CLUB LAS AMIGAS DE
We are an apolitical association. The group avoids any political involvement, as many of our members are guests in this country.
Dues to join CLUB LAS AMIGAS, AC are collected annually
at the first November
meeting. Membership dues are based on the amount of money each individual
feels she is able to pay. (4/8/92)
The money collected from membership dues will be used for administrative
(4/8/92). No monies membership dues will be used
for social or recreational purposes within the group. Projects that are
presented can be initiated by a board vote if the cost is $100.00 or less
(10/23/89). Anything above that expense must be voted on by the general
membership. A two-thirds majority of members who are present at the general
meeting, and whose dues are currently paid, is required to carry any vote
involving monies and a simple majority of those members is required on other
Soliciting of funds by members or others for non-officially designated purposes is not permitted.
All donated items, other than money, will be used for CLUB LAS AMIGAS AC projects at the discretion of the board.
There are no paid positions in CLUB LAS AMIGAS AC. All board and committee members volunteer their time and energy.
CLUB LAS AMIGAS DE
AC Board of Directors consists of a
Director President, the
Past President, a Co- Director Vice President, a Treasurer,
two Secretaries a Secretary, The University Scholarship Committee, and
The Secondary Scholarship Committee. (Recording and Corresponding) and
two Hospitality Chairpersons. The previous year’s Director
may also serve as an ex-officio board member (4/8/92). A
nominating committee to select candidates for the board will be appointed by the
present board prior to the elections. All board decisions must be carried by a
two-thirds vote of total board membership.
Director President will chair the meetings; oversee the board
and all committees.
Director Vice President will assist the Director
President and act as Director President in the
absence of the Director President.
The Treasurer will be responsible for receiving and dispensing all monies and
keeping a record thereof. She will receive all membership dues, issuing a
receipt to each member, and keep a membership record
treasurer’s report will be read at each board and general meeting and a copy of
the report will be given to the Director President.
Recording Secretary will record minutes at the General meeting and
report the minutes of the previous general meeting at each meeting
(1/24/96). A copy of the minutes will be given to the Director President.
The Corresponding Secretary will handle all CLUB LAS AMIGAS AC correspondence,
including but not limited to, sharing information with outside groups and
members who are outside San Felipe, thank you notes for donations and
contributions and notices for publication.
The Hospitality Chairpersons will be in charge of greeting members and guests.
They will attend community activities as representatives of CLUB LAS AMIGAS AC
when possible (1/24/96). One of these positions will be filled by a bilingual
person, if possible, and the duties will include translating at meetings and
Election of Board members will be held at the second meeting in March
(2/24/93). The term of office of the Board of Directors shall be for a
period of two years which shall begin after the last May meeting with the gavel
passing to the new Director President at that time (3/8/2000).
If any Board member
(1/24/96) is unable to fulfill her obligations to
CLUB LAS AMIGAS AC, she will be replaced at the board’s discretion.
General Meetings and Board Meetings will be held twice a month unless changed by
a vote of the membership. All meetings are open to everyone. The treasury
records and secretarial minutes are open to all members at all times.
A committee will be appointed by the
Director President at the
first meeting in May to audit the Treasurer’s records prior to the second
meeting in May, submitting a written report to the Director President.
Director President and the Board will issue an annual report
to the membership covering information of activities and audited treasurer’s
report. Each standing chairperson will submit a written report on the year’s
activities to the Director President at the first meeting in May
(1/24/96). Each chairperson of the fundraiser or other major event will also
submit a written report to the Director President within a month
following the event (1/24/96). These will be incorporated into the annual
Committees to assist the Board on various projects will be appointed by the
Director President at appropriate times throughout the year.
Bylaws may be revised and updated and presented to the general membership for
approval at any time. The changes will be presented in writing at one meeting
and voted on by the membership at the following meeting. Accepted changes will
be noted in the minutes and copies of the new bylaws will be issued
month timely following approval (1/24/96).