2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:13-19 - Board Of Directors
4:13-19. Board of directors
The board of directors of an association shall consist of not less than 3 persons and the directors shall be members of the association or individual representatives of corporate members thereof.
The directors shall be chosen annually by the members or delegates and shall hold office for 1 year, except that an association, by so providing in its by-laws, may elect several classes of directors for different terms, classifying them according to their tenure. In such case no class shall be elected for a shorter period than 1 year or a longer period than 3 years and the term of office of at least one class shall expire in each year.
Directors shall hold office until their successors have been elected and qualified and have entered upon the discharge of their duties.
Vacancies shall be filled as provided in the by-laws.
No director, during his term of office, shall be a party to a contract for profit with the association differing from the business relations accorded other members, except as the director may be employed by the association.
The board shall manage the affairs of the association and perform other duties specifically imposed upon it by this chapter except that if provided in the by-laws the board may appoint an executive committee of not less than 3 members from among the board of which the president shall be one to act for the board of directors between meetings.
Amended by L.1966, c. 286, s. 17.
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