The members of the General Board shall hold office until final adjournment of the next General Assembly and until their successors are elected and qualified. In the event that a member of the General Board shall move his or her church membership or residence from the region he or she represents, or if a minister changes from the category of ministerial assignment for which elected, or if a minister becomes unassigned, or if a layperson requests and receives a district minister’s license, his or her membership shall be terminated immediately. The vacancy so created shall be filled promptly. (331)