36 U.S. Code § 140504 - Governing body

(a) Board of Directors.—
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.
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 18 directors.
(b) Officers.—
The officers of the corporation are a commander, a senior vice commander, a chaplain, an adjutant, a finance officer, a judge advocate, an inspector, a surgeon, a historian, and other elected officers as provided in the constitution and bylaws.
The manner of election, term of office, and duties of the officers are as provided in the constitution and bylaws.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Aug. 26, 1958, Pub. L. 85–761, §§ 7, 8, 72 Stat. 857.



In subsection (a), the text of 36:827(a) is omitted as obsolete.

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