"Delegate & Director Nomination Info"
Notice of Annual Meeting & Change to Bylaws
5.1 Board Authority
The Board shall have all powers and authority which may be granted to a Board of a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of Oklahoma, within the purpose set forth in Section 1.2.
5.2 Board Composition
The Board shall consist of sixteen (16) Directors. The ORWA shall prioritize and strive to have four (4) Directors each of the following four (4) Regions:
a. Region 1. That part of Oklahoma located north of Interstate 40 and west of Interstate 35.
b. Region 2. That part of Oklahoma located north of Interstate 40 and east of Interstate 35.
c. Region 3. That part of Oklahoma located south of Interstate 40 and west of Interstate 35.
d. Region 4. That part of Oklahoma located south of Interstate 40 and east of Interstate 35.
The Board will report to the Membership if a Director has been removed from one of the four (4) Regions and the Governance Committee will seek nominations for such position with ninety (90) days of the vacancy.
Furthermore, the following conditions must be met when determine nominations and a slate for Directors:
a. A Director must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age;
b. Only one (1) member of any one (1) family related by blood or marriage;
c. Only one (1) member residing within a household; and,
d. Only one (1) owner or investor of any one (1) member system may be a Director at any given point in time.
e. Furthermore, an employee of the ORWA may not serve as an Officer or Director of the Board of the ORWA.