2019 PRCA Rule Book

B6.4 Nomination and Election. The nomination and election of Executive Council representatives (other than the Contestant Executive Council) and the eligibility of Noncontestant Card Members to vote for such representatives shall generally be conducted in accordance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 7 of these Bylaws. B6.5 Vacancies. Whenever the office of any Executive Council (other than the Contestant Executive Council) representative becomes vacant by reason of death, resignation, removal or otherwise, the remaining representatives serving on that particular Executive Council shall elect a successor from the appropriate category (if applicable) who shall serve for the unexpired term of his predecessor. B6.6 Removal. A representative of any Executive Council (other than the Competition Event Executive Council) may be removed at any time, with or without cause, by two-thirds of the votes cast by the Noncontestant Card Members eligible to vote in the category of Members electing such Executive Council representative, at a regular or special meeting called for that purpose. B6.7 Contestant Executive Council. The seven Contestant Representatives to the Competition Committee shall automatically be the Contestant Executive Council representatives. This Executive Council shall facilitate communication between the Board of Directors and PRCA contestants and shall elect the Contestant Directors to the Board of Directors. If a Contestant Representative to the Competition Committee ceases to serve on that Committee for any reason, he shall also cease to serve on the Executive Council. His successor on the Competition Committee shall also serve as his replacement on the Executive Council. Contestant Executive Council representatives may be removed pursuant to the procedure set forth in Section B7.6, which also governs removal of Contestant Representatives to the Competition Committee. Vacancies in the Contestant Executive Council may be filled pursuant to the procedure set forth in Section B7.5. B6.8 Meetings. All four Executive Councils may hold such regular or special meetings as determined by the representatives of such Executive Councils. Notice of each meeting of the Executive Councils, whether regular or special, shall be given to each representative (1) at least two days prior to the meeting if given personally, by delivering written notice to the Council representative, or if given by telephoning such representative, or (2) shall be given at least seven days prior to the meeting if such notice is given either by depositing a written notice in United States mail, postage prepaid, or by transmitting a cable or telegram, in all cases, directed to such Council representative at his address as listed in official PRCA records. B6.9 Quorum and Requirements for Action. A majority of the representatives of each Executive Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting. Unless otherwise provided in these Bylaws, the act of a majority of the representatives present at an Executive Council meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the Council.

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