2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 4210–4220
B. Board of Directors and Bylaws
4210. The General Board, duly constituted as required by The Discipline (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1605–1650), shall be and constitute the board of directors of The Wesleyan Church Corporation and of each of its precedent corporations as listed in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4230. The corporate powers, business, and other affairs of the Corporation shall be exercised, conducted, and controlled by its board of directors in accord with its articles of incorporation and bylaws, The Discipline of The Wesleyan Church as from time to time amended (which shall serve as the Bylaws of the Corporation), and any other directives of the General Conference (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1655:10, 15), and the laws of the several states (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4510). The Executive Board, duly constituted as required by The Discipline (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1750–1790), shall be the executive committee of said board of directors and shall exercise its powers and authority in the interim of its sessions except for that business which requires more than a simple majority of said board (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1785:2), shall carry out such duties as are required of it by the board of directors, and shall be subject at all times to the control of said board of directors (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1750; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1785). The board of directors shall be authorized to appoint committees from among its own members and to delegate its corporate powers to such committees as it may deem wise in the interim of its sessions, all as may be permitted by the corporation laws of the state of Indiana.
4220. The president, vice-president, and other officers of the Corporation shall be elected by the board of directors, with the exception of the Executive Director of Communication and Administration who shall be the secretary of the Corporation and the General Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer who shall be the treasurer of the Corporation (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1976). All officers shall serve as set forth in the bylaws.