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Article 4. Officers

4.1   Offices

The officers of the Council shall be Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer. Officers of the Council shall be deemed to be officers of the Division.

4.1   Duties of Officers

4.1.1 Chair

The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the Division and of the Council and shall perform such duties and acts as usually pertain to his or her office. He or she shall prepare an annual report of the activities of the Division for submission to the governing board of the Denver Bar Association. In addition, the Chair shall serve as a voting member of the Board of Trustees of the Denver Bar Association.

4.1.2 Chair-Elect

The Chair-Elect shall perform the duties of the Chair in the absence of the Chair at any meeting of the Division or of the Council. In addition, the Chair-Elect shall serve as the alternative voting member of the Board of Trustees of the Denver Bar Association. 

4.1.3 Secretary

The Secretary shall be the custodian of all books, papers, and other property of the Division and shall act as secretary of all meetings of the Division of the Council, and shall give notices as may be required by these By-Laws. He or she shall update these By-Laws to conform with amendments adopted by the Council.

4.1.4 Treasurer

The Treasurer shall keep an accurate record of all moneys received, appropriated, or expended for use of the Section and shall provide this information to the Council at the monthly Council meeting.

4.1.5 Immediate Past Chair

The Immediate Past Chair of the Council may, at his or her option, remain as an ex officio member of the Council, to assist the Chair in whatever capacity the Chair may designate.

4.2   Election of Terms of Office

The officers shall be elected for one-year terms by the Council members; provided that after the expiration of his or her term as Chair-Elect, the Chair-Elect shall automatically be elected to the Office of Chair of the Council. The officers shall be elected from among the members of the Council. The Chair-Elect shall be elected at the June meeting of the Council. The remaining officers shall be elected no later than the following September monthly meeting. In the event of a vacancy in any office, the Council shall fill such vacancy by electing a member to serve for the unexpired term.