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ARTICLE IV. National Organization

SECTION 1: Officers

a. The officers shall be President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Editor.

b. None but active members in good standing shall be officers.

c. All officers shall be eligible for re-election.

d. The duties of the officers:

i. President:

1. Shall be the official head of the National Society and preside at all regular or special sessions.

2. Exercise general supervision over the members and committees of the National Society.

3. Shall appoint all committees.

4. In case of a tie, shall cast the deciding ballot except in elections.

5. Shall be governed by parliamentary law, the Constitution and Statutes of The Phi Chi Pre-Medical Society, Inc.

ii. The Vice-President shall act for the President in event of absence or disability of the latter and shall succeed to this office in event of permanent disability until an election shall be held to fill the vacancy thus created.

iii. Secretary-Treasurer:

1. Shall set down in a durable book the minutes of the National Society, transact all correspondences serve as a member of all committees.

2. Shall sign all documents and perform such other duties as may be delegated by the President or by enactment of the National Society.

3. Conduct the office in accordance with the official Uniform System of Chapter Accounting as prescribed by the By-Laws.

iv. The Editor shall supply a letter for each issue of the Phi Chi CHRONICLES and assist the Editor-in-Chief in the collection of information regarding members and other items of interest relating to the chapter. Chapter Letters shall be mailed on such dates as prescribed by the Editor-in-Chief of the CHRONICLES.

SECTION 2: Committees

a. The President may appoint standing and ad hoc committees as needed, with the exception of the Executive Committee.

b. The Benefits Committee is responsible for helping obtain and inform chapters of benefits available to them through the National Society.

SECTION 3: Meetings

a. The National Society shall hold a National Convention at time prescribed by the Pre-Medical Society Committee.

b. Quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the National Officers.

c. Procedures

Determination of quorum.
Reading of the minutes.
Reports of officers and committees.
Unfinished business.
New business.


a. A delegate and alternate delegate will be chosen in accordance to the By-Laws governing the Grand Chapter.

b. None but active members of a chapter shall represent it in the Grand Chapter meeting.

c. No chapter which shall be reported delinquent under the requirements of these By-Laws shall be entitled to representation in the National Convention unless the delinquency is removed in the opening session of the National Convention.

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