Section 1 The governing body of the association shall be the board of directors composed of nine (9) members elected from the regular members of the association. Quorum shall be defined as five (5) of the nine (9) elected board members.
Section 2 There shall be five (5) ex officio members of the Board, with non-voting capacity:
1. The immediate past president.
2. The immediate past chairman.
3. The current president of the provincial chapter of Visayas
4. The current president of the provincial chapter of Mindanao
5. A representative from the Associate Members of OAAP,
Section 3 The members of the Board of Directors shall be elected during each annual general membership meeting of the association and shall hold office for one (1) year and until their successors are elected & qualified.
Section 4 The Chairman of the Board, shall be elected from among the nine (9) elected members of the board of directors, shall preside in all board of directors meetings.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors shall be the official representative of the association (OAAP) in the Advertising Board of the Philippines (ADBOARD). He shall appoint any regular member of the Association to any position requiring other representative/s of OAAP in ADBOARD.
Section 5 The board of directors shall elect from among the nine (9) elected board members, the chairman of the board, the president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and public relations officer as officers of the association.
Section 6 A member must be in good standing to qualify as an officer or board member and must be physically present during the elections. Furthermore, he must have been a member of the association for at least two (2) years.
A “member in good standing” shall mean a member whose membership has not been suspended or removed for cause and updated in all his dues at the time of election.
Section 7 Any officer and/or member of the Board of Directors, may be removed from office, with or without cause, by a vote of two-thirds of the general membership entitled to vote, provided, that such removal shall take place either at a regular meeting of the association or at a special meeting called for the purpose.