Section I. Officers of the Executive Committee
The executive committee shall be in charge of the management of ELAE. The committee comprises of:
2. Vice President
5. Two ELAE members
6. Past President when applicable
Members of the ELAE shall meet and elect the Executive Committee. Members of the executive Committee will be elected for a four years period. The Executive Committee will be composed of:
- Vice President
- Three members
- Past President
Section II. Executive Committee Election and Terms in Office
Members of the ELAE as mentioned in Article-5 section 2, shall meet and elect the Executive Committee through voting. Members of the executive Committee will be elected for a four years period.
- Prior to the election, a letter should be sent to all members of the ELAE specifically informing them of the date and location of the election.
- Any member can apply for a specific position in the executive committee.
- The voting will be held by open vote.
- The applicant with the highest number of votes will be elected for that position. In case of a tie, the more senior candidate will be elected.
- If an elected member of the Executive Committee is unable to persevere in his/her position, new election for the specific position will be held.
Section III. Duties of Executive Committee Officers
I. Duties of President
The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the ELAE and chairperson of the Executive Committee. The President shall supervise and control all the business and affairs of the organization in accordance with the statues and these bylaws and preside at all meetings of the organization. The President shall sign with any other proper officer of the organization authorized by the Executive Committee, any deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, or other instruments which may be lawfully executed on behalf of the organization, except where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated to some other officer or agent of the organization, or shall be required by law to be otherwise signed and executed; and, in general, he or she shall perform all duties incident to the office of President. He or she shall appoint special task force committees and commissions in unlimited numbers in consultation with the Executive Committee.
II. Duties of Vice President
The Vice-President shall perform any duties assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
III. Duties of Secretary
The Secretary-General shall perform any duties assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
The Secretary General shall:
a) Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee
b) Monitor and ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws.
IV. Duties of Treasurer
The treasurer shall perform any duties assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
The treasurer shall:
c) Have the custody or oversight responsibility for all funds and securities of ELAE, the receipt and recording of contributions and funds due and payable to the organization from any sources whatsoever, and the depositing of all of these monies in the name of the Organization in depositories that are selected by the Executive Committee.
d) The Treasurer will also prepare the budget and coordinate all economic aspects related to the activities of the ELAE.
V. ELAE Members
The members in the executive committee shall perform any duties assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
VI. Past President
The ELAE Past president shall perform any duties assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
Section IV. Executive Committee Meetings
The executive committee of the ELAE shall meet on regular basis, and not less than 10 meetings per year. The quorum for any board meeting will be 50% of the board members plus one and these meetings to be held alternating between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Votes of any administrative issue will be by open votes by members of the Executive Committee. The voted upon issues will be approved based on majority votes (50% plus one) from members of the ELAE executive committee attending the meeting. In case of a tie vote, the vote of the President shall count twice.