ARTICLE VI: BOARD
6.1 The officers listed in Art. IV, 4.1, constitute the Board.
6.2 The Board is entrusted with the direction of the activities of the Committee and to nominate a representative (and one alternate) to the Research Council of the ISA.
6.3 Major new activities undertaken by RC14 must first be approved by the Board.
6.4 The Board shall identify the themes and topics for a World Congress of Sociology and at least one mid-term conference and take responsibility for the organization of those sessions.
6.5 The President
6.5.1 The President will preside over meetings of the Committee and its Board
6.5.2 The President will initiate and carry out policies in conformity with RC14 purposes as specified by the Board and the membership.
6.5.3 The President will be responsible for seeing that sessions of RC14 at the ISA meetings are organized.
6.6 The Vice-President(s) will assist the President and conduct activities delegated by the President. They may also be assigned special duties by the President.
6.7 The Secretary (together with the Newsletter Editor) is responsible for communicating RC14 activities and plans to the members twice a year through the Newsletter / blog.
6.8 The Treasurer is in charge of distribution of funds under the supervision of the Board to which s/he presents a report every two years.
6.9 Each member of the Board must at all times be a member in good standing of the RC14 and of the ISA.
6.10 The places of any Board member not in good standing with either the ISA or RC14 may be declared temporarily vacant by the President, at the President’s discretion, and the vacancy filled according to article 6.8.
6.11 Temporary vacancies in the Board between consecutive ISA World Congresses may be filled by appointment by the President, in accordance with ISA Statute 4.5.
6.12 One of the Board members, identified by the Board, will assume the responsibilities of the President in the case of the death, incapacitation, resignation, or other inability of the incumbent to carry out the responsibilities of the office of the President.