send such notice, shall be prima facie evidence of the manner and fact of giving such notice.