Article V – Meetings

ARTICLE V

MEETINGS

A. The annual meeting of the members of the Corporation shall be held on the second Friday of March in the greater metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts area or in a location in Massachusetts selected by a majority of the members of the Service Board.

B. Election of the Service Board of the Corporation shall be held at the Annual Meeting of the Corporation. The Nominees, corresponding to the number to be elected, receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected.

C. Any member of the Corporation who is IN GOOD STANDING may be nominated and elected to the Service Board of the Corporation and entitled to vote in all matters to be determined by the membership at the annual meeting of the corporation.

D. The membership of the Corporation shall, unless otherwise called by the President or a majority of the Service Board, meet annually as specified in ARTICLE V, Section A or at such time and place as the Board of Directors may select. Notice of the time and place of any meeting of the membership of the Corporation shall be given not less than (7) days prior to the date thereof by US Mail, facsimile or e-mail to each member of the Corporation; the notice shall also be posted to the Corporation’s website (if the Corporation has an operating web site). Voting at any meeting of the Corporation may be in person or by persons holding written proxies from absent members of the Corporation.

E. A person’s required notice of the time and place of any meeting as required in these By-Laws may be waived by them in writing or by email, and attendance at any such meeting(s) shall constitute waiver of notice.

F. The Board of Directors, unless otherwise called by the President or a majority of the Board of Directors, shall meet at least two times annually at such time and place as the Board of Directors may select. Notice of the time and place of any meeting of the Board of Directors shall be given not less than (7) days prior to the date thereof by US Mail, facsimile or e-mail to each member of the Board of Directors. Meetings of the Board of Directors may be accomplished in person, by mail or by electronic communications including telephone, e-mail and/or computer bulletin board communications.

G. The Service Board, unless otherwise called by the President or a majority of the Service Board, shall meet at least four times annually at such time and place as the Service Board may select. Notice of the time and place of any meeting of the Service Board shall be given not less than (7) days prior to the date thereof by US Mail, facsimile or e-mail to each member of the Service Board. Meetings of the Service Board may be accomplished in person, by mail or by electronic communications including telephone, e-mail and/or computer bulletin board communications.

H. At all meetings of the Corporation, the Board of Directors or of the Service Board, the vote of each member must be cast in person unless a majority of the Board of Directors Board shall determine that proxies shall be solicited with respect to a particular meeting, in which event members may vote either in person or by written proxy dated not more than thirty (30) days before the meeting named therein. Proxies shall be filed with the secretary of the Corporation or delegate before being voted. Except as limited therein, a proxy shall entitle the Member named therein to vote at the meeting, or at a resumed meeting but shall not be valid after final adjournment of such meeting.

I. Special meetings may be called by the President or by a majority of the Service Board at any time. Such meeting will require a 30 day prior written notice to the membership stating time, place and purpose of the meeting. Notice requirements are as set forth in Section D, above.