Committees shall be authorized by vote of the Board of Directors and the President shall appoint the members of such committees and designate the chairman of each of them. Except for the Nominating Committee and Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, members of committees need not be elected members of the Board of Directors. Each committee, unless given longer life by vote of the Board of Directors, is to serve for the calendar year for which it is appointed. No committee shall take any action committing the corporation without the express authorization of the President. Action of any committee shall be upon affirmative vote of a majority of its members. The Chairperson of each committee shall prepare and file with the Secretary, at the conclusion of each calendar year, a report of the Committee's activities and procedures for guidance of any succeeding committee.