"Special meetings" of the board can be held between regular meetings to conduct business that cannot wait until the next regularly scheduled board meeting. Boards are required to give notice of special meetings and allow member attendance at such meetings. If the special meeting is an executive or emergency meeting, notice requirements are different.
Calling the Meeting. Unless otherwise provided in the articles or bylaws, board meetings may be called by the president or any vice president or the secretary or any two directors. (Corp. Code §7211(a)(1).) Email discussion of director availability for the meeting as well as the date and time for the meeting is allowed. Scheduling discussions are not deemed "board meetings" and do not violate the Davis-Stirling Act.
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