The Global NYI council chair is elected by majority vote in the Global NYI Convention and will serve until the close of the following General Assembly or until his/her successor is elected.
Each region nominates one name for the global NYI council chair from the regional NYI caucus meeting of the global NYI Convention.
The Global NYI vice chair is elected by the Global NYI Council at its first meeting during or following the General Assembly and will serve until the close of the following General Assembly or until his/her successor is elected.
A vacancy occurs in the position of global NYI chair or vice chair when he/she resigns from office or is removed from office by two-thirds vote of the Global NYI Council due to neglect of duties or inappropriate conduct. In the case of a vacancy among the global NYI officers, the Global NYI Council will elect his/her replacement.