I am a member of the Board of Directors
for a Texas HOA Association (incorporated as a not for profit
We removed our secretary from the board of directors for failure to do her job. Were we wrong in thinking that we had the authority to do this?Bylaws
Article II Definitions, Section 8. : Member” shall mean and refer to those persons entitled to membership as provided in the Declaration (Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions – CCRs)
CCRs Article III Membership and Voting Rights, Section 1 – Every owner of a lot which is subject to assessment shall be a member of the Association……
CCRs Article VIII General Provisions Section 7 Disputes – Matters of dispute or disagreement between Owners with respect to interpretation or application of the provisions of this Declatation or by the By-Laws, shall be determined by the Board of Directors, which determination shall be final and binding upon all owners.
ByLaws: Article IV Board of Directors: Selection : Term of Office
Section 1. Number. The affairs of this Association shall be managed by a Board of seven (7) directors, who are members of the Association.
ByLaws: Article IV Board of Directors: Selection : Selected from Association members by vote at the annual meeting.
ByLaws: Article IV Board of Directors: Section 3. Removal. Any director may be removed from the Board with or without cause, by a majority vote of the members of the Association. In the event of death, resignation or removal of a director, his successor shall be selected by the remaining members of the Board and shall serve for the unexpired term of his predecessor.
ByLaws: Article VII Power and Duties of the Board of Directors: Selection 1: Powers c.) exercise for the Association all powers, duties and authority vested in or delegated to this Association and not reserved to the membership by other provisions of these ByLaws, the Articles of Incorporation, or the Declaration. d) declare the office of a member of the Board of Directors to be vacant in the event such member shall be absent from three (3) consecutive regular meetings of the Board of Directors.
ByLaws: Article VII Power and Duties of the Board of Directors: Selection 2: Duties. It shall be the duty of the Board of Directors b) supervise all officers, agents and employees of this Association, and to see that their duties are properly performed
ByLaws: Article VIII Officers and their duties: Selection 2:Election of Officers. The election of officers shall take place at the first meeting of the Board of Directors following each annual meeting of the members of the Association. Section 3: Term. The officers of this Association shall be elected annually by the Board and shall hold office for one (1) year unless he shall sooner resign, or shall be removed, or otherwise disqualified to serve. Section5. Resignation and Removal. Any officer may be removed from office with or without cause by the Board. Section 6 Vacancies. A vacancy in any office may be filled by appointment by the Board. The officer appointed to such a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the term of the officer he replaces.
Copies of our governing documents (probably way to much time involved) are at "http://www.sp-hoa.com/documents.html"