4.9. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The property and business of the Corporation shall be managed by a Board of Directors comprised of that number of directors equal to the number of members. Each member shall appoint one (1) director to represent the member on the Board of Directors.
The applicants for incorporation shall become the first directors of the Federation whose term of office on the Board of Directors shall continue until their successors are elected.
At the first meeting of members, the Board of Directors then elected shall replace the provisional directors named in the Letters Patent of the Company.
4.10. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
A membership in the Corporation is terminated when:
a. the Member dies or resigns;
b. the Member is expelled or their membership is otherwise terminated in accordance with the articles or by-laws;
c. the term of membership of the Member expires;
d. the member association is dissolved as a corporation; or
e. the Corporation is liquidated and dissolved under the Act.
DISCIPLINE OF MEMBERS
Discipline of Members
(a) In this article, “the President” includes such other officer as may be designated by the board.
(b) In this article only, “member” means Active Member, Associate Member, or Honorary Member.
(c) The board shall have authority to suspend or expel any member from the Corporation for any one or more of the following grounds:
- violating any provision of the articles, by-laws, or written policies of the Corporation;
- carrying out any conduct which may be detrimental to the Corporation as determined by the board in its sole discretion;
- for any other reason that the board in its sole and absolute discretion considers to be reasonable, having regard to the purpose of the Corporation.
(d) If the board determines that a member should be expelled or suspended from membership in the Corporation, the President shall provide twenty (20) days' notice of suspension or expulsion to the member and shall provide written reasons for the proposed suspension or expulsion. The member may make written submissions to the President in response to the notice received within such twenty (20) day period. If no written submissions are received by the President, the President, or such other officer as may be designated by the board, may proceed to notify the member that the member is suspended or expelled from membership in the Corporation. If written submissions are received in accordance with this section, the board shall consider such submissions in arriving at a final decision, and shall notify the member concerning such final decision within a further twenty (20) days from the date of receipt of the submissions. The board's decision shall be final and binding on the member, without any further right of appeal.