(a) A designated director may be removed by an amendment to the articles of incorporation or bylaws deleting or changing the provision containing the designation.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation or bylaws:
(1) An appointed director may be removed with or without cause by the person appointing the director;
(2) The person removing the director shall do so by giving written notice of the removal to the director and to the corporation; and
(3) A removal is effective when the notice is effective unless the notice specifies a future effective date.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the articles of incorporation or bylaws may provide that directors appointed after the effective date of such provision shall be removed automatically for missing a specified number of board meetings. (1955, c. 1230; 1973, c. 192, ss. 1, 2; 1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 801, ss. 19-21; 1993, c. 398, s. 1.)