Board Of Directors
ABOUT THE CONSEJO
28a. The CONSEJO shall consist of nine Consejeros, each of whom shall serve a term of one calendar year commencing the first day of January and concluding the 31st of December of the following year. The election shall take place at the Regular Annual Meeting. Those elected shall include the persons elected to serve as the Board of Directors (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Canaco Representative). The four additional candidates who obtain the greatest number of votes shall be appointed Consejeros in the four other positions.
28b. In the event of the demise, resignation or dismissal of any of the Consejeros, for the remainder of his/her term the first vacancy on the Consejo shall be filled by the person who obtained the next lower number of votes at the most recent assembly, among the non-elected members. If no other person received votes, or that person declines or is unable to serve, and in case there is more than one such vacancy in any year, the remaining members of the Consejo shall as expeditiously as possible appoint the replacement Consejero to serve the remainder of the vacant term. By these means, the membership of the Consejo shall be maintained at a total of nine.
ARTICLE 29 . The Consejo shall meet once a month with prior notice issued by the President or three of the Consejeros, and their resolutions shall be valid with the minimum attendance of six of the Consejeros. Any Consejero may be dismissed by the remainder of the Board in the event of not attending three meetings during any one year without sufficient excuse. The Consejo may hold special meetings if called by the President or by three of the Consejeros. Meeting notices may be made by e-mail to the Consejeros’ addresses in the records of the Association, or such other means as affirmatively assures that each receives actual notice.
ARTICLE 30-- The Consejo shall include the Association’s elected officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary and its Canaco representative), who may be collectively referred to from time to time herein as the Board of Directors, and shall carry out the functions and have the powers specified below and elsewhere herein:
a) The President of the Consejo, who shall act at the same time as President of the Association and who shall have had the status of Socio in AMPI Los Cabos for a minimum period of three years. The President may only be successively reelected one time.
b) The Vice-President of the Consejo, who shall also act as the Vice-President of the Association, and who shall have had the status of Socio in AMPI Los Cabos for a minimum period of two years
c) The Treasurer, who shall also act as the treasurer for the Association, and who shall have had the status of Socio in AMPI Los Cabos for a minimum period of two years
d) The Secretary, who shall also act as the Secretary of the Association who shall have had the status of Socio in AMPI Los Cabos for a minimum period of two years
e) The Canaco Representative.
f) The persons who shall direct the Committees, but not the Committee of Honor and Justice/Board of Realtors, which will be selected by the Assembly of Brokers.
g) The Consejo and its officers shall execute the resolutions adopted at the Assemblies.
h) The President shall represent the Association, with extensive faculties for litigation and collection, administrative and ownership acts, under the applicable terms of the Civil Code applicable in Baja California Sur, with all general faculties and any special faculties which require a special clause according to Law; to respond and question in interrogatories, being entitled to delegate all or part of said faculties.
i) The Consejo shall entrust individual Directors with the performance of specific duties, determining their faculties.
j) The Consejo shall keep the Association’s accounting through the Treasurer and the administrative staff.
k) The Treasurer shall prepare and submit to the General Assembly’s Annual Meeting, for approval, the Balance Sheet of the previous Fiscal Year, presenting as well an annual report of the procedures executed, the Association’s financial statements, and the budget for the next year after previously obtaining approval of the proposed budget by the Board of Realtors.
l) The Consejo shall direct the President to call the Assemblies.
m) The Consejo shall appoint the delegates who shall represent the Association before the National Assembly.
n) The Consejo shall issue diplomas endorsed by the Education Committee.
o) The Consejo shall oversee contracts of employment, and duties and responsibilities of Association employees, including but not limited to an office administrator or administrators.
p) The Consejo shall maintain and oversee the Association assets including bank accounts, expending no more than $1000 USD on any item or service not included in an approved budget without approval of the Board of Realtors.
q) The Consejo shall responsibly oversee execution of Association responsibilities including business licenses, payment of dues and fees to AMPI national and other contractual obligations.