Election of Officers

As stated in the DLSAA by-laws, the World Congress is held as a reunion of DLSAA chapters and as a venue to elect the Association's President and the Vice-President for Finance and Treasurer.

The incumbent Board of Directors of the DLSAA and the Presidents of the other Philippine and overseas chapters who are not members of the Board shall elect the President and the Vice-President for Finance and Treasurer. This meeting shall be held at a meeting called for this purpose by the outgoing President, who is ex-officio a Board member, or Executive Director with at least five (5) Board members. The DLSAA Board of Directors has decided that the election of officers should coincide with the DLSAA World Congress.

After his election, the new President will declare his desired vice-presidents who shall be elected by the Board from the remaining members. The Board shall likewise appoint the Executive Director and Corporate Secretary.

The Executive Officers of the DLSAA shall be the following:

  1. President

  2. Executive Director
  3. Vice-Presidents (the number of whom shall be appointed by the President and approved by the Board of Directors but one of whom must be a Vice-President for Finance and Treasurer)
  4. Corporate Secretary (who need not be a member of the Board of Directors and who must be a lawyer)

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Election of Officers