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Vacancy of Vice President due to next year slate


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Which board fills a vacancy due to the following scenario:

The current Vice President is nominated for President with no other nominations from the floor and is considered President-Elect.  This leaves the Vice President position vacant for the upcoming year. 

Does the current board fill the vacancy before the new term or does the incoming board fill the vacancy once the term begins?

 

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You may not actually have a vacancy.  There is no rule in RONR prohibiting one person from holding two jobs; is there such a restriction in your rules or bylaws?

And what do you mean "is considered"?  Is this person president-elect or not? Was he/she actually elected into the position?  Being nominated for president in an upcoming election, doesn't make the nominee a "president-elect" unless your bylaws have such a (strange) rule.

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5 hours ago, Guest Georgeann said:

Which board fills a vacancy due to the following scenario:

The current Vice President is nominated for President with no other nominations from the floor and is considered President-Elect.  This leaves the Vice President position vacant for the upcoming year. 

Does the current board fill the vacancy before the new term or does the incoming board fill the vacancy once the term begins?

Assuming that the board is authorized to fill vacancies, it would seem to me that the vacancy should be filled by the board after the term begins, since that is when the vacancy will occur.

5 hours ago, jstackpo said:

You may not actually have a vacancy.  There is no rule in RONR prohibiting one person from holding two jobs; is there such a restriction in your rules or bylaws?

Even if there is no restriction, the officer can (and probably should) resign from the office of Vice President when his term as President begins. Serving as President and Vice President doesn’t make a lot of sense, since the main duties of the Vice President are to serve as chair in the President’s absence, and to become President in the event of a vacancy.

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