Rules legislated from By Laws / Article VI, Sections 1, 2, and 3
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Section 1. MEMBERSHIP. The National ESP Board shall consist of nine (9) members: President; President-Elect; Second Vice President; Past President; Northeast Region Vice President; Southern Region Vice President; North Central Region Vice President; Western Region Vice President and National ESP Executive Director, a non-voting member of the National ESP Board. (Amended by National ESP Council, October 15, 2010)
Section 2. ELECTION AND TERM OF OFFICE: Second Vice President for Chapter Relations shall be elected annually to serve one year as Second Vice President, one year as President-Elect/First Vice President, one year as President, and one year as Past President. A regional rotation system (North Central, Northeast, South, and West) shall be used for filling the office. The Election of the National Second Vice President may be conducted electronically, prior to the ESP National Conference. (Amended by ESP National Council September 19, 2013 & October 9, 2014)
In the event no qualified nomination is received by the designated deadline from the region, the National ESP Board has the option to re-open the nomination process to obtain a qualified candidate. The position will then be filled by the vote of the ESP Board members to elect or appoint a qualified applicant. (Amended by National ESP Council, October 13, 2011 & September 19, 2013)
In the case of a resignation of a Regional Vice President or other officer on the National ESP Board, the Board shall seek nominees for the vacant position. The ESP National Board, upon obtaining a suitable candidate(s), shall elect or appoint an individual to complete the term. (Amended by National ESP Council, October 13, 2011)
All officers shall assume their duties at the National ESP Council post Board meeting.
The National ESP Executive Director, a non-voting member of the National ESP Board, is to be selected by the voting members of the National ESP Board.
Section 3. QUALIFICATIONS. The National ESP Board of Epsilon Sigma Phi shall be members of the National ESP Council and members in good standing of a chapter or member-at-large.
The National ESP Executive Director is employed by the National ESP Board. The initial term of employment is for one year and is renewed annually; following negotiation and agreement between the person employed and the National ESP Board.