IUN Alumni Board
Members. There shall be an Alumni Board of Directors. The Board will be composed of the officers of the Association, ten (elected) members at large and up to ten members representing the academic units of IUN as may be identified in the Bylaws of the Association. (See Rule 03.02 of the Bylaws)
Each academic unit as may be listed therein shall be entitled to only one member on the Board. Each academic unit shall communicate a nominee in writing to the Nomination Committee. Selection of Board members shall be according to the provisions of the Constitution and Bylaws of the IUN Alumni Association. All officers and Board members must be regular members, including those nominated by the academic units.
Term of Office. All Board members, Unit representatives and Members At- large, serve for a three-year term. Board members may be re-elected. However, board members may not serve any more than nine (9) consecutive years in any twelve (12) year period. If there is a vacancy in a board position for any reason, the successor appointment will serve for the unexpired portion of the term. Any selection or appointment in fullfillment of a vacancy, shall not count toward any nine years of service in a twelve year period.
To the extent possible, one-third of the Board members will be elected or appointed each year and will serve until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
Vacancies. In the event of a vacancy in an office or position on the board, the Board shall fill the position for the unexpired term, after a report is made by the Nominations Committee.
Responsibility of the Board. The responsibility of the Board is to promote the interests of Indiana University Northwest, and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between IUN and its alumni by creating and sponsoring alumni programs and communications that will carry forward these purposes. The Board will advise the Executive Council through its elected member to that Council about Association matters and concerns.
In addition, the Board shall approve the budget and program for the IUN Alumni Association.
Meetings and Notice. The Board will hold no less than two meetings each year. Such regular meetings will be called by the President, and at least five days days written notice will be given of each meeting
Special Meetings. Special meetings of the Board may be called at the discretion of the President or upon written notice of five members or the Board. Such special meetings will be held at a place designated by the President. Forty-eight hours written notice will be given of each special meeting.
Executive Council Representative. One member of the Board will be elected by the Board to represent the Association as a voting member of the Executive Council for a three-year term. If the elected or appointed Board member’s term on the Board should expire before the Board member’s term on the Executive Council expires, then the Board member shall be considered a member of the Board so long as the Board member continues to serve the three-year term on the Executive Council. The representative may be replaced by the Board should a vacancy occur.