Article IV – Nominating Committee

ARTICLE IV

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

A. At least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual Meeting of the Corporation, the President shall appoint a member of the Service Board as chairperson of a 5 person Nominating Committee. The members of the committee shall be chosen by the chairperson. Of the four (4) members chosen by the chairperson, no more than one shall be a member of the Service Board.

B. The Nominating Committee shall nominate from the membership of the Corporation, and subject to the provisions of these By-Laws, one nominee for each position to be filled by the Corporation at the Annual Meeting of the Corporation. At least forty-five (45) days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting of the Corporation the Nominating Committee shall certify to the Secretary of the Corporation the names of the members so nominated.

C. At least thirty (30) days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting of the Corporation the Secretary of the Corporation shall mail to the membership of the Corporation by US Mail, facsimile or e-mail a list of the nominees so nominated by the Nominating Committee.

D. Except as provided in ARTICLE VII with respect to the filling of vacancies, nominations to the Board of Directors and Service Board shall be made only as provided in this ARTICLE IV or as provided by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.