Our By-Laws
1. Secretary
In addition to the duties listed in Article 3, Section 3 of the Constitution, it shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep the Constitution and By-Laws of the club and have the same with him/her at every meeting. He/she shall note all amendments, changes and additions on the constitution and shall permit it to be consulted by members upon request.
2. Membership
  • Membership is open to anyone interested in Science, Technology, Electronics, Amature Radio and/or Public Service.
  • Operating Amateur Radio equipment requires said operators to be F.C.C. licensed Radio Amateurs.
  • Membership includes all club privileges as well as rights to hold a club office and to vote for club officers.
  • Applications for membership shall be submitted at regular meetings.
  • Individuals charged with or convicted of a felony in this or any state are ineligible for membership unless approved by a majority of the officers and the general membership at a regular meeting of the club.
3. Meetings
Regular meetings shall be held on Tuesdays of each calendar month. Business meetings and Special meetings may be called by the President upon the written request of any five club member. Notices shall be sent to members concerning special meetings and the business to be transacted. Only such business as designated shall be transacted. Such notices shall be sent so that they arrive not less than 1 week before the meeting.
4. Dues Fees and Assessments
  • Annual dues of $20.00 (US), per member is hereby assessed in accordance with the provisions of Article V of the constitution for the purpose of providing funds for expenses.
  • Membership dues are payable in March of each year.
  • Any member whose dues are not paid by May 1st will be considered inactive and removed from the membership roster. Inactive members have no voting privileges.
  • Termination of membership either by resignation or expulsion will not constitute a refund of dues paid.
5. Elections
Officer elections will be held annually at the regular November Business meeting.

Officers will assume their elected office January 1 of the following year.

Voting

  • Voting will be done using paper ballots.
  • Immediately after voting the ballots will be counted openly in front of the membership.
  • Any candidate may request a recount of the ballots.
  • In the case of an unopposed slate the President may entertain a motion for the Secretary to cast a single ballot.
6. Interference committee
This committee shall consist of five members (appointed by the club President). The committee shall direct investigation, invite proper inquires, establish technical facts and testimony and report its results to the club.
7. Historian/Public Information Officer
The Historian/Public Information Officer (PIO) is responsible for keeping a history of the activities of the club in a multimedia format as well as coordinating public relations activities and press and/or informational releases. This is a non-officer position that will be elected by the general membership of the club on a yearly basis with no term-limit.