45 CFR 2505.2 - Definitions.
As used in this part:
(a) Board means the Board of Directors established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 12651a, or any subdivision of the Board that is authorized to act on its behalf.
(b) Chairperson means the Member elected by the Board to serve as Chairperson.
(c) General Counsel means the Corporation's principal legal officer or other attorney acting at the designation of the Corporation's principal legal officer.
(d) Corporation means the Corporation for National and Community Service established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 12651.
(e) Meeting means the deliberations of at least a quorum of the Corporation's Board of Directors where such deliberations determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official Corporation business. A meeting may be conducted under this part through telephone or similar communications equipment by means of which all participants may communicate with each other. The term meeting includes a portion thereof. The term meeting does not include:
(1) Notation voting or similar consideration of business, whether by circulation of material to the Members individually in writing or by a polling of the members individually by telephone.
(2) Action by a quorum of the Board to -
(i) Open or to close a meeting or to release or to withhold information pursuant to § 2505.5;
(ii) Set an agenda for a proposed meeting;
(iii) Call a meeting on less than seven days' notice as permitted by § 2505.6(b); or
(iv) Change the subject-matter or the determinations to open or to close a publicly announced meeting under § 2505.7(b).
(3) A gathering for the purpose of receiving briefings from the Corporation's staff or expert consultants, provided that Members of the Board do not engage in deliberations at such sessions that determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official Corporation business on such matters.
(4) A gathering for the purpose of engaging in preliminary discussions or exchanges of views that do not effectively predetermine official Corporation action on a particular matter.
(f) Member means a current member of the Corporation's Board of Directors.
(g) Presiding Officer means the Chairperson or, in the absence of the Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors or other member authorized to act in this capacity by the Board.
(h) Quorum means the number of Members authorized to conduct Corporation business pursuant to the Board's bylaws.