Members of the Board may not participate in a series of meetings (gatherings) if the series consists of at least two (2) gatherings and the series of gatherings meets all of the following criteria:
A. one (1) of the gatherings is attended by at least two (2) Board members but less than a quorum and the other gathering includes at least two (2) Board members
B. the sum of the number of different members attending any of the gatherings at least equals a quorum of the Board
C. all gatherings concern the same subject matter and are held within a period of not more than seven (7) consecutive days
D. the gatherings are held to take official action on public business
A Board member attends a gathering if the member is present at the gathering in person or if the member participates in the gathering by telephone or other electronic means, excluding electronic mail.