The Bylaws of the Association may be amended, changed or deleted as necessary by approval of a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the Board of Directors. in the community or who have national recognition of distinction and are approved for such membership by the Board of Directors or the general membership at the annual meeting of the Association. The officers of the Association shall be: President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, Fourth Vice President, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Parliamentarian, and Sergeant-At-Arms of whom shall be elected at the annual An officer may also be removed for failure to attend three (3) consecutive, regularly Constitution High School is a unique, small, college preparatory, city-wide admission school located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Historic District. In the case of the unexpired term of the President, the First Vice President shall fill vacancy. Chapters shall promptly remit the Association’s fees to the Treasurer. j) To prepare from time to time the list of members defaulting in the payment of their annual dues. The appointment procedures should be completed as follows: 1. 1. The Board of Directors shall supervise and carry out the business of the Association between annual meetings, and the planning and supervision of all special events sponsored by the Association. He/she shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President. The Board of Directors shall determine the general criteria for receiving “seed money” and shall make awards The annual meeting of the Association shall be held during the third week of February or Homecoming Weekend annually. Any Thereafter, the Elections Committee continues the process. a. b. to any scheduled ratification meeting. The Officers of the Association are as follows: President, First, Second, Third and Fourth Vice-Presidents, Financial Secretary, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, and Sergeant-at-Arms. b) Friends and Affiliates of Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School who wish to associate with MOGA shall be admitted. In the event an officer is charged with a removable offense which involves deliberate misrepresentation of policies or goals and objective (i.e., improperly implementing programs or instructions) or wrongful use of Association funds or actions clearly They worked together for several months until a Constitution was drawn up and approved by the BC Society Act on May 31, 2012. Such decision shall be transmitted in writing to the subject officer within 5 business The Principle office of the Association shall be located at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Appointment Terms - The members shall serve on standing or ad hoc committees until the President withdraws the appointment or until either the purpose or duration of the committee has been achieved or expired, whichever comes first. Such removal shall be the first order of business at the next scheduled Board of Directors meeting after The Student Government Association President (Ex-Officio), 4. Notification of special or call meetings must be issued at least 72 hours prior to convening such a meeting. b. The names, addresses and signatures of the petitioning persons. The Board of Directors shall assist local chapters with any, if required, state and federal filings. and individual/chapter contributions which benefit the Association and the University. CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS CAMERON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (2015 Revision) Article 1: NAME . In all matters concerned with procedure in the conductance of meetings of the Association and its Chapters, Robert’s Rules of Order, current edition; shall govern except as provided herein. 1 PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS . All other expenditures shall be approved budget items and/or expenditures authorized The exclusion and ultimate control of the affairs of the Association shall be vested in its active individual members and shall be exercised, subject to the control of said members, by the officers and Board of Directors. PREAMBLE . 2. 3. ARTICLE III Membership SECTION 1. Indeed, many operate very effectively without one. The association, Robert Laws Secondary School Alumni Association, has been dully registered by the Registrar General. Voting and Elections. Adoptions and Amendments of the Constitution Oath of Office PROCLAMATION We, the alumni of Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta residing in the United States of America have come together to unite in fellowship and to promote the interests and welfare of each other. The name of the association shall be the University of Maryland Eastern Shore National Alumni Association, Inc. (Hereinafter referred to as “the Association.”). It is the only Law, Democracy, and History themed high school in the School District of Philadelphia. In accordance with ARTICLE VI of the National Constitution, the following procedures are established: 1. by the Board of Directors, in session. The Election Committee shall advise Such members shall be accorded full voting rights and the right to hold office. The purposes of the Society are: (a) To provide financial assistance and support to Victoria High School and its students through, for example, the granting of scholarships and bursaries, a. No officer or member shall be held personally liable to any creditors or the Association for an indebtedness or liability incurred pursuant to Article XIII, Section 2, above. All members of the Association shall be entitled to vote in the election for … This process shall include the establishment of appropriate mechanism and procedures for conducting the elections in accordance with the Association’s Constitution and After all information has been considered, the Board of Directors shall render a decision that is binding and final. The Recording Secretary shall be responsible for coordinating all administrative and clerical affairs of the Association, including but not limited to, recording minutes of all Board of Directors meetings and the annual meeting of the Association. The objectives of the Alumni as stated in the Constitution: To promote excellence in the School in order that the Pupils and the Members may contribute positively to the development of Singapore; To improve friendly relationships and a spirit of comradeship and identity amongst Former Pupils of the School; (i.e., improperly implementing programs or instructions), wrongful use of Association funds or actions clearly contrary to the Association’s Constitution or Bylaws. There is no standard constitution for associations. 3. and actively engaging students and young alumni. One of the most addicted players have been students in Musingu High School. without prior approval of the Board of Directors. method of voting shall assure that all financial members be afforded at least thirty (30) calendar days notice to provide them an opportunity to participate in the process. The Board of Directors shall submit a projected annual budget, including an operational budget and a program budget, at the annual meeting for approval by a majority of the financial members present. Persons who fulfill the requirements regular membership and pay the prescribed life membership dues. <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> The committee is shall prepare and supervise the annual budget and be responsible for auditing all accounts and chapter finances. ARTICLE VII SUSPENSION, EXPULSION OR REMOVAL. g. Local chapters shall maintain at least five (5) dues-paying members in order to remain in active status. on a case-by-case basis. All registered students of West High School shall be members of the association. In the unlikely event that the Association should dissolve its property and/or assets shall be donated to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, should it remain a viable educational institution, or distributed to such tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations The president shall be the official spokesperson of the Association. Officers. The President with the approval of the Board of Directors shall appoint Chairmen and members of all standing committees. endobj Elected Officers/Ex-Officio Officers are ineligible to serve on this committee. minutes shall be distributed to Board of Directors members by no later than 15 calendar days prior to the next meeting. Election of officers shall be by secret ballot, which shall include write–in candidates, or any other manner as may be determined by the Board of Directors. Inaugurated on 25 May 1991. The Bylaws of the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC., were adopted by a two-thirds (2/3) majority of the Board of Directors of the UMES National Alumni Association February 2009. endobj stream o. Ballots must be postmarked no later than April 1 in order to be counted in the election. b. Vulnerability Report 1.1Title The organization shall be called the Bishops' High School Old Students' Association, herein after referred to as the "Association". Constitution St. Teresa’s Secondary School (Kidderpore) ... We do hereby ADOPT, ENACT and GIVE this Memorandum of Association to ourselves and to our future generations as the constitution of Alumni of the students and pupils of St. Teresa’s Secondary School, Kidderpore at Calcutta; 1. The local chapter’s Constitution and Bylaws. Local chapters are considered subordinate organizations, as defined by the I.R.S. The name of the society shall be “ST. Welcome to AlumniClass.com! <>>> %PDF-1.5 Such a petitioning group shall not be held in abeyance longer than six (6) months. m. The role of the Nominating Committee ceases at the time the Slate of officers is announced. notified in writing of the actions taken by the Board of Directors. edition. 4 0 obj Bylaws. Local chapters may be established in a community, city or other geographical entities and shall be open to all individuals who qualify for regular membership as defined in Section 1. b. Formal or Informal Alumni Association? Such slate shall be deemed the “Official Slate of Candidates” This association serves the alumni of the following four institutions from St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada. c. A quorum for a special or call meeting shall consist of the majority of the members of the Board of Directors on record. a. In addition, he/she may perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President. f. The Nominating Committee shall send out notification to all paid members requesting the names of potential candidates for each office by November 15. g. The Nominating Committee shall receive nominations until January 15. h. The Nominating Committee shall ascertain the eligibility and desire of each candidate to hold office no later than January 31, at which time, the Nominating Committee shall forward such slate to the Corresponding Secretary. Any group of five (5) or more persons meeting requirements for regular membership may submit a local chapter Letter of Intent to the Board of Directors. This person shall The official news print publication of the Association shall be titled The Hawk Flyer. a. a. meeting of the association in a manner as prescribed by the by-laws. The Association shall indemnify any officer or member of the Association for actions taken during the performance of duties on behalf of the Association so long as said actions are consonant with the honesty, integrity, mission, goals and objectives of The Sergeant-At-Arms will be the official guard of the door to insure the privacy of official ceremonies and meetings. It shall be the function of this committee to plan and execute all homecoming activities. KSSAA’s purpose is three-fold: to assist the Kitsilano Secondary School community to achieve its goals; to develop a dynamic alumni association that encourages fellowship through communication and special events; and ARTICLE X - LIABILITY, INDEMNIFICATION AND DISSOLUTION. Secretary shall submit in writing the names of the nominees to the members of the Board of Directors. Conduct of Committee Business – Chairpersons of standing or ad hoc committees shall direct the work of the committee based on the Association’s Constitution and Bylaws, special procedural rules of the Board of Directors and/or Robert’s Rules of Order- Newly Revised, current Whenever feasible, the Board of Directors shall, on behalf of the Association, provide “seed money” to local chapters for special chapter projects. The name of the association shall be Cameron High School Alumni Association, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, which hereafter will be referred to as the Cameron High Alumni Association, or MEMBERSHIP 4.1 Qualification a) All Alumni of Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School domiciled in Ghana and abroad qualify to be members of MOGA. for election to the nation offices in the Association. Such notification may be by mail, telegram, telephone call, facsimile, e-mail, or video mail, text message or any recognized form of communication. d. The Board of Directors shall direct the establishment of local chapters in any region. p. The Elections Committee shall tally all ballots and provide the results of the election, in writing, to the Board of Directors no later than ten (10) calendar days after the deadline to receive ballots has passed. 2. About The School. Membership shall be acquired through Local Chapters or directly from the Board of Directors. Its mission is to enable alumni, students, staff, and friends of CCHS/CA to maintain their contact with the school and each other for their shared benefit and the vital support and development of the school. Questions arising during the Nomination and Election process shall be directed to the Chairperson of the respective committee and shall be resolved by that committee. Constitution and other dues or subscriptions as may be determined by the Annual General Meeting or the Executive Committee. SECTION 1. A graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore may be a regular member of the Association. To live in Unity and Harmony as one indivisible and indissoluble Association under God; and to Provide for ourselves a Constitution for the purpose of promoting good relationship and welfare of our members and the development and progress of our alma mater. Constitution (November 2011) ARTICLE I- NAME AND TITLE. If a local chapter fails to submit its annual report and fees in accordance with Article II, Sections 3 and 4, this action shall be taken for noncompliance. an opportunity for a full hearing. of members. 1 0 obj Meetings shall be held as set forth herein and as provided in the by-laws. The Third Vice-President may direct special activities of the Association and shall serve as Chairperson of the Homecoming Committee. This committee shall consist of the National Treasurer as chairman. 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The Elections Committee prepares the ballot, and with the assistance of the Corresponding Secretary, mails the ballot, no later than March 1, to all Association members who were paid as of the close of the Association’s Annual Meeting. Honorary Membership is extended persons because of their contribution to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore any of its predecessor institutions or their high ethical standing in the community or have national recognition of distinction. Cause shall include, but shall not be limited to, failure to perform the duties of office, breach of fiduciary duty to the Association, including deliberate misrepresentation of policies, goals and objectives r. Once the ballots have been tallied, the Elections Committee shall present the final tabulations to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall select a Certified Public Accountant who is not a member of the Board of Directors to audit the financial records of the Association and report the findings at the annual meeting. Vice-President. Officers. The association has an endorsed Constitution … Any person paying their Regular, Life or Associate membership fees may be a member at large of the Association and are not required to affiliate with a local chapter, involvement with a chapter is highly encouraged. Freeze its bank account(s) within twenty-four (24) hours notification, c. Cease local chapter activity (not to be resumed until authorized in writing by the Board of Directors, but in no case not to exceed one year), and, d. Immediately surrender its Certificate of Incorporation and Charter of Authority, Such suspension shall not invalidate individual membership in the Association. No individual membership in the Association at the Local Chapter level is sanctioned without membership at the National level. National Alumni Association. Members appointed by President (Ex-Officio). i. The Board of Directors is herein empowered to establish such fees, as it deems necessary and to issue appropriate certificates of membership to such persons or groups entitled d. At such time, the local Chapter shall: b. The standing committees of the association shall be the Homecoming Committee, Membership Committee and the Finance Committee. All candidates for office shall have the opportunity to observe the official counting of the ballots. Other persons may become members in conformity with the by-laws. They will set the standard for protocol for the Association. Local Chapters may collect National Association and Chapter membership fees from all members. ARTICLE IV OFFICERS’ DUTIES AND TERMS OF OFFICE. The President shall appoint The purpose of the Annual Meeting shall be designed to update the assembled financially active membership on the state of the association and to conduct and enact its business. <> The President shall be authorized to make expenditures or obligations not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), The President may schedule a special or call meeting at any time. Explore such issues as may be assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors from time to time. Notice of Amendment changes shall be mailed to each financial member thirty (30) calendar days prior Such amendments, changes, or deletions shall become effective immediately. Persons who are recipients of honorary degrees granted by UMES or any of the predecessor institutions or those persons who have rendered exceptional distinguished service to the institution or the Association or by virtue of their high ethical standing individually and do not have a separate I.R.S. The school was the only secondary school in the old Ondo state in the northern part of the state from Ifaki to Kabba The first principal of the school was chief R. Areola and the first prefect was Prof. Filani b. Life members are exempt from further national membership fees in the Association, but they are still required to pay their annual local chapter dues. The name of the association shall be the University of Maryland Eastern Shore National Alumni Association, Inc. (Hereinafter referred to as “the Association.”) ARTICLE II- PRINCIPAL OFFICE 4.2 Induction and Registration Such groups may be granted their own separate Charter or instructed to join an existing local chapter. Whether you graduated a few months or a few decades ago, you can find your high school and class reunions here. Ad Hoc Committees - The President may appoint committees of one or more members and their chairpersons for the purposes and duration indicated by the Board of Directors. e. The Board of Directors shall set a reasonable time frame for the Local Chapter’s establishment based on the circumstances of the local petitioning group. Reconnect with classmates, learn about upcoming school reunions, and order custom merchandise to show your school spirit. School Board. of chapters, changes in chapter names, etc.) This person is responsible for increasing alumni membership through the growth of alumni chapters Its duties shall be those provided for in the by-laws. Prior to expulsion, the affected chapter shall be afforded No Local Chapter, Officer or member of this Association shall have the authority or power to impose or incur financial liability on the part of the Association without express authorization of the Board of Directors, in writing and obtained in advance, Associate members are voting members of the Association and are not eligible to hold the office of National Alumni Association President. With the cessation of movement brought about by the spread of Covid-19, these students don’t have much to do. The Board of Directors shall hold at least four (4) regular meetings each year. Appointment Procedures and Responsibilities of Ad Hoc Committees. b. Section: 2. k) To circulate such lists to the Annual General Meeting and the Executive Committee. A local chapter shall be suspended when a flagrant commission/omission occurs while operating under the National and/or local chapter Constitution, the sanctioned guidelines and/or programs of the National Alumni Association. The Parliamentarian will provide assistance to the President in the interpretation of the Constitution and By-Laws of The Association and will serve as chairman of the By-Laws Revision Committee. A quorum constitutes a majority or 51%of the current Board of Directors for the purpose of conducting the business of the. This committee shall be responsible for implementing the Association’s philanthropic efforts through grants, fundraising events, historically black colleges and universities. An association can be a formal organization with officers, a set of objectives, subscriptions, a newsletter, and perhaps — though not necessarily — a constitution. ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL YEAR. Section: 1 The standing committees shall be: There shall be such other Committees as the President and the Board of Directors shall deem necessary. q. This committee shall consist of the Third Vice President as chairman and a representative of each chapter and other members the Board of Directors deem necessary. group exemption under the Internal Revenue Code. 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