|Election||Directors are elected by the membership.||Officers are appointed by the board.|
|Term||Directors serve terms as set forth in the bylaws.||Officers serve at the pleasure of the board.|
|Removal||Directors may be removed (recalled) by the membership.||Officers may be removed by the board.|
|Voting||Directors have voting rights.||Officers do not have voting rights (only directors vote).|
|Qualifications||Director qualifications may be set forth in the governing documents.||Officer qualifications may be set forth in the governing documents.|
Individual directors often serve both in the capacity of an officer and as a director.