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CONSTITUTION OF THE NEW BERN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, INC.



PREAMBLE

  We, the undersigned, being desirous to secure for ourselves the pleasures and  benefits of the association of persons commonly   interested    in amateur radio, by  furthering better cooperation among its members, developing individual  efficiency, furthering the interest  of  radio in the general community, do hereby  constitute ourselves the New Bern Amateur Radio Club, Inc., and do enact this  constitution as our governing law.

 

ARTICLE I - MEMBERSHIP

 All persons interested in amateur radio shall be eligible for membership.  Membership shall be by application and election in accordance with terms set  forth in the New Bern Amateur Radio Club, Inc. by-laws.

 

ARTICLE II - OFFICERS

 Section 1. The officers of the New Bern Amateur Radio Club, Inc. shall be  President, Vice-president, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Officer and  Trustee.

 Section 2. The officers shall be elected for a term of one year by the  members present at the regular November meeting and will be installed at the  next regular meeting. The vote may be by ballot.

 Section 3. Vacancies occurring between elections must be filled by special  elections at the first regular meeting following such vacancy.

 Section 4. An officer may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the  members present at a regular business meeting after written notice to the entire  membership ten days prior to said meeting.

 

ARTICLE III - MEETINGS

 The by-laws shall provide for regular and special meetings. At the meetings,  twenty percent of the paid membership shall constitute a quorum.

 

ARTICLE IV - DUES

 The New Bern amateur Radio Club, Inc,. by provision in the by-laws, may levy  upon the general membership such dues or assessments  as shall be deemed  necessary for the business of the organization within its objects as set forth  in the preamble.

 

ARTICLE V - RULES OF ORDER

 Robert's Rules of Order shall govern all proceedings.

 

ARTICLE VI - AMENDMENTS

 This constitution or by-laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of members  present at a regular business meeting.  Proposals for amendments shall be  submitted in writing at a regular meeting, and shall be held over and voted on  at the next regular meeting, provided the entire membership has been notified in  writing, setting forth in full any proposed amendment or revision to the  Constitution and/or By-laws, ten days prior to said meeting.