It shall be the duty of the Immediate Past President to assist the President during the transition period and to serve as an advisor throughout the term of the President. The Immediate Past President shall also chair the Nominations Committee.
In the event of a resignation, death, or long-term incapacitation of the President, the Vice President shall assume the office and duties of the President for the unexpired term. The Executive Board shall determine whether the President is incapacitated for a long-term in their sole discretion.
The Vice President position will automatically succeed to the President when and if the current President terminates his or her role in the position. Any association member shall be a candidate for President if the current Vice President is unable or unwilling to succeed as President.
The Executive Board shall consist of the officers in the Association. The Executive Board shall be responsible for carrying on the business of the Association at times other than the Association’s regular meetings. The Executive Board shall report actions taken at the next regular meeting. Any person who performs court administration functions in a Michigan circuit court, regardless of title may become a member by paying the annual dues.
- The President or any two members of the Executive Board may call a meeting of the Executive Board as needed.
- A quorum of the Executive Board is three officers.
- The Executive Board may meet or vote by electronic means.
Amendments to these bylaws can only be made by the 2/3 majority of the voting members present at a regular meeting, provided that written notice of the amendments is sent to all members at least 14 days prior to the meeting date.
Any person who is an employee of the Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office or a governmental agency and attends the regular meetings of the Association for the purpose of sharing information is eligible for this class of membership. No dues shall be charged to a Contributing Official. A Contributing Official shall receive notice of meetings, may attend meetings and may serve on committees, but shall not vote or hold office.