See Article VII of the Constitution and Article VII of the By-Laws.

1. FCB shall have an Annual Meeting each year. The place and time of the Annual Meeting is determined by the Board of Directors in consultation with the FCB Convention Committee and interested chapters.

2. The quorum to do business at the Annual Meeting consists of a majority of those delegates certified and present at the business meetings.


Each FCB local or special interest chapter may recommend one (1) member who has never attended an FCB Convention to receive financial assistance from FCB in the amount of one-hundred dollars ($100.00) to help defray convention expenses.

The recommended First-Timer’s name must be submitted to the FCB Treasurer at least one (1) month before the convention.

To receive the FCB contribution (in the form of a check), the recipient must attend the FCB First-Timers’ Workshop accompanied by a member of their chapter.

The chapter must match or exceed the FCB contribution as their budget allows.

4. FCB shall also have at least three (3) meetings of the Board of Directors each year. There shall be a Pre-convention Board meeting, Post-convention Board Meeting, and at least one (1) interim Board Meeting each year.

5. Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by a majority vote of the Board.