7.1 Committees. Subject to the approval of the Executive Committee, the Chair of the Board may create such other committees as may be appropriate and appoint members whether or not they may be members of the Executive Committee and may prescribe their duties and responsibilities. As exigencies warrant, any member of any committee may be removed at any time with or without cause by the Executive Committee and any vacancy in any committee may be filled by the Executive Committee or the Chair. Each committee shall make rules for the conduct of its business subject to the conditions determined by the Governing Board

7.2 Nominating Committee. The Chair of the Board shall nominate three Governing Board Members to a Nominating Committee to be elected at the annual meeting. Additional nominations may be made from the floor, provided the nominator had received permission of the person so nominated. The three top vote-getters shall serve as the Nominating Committee for one year