(a) Composition.— The national officers of the corporation are a student president, four student vice presidents (one from each of four regions of the United States established in the bylaws for purposes of administration of the corporation), a student secretary, an executive secretary, a treasurer, and a national advisor.
(b) Board of Student Officers.— The national student officers of the corporation comprise a board of student officers. The board of student officers shall advise and make recommendations to the board of directors about the activities and business of the corporation.
(c) Election.— The national officers of the corporation shall be elected annually by a majority vote of the delegates assembled in the annual national convention from among qualified members of the corporation, except that—
(1)the national advisor shall be the Secretary of Education;
(2)the executive secretary shall be a member of the Department of Education; and
(3)the treasurer shall be an employee or member of a State agency that directs or supervises a State program of agricultural education under the provisions of the Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act (20 U.S.C. 11–15, 16–28).
(d) Vote at National Convention.— Each qualified delegate has one vote at the annual national convention.
In subsection (c), the words “Secretary of Education” and “Department of Education” are substituted for “Chief of the Agricultural Education Service, Office of Education, Federal Security Agency” and “that service”, respectively, in section 7(c) of the Act of August 30, 1950 (ch. 823, 64 Stat. 565), because of sections 5 and 8 of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1953 (5 App. U.S.C.) and 20:3441 and 3507. In clause (3), the reference to the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (ch. 541, 49 Stat. 1488) is omitted because that Act was repealed by section 103 of the Act of October 16, 1968 (Public Law 90–576, 82 Stat. 1091).
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The Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), is act Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, 39 Stat. 929, as amended, which was classified to sections
28 of Title
20, Education, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–33, title VI, § 6201,Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 653. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
11 of Title
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