5. Board of Directors Meetings

The Board of Directors shall meet not fewer than six times during the year.

All matters of policy shall be decided by simple majority of those Board members present and voting, seven (7) members constituting a quorum for a Board meeting.

Appropriations, as specified in article 12, and other subjects specified in this Constitution as requiring a two-thirds vote, shall require a two-thirds majority of Board members present.

Regular meetings shall be scheduled by the President, and the Secretary shall notify all Board members at least one week before the scheduled date. Special or emergency meetings shall be called by the President as required, or in response to a written request of three (3) Board members. The Secretary shall notify all Board members at least 48 hours before the scheduled time of the emergency meeting.