CHINESE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF
ANESTHESIOLOGY BYLAWS
    (December, 2002)



Tittle II Director Chapters

 
  2.00 Director Chapters
 

2.01

 

A Director Chapter shall consist of a geographic area comprised of one or more states, districts or territories.

 

2.02 Application Procedure
  • 2.021 Whenever a Chapter Director determines that a division of a Chapter as defined in 2.01 will result in new Chapters which would provide better communication and representation for the Society's membership, the Director shall initially obtain approval for such division by a majority vote of the active members of that Chapter.
    2.022 Requests for the division of an existing Chapter shall be made to the Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting.
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  • 2.023 If such division is approved by the Board of Directors and ratified by the House of Delegates, the approved Chapter shall be notified within 30 days that it may nominate one of its active members for Director prior to January 1st. All nominees shall have been voting members for at least two years prior to their nominations
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  • 2.024 Elections shall be conducted in accordance with Section 1.45 of the Bylaws.
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  • 2.025 Division of the prior Chapter shall become effective at the time of election of the first Director in a new Chapter.
2.03 Chapter Designations

Director Chapters shall be designated as follows:

  • a. Tristate Chapter-NY, NJ, CT.
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  • b. New England Chapter-ME, MA, VT, NH, RI.
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  • c. Mid-Atlantic Chapter-ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, MI, IN, KY, OH, PA, WV, VA, DE, MD.
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  • d. Southeastern Chapter-OK, TX, AR, LA, TN, MS, AL, NC, SC, GA, FL, HI.
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  • e. Northwestern Chapter-WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, AK.
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  • f. Southwestern Chapter-CA, NV, UT, AZ, CO, NM
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