– The name of the organization shall be:
ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB
– The principal office of the organization shall be located at 1717
Avenue, Modesto, CA 95355
II – PURPOSES
– The club is organized exclusively for charitable and educational
of athletic events and programs at
Fred C. Beyer High School, 1717 Sylvan Avenue, Modesto, Ca
– Upon the winding up and dissolution of club, after
paying or adequately providing for the debts and
obligations of the club, the remaining assets shall be distributed to a
nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized and
exclusively for charitable, educational or religious and/or scientific
and which has established its tax-exempt status under Section 501 (C)
the Internal Revenue code.
III – MEMBERSHIP
– Members: Those eligible for membership shall be any adult interested
helping promote the athletic events and programs at Beyer High School.
–A member must attend THREE consecutive meetings.. At the
end of the third legal meeting the member will become
a “member” with voting rights.
– Dues: Dues will be
established by the club each year..
Fiscal year July 1, - June 30.
– Earnings: No part of the net
earnings of the club shall benefit or be distributed to any of the
officers or other private persons, excepts the club shall be empowered
reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and
distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article II,
I, hereof. Notwithstanding any
other provision of these articles, this club shall not except to an
insubstantial degree engage in any activities or exercise any powers
not in furtherance of the purpose of the club.
IV – MEETINGS
– General Meetings: The
organization shall hold at least one general meeting a month from August
May. The meetings will be held once
– Board Meetings: Meetings of
the Executive Board shall be held at the discretion of the President and
be called as needed.
– Election Meetings: Nominations shall be at the April meeting with the
election of officers and executive board members held at the May
IV – Budget
Meeting: The booster budget shall
be discussed at the April meeting and voted on at the May meeting for
year. The athletic director shall
present his request at this meeting.
If the athletic director is not able to present a request at this
the board has the choice of meeting in June or postponing until the
– President: The President shall preside at all meetings, when
perform all other duties usually pertaining to the office. The
President shall be an exofficio
member of all committees.
– Vice President: The Vice-President shall assist the President
called upon to do so and in the absence of the President shall perform
duties of the office. The
Vice-President shall record all constitutional amendments and by-law
making certain all motions are voted upon and be an exofficio member of
– Secretary: The Secretary
shall be responsible for keeping record of all business conducted by the
and shall be responsible for correspondence and publications. The
secretary shall be able to sign
checks and withdrawals.
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall
be responsible for keeping all financial records and handling all monies
club with the Secretary. The
Treasurer shall pay all bills authorized by the club. The
books must be audited at the end of the Treasurer’s
term. The Treasurer shall be able
to sign checks or withdrawals.
Immediate Past-President: The
Immediate Past-President shall be a member of the Executive Boards,
meetings and serve as a voting member.
– Committees: The Committee Chairpersons will be voting members and
selected on an as needed basis.
– Vacancies; Vacancies an any office shall be filled by nomination and
selection by the Executive Board.
The newly elected board member shall serve until next election
office as prescribed in Article IV, Section III.
Executive Board: All
business of the club shall be administered by the Executive Board with a
to the general membership. The
Executive Board shall consist of the elected officers.
VI – ELECTIONS
– Election meetings shall be held as prescribed in Article IV, Section
III. Each member in good standing
shall be eligible to vote. Ballots
shall be distributed by an election committee appointed by the
President. The Ballots shall be printed and names
of the candidates listed in alphabetical order and spaces shall be
the ballot for nominees nominated on the night of the election.
– Eligibility: All candidates
shall be ‘active’ members (Article III, Section II). The
President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer shall
serve no more than two consecutive terms in the same office.
– Term: The term of office
shall be one year. July 1 to June
VII – PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE
– The rules contained in “Roberts Rules of Order, Revised” shall govern
club in all cases to which they are applicable in which they are not
inconsistent with the Constitution and By-Laws.
VIII – QUORUM
– One half of the active membership shall constitute a quorum for the
transaction of business at any meeting of the club. To
facilitate quorum requirements the group shall be divided
into two groups, Active and inactive, with only those members on the
list having voting privileges.
“Inactive” members may regain voting rights by attending two
regular meetings thereby becoming ‘active’ members again. Actual
voting may not occur until the
beginning of the third consecutive meeting. Members who
miss three consecutive regular meetings will
automatically become “inactive”.
IX – AMENDMENTS
– Procedure: These By-Laws and
constitution may be amended by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the active