The President:

  1. shall be the principal executive officer of the Cooperative and shall preside at all Meetings of the Members and of the Board of Directors, provided; however, the President may, at his or her discretion and option, delegate the President’s authority to preside at all meetings of the Members and the Board of Directors to the Cooperative Attorney, the Cooperative Manager, or any other person for such purpose or purposes as the President should delegate his or her authority to preside at such meetings, the President may regain the chair at any time he or she desires.
  1. may sign with the Secretary any deeds, mortgages, deeds of trust, notes, bonds, contracts or other instruments authorized by the Board of Directors to be executed, except in cases in which the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated by the Board of Directors or by these Bylaws to some other Officer or agent of the Cooperative, or shall be required by law to be otherwise signed or executed; and
  1. in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of President and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.