TUCSON AMATEUR PACKET RADIO CORPORATION
(1985. rev. March, 1994)
Membership Classes – Dues, Voting Rights and Annual Meetings
(b) Persons may be admitted to membership at any time.
3.2 Classes of Membership. There shall be two classes of members, designated as CHARTER MEMBERS and MEMBERS. CHARTER MEMBERS are those persons who became members of Tucson Amateur Packet Radio prior to formation of the non-profit corporation and paid an initiation fee of $15.00. MEMBERS are those persons who joined Tucson Amateur Packet Radio prior to its incorporation having paid no initiation fee and those persons who became members subsequent to incorporation. Both classes of membership in existence prior to incorporation are herewith transferred to Tucson Amateur Packet Radio Corporation by these Bylaws.3.3 Annual Dues. The annual dues for all members shall be as determined by the Board of Directors and shall be posted in the Corporation Newsletter.3.4 Payment of Annual Dues. The dues for the first year of membership for all members are payable upon admission to membership in the corporation. The annual dues thereafter of all members are payable on the first anniversary of admission to the corporation. Members who fail to pay their dues within thirty days of such anniversary shall be dropped from the membership rolls and thereupon forfeit all rights and privileges of membership.3.5 Membership Rights. Only members in good standing shall be eligible to exercise their right to cast their votes for directors as set forth in this Article and in Article VI herein.3.6 Certificates. The corporation will issue certificates evidencing membership.3.7 Annual Meeting. An annual meeting of voting members will be held once per calendar year as determined by the Board of Directors. Notice of the annual meeting will be included in the Corporation Newsletter sent to all members in good standing at least one month preceding said meeting.3.8 Chairman. At all membership meetings, the President of the corporation shall serve as chairman and in his absence a Vice President shall preside.3.9 Election by Mail. Elections of directors by the membership may be conducted by mail.
Board of Directors
- 6.5.1 President.
- The President shall preside at all meetings of the corporation and of the Board of Directors at which he may be present.
- The President shall present at the annual meeting of the directors a report of the condition of the business of the corporation.
- The President shall appoint, discharge, and fix the compensation of all employees and agents of the corporation other than the duly elected officers, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.
- The President shall sign and execute all contracts in the name of the corporation.
- The President shall designate, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, those individuals, in addition to the Treasurer, who shall be responsible for executing notes, drafts or other orders for payment of money. Individuals so designated shall execute this authority under the direction of the President, Executive Committee, or the Board of Directors.
- The President shall cause all books, reports and statements to be properly kept and filed as required by law.
- The President shall enforce these Bylaws and perform all the duties incident to his office and which are required by law, and, generally, he shall supervise and control business and affairs of the corporation.
- The President shall have a maximum spending authority of $1,000.00.
- 6.5.2 Vice Presidents.
- During the absence or incapacity of the President, a Vice President, as designated by a majority of the Board of Directors, shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting, he shall have all the powers and be subject to all the responsibilities of the office of President and shall perform such duties and functions as the Board may prescribe. The duties of the Vice Presidents shall be designated by the Board of Directors prior to their election. A Vice President, as designated by a majority of the Board of Directors, shall perform the duties of the Secretary in the absence of the Secretary.
- The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors in an appropriate book.
- The Secretary shall attend to the giving of notice of special meetings of the Board of Directors of the corporation.
- The Secretary shall be custodian of the records and seal of the corporation and shall affix the seal to corporate papers when required.
- The Secretary shall attend to all correspondence and present to the Board of Directors at its meetings all official communications received by him.
- The Secretary shall perform all the duties incident to the office of Secretary of the corporation.
- The Treasurer shall have the care and custody of and be responsible for all the funds and securities of the corporation, and shall deposit such funds and securities in the name of the corporation in such banks or safe deposit companies as the Board of Directors may designate.
- The Treasurer shall make, sign, and endorse in the name of the corporation checks, drafts, notes and other orders for the payment of money, and pay out and dispose of such under the direction of the President, the Executive Committee, or the Board of Directors.
- The Treasurer shall keep at the principal office of the corporation accurate books of account of all its business and transactions and shall at all reasonable hours exhibit books and accounts to any director upon application at the office of the corporation during business hours.
- The Treasurer shall render a report of the condition of the finances of the corporation at each regular meeting of the Board of Directors.
- The Treasurer shall further perform all duties incident to the offices of Treasurer of the corporation.
- If required by the Board of Directors, The Treasurer shall give such bond as it shall determine appropriate for the faithful performance of his duties.
6.6 Vacancies In the case of any vacancy among officers through death, resignation, or other cause, the directors may elect a successor to hold office for the unexpired portion of the term of the officer whose place shall be vacant, and until election and qualification of his successor.