N.Y. BSC. LAW § 701 : NY Code - Section 701: Board of directors

Subject   to   any  provision  in  the  certificate  of  incorporation
  authorized by paragraph (b) of section 620  (Agreements  as  to  voting;
  provision in certificate of incorporation as to control of directors) or
  by   paragraph  (b)  of  section  715  (Officers),  the  business  of  a
  corporation shall be  managed  under  the  direction  of  its  board  of
  directors,  each  of  whom  shall be at least eighteen years of age. The
  certificate  of  incorporation  or  the  by-laws  may  prescribe   other
  qualifications for directors.