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Board of Directors

Director: Nominated and appointed by the Board of Directors, a director serves the VCBS as the chairperson of a standing committee or chair of a Bridge-watch Area (see below).

Director-at-large: A director without a project, but is available for a task.

Advisory Director: A director invited to participate in the VCBS program because of his or her expertise in or dedication to a field, such as covered bridges.

The position of Advisory Director was created to implement the VCBS commitment to liaison with other preservation organizations. These positions are filled by members of other preservation organizations by invitation. VCBS Advisory Directors are full voting members of this Society.

President: The President presides at the meetings of the Society and of the Board, and has the duties and powers normally appurtenant to the office of President in addition to those specified by the Constitution and By-laws of the VCBS. The President is elected by the VCBS membership for a term of two years. The President serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors unless he chooses to appoint a member of the Board to serve as Chair.

Vice President: The Vice-President has the power to exercise the duties of the President in the event of the absence or incapacity of the President. The Vice President serves as the chairperson of a standing committee (see below). The Vice President is elected by the VCBS membership for a term of two years. The Vice President-Elect becomes a member of the Board of Directors.

Secretary: The Secretary shall take and keep the minutes of the Annual Meetings of the society and report on them when required. The secretary will assist at the annual meetings with parliamentary procedure. The Secretary can appoint a Recording Secretary as needed. The Secretary-elect is a member of the Board of Directors. The Secretary is elected by the VCBS membership for a term of two years.

Treasurer: The Treasurer collects and receives all monies due or belonging to the Society, and deposits them in a bank satisfactory to the Board, in the name of the Society. The Treasurers’s books are at all times open to inspection by the Board. At the Annual meetings the Treasurer renders an account of all monies received and expended during the previous fiscal year. The Treasurer becomes a member of the Board of Directors. The Treasurer is elected by the VCBS membership for a term of two years.The Treasurer is a member of the Board of Directors.