ELECTIONS

Each local branch must hold elections of officers at least once every two years to elect two or more officers, with one officer being the president. Elected officers of a local branch must be members of that respective branch. Branches should report a change in branch officers to NAPS Headquarters within 30 days of any said change with the submission of all the relevant meeting minutes.

          Section 1. There shall be a President, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer,  and up to four (4) Vice Presidents. These officers, all of whom must be active or associate members, shall hold office for a two-year period, or until their successors are duly appointed or elected,

President, Executive Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected.
Each of the officers shall have equal voice and vote in all Executive Board action.

The candidates receiving a majority of the votes cast shall be declared elected.

If there are more than two (2) candidates for any office, a runoff election shall be held between the two (2) candidates, or cities, receiving the greatest number of votes.

         Section 2.  Vacancies, other than that of the President, occurring between elections shall be filled by an interim appointment by the President, subject to the approval of the Executive Board, to serve until the next election.

EXECUTIVE BOARD


          Section 1. The Executive Board shall consist of the President, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer,  and up to four (4) Vice Presidents.

          Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Executive Board to carry out the orders of NAPS and conduct all business of NAPS during the interim of the conventions. The Executive Board shall have the power to authorize necessary expenditures, and to draw vouchers for them upon the treasury.

          Section 3. If a member of the Executive Board accepts a detail to the US Postal Service Headquarters for a period of six (6) months or more, the position shall be declared vacant and the President shall appoint a replacement, subject to the approval of the Executive Board.