1. No member of the Chapter shall receive any pecuniary gain, benefit, or profit, incidental or otherwise, from the activities, financial accounts and resources of the Chapter.

  2. No officer, director, appointed committee member or authorized representative of the Chapter shall receive any compensation, or other tangible or financial benefit for service on the Board. However, the Board may authorize payment by the Chapter of actual and reasonable expenses incurred by an officer, director, committee member or authorized representative regarding attendance at Board meetings and other approved activities.

  3. No officer, director, appointed committee member or authorized representative of the Chapter shall receive any compensation, or other tangible or financial benefit from any element or activity of, or related to, the Chapter, except as reimbursement for actual, reasonable expenses directly associated with a Chapter element or activity, when authorized by the Board of Directors.

  4. All officers, directors, appointed committee members and authorized representatives of the Chapter shall act in an independent manner consistent with their obligations to the Chapter and applicable law, regardless of any other affiliations, memberships, or positions.