Bylaws of The Ohio University American Meteorological Society Student Chapter
Article I: Membership
Membership is open to anyone meeting the requirements as stated in Article IV section 1 of the Constitution. Anyone interested should contact the President of the chapter.
There is a fee of two dollars for the chapter.
The officers are required to attend all meetings unless a reasonable excuse is offered. All other members are encouraged to attend meetings and contribute ideas.
Membership shall be terminated only for the officers of the organization who fail to attend two successive meetings without a reasonable excuse.
Article II: Selection of Officers
The selection of officers shall be done through an election by the members of the club. The person that receives the majority vote will be the next elected official. Qualifications for office require all candidates to maintain at least a 2.0, or remain in good academic standing with Ohio University. Officers must be in attendance at Ohio University through the duration of their term. The term of office shall last one year from April 1 to March 31. Election for new officers must be held before the term expires.
The provisions for removal of an officer include stealing of funds for personal use, failing to maintain a 2.0 GPA, failing to perform assigned duties, missing successive meetings, or any other dishonest actions.
Article III: Selection of Advisor
The selection of an advisor shall be done by the officers of the organization and should be a member of the faculty, administration, or staff of Ohio University.
The provision for removal of an advisor includes stealing of funds for personal use, failing to perform assigned duties, or any other dishonest actions.
Article IV: Committees
Events Committee - The Events Committee is responsible for planning quarterly educational and social events and activities for the organization to participate in. The chair of the committee shall be the Events Coordinator.
Fundraising Committee - The Fundraising Committee is responsible for planning and executing fundraising events. The chair of the committee shall be the Treasurer.
Article V: Rules of Order
This organization shall be governed by "Robert's Rules of Order" in cases when it is applicable and consistent with the organizations constitution and bylaws.
Article VI: Amendment
The bylaws of the organization will be amended by a 3/4 majority vote during a regular or special meeting. In the case of an unclear decision, a vote will be decided by a committee of officers and a 2/3 vote will be needed by the committee for amendments.