36 U.S. Code § 130304 - Governing body

(a) Board of Directors.—
(1) The board of directors is the governing body of the corporation. Between meetings of the corporation, the board is responsible for the general policies and program of the corporation. The board is responsible for all funds of the corporation.
(2) The number of directors, their manner of selection (including the filling of vacancies), and their term of office are as provided in the constitution and bylaws of the corporation. However, the board shall have at least 10 directors.
(b) Officers.—
(1) The officers of the corporation are a commander, a senior vice commander, a junior vice commander, a chaplain, an adjutant and quartermaster, a judge advocate, an inspector, a surgeon, a historian, and any aides-de-camp provided in the constitution and bylaws.
(2) The manner of election, term of office, and duties of the officers are as provided in the constitution and bylaws.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1375.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Aug. 4, 1955, ch. 546, §§ 7, 8, 69 Stat. 488.

In subsection (a), the text of 36:637(a) and the word “Thereafter” in 36:637(b) are omitted as executed and obsolete. In paragraph (1), the word “funds” is substituted for “finances” for consistency in the revised title.

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