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Bylaws description:

Board Members

The AVP-USA Board of Trustees (“the Board”) shall be composed of the Chairs of the Standing Committees, the officers of the Corporation, the Leadership Fellow(s), and the At-Large member(s).
There shall be up to three (3) At-Large Members on the Board.

Duties and Governance

AVP-USA shall be governed by policies and decisions agreed upon by the AVP Community at the Annual National Gathering. The Board is responsible to the Annual National Gathering and the authorities of the state of incorporation for the management of the property and affairs of the Corporation.
The AVP Community entrusts the Board with the day-to-day management of the organization between Annual National Gatherings, including such matters as hiring (and terminating) employees, contracting for services, personnel functions and expending money for the benefit of the organization. The Board will publish its decisions and proceedings in a timely manner.
The Board shall delegate all tasks to appropriate committees, except those specifically required to fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities. This responsibility shall include all amendments to the budget. In the event of disagreement among committees, the Board shall facilitate a resolution.
Board Meetings

The Board shall meet at least once a year at the Annual National Gathering and may meet at other times as needed. A record of decisions made at the Annual National Gathering is to be approved by the Board and posted on the AVP-USA website promptly after each meeting.

At any meeting of the Board, one half of the total membership of the Board shall constitute a quorum.

Co-PresidentArcher Bunner
Co-PresidentMahal Burr
Vice-PresidentChaundra Whitehead
TreasurerMiriam Bunner
SecretaryMital Lyons-Warren
Committee of Local & Regional Groups (CLARG) Co-ChairValentine Doyle
Committee of Local & Regional Groups (CLARG) Co-ChairJosh Simmons
Communications Committee ChairRick Krouskop
Conference Committee Co-ChairArcher Bunner
Conference Committee Co-ChairToby Laverty
Education Committee Co-ChairKatherine Smith
Education Committee Co-ChairBetty McEady
Finance/Fundraising Committee Co-ChairChad Dell
Finance/Fundraising Committee Co-ChairRahmeik Lacewell
Research Committee Co-ChairJohn Michaelis
Research Committee Co-ChairChaundra Whitehead
At-Large MemberRichard Chiamulon
At-Large MemberThomas Forbes
At-Large MemberCarolyn Singleton
Leadership FellowZach Nissen
Leadership FellowSean Bell
Leadership FellowBrentley Sandlin
Guest Member: Transformer EditorDawn Addy
Guest Member: Adaptations Co-ChairRita Cronise
Guest Member: Adaptations Co-ChairNoelle Pollet

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