staggered board of directors

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Noun1.staggered board of directors - a board of directors a portion of whose members are elected each year instead of all members being elected annually
board of directors, directorate - a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
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The Board will select up to 21 individuals, who will serve staggered terms of up to three years.
To get back to staggered terms so the whole board does not turn over at one time in the future, the members were assigned either two- or four-year terms.
Northcrest is governed by a board of directors, which currently consists of nine members who serve staggered terms of three years and could serve up to two terms successively.
They are non-salaried and serve five-year staggered terms.
Appointed by the governor of Louisiana, the board comprises seven commissioners who are unsalaried and serve five-year staggered terms.
Staggered terms of office is perhaps a more appropriate system for this purpose.
(4) School board members are voted into office in nonpartisan elections, and serve four-year, staggered terms. (5) Currently, school board members may serve an unlimited number of terms.
Companies that have previously had staggered terms are taking time to adjust.
Ideally, these would be relatively small and nimble bodies (seven members would be perfect, I think) with members appointed in nonelection years (to minimize tangling up board appointments with political campaigns), serving staggered terms (to ensure stability and keep board members from becoming beholden to a particular elected official), and limited in the number of terms they could serve (e.g.
Appointed members serve staggered terms, ranging from one to four years, until they are reappointed or replaced by the Commissioner of the Bureau for Medical Services.
Just a third of the Senate is up for re-election in any given election since the legislative body has six-year, staggered terms so that seats change between midterm and presidential elections.
Advisors typically serve three-year staggered terms, with one new member elected each year by the broader SFA advisor community and a second new member chosen annually by the existing members of the SAC.