The purpose of this bylaw change is to correct an imbalance in the timing of elections for the current eight board positions and to help preserve institutional knowledge by separating the chair and research director elections.
In the early part of 2017, the civic action director position was removed from the board. This left eight board positions remaining, instead of nine. Elections for board positions take place every six months and terms last for two years, with a term-limit of two consecutive terms. This left the NHLA with one election period having one open position (secretary in April of odd years) and another election period with three open positions (political action, treasurer, and development in November of odd years.) |Read more at NHLiberty.org