Section 1- Responsibility: The Board of Directors (hereafter referred to as “the Board”) is responsible for the policy, administration and finances of RNCHL.
Section 2 – Composition: The Board shall consist of 7 members, including any lifetime members.
Section 3 – Elections: Board elections shall take place whenever there is a vacant position on the Board. Any Board member can nominate a replacement Board member when a vacancy exists. A majority vote by sitting Board members is required to elect a new Board member subject to the voting provisions stated in ARTICLE IV Sections 5 and 8. Emergency elections may also be held at any time should the Chairman of the Board deem it necessary.
Section 4 - Terms: Once elected, Board members will serve until the member resigns or is removed by a majority vote of the Board.
Section 5 - Voting: Each Board member may cast one vote on each issue placed before the Board and must cast their vote in person, by phone or by email. Except for the granting of new memberships (Article III, Section 2), issues placed before the Board shall be decided by a majority vote. In the event of a tie, the Chairman of the Board shall cast the deciding vote.
Section 6 - Meetings: The Board shall meet as necessary at an agreed upon time and location. Meetings may also be called to handle discipline or other matters on an emergency basis. All Board meetings shall be open to all RNCHL team captains as well as to any individuals who may be invited by the Board.
Section 7 - Meeting Notice: Board meetings require that each Board member receive written or electronic notice at least three days in advance. The Board shall also provide notice of any Board meeting to RNCHL team captains.
Section 8 - Quorum: For purposes of conducting the Board’s business, other than voting on new memberships, a quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the Board members.