The Bylaws of the Opticians Association of Virginia, Inc. establishes a set of rules by which the Association is governed as a not-for-profit organization.

Purpose of Bylaws

  • Establish a Board of Directors.
  • Establish how the Board of Directors is elected by membership.
  • Define the classes of membership and voting privileges
  • Define the officers of the OAV and their duties
  • Establish different types of meetings and their purpose
  • Establish procedures for succession, removal and dissolution
  • Establish the extent of liability to officers and the Board of Directors
  • Establish rules for committee structure
  • Establish other matters of governance relevant to state and federal laws

The Bylaws of the OAV may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary by a vote of the Board of Directors.

Opticians Association of Virginia Bylaws (pdf)