Adopted by North Texas Chow Chow Club 10 February 1990

Accepted by American Kennel Club 13 March 1990




Article V

Board of Directors

Section 1. Board of Directors. The Board shall be comprised of the President, Vice-

President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, and

two other persons. All shall be members in good standing who have been

elected for one year terms at the Clubís annual meeting as provided in

Article IV and shall serve until their successors are elected. General

management of the Clubís affairs shall be entrusted to the Board of


Section 2. Officers. The Clubís officers, consisting of the President, Vice-President,

Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, and Treasurer shall serve

in their respective capacities both with regard to the Club and its meetings

and the Board and its meetings.

(A) The President shall preside at all meetings of the Club and of the

Board, and shall have the duties and powers normally appurtenant to

the office of President in addition to those particularly specified in these


(B) The Vice-President shall have the duties and exercise the powers of

the President in case of the Presidentís death, absence or incapacity.

(C) The Recording Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the

Club and of the Board and of all matters of which a record shall be

ordered by the Club. He shall have charge of the internal

correspondence, notifying members of meeting, notifying new

members of their acceptance to membership, notifying officers and

directors of their election to office, keep a roll of the members of the

Club with their current address and phone number, and carry out such

other duties as are prescribed in these By-Laws. The Recording

Secretary shall assume the duties of the President or Vice-President in

their absence.

(D) The Corresponding Secretary shall have charge of all external

correspondence for the Club. He shall assist the Recording Secretary

as necessary or assume the duties for the Recording Secretary in his


(E) The Treasurer shall collect and receive all moneys due or belonging to

the Club. He shall deposit the same in a bank designated by the

Board, in the name of the Club. His books shall at all times be open to

inspection of the Board and he shall report to them at every meeting

the condition of the Clubís finances and every item of receipt or

payment not before reported: and at the annual meeting he shall

render an account of all moneys received and expended during the

previous fiscal year. The Treasurer shall be bonded in such an

amount as the Board of Directors shall determine.

Section 3. Vacancies. Any vacancies occurring on the Board or among the offices

during the year (including good standing or non-compliance of eligibility)

shall be filled until the next annual election by a majority vote of all the

current members of the Board at its first regular meeting following the

creation of such vacancy, or at a Special Board Meeting called for that

purpose. Except that a vacancy in the office of President shall be filled

automatically by the Vice-President and the resulting vacancy in the office

of Vice-President shall be filled by the Board. Any other vacancy shall be

filled by a majority vote of the Board from eligible members of the Club.