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CCOA Board Members & Committees: 2019

Executive Committee
Chairperson: Dock Voorhies  
1st Vice President: Betsy Sample
2nd Vice President: Vickie Meadows
Treasurer: Paul Pratt                             
Secretary: Sam Medica

Board Development
Chairperson: Vickie Meadows
Dock Voorhies
Loreta Leavitt
Taylor Jamison
Betsy Sample
Don Gibbs
Kathryn Williams
Marie Vazquez Morgan

Personnel Committee
Chairperson: Betsy Sample
Dock Voorhies
Clara Farley
Michelle Gaharan
Dr. Raymond Hicks
Sam Medica
Robena Petterway
Josh Clayton

Finance Committee
Chairperson: Paul Pratt
Dock Voorhies
Loreta Leavitt
Dora Miller
Clara Farley
Betsy Sample
Brittney Dunn
Sam Medica

CCOA Executive Director
Monica Wright



7.01 Meetings

All board meetings shall be conducted in accordance with the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order, in which the rules are not inconsistent with these bylaws or revised statutory regulation.

7.02 Open Meetings

Meetings of the Council shall be conducted in accordance with R.S.42:1 et seq., the Open Meetings Law.

7.03 Agenda

The Board Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson, and/or the Director shall consult on the preparation of relevant agenda items for Board Meetings.

7.04  Regular Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Board shall be held at least six times a year according to a schedule determined by the Board.
The dates and times must be announced in accordance with the Open Meetings Law.

7.05 Special Meetings

The Chairman of the Board may call special meetings.
The purpose of the meetings shall be stated in the request.
Except in the cases of emergency, at least twenty-four hours notice shall be given.

7.06 Notice of Board Meetings

Notices shall be given by regular mail to each member at least five days before the date designated for such meetings.
The notice shall specify the place, date, time and business to be brought before the board.

7.07 Quorum

The presence of a simple majority of the number of Board members stated in the bylaws shall be necessary to constitue a quorum at any meeting of the Board and/or committee to transact business.
An act of a simple majority of the Directors attending a meeting when a quorum is present shall be an act of the Board.

7.08 Voting Procedures.

Voting will be conducted by voice vote of "yea" or "nay".
No member will vote by proxy.
Each member is to have one vote.
If the vote is not unanimous, the votes made by members of the Board shall be recorded by member's name in the minutes of the meeting and as required by the Louisiana Open Meetings Law (R.S.42.5 et seq.)

7.09 Meetings of the Executive Committee.

The executive committee shall meet monthly and at such times as the President may deem necessary, or when requested in writing signed by a majority of the Executive Committee.

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