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Regulations


Article I - Name

The name of the ASSOCIATION shall be the National Insurance Marketing Executives.

Article II – Purpose

The purpose of the ASSOCIATION shall be to provide a means through which leaders in the financial services
profession may exchange ideas and provide a forum for discussion of issues affecting them and the future of
our industry.

Article III - Membership

Section 1 - Membership in this ASSOCIATION shall be composed of individuals who are leaders in the financial
services industry.

Section 2 - Members shall pay such annual dues of the ASSOCIATION as may be set by the Board of Directors.
The annual dues period is defined as January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year.

Article IV – Officers

Section 1 – The officers of the ASSOCIATION shall be the Immediate Past President, President, Vice President,
Treasurer, Secretary and three (3) Directors, as appointed by the Board of Directors. All officers of this Association
have voting privileges.

Section 1A – The Association shall have an Executive Director appointed by the Board of Directors whose primary
responsibility is to ensure that the Association serves the needs and interest of the membership as directed by the
Board of Directors. The Executive Director will oversee the administration of the Association, report to the Board at
its regular meetings and at other times as required by the Board of Directors.

Section 2 – The officers shall be elected by the membership of the ASSOCIATION present and voting at the annual
meeting of the ASSOCIATION. A special election of officers can be held at any regular meeting in the event any of
the five (5) elected organization officers are unable to serve for any reason whatsoever. If such a special election
takes place, the officers so elected will serve for one full year from the date of such election.

Section 3 - Each officer shall be a Member in good standing of the ASSOCIATION.

Section 4 – All officers shall serve one year or until their successors are elected and qualified. An administrative
year shall commence January 1 of the fiscal year following the Annual Meeting of the ASSOCIATION and continue
through December 31 of that year.

Section 5 – The President shall preside at all meetings of the ASSOCIATION and its Board of Directors shall
appoint all Committees, exercise general supervision over the work and activities of the ASSOCIATION and shall
have such other authority and perform such other duties as usually pertain to the office of the President, or as
may from time to time be delegated to him by the Board of Directors, or by action of the membership.

Section 6 – The Vice President shall have such authority and perform such duties as may from time to time be
delegated by the President. In the event of the President’s death, resignation or inability to serve for any other
cause, the Vice President shall perform the duties of and have the same authority as the President. In the event
Vice President for any reason cannot serve, the Secretary shall serve, and while exercising such duties and such
authority, shall be known as Acting President.

Section 7 - The Secretary shall sign all official documents issued by the ASSOCIATION, shall keep the minutes of
all meetings of the ASSOCIATION and the Board of Directors, and shall have the authority and perform such other
duties as may from time to time be delegated by the President.

Section 8 – The Treasurer shall be responsible for collecting all dues, keeping all records and accounts of monies
received and expended, pay all bills, and make an annual accounting to the Directors.

Section 9 – Any vacancies occurring in the office of the Vice President or the Board of Directors between annual
meetings of the ASSOCIATION shall be filled by the Board of Directors.

Article V-Board of Directors

Section 1 - The Board of Directors of the ASSOCIATION shall consist of the Immediate Past President, President,
Vice President, Secretary and three (3) Directors.

Section 2 - The Board of Directors shall define the policies and have full administrative authority in all matters of
the ASSOCIATION provided that all action taken by or under the direction of the Board of Directors shall be
subject to review and final approval by the membership at its annual meeting.

Section 3 - The Board of Directors of the ASSOCIATION shall meet at such times and places as may be determined
by action of the Board, by call of the President, or by written request of three (3) members of the Board. There
shall be one (1) meeting each year. A written notice of the time and place of all meetings of the Board of
Directors shall be sent to each Director not less than ten (10) days prior to such meeting.

Section 4 - The Board of Directors may, without meeting together, transact business by electronic
communication, by voting upon proposals sent to them with the approval of the President. If within fifteen (15)
days after the proposal is sent, a majority of the members of the Board of Directors shall send in writing to the
Secretary of the ASSOCIATION their votes in favor of such proposal, said proposal shall be deemed to have been
adopted. The ballots recording such votes shall be produced at the next following meeting of the Board of
Directors before they are destroyed.

Section 5 - The Board of Directors shall also serve as an Executive committee of the ASSOCIATION and subject to
later approval by the membership, take such action as is urgent and necessary. At all meetings of the Board of
Directors, an attendance of four (4) Directors shall constitute a quorum.

Article VI-Nomination and Election of Officers

Section 1 - At the Annual Meeting of the ASSOCIATION each year, the Board of Directors shall solicit
recommendations for nominees, investigate the qualifications of all persons under consideration, ascertain if each
candidate to be nominated is willing to serve, if elected, and make its report at the Annual Meeting of the
ASSOCIATION. Further nominations may be presented from the floor provided that the person so nominated
meets the qualifications set forth above, is a Regular Member of the Association in good standing, and consents to
his or her name being placed into nomination.

Section 2 - In the election of officers, voting for any office to be filled may be by acclamation where only one
candidate is nominated.

Article VII-Meetings, Conventions and Conferences

Section 1 - There shall be one meeting annually for the ASSOCIATION, for the transaction of business and
election of officers. Additional meetings shall be called by the President upon the request of three-fourths (3/4) of
the membership. The President shall cause to notify each member of the ASSOCIATION a notice of each meeting
at least twenty (20) days prior to the date thereof.

Section 2 - The ASSOCIATION may, from time to time, arrange and conduct seminars, workshops, and or
roundtable meetings on specifically announced subjects. Such meetings shall not be deemed as meetings of the
ASSOCIATION, and no business of the ASSOCIATION shall be transacted.

Section 3 - A quorum for the transaction of the business at any regular or special meeting of the ASSOCIATION
shall be twenty five percent (25%) of the membership whose dues are paid for the current year.

Section 4 - Registration fees to be charged at any Meeting, or special meeting of the Association, shall be in
amounts as from time to time may be recommended by the Board of Directors, and shall be adequate to cover all
expenses of the meeting for those who attend, other than transportation and lodging.

Article VIII-Committees

Section 1 - The President shall appoint a Chair of any Standing or Special Committee as such committee (s) is
deemed necessary by the President. Said Chair shall select members of his/her committee.

Section 2 - Standing Committees of the ASSOCIATION shall be:

(a) Program Committee
(b) Membership Committee
(c) Nominating Committee

 

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