Revised December 16, 2016
ARTICLE I: MEMBERSHIP
SECTION I: CLASS OF MEMBERSHIP:
SECTION II: DUES: Dues for the classes of membership shall be as follows:
SECTION IV: No special assessment shall be levied upon club membership at any time without a 50% affirmative vote of the membership.
SECTION V: The dues for the Club's four officers and membership chair are waved.
ARTICLE II: MEETINGS
SECTION I: ANNUAL MEETINGS: An Annual Meeting shall be held on the regular November meeting date at which time Officers and Board Members shall be elected.
SECTION II: REGULAR MEETINGS: Regular meetings shall be held on the second (2nd) Saturday of each month. Any meeting Time and place may be changed at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
SECTION III: SPECIAL MEETINGS: Special meetings may be called by the President upon written request by one fifth (1/5th) of the club membership. Only business designated in the notice of the meeting shall be considered at a special meeting.
SECTION IV: NOTICES: Notices of Special Meeting shall be sent to members stating Time, place and Subject Matter of the special meeting.
SECTION V: QUORUM: at all business meetings a quorum shall consist of (15) members providing that at least (5) are members of the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE III: OFFICERS
SECTION II: QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS
SECTION III: DUTIES:
A: PRESIDENT: The President shall preside at the meetings of the Club, the Board of Directors and be Ex-Officio Member of all committees and have general supervision of the affairs of the Club. He will be the official club contact for AMA communications and will be responsible for obtaining the AMA charter, field lease renewals and Certificates of Insurance for the flying field owners and lessor and special club events. He shall appoint committee chairpersons as required to operate and conduct functions of the Club.
ARTICLE IV: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SECTION I: NUMBER OF MEMBERS: The Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) members as follows: The four (4) Officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasure and five (5) Board members. The immediate Past President shall automatically be a member of the Board for one (1) year. If the past President is not available a fifth (5th) Board Member shall be elected from the body.
SECTION II: TERM OF OFFICE: All officers and directors shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting, provided there is a quorum and shall continue in office for one (1) year or until their successors are elected. The term of office shall begin on the date of their election.
SECTION IV: VACANCIES: Vacancies occurring between elections shall be filled by special ballot a majority vote of the Board of Directors and announced at the first regular business meeting following the announcement of such vacancy.
SECTION V: REMOVAL OF OFFICERS: Officers may be removed upon motion and approval by (3/4) vote of the membership at a regular meeting provided notice is given to the membership prior to the meeting.
SECTION VI: POWERS: The Board of Directors shall have power to:
SECTION VII: QUORUM: Five (5) members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum thereof.
SECTION VIII: PROXY VOTE: A personal proxy vote maybe cast by an absent Board member provided such shall not be considered for a quorum count of the Board.
ARTICLE V: APPOINTEES TO STANDING POSITIONS
SECTION I: The Board of Directors shall appoint a Safety coordinator and a Field Marshall. At their discretion the Board of Directors may also fill three optional positions; Membership Chairman, Newsletter Editor, and Webmaster.
SECTION II: DUTIES: The duties and powers of the appointees shall be, as implied by their titles, essentially as follows.
ARTICLE VI: ORDER OF BUSINESS
SECTION I: THE ORDER OF BUSINESS: At regular meetings shall be as follows (Subject to change at the direction of the President)
SECTION II: The above order of business shall be followed at the Annual Business Meeting with the addition of the Annual Report and the coming year Budget by the Treasure.
ARTICLE VII: PARLAMENTARY AUTHORITY
SECTION I: THE RULES OF PARLAMENTARY PROCEDURES, contained in Robert's Rules of Order shall be the authority at all meetings of the Club and the Board of Directors, subject to special rules which may be adopted at the time.
ARTICLE VIII: FISCAL YEAR
SECTION I: THE FISCAL YEAR: shall be the twelve (12) months period starting December 1.
ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENTS
SECTION I: THE CLUB CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS may be amended with approval of the majority of voting members if said majority represents at least one-third (1/3) of the club membership.
SECTION II: Proposals for amending the CLUB CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS shall be submitted in writing at a regular meeting of the club but shall not be voted on until after the membership has discussed the motion during the next regular meeting. Copies of the proposed amendment shall be sent to all members prior to the meeting.
SECTION III: Once the motion has been discussed by the membership, the question shall be decided by absentee ballot (voting by mail). If the proposed amendment is amended during discussion, a copy of the revised amendment shall accompany the ballot.
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