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The Vice-Chairperson shall have the following authority and duties:

a) To preside over meetings of the Yurok Tribal Council or Tribal Voting Membership in the absence of the Chairperson;

b) To act in place of the Chairperson as the spokesperson or representative of the Yurok Tribe upon written delegation by the Chairperson or the Yurok Tribal Council;

c) To assume the office and duties of the Chairperson upon the Chairperson’s death, resignation, or removal, or a determination by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of a quorum of the Yurok Tribal Council that the Chairperson has become permanently or indefinitely incapacitated to an extent that prevents the Chairperson from fulfilling the obligations of the office.