In these cases, the bylaws of the non-profit are the law as to how long a board member can serve and if the bylaws are silent, then they may serve as many terms as they can get elected for. If the bylaws state a board member is only allowed to serve two years then you need to look to the specific wording to see if he can serve at different positions for 2 years and if there is nothing to indicate differently and there is ambiguity regarding serving 2 years in each position, then you have a legal issue that you would have to either change the bylaw on or sue the non-profit for a declaratory judgment. The common legal interpretation where a board has different level positions (President, Vice President etc) is that a person can serve in each position for the time specified in the bylaws as each position is a different position with different duties.
If there is a violation of the bylaws, the members would call for a meeting for removal in accordance with the bylaws and vote to remove him from the board.
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