The AICVB bylaws specify the purpose, structure, and procedures of which the organization operates. Below are some top level highlights, the official bylaws can be viewed HERE.
- The AICVB is a voluntary not-for-profit private corporation organized exclusively for the common business interest of promoting and improving tourism related business activities; to enhance tourism’s visitor, meeting, and convention development efforts on Amelia Island, and increase tourism development tax collection. To apply for and administer grants from available agencies and to obtain any other available funds for the purpose of developing and promoting tourism. To assure the adequacy and effectiveness of laws affecting the common business interest of the tourism, meetings, and conventions industry through appropriate legislative and administrative activity.
- Operates as a non-profit 501(c)(6)
- Complies with Florida State Statute §125.0104 and expends tourism development tax (TDT) funds in accordance with the legal restrictions of this statue.
- The Board of Directors serve as the sole governing body of the AICVB.
- The Board of Directors consists of seven (7) members who reside in Nassau County or own a business in Nassau County. No sitting member of the AITDC can occupy a seat on the Board of the AICVB.
- No member of the Board of Directors shall be compensated for their services as a Director of the Corporation
- The Board employs a salaried President and CEO whose terms and conditions of employment. The President is responsible for the general management, supervision and control of the Corporation’s business and operations.
- The fiscal year begins October 1 of each year and ends on September 30 of the following year.