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Quarter Century in Aviation Constitution and By-Laws continued ...

  1. Applications
    Applications for Active membership shall be submitted to the Secretary or Director of Membership. It shall be made on the prescribed form and shall be accompanied by payment of one year’s dues.

  2. Acceptance of Application
    No action shall be taken on any application until it has been approved by the Board of Directors.

  3. Annual Dues
    Dues shall be set by the Board of Directors and approved by majority vote of members in good standing at the Annual General Meeting. They shall be due and payable on the first day of September each year.

  4. Notice of Dues
    The Secretary shall forward to all members a notice of dues on or about the first day of September each year.

  5. Loss of Membership
    Any member who allows their dues to fall in arrears shall be deleted from the membership roll of The Club at the end of the fiscal year in which they fall into arrears and shall not be eligible for any of the privileges of membership.

  6. Meetings and Notice of Meetings
    General meetings shall be held at such places and times as may be determined by the Board of Directors. Notice of Meetings shall be given at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the meeting. The Annual General Meeting shall be the General Meeting occurring in April each year.

  7. Board of Directors

    a. The Board shall consist of the: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, and a minimum of two (2) Directors.

    b. Duties and Meetings: The Board of Directors shall have duties as prescribed in these Constitution and By-laws and in addition, shall act for the General Membership in transaction of business pertaining to the welfare of The Club. Meetings shall be called on reasonable notice to all members of the Board by the Chairman or any three Directors acting together. A quorum shall be any four Directors.

  8. Elected Officers

    a. The Officers to be elected at the Annual General Meeting are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and a minimum of two (2) Directors.

    b. How nominated
    At least thirty days prior to the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors shall appoint a Nominating Committee of three Active Members who will nominate at least one member (who has consented to serve if elected) for each of the above Offices. Such nominations shall be submitted to the Secretary in writing not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting. Additional nominations may be made by any two members from the floor at the Annual General Meeting providing that if the nominee is absent, such nomination is accompanied by written consent. Not less than ten (10) days prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting, the Secretary shall forward to all members a list of nominations received.

    c. Eligibility
    Any Active member in good standing shall be eligible for nomination.
    A Life Member shall be eligible for nomination.

    d. How elected
    Election shall be by a majority vote of the members in good standing at the Annual General Meeting. Such election shall be held after Item 9. - New Business, in the Order of Business.

    e. Term of Office
    The term of Office shall be for one year or until the election of a successor.

    f. Vacancies
    Any vacancy occurring in the Offices or the Board of Directors shall be filled by the Board from amongst the Active membership. Such appointees shall serve until their successors have been elected.

    g. Removal of Officers
    Twenty percent (20%) of the Active members in good standing may petition for the removal of an Officer but, seventy-five percent (75%) majority shall be required for action.