2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 2 - BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 8 - DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
PART 1 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
§ 14-2-805 - Terms of directors generally
. Terms of directors generally
(a) The terms of the initial directors of a corporation expire at the first shareholders' meeting at which directors are elected.
(b) The terms of all other directors expire at the next annual shareholders' meeting following their election unless their terms are staggered under Code Section 14-2-806
(c) A decrease in the number of directors does not shorten an incumbent director's term.
(d) A director elected to fill a vacancy shall be elected for the unexpired term of his predecessor in office. Any directorship to be filled by reason of an increase in the number of directors may be filled by the board of directors, but only for a term of office continuing until the next election of directors by the shareholders and until the election and qualification of the successor.
(e) Despite the expiration of a director's term, he continues to serve until his successor is elected and qualifies or until there is a decrease in the number of directors.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer