Part II Article II of Bylaws
OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL OF THE BOARD
Section 1. Chairman and Vice-Chairman.
A. Election. The Board shall elect officers at its November meeting each year, for a term beginning January 1. These officers shall be the Chairman and Vice Chairman. The terms of the Chairman and Vice Chairman shall be for a period of one year. An officer of the Board shall not serve more than two years in the same position during any six-year term appointment as a member of the Board.
B. Vacancy. Should a vacancy occur in the chairmanship, the Vice-Chairman shall assume the position of Chairman for the remainder of the unexpired term. Should a vacancy occur in the Vice-Chairmanship, the Board shall elect a successor from its membership to serve the remainder of the unexpired term. The Board may elect other officers as it may deem necessary.
C. Duties. The Chairman of the Board shall preside over all meetings of the Board, serve as ex-officio member of all committees, appoint members of all standing and special committees, and fill all vacancies in the membership of such committees in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws. The Chairman shall have the right to vote as a member of the Board and as an ex-officio member of the Board's committees.
The Vice-Chairman of the Board shall perform the duties of the Chairman in his absence. In the event that both the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are absent from a Board meeting, the Board shall elect a temporary chairman from those present to preside at that meeting, provided a quorum is present.
Section 2. Board Secretary.
The President of the University System shall be Secretary to the Board, its Executive Committee and other standing and special committees.
Section 3. Board Office Personnel.
There shall be employed in the office of the Board such personnel as may be required for its efficient operation. The office personnel shall function under the direction and supervision of the Board, through its Chairman.