9.1.The Committee shall meet immediately prior to the Periodic General Meeting of the Society and at such other times as the President, or in his or her absence the Vice-President, shall deem fit, provided always that written notice of any meeting shall be forwarded to all members of the Committee at least seven clear days in advance.
9.2 The quorum for a meeting of the Committee shall be five.
9.3 The Chairman of the Committee shall be the President for the time being of the Society or, in his absence, the Vice-President.
9.4 Each member of the Committee shall have one vote and the decisions of the Committee shall be made by a simple majority of votes and in the event of an equality of votes the Chairman of the Committee shall have a casting vote in additional to a deliberative vote.
8.1 The Committee shall be composed of the President, the Vice-President, the immediate past President, the Secretary/Treasurer and up to eight additional members who shall be elected by the members of the Society at the Periodic General Meeting. The additional 'committee members' will represent geographical areas or scientific disciplines relevant to the purposes of the Society. Such geographical areas and disciplines will be presented to a General Meeting of the Society for endorsement and, upon majority support of members at a General Meeting for the specified areas or disciplines, nominations will be calied for election at the next Periodic General Meeting. The eight additional members shall have a term of office of two years but shall be eligible for re-election for a total of three consecutive terms in office. The Committee shall have power to co-opt two additional members who shall have a term of office of two years but who shall be eligible for re-election. The Committee shall also have the power to co-opt one executive assistant.
8.2 All nominees to the position on the Committee shall be proposed and seconded by the members of the Society and notices of nomination must reach the Secretary/Treasurer at least 30 days before the Periodic General Meeting.
7.1 There shall be the following officers of the Society namely, a President, a Vice-President (or President elect), and a Secretary/Treasurer. The President and the Vice-President are to be elected by members of the Society at a biennual Periodic General Meeting. The President and the Vice-President shall have a term of office of two years. The Secretary/Treasurer is to be elected by members of the Society at the Periodic General Meeting. He or she shall hold office for a term of two years and shall be eligible for reelection biennually.
Periodic General Meetings shall be held at least biennually. These Periodic General Meetings will serve the purpose of general meetings to elect committee members, approve nominations for membership and generally conduct the business of the Society.