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Article I

Name is HOSA, Incorporated (or HOSA, Inc for short)

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Article II

The object of HOSA, Inc., shall be to sponsor the student organization HOSA and to promote and strengthen the HSE-HOSA Partnership.

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Article III

Membership qualifications

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Article IV

Officers

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Article IV, Sec. 1

Officer position and election. Officers may be removed from officer by a majority vote of BOD

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Article IV, Sec. 2

Vacancy in any position may be filled by BOD until next annual meeting

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Article IV, Sec. 3

Duties of officers

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Article IV, Sec. 4

Chairman of the Board shall appoint and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee

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Article IV, Sec. 5

Salaries shall be set by the BOD

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Article IV, Sec. 6

Chairman of the Board serves as the Chief Executive Officer of HOSA, Inc.

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Article V

Meetings

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Article V, Sec. 1

The annual meeting of the membership of HOSA, Inc. shall be held to coincide with the NLC with date and time set be the Executive Council

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Article V, Sec. 2

The informational meeting of the membership of HOSA, Inc. shall be held to coicide with the annual Association for Career and Technical Education Convention

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Article V, Sec. 3

Special meetings of the membership may be called by the Chairman of the Board of the BOD

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Article V, Sec. 4

Written notice of the date, time, and place of any meeting must be mailed to each member not less than thirty (30) days prior to the meeting.

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Article V, Sec. 5

Thirty percent (30%) of the membership shall constitute a quorum.

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Article V, Sec. 6

Balloting by mail may be carried out at the direction of the Chairman of the Board or by the BOD. A quorum for mail ballot shall be a majority of the membership.

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Article VI

Board of Directors

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Article VI, Sec. 1

Composition of the BOD

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Article VI, Sec. 2

Directors elected by the HOSA, Inc., membership at their annual meeting serve terms of one, two or three years as specified.

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Article VI, Sec. 3

A vacancy in the Board of Directors may be filled until the next annual meeting of the membership by a majority of the Directors then in office.

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Article VI, Sec. 4

Except as otherwise provided by law, any Director may be removed by a majority of the membership.

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Article VI, Sec. 5

One annual meeting of the Board of Directors shall be held during the first week in January.

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Article VI, Sec. 6

Special meetings of the BOD may be called by the Chairman of the Board or one-third of the voting members of the Board, provided notice of the meeting has been sent to each director at least 30 days prior to the meeting.

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Article VI, Sec. 7

Thirty percent of the voting membership of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum.

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Article VI, Sec. 8

Which ex-officio members cannot vote

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Article VI, Sec. 9

Directors are entitled to compensation for their services and to reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred in attending Directors' meetings as may be fixed by the Board of Directors. Directors receiving this compensation shall not be prohibited from receiving compensation and reimbursements for other services.

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Article VI, Sec. 10

The Board of Directors may participate in meetings by means of telephone conference calls.

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Article VII

Executive Committee

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Article VII, Sec. 1

The Chairman of the Board, Secretary, Chairman-Elect, Immediate Past Chairman, the National President of HOSA, and the National President-Elect of HOSA shall constitute the voting members of the Executive Committee.

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Article VII, Sec. 2

The Board of Directors may authorize the Executive Committee to perform between the meetings of the Board such duties as the Board may set forth in policies and procedures, or from time to time deem expedient.

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Article VII, Sec. 3

The Executive Committee shall meet at the call of the Chairman of the Board or upon request of three (3) of its members. It shall make a complete report at each meeting of the Board.

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Article VII, Sec. 4

The Executive Committee may participate in meetings by means of telephone conference calls.

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Article VII, Sec. 5

The Executive Committee works with the Chairmen of the standing committees to plan and accomplish the Program of Work as specified in policies and procedures.

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Article VIII

Standing Committees

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Article VIII, Sec. 1

The Chairman of the Board, with approval of the Executive Committee, may appoint Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and members to the standing committees.

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Article VIII, Sec. 2

The standing committees are: Publications, People Development, Membership, Long Range Planning, Policy and Nominating, Marketing, Educational Symposium and Scholarship.

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Article VIII, Sec. 3

The standing committees function and perform those duties as set forth in policies and procedures, or from time to time deemed expedient by the Board of Directors or the Executive Committee.

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Article VIII, Sec. 4

The Chairman of the Board or the Board of Directors may establish ad-hoc committees or task forces as specified in policies and procedures.

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Article VIII, Sec. 5

operation of the National Competitive Events Program

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Article IX

Indemnification

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Article X

Parliamentary Authority; rules in Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the corporation

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Article XI

what shall happen in the event of the dissolution of HOSA, Inc.

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Article XII

Bylaws may be amended by a ⅔ vote of the membership of HOSA, Inc., provided the amendment has been proposed by the BOD, or by a authorized committee, and has been sent to the Secretary and to each member at least 30 days prior to the meeting at which such amendment is adopted.