(215 ILCS 125/6-7)

(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1418.7)

Sec. 6-7.

Board of Directors.

The board of directors of the Association consists of not less than 7 nor more than 11 members serving terms as established in the plan of operation. The members of the board are to be selected by member organizations subject to the approval of the Director, except the Director shall name 2 members who are current enrollees, one of whom is over 50 years of age. Vacancies on the board must be filled for the remaining period of the term in the manner described in the plan of operation. To select the initial board of directors, and initially organize the Association, the Director must give notice to all member organizations of the time and place of the organizational meeting. In determining voting rights at the organizational meeting each member organization is entitled to one vote in person or by proxy. If the board of directors is not selected at the organizational meeting, the Director may appoint the initial members.

In approving selections or in appointing members to the board, the Director must consider, whether all member organizations are fairly represented.

Members of the board may be reimbursed from the assets of the Association for expenses incurred by them as members of the board of directors but members of the board may not otherwise be compensated by the Association for their services.

(Source: P.A. 91-617, eff. 1-1-00.)