Keystone Region MG Club, Inc., bylaws

As amended March 23, 2004

ARTICLE I: NAME, PURPOSE and EMBLEM

The name of the club shall be "Keystone Region MG Club, Inc." (KRMGC) The purpose of the club is to promote fellowship, enjoyment and preservation of all MG types.

The emblem is a white octagon with a blue border, halved diagonally with a representation of the British Union Jack flag in the upper left, and a stylized "MG" and "Keystone Region" in blue in the lower right.

ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP and DUES

Membership is open to enthusiasts and owners of any type MG.

Members must be 18 years of age or older.

The dues for the club shall be reviewed annually by the board of directors and voted upon by the membership at the November meeting.

Annual dues cover membership of one person plus that person's spouse or significant other. Such dual members shall receive one copy between them of any and all correspondence from the club, but each one is entitled to a vote on all club matters.

Dues are payable by calendar year, and are due from all members every Jan. 1. Dues must be renewed and paid by the March meeting each year.

ARTICLE III: OFFICERS and ELECTIONS

The officers of the club shall consist of the President, the Vice President, the Secretary, and the Treasurer.

The term of office shall be one (1) year, with no limits to the number of terms to which an officer may be elected.

The Vice President shall succeed to the office of the President if the office of President becomes vacant for any reason during the course of the club year.

The Board of Directors shall consist of the four current officers plus the immediate Past President. The current President of the club shall serve as Chairman.

Nominations of officers shall be made at the October meeting each year, and may also be received any time thereafter, up to and at the regular November membership meeting.

Election of officers shall be held at the regular November meeting, after a last call for nominations.


If at any time an office — except the club presidency — becomes vacant before the end of the term, the Board will appoint an interim officer until the next regularly scheduled election.

ARTICLE IV: DUTIES of ELECTED OFFICERS

The President shall preside at all club meetings and shall appoint all committees as appropriate.

The Vice President shall preside over the club in the absence of the President. The Vice President shall also serve as chairman of club activities.

The Secretary shall keep a record of the minutes of club meetings and of any meetings of the Board of Directors. The minutes from each meeting are to be published in the next edition of the club's newsletter.

The Treasurer shall have charge of the funds of the club, shall send out bills, shall pay bills as authorized by the Board, and shall give a report to the membership at club meetings.

ARTICLE V: MEETINGS

Meetings shall be held monthly. The date, time and location shall be announced in the club newsletter.

A quorum shall consist of 12 members in good standing before any vote is taken on club business.

Special meetings may be called as needed by the President, who shall designate the time and location in a timely manner to those members who are involved.

ARTICLE VI: MONEY

Any unbudgeted expenditure in excess of $250 must be presented and approved by the majority vote of the membership at a regularly scheduled meeting.

An audit of the club's financial books will be performed annually.

ARTICLE VII: AMENDMENTS

Any and all amendments to the club's by-laws shall be presented in writing at a regularly scheduled club meeting. Upon consent of the majority present at that or any subsequent regularly scheduled club meeting, the proposal shall be published in the next issue of the club's newsletter.

The actual vote on the acceptance of the proposed amendment(s) shall be made at the next regularly scheduled meeting following publication.

ARTICLE VIII: RECALL OF OFFICERS

Any member of the club's Board of Directors failing to perform his or her duties may be removed from office by a 3/5 vote of recall by the Board, which must then be approved by the membership. Announcement of the board's intent to recall must be published in the newsletter, with a vote to be taken by the majority of those members present at the next regularly scheduled meeting.