ARTICLE V. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 5.1. Composition.
The Board of Directors shall consist of the Officers of the League, 2 Sustainer Directors, 3 Active Directors, and the Nominating Chair. The Managing Director of the League and the Executive Vice President-Elect shall serve as non-voting members of the Board of Directors.
Section 5.2. Election and Eligibility.
(a) Directors shall be elected by majority vote of the members from a slate prepared by the Nominating Committee. All candidates for directorships must be members of the League in good standing, as defined by these Bylaws, at the time of their application for consideration and must maintain this status throughout their directorship if elected.
(b) All members of the Board of Directors must be members in good standing in their 3rd or later year of Active service, or a Sustainer for Sustainer positions, at the time their term commences. At least 2 of those years must have been served in the Junior League of Nashville. The Board of Directors may use their discretion to make exceptions to the foregoing requirements in individual cases, based on extenuating circumstances.
ARTICLE VI. NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Section 6.1. Composition.
The Nominating Committee shall consist of 8 active members of the League, a Chair, a Chair-Elect, and a Sustainer Representative, who is appointed by the President. The Chair-Elect of the Nominating Committee shall be elected by the membership from a slate prepared by the Nominating Committee. The Chair-Elect serves a 1-year term and steps up to Chair in the 2nd year. The Chair shall facilitate the process but does not vote except to break a tie. The Chair-Elect assists the Chair but does not vote. The Sustainer Representative advises the committee but does not vote. The Nominating Committee is an advisory committee, is not a committee of the Board of Directors and may not exercise any of the powers of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors from time to time may pass a policy or create a procedure related to the Nominating process or the Nominating Committee.
Section 6.2. Eligibility and Tenure.
All members of the Nominating Committee must be members in good standing in their 3rd or later year of active service, or a sustainer for sustainer positions, at the time their term commences. A member may serve more than one term on this committee.
ARTICLE VIII. MANAGEMENT TEAM
The Nominating Committee shall appoint a Management Team to lead and oversee the committees of the League. The Board of Directors shall create and organize committees of the League into Councils, with each council led by a Vice President. The Executive Vice President, the Executive Vice President- Elect and the Vice Presidents form the Management Team, and appoint and oversee committee chairs and chairs-elect in their work.
The Executive Vice President leads and supports the Council Vice Presidents according to her duties listed in Article VII, Section 7.4(e).