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Article VI - Eligibility, Election/Appointment, and Vacancies

Section 1. Eligibility

All members of the Alumni Council must meet the requirements for Association membership under Article II, Section 1, 1.1-1.3. Alumni Representatives to the Board of Trustees must be members of the Church of the Nazarene.

Section 2. Nomination and Election/Appointment

2.1 Executive Officers
(a) A call for nominations will be sent to the entire Association. All Council members are encouraged to actively seek out suggestions for nominees from the Association’s membership to assist in the nomination process.
(b) A nominating committee appointed by the Association President and composed of two (2) Council members and one (1) Class Agent from each decade will review the nominations and select two (2) persons for each position to be presented for approval to the Director of Alumni Relations and the Vice President for University Relations.
(c) Executive Officers are elected by a ballot to the entire Association.
(d) A plurality of the ballots received shall determine an election.

2.2 Members At-large
(a) A call for nominations will be sent to the entire Association. All Council members are encouraged to actively seek out suggestions for nominees from the Association’s membership to assist in the nomination process.
(b) All nominations will be presented to the Executive Officers for consideration.
(c) Members At-large shall be appointed by the Executive Officers in consultation with the Director of Alumni Relations and the Vice President for University Relations.
(d) Appointment is determined by a simple majority of all Executive Officers.

Section 3 Resignation

A letter of resignation shall be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to any Alumni Council meeting to the Director of Alumni Relations who will inform the Executive Officers.

Section 4. Removal

Any member of the Alumni Council who misses two consecutive Council meetings will be contacted by the Association President regarding their continued service. After missing three consecutive Council meetings, without a reasonable excuse, the Council member shall be replaced by the Director of Alumni Relations in consultation with the Executive Officers.

Section 5. Vacancies

Vacancies on the Executive Officers shall be filled by majority vote of the entire Alumni Council from one or more nominations per position presented to the Council by the Executive Officers. Vacancies in other positions may be filled by appointment by the President of the Association in consultation with the Executive Officers.
 
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