V. Nominations for the Academy

A. The Secretary shall receive from the Members until February 15 of each year such nominations as they shall care to make. Such nominations shall be of individuals qualified under articles of these by-laws and shall carry information which substantiates their qualifications.

B. The Secretary shall deliver the nominations to the Chair of Membership Committee by March 1 of each year.

C. The Membership Committee shall receive from the Secretary all nominations for Members and Associate Members. The Committee will review, determine eligibility and forward the recommended nominations to the Board by April 1 of each year.

D. The Board shall review and certify the nominations by April 15 of each year and return those that are acceptable to the Secretary and Treasurer.