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Section 01 Board Composition
(a) Composition of the Board
The Board of Directors shall be composed of 9 members elected in staggered fashion for two-year terms,
Two additional Board members shall be including the President and Treasurer.
(b) Board Tenure, Vacancies and Removal
The members of the Board shall take office
immediately on February 1st upon following election following adjournment of
Vacancy of any office due to death, resignation, or other cause shall be filled by the Board by appointment with the input of the Leadership Succession Committee. When a standing committee vacancy occurs, the time served during the vacancy will not be counted toward term limits. At the following Annual Meeting, an election will be held for a new term.
Reasons to Reduce Size of the Board
- Follows best practices from other UU churches of similar size.
- Improves efficiency and enhances trust-building among a smaller group.
- Reduces the number of leaders that need to be recruited each year, which has been increasingly difficult