VCSU English Club Constitution
ARTICLE I - PURPOSE
Members of the English Club promote, support and sponsor writing, reading and literary activities on the VCSU campus and in the surrounding community.
ARTICLE II - MEMBERSHIP
Members of the English Club include students acquiring a major or minor in English or English Education, as well as any interested students who share an interest in promoting English-related activities.
ARTICLE IV - OFFICERS
SECTION I: The officers of the organization shall be President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
SECTION II: The term of office shall be one year. Officers may be re-elected.
SECTION III: Officers shall be elected from the active membership in the spring.
SECTION IV: The duties of the officers shall be those usually pertaining to their respective offices as follows:
- President: The President shall be responsible for presiding over meetings of the membership.
- Vice President: The Vice President shall preside over meetings in the absence of the President. The Vice President shall also act as an administrative assistant to the President.
- Secretary: The Secretary shall take and publish minutes of chapter meetings and notify members via email of future meetings and upcoming activities.
- Treasurer: The Treasurer shall maintain official financial records.
Additional duties and responsibilities may develop as the organization develops.
ARTICLE V - FACULTY ADVISER
The Faculty Adviser shall be a current member of the Valley City State University English Faculty. The duties of an adviser shall be to attend meetings, when possible, and render assistance when necessary.
The student membership shall have the authority to select the Faculty Adviser. The Faculty Adviser shall be confirmed annually at the time of the officer elections.
ARTICLE VI - MEETINGS
Meeting times and dates will be decided on together by the group. The secretary will notify all members of the time and dates.
ARTICLE VII - QUORUM
A quorum shall not be necessary for transaction of business.
ARTICLE VIII - DUES
There are currently no membership dues, though the officers and members of the Club may vote, at a future date, to re-institute the dues feel of $10 per member.
ARTICLE IX - AMENDMENTS
SECTION I: New bylaws, revisions and amendments must be proposed at a meeting previous to the meeting at which they are acted upon.
SECTION II: A majority vote of the members present shall be necessary for adoption.