The Board of Directors, composed of elected officers, the immediate past president, and standing committee chairs, manages and supervises the business and activities of the branch, subject to the instructions of the annual meeting. Regular meetings of the Board are held at least five (5) times each year, usually the first Wednesday of the month. Board meetings are open to any member of the branch. The annual meeting is held in March for electing officers and delegates, receiving reports and amending the bylaws. All branch members may vote at the annual meeting.