Expectations for All Board Positions
Attend (in-person or via Zoom) a Board meeting 10-12 times per year for 2 hours each.
Serve as a liaison to one or more working committees of the organization.
Seek donations or sponsors for organization or specific events.
Serve in good faith and mindful of the duties of care and loyalty required of all board members. Mont. Code Ann. § 35-2-416 (“[W]ith the care an ordinarily prudent person in a similar position would exercise under similar circumstances”, and “in a manner the director reasonably believes to be in the best interests of the corporation”.)
2023 Open Positions
Vice-President/ President Elect
Bylaws § 5.09(b): Powers and duties of the Vice President / President-Elect. The principal duties of the Vice President / President-Elect will be to discharge the duties of the President in the event of the absence or disability for any cause whatsoever of the President, and to perform such other duties as the board of directors or the President may from time-to-time request. Bylaws §3.06(b): The term of the Vice-President / President-Elect is a 1-year term ending at the conclusion of the next annual meeting (2023). The Vice-President / President-Elect succeeds to the President position, and serves a 1-year term in that position. The VicePresident / President-Elect is elected each year. Bylaws §3.07: President Position. The position of President of the corporation is a 3-year succession of chairs beginning with the election as Vice-President / President-Elect for 1 year, succeeding automatically to President for 1 year, succeeding automatically to Board Member 3 / Past-President position for 1 year.
Bylaws §3.06(c): The term of the Secretary, and Board Member 1 is a 2-year term, but to begin staggered terms for the officers, their initial term shall be 1-year ending at the conclusion of the next annual meeting. These two offices shall be elected in odd numbered years. Bylaws § 5.09(c): Powers and duties of the Secretary. The principal duties of the Secretary will be to countersign all contracts and other instruments of the corporation; to affix the seal of the corporation thereto and to such other papers as will be required or directed to be sealed; to keep a record of the proceedings of meetings of the board of directors; to be custodian of the corporate records and seal of the corporation; to keep a register of the address of each member; to see that all notices are duly given as required by law and the provisions of these Bylaws; to safely and systematically keep all books, papers, records, and documents belonging to the corporation or pertaining to the business thereof; and to perform such other duties as the board of directors or the President may from time-to-time request.
2023-2024 (two openings)
2023-2025 (two openings)
Bylaws §3.01: Powers and duties. The business, affairs and property of the corporation will be generally managed and supervised by a board of directors. Bylaws §3.03: Qualifications of directors. Directors must be members of the corporation and subscribe to the purposes/objectives of the corporation. Directors do not need to be residents of the state of Montana or citizens of the United States of America. A director may be employed by or provide services to the corporation