ARTICLE I: NAME AND OFFICE
Section I: The name of this organization shall be the Program Board of the EstherThomas Atkinson Museum of Hampden-Sydney College, hereinafter called the Board.
Section II: The principal Office of the Board shall be located at Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia.
ARTICLE II: PURPOSE
Section I: The purpose of this organization is:
ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP
Section I: The Board shall consist of eight (8) active members. Whenever possible, the Board will include individuals with expertise in Academic and Student Relations; Community and Area Outreach; Programs and Exhibits; Marketing and Public Relations, Research and Publications; and Planning and Development.
Section II: The term of membership shall be four years. A Board Member must remain off the Board for a period of one year before becoming eligible to serve another term. Exception: if a member was appointed to fill a vacant term of two years or less, the member is eligible for immediate appointment to a full term.
Section III: All the Board members shall attend the regular and special meetings. If unable to attend any regular meeting, or any special meeting of which they have notice, they shall promptly report the fact to the Museum Director. Any member failing to attend or to give a satisfactory excuse for non-attendance for two consecutive meetings, including special meetings of which there was timely notice, shall be deemed to have vacated the office.
Section IV: Members are appointed by the President of the College, ordinarily from nominations submitted by the Museum Program Board.
Section V: The following shall serve as ex-officio members of the Board:
The President of the College may appoint other College officials as ex-officio members at his discretion.
ARTICLE IV: GOVERNANCE
Section I: The Officers:
The three (3) officers of the Board shall be:
Section II: Duties of the Officers:
A. The Chairman shall:
B. The Vice-Chairman shall:
C. The Secretary shall:
ARTICLE V: MEETINGS
Section I: The Board shall meet quarterly. Meeting dates for the subsequent academic year shall be set no later than the final quarterly meeting of the prior year.
ARTICLE VI: AMENDMENTS
Section I: These By-laws may be amended by a majority vote of the members of the Museum Board. All proposed amendments must be mailed to the members of the Museum Board at least two weeks prior to the meeting at which they are to be voted on.