64. The president shall be elected, as determined by the board of directors,
(a) by a general vote of the members of the order, by secret ballot; or
(b) by a vote of the elected directors and appointed directors, who shall elect the president from among the directors elected by secret ballot.
If the president is elected in accordance with subparagraph b of the preceding paragraph, the board of directors shall be deemed regularly constituted notwithstanding that the number of directors is reduced by one.
No member may be a candidate, at the same time, for the office of president and for the office of director.
1973, c. 43, s. 63; 1974, c. 65, s. 10; 1988, c. 29, s. 13; 1994, c. 40, s. 55; 2008, c. 11, s. 1; 2017, c. 11, s. 361.