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The name of this Association is UNIVERSITY CLUB OF SYRACUSE.
OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES SECTION I. The officers of the Club shall be a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer.
SECTION 2. The President, and in his absence the Vice-President, shall preside at the meetings of the Club and of the Board of Directors. In the event of their absence any member may be selected as presiding officer of such meeting. The President shall, with the Secretary, sign all written contracts and obligations of the Club.
SECTION 3. (As amended September 26, 1903.) The Treasurer shall collect all revenues of the Club, shall keep its accounts and report thereon at each regular meeting of the Board of Directors. He shall pay bills when approved by the Finance Committee or other agency authorized to incur them. He shall notify persons elected to membership of their election. He shall also give a bond for the faithful performance of his duties in such sum as may be required by the Board of Directors.
SECTION 4. The Secretary shall conduct the correspondence and keep the records of the Club and of the Board of Directors, and shall give notice of their meetings. He shall inform the Treasurer of all transfers affecting the membership. He shall have the custody of the seal of the Club.
SECTION 5. Each officer shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Club or the Board of Directors.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS SECTION 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of the officers of the Club and of nine Directors, to be elected as herein provided.
The Board shall control and manage the affairs, funds, property and expenditures of the Club; shall carry out its purposes and promulgate and execute its By-Laws.
SECTION 2. The Directors shall be divided into three classes of three members each. The term of office of each class shall be three years and until successors are elected, except that the Directors to be elected at the first meeting shall immediately thereafter be divided by lot into three classes, to hold office until the second, third and fourth annual meetings respectively. At each annual meeting after the first, three directors shall be elected by the Club, by ballot, to succeed the class whose term then expires. The three candidates having the highest number of votes, except as hereinafter provided, shall be elected, a tie to be decided by lot. The Board of Directors may fill vacancies in the Board of Directors or in the other offices of the Club occurring therein otherwise than by expiration of term.
SECTION 3. Not more than one of the officers and not more than one of the nine Directors shall be elected from the Alumni of any one University or College.
In the event that a candidate for office, who was graduated from the same college
or university as an officer previously elected, receives the highest number of votes for such office, the votes cast for him shall not be considered, but the candidate for such office who has graduated from a different college or university than an officer previously elected, receiving the next highest number of votes for such office, shall be elected thereto. In the election of Directors the same rule shall apply, and the Directors receiving the highest number of votes, being Alumni of different colleges or universities, shall be elected.
SECTION 4. The Board of Directors shall consider and vote upon, separately, by ballot, all candidates for membership who have become eligible, as prescribed in Article VII. Two negative votes shall reject a candidate.
Its proceedings in connection with such election shall be secret and confidential. No member of such Board shall propose or second a candidate for membership.
SECTION 5. The Board of Directors shall submit at each annual meeting a general report of the affairs of the Club, which shall be distributed to members five days before the meeting