2017 Board & Officers
1st Vice President:
2nd Vice President:
Members At Large:
Dr. Melva Williams
2017 Meeting Dates
1700 Buckner St., Suite 220, Board Room @ Noon
Board of Directors Full Board
1700 Buckner St., Suite 251, Board Room @ Noon
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.
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.
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.