Statutes of Auroville International
H. AUROVILLE INTERNATIONAL BOARD
8.1 The Auroville International Board shall consist of three to twelve members, appointed by the General Assembly. The appointment of these members shall take place by consensus or 2/3 majority. The Auroville representative will be nominated by the Working Committee, approved by the Board and will be a member of the Board.
8.2 The board may, at its discretion, appoint other office holders from among its members. Such members shall hold office for two years and be re-eligible for office.
8.3 The Board shall meet not less than once a year at a place to be decided by itself. The meetings can also be virtual meetings by online conference.
8.4 Members of the Board shall hold office for a period of two years and shall be eligible for re-appointment. Board members or members of the General Assembly may be suspended or dismissed by the General Assembly or a majority of the Board.
8.5 The Board may co-opt additional members who shall hold office until the close of the next meeting of the General Assembly; they shall be eligible to be re-co-opted.
8.6 The Board may appoint additional members as honorary members. They will serve as advisors but have no voting right.
8.7 In the event of vacancies occurring on the Board, it may co-opt a member to fill the vacancy until the next meeting of the General Assembly, which shall elect such members as are necessary to fill the vacancies. The elected co-opted members shall have the same rights as the persons replaced.
8.8 The Chairperson may, and at the request of the majority of the Board shall, summon meetings of the Board.
8.9 The Board can only take decisions when not less than three members of the Board are present in the meeting.
8.10 The Board may make regulations for the conduct of the affairs of Association and for the procedures to be followed at the General Assembly.