Article V – Executive Committee

Section 1

A State Executive Committee (herein referred to as Executive Committee) shall be elected from Party members in good standing by the Central Committee as specified by Party Bylaws and the Ohio Revised Code. This election shall be held by secret ballot.

A. The Executive Committee shall consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and three at large members of the Central Committee, each of whom shall have one vote on all matters. The Chair of the Central Committee may attend as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee if not elected in some other position on Executive Committee.

i. The number of at large members shall return to three at the election of the new Executive Committee in 2021.

B. The Executive Committee may appoint one or more Deputy Vice Chair, Deputy Secretary or Deputy Treasurer to assist those officers, who shall not be voting members.

C. The Central Committee shall confer upon the Executive Committee all duties and responsibilities of the Central Committee, save those enumerated in Article IV Section 3.

Section 2

The officers of the Executive Committee shall:

A. be, and remain throughout their term of office, members in good standing of the Party.

B. be prepared, with reasonable notice, to turn over all equipment and records of the Party to their successor.

C. be able, with reasonable notice, to account for all equipment and records of the Party.

D. be removed from office in the manner as specified in the Bylaws

E. select such individuals as required for positions with the Libertarian National Committee.

Section 3

No member may hold the same office on the Executive Committee for more than 8 1⁄2 consecutive years. Terms shall be considered consecutive unless separated by the lesser of one complete term or a period of two or more years.

Section 4

The Chair of the Executive Committee shall have the power to appoint such committees and positions as deemed necessary, at a minimum those required by Party Bylaws. All appointment terms shall end with the election of a new Executive Committee Chair.

Section 5

The Executive Committee shall maintain a balanced budget for the Party.

The Party may not incur a debt with a term of longer than 4 years, except with the direction from the Central Committee for capital expenditures and to acquire ownership of real property.