(a) Board means the Board of Directors established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 12651a, or any subdivision of the Board that is authorized to act on its behalf.
(b) Chairperson means the Member elected by the Board to serve as Chairperson.
(c) General Counsel means the Corporation's principal legal officer or other attorney
acting at the designation of the Corporation's principal legal officer.
(d) Corporation means the Corporation for National and Community Service established
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 12651.
(e) Meeting means the deliberations of at least a quorum of the Corporation's Board of
Directors where such deliberations determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition
of official Corporation business. A meeting may be conducted under this part through telephone or similar communications
equipment by means of which all participants may communicate with each other. The term meeting includes a portion thereof. The term meeting does not include:
(1) Notation voting or similar consideration of business, whether by circulation of material
to the Members individually in writing or by a polling of the members individually
(2) Action by a quorum of the Board to—
(i) Open or to close a meeting or to release or to withhold information pursuant to § 2505.5;
(ii) Set an agenda for a proposed meeting;
(iii) Call a meeting on less than seven days' notice as permitted by § 2505.6(b); or
(iv) Change the subject-matter or the determinations to open or to close a publicly announced
meeting under § 2505.7(b).
(3) A gathering for the purpose of receiving briefings from the Corporation's staff or
expert consultants, provided that Members of the Board do not engage in deliberations
at such sessions that determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official
Corporation business on such matters.
(4) A gathering for the purpose of engaging in preliminary discussions or exchanges of
views that do not effectively predetermine official Corporation action on a particular
(f) Member means a current member of the Corporation's Board of Directors.
(g) Presiding Officer means the Chairperson or, in the absence of the Chairperson, the
Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors or other member authorized to act in this
capacity by the Board.
(h) Quorum means the number of Members authorized to conduct Corporation business pursuant
to the Board's bylaws.
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