Special meetings of the Board may be called by the President; and shall be called by the Secretary upon receipt of a written request signed by at least three members of the Board or at least 2 Directors. Such special meetings shall be held in the Welsh Terrier Club of Northern Illinois AKC-designated territory if held in person or by methods in accordance with the State of Illinois (electronic, virtual, teleconference, or methods as may be developed) as designated by the person authorized herein to call such meeting. Written notice of such meeting shall be emailed by the Secretary at least five (5) days prior to the date of the meeting in accordance with the State of Illinois requirements. Any such notice shall state the purpose of the meeting and no other business shall be transacted thereat. The quorum for such a meeting shall be a majority of the Board. Non-voting members do not count towards the determination of a quorum.