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Article V - Election of Officers

Section 1:    The President shall appoint a nominating committee at the September meeting or at other times as required for a special election.

Section 2:    The offices of President, Recording Secretary and Membership Secretary shall be elected during the odd years.  The offices of Vice President, Treasurer and Corresponding Secretary shall be elected during the even years.

Section 3:    Nomination of Officers shall take place at the October meeting and election of officers will take place at the November meeting.

Section 4:    Members in good standing shall have voting rights with regard to all WHNA business including election of officers.

Section 5:    Officers shall hold office for a two-year term.  The term shall commence the first day of January following their election or the first day of the month following any duly authorized special election.

Section 6:    All members in good standing are eligible to run for office.

Section 7:    Officers may run for office every two years during the regular election.  Elected officers shall complete current elected term before running for any other elected office.  Individuals may run for one office per election. 

Section 8:    In the event a vacancy of an elected office occurs, the Executive Board shall call a special election to fill the vacancy.

Section 9:    A publicly elected official shall not be eligible to run for or hold office within the Association.