Constitution

Article 11: EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

  1. NASIMCO shall be managed by an Executive Council comprising of
    1. President;
    2. Vice-President;
    3. Honorary Secretary;

    4. Honorary Treasurer;
    5. Four Constituent Councilors from the top four tiers of subscription as per Article 5 (6)(b) through (e) to the extent that these tiers exist at the beginning of the Conference;
    6. Four elected Executive Councilors;
    7. Two Presidential Councilors nominated by the President.
  2. Each Executive Council member shall hold office for a term of approximately three years.

  3. No one shall serve more than two full consecutive terms in the same office. A partial term to fill a vacancy shall not be deemed a full term.

  4. A constituent Councilor shall be elected from amongst the delegates present at a Conference who is a member of his/her organization. The Honorary Secretary shall determine the list of eligible constituent members at each of the top four subscription tiers as per Article 5 (6)(b) through (e) to the extent that these tiers exist at the beginning of the Conference. If such a representation cannot be fulfilled at the Conference then the President shall appoint, with a majority approval of the then constituted Executive Council, from amongst members of the constituent members.

  5. The Secretary shall be appointed by the President from among eligible members of constituent members and approved by a simple majority of the Executive Council. The Secretary cannot be discharged by the President without approval of the simple majority of the Executive Council.

  6. The President in nominating the two Presidential Councilors shall have regard to balance of the memberships of constituent members.

  7. The Executive Council shall execute the decisions of the Conference.

  8. The Executive Council shall have the power to appoint such committees as may be necessary and to assign such duties and to delegate to them such powers as may be deemed necessary.

  9. The Executive Council shall have the power to discuss, formulate and recommend to the Conference such policies and/or actions as are likely to attain the aims and objectives of NASIMCO.

  10. The Executive Council shall meet at least once every quarter.

  11. The Executive Council shall prepare a budget annually for approval by the Conference.

  12. The Executive Council shall have the authority to incur reasonable expenses as approved in the budget.

  13. Any member of Executive Council incurring expenses outside the budget shall have the same approved by a majority of the entire Executive Council before incurring the expense for the expense to be reimbursable.