(a) The Chair may decide whether meetings of the Conference shall be open or closed to the public, subject to an appeal by any Member.
(b) The Chair may designate Leadership staff or other eligible persons to attend Conference meetings which are closed to the public. Those individuals shall be excused at the discretion of the Chair.
(c) Upon timely notice from the Chair, an executive session of the Conference may be called. This meeting shall be closed to all persons except Members of the Conference.
(d) On the demand of one Member, with the support of twenty-five others, a Conference meeting shall be taken into executive session.