BYLAWS ARTICLE 4: OFFICERS
4.1 OFFICERS. The officers of the Association shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Any two (2) or more offices may be held by the same person, excepting the offices of President and Secretary. The President and Treasurer shall be elected from among the members of the Board of Directors.
4.2 ELECTION, TERM OF OFFICE, AND VACANCIES. Except during the period in which the Declarant has the right to appoint the officers of the Association under Article 3, Section 3.2 of these Bylaws, the officers of the Association shall be elected annually by the Board of Directors at the first meeting of the Board of Directors following each annual meeting of the members. A vacancy in any office arising because of death, resignation, removal, or otherwise may be filled by the Board of Directors for the unexpired portion of the term.
4.3 REMOVAL. Any officer may be removed by the Board of Directors whenever, in their judgment, the best interests of the Association will be served thereby.
4.4 PRESIDENT. The President shall be the chief executive officer of the Association and shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors. The President shall have all the general powers and duties which are incident to the office of the president of a corporation organized under the Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act.
4.5 VICE PRESIDENT. The Vice President shall act in the President's absence and shall have all powers, duties, and responsibilities provided for the President when so acting.
4.6 SECRETARY. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors and shall have charge of such books and papers as the Board of Directors may direct and shall, in general, perform all duties incident to the office of the secretary of a corporation organized in accordance with Washington law.
4.7 TREASURER. The Treasurer shall have the responsibility for the Association's funds and securities and shall be responsible for keeping full and accurate financial records and books of account showing all receipts and disbursements, for preparing all required financial statements and tax returns, and for the deposit of all monies and other valuable effects in the name of the Association or the managing agent in such depositories as may from time to time be designated by the Board of Directors.
4.8 RESIGNATION. Any officer may resign at any time by giving written notice to the Board of Directors. Such resignation shall take effect on the date of the receipt of such notice or at any later time specified therein, and unless otherwise specified therein, the acceptance of such resignation shall not be necessary to make it effective.