Roanoke College

Article IV



Section 1. Number: The officers of the Association shall be a President, Vice-President and Secretary, each of whom shall be elected by the Executive Council.

Section 2. Election and Term of Office: The officers of the Association shall be elected by the Executive Council at the regular Executive Council meeting. If the election of officers not be held at such meeting, such election shall be held as soon thereafter as convenient.

Each officer shall hold office for three years or until his successor shall have been duly elected and shall have qualified or until he shall have been removed in the manner hereinafter provided.

Section 3. Removal of Officers: Any officer may be removed with or without cause at any time whenever the Executive Council in its absolute discretion shall consider that the best interests of the Association would be served.

Section 4. Resignation: Any officer may resign at any time by giving written notice to the Executive Council, President or Secretary. Unless otherwise specified in such written notice, such resignation shall be effective upon receipt thereof by the Executive Council or such officer, and the acceptance of such resignation shall not be necessary to make it effective.

Section 5. Vacancies: Any vacancy in any office may be filled for the unexpired term by the affirmative vote of the Executive Council.

Section 6. President: The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Association and, subject to the control of the Executive Council, shall in general supervise and control all of the business affairs of the Association. The President shall, when present, preside at all the meetings of the Membership and of the Executive Council; he/she may sign, with the Secretary or any other proper officer of the Association so authorized by the Executive Council, any contracts or other instruments which the Executive Council has authorized to be executed, and in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of the President and such duties as may be prescribed by the Executive Council from time to time.

Section 7. Vice-President: In the absence of the President or in the event of his/her death, inability or refusal to act, the Vice-President shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting shall have all the powers of and be subject to all restrictions upon the President. The Vice-President shall perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the President or the Executive Council.

Section 8. Secretary: The Secretary in conjunction with the Director of Development shall (a) keep the minutes of the Members’ and the Executive Council meetings in one or more books provided for that purpose; (b) see that all notices are duly given in accordance with these by-laws; (c) be custodian of the Association records; (d) keep a register of members and their mailing address which shall be furnished to the Secretary by the Alumni Office; (e) have general access to the membership list of the Association; and, (f) in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Secretary and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him/her by the President, Director of Development or by the Executive Council.