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TLCUG BY-LAWS

1. Article I - Official Name 

2. Article II - Purpose 

3. Article III - Membership Information 

4. Article IV - Meetings of Group Members 

5. Article V - Elected Officers 

6. Article VI - Board of Directors 

7. Article VII - Checks, and Deposits 

8. Article VIII - Amendments 

9. Article IX - Assets 

  

ARTICLE I - NAME 

  • The name of this group shall be TWIN LAKES COMPUTER USERS GROUP, hereafter referred to as "TLCUG." 

ARTICLE II- PURPOSE 

  • The TLCUG is a non-profit, non-discriminatory, educational organization, which      provides its members the opportunity to increase their understanding of      PC’s through the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience and through informal      education in computer applications, hardware and software technologies.

ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIP 

  • Membership in the TLCUG shall not be denied to anyone based upon race, creed, sex, or religion.  Membership in this organization is open to anyone interested in computers. Ownership of a computer is not a prerequisite for membership. 
  • The Board of Directors shall propose changes to annual dues for membership, with simple majority approval of those present and voting at the Board of Directors meeting at which the dues proposal is presented.  The change will then be presented to the membership for approval.

ARTICLE IV - MEETINGS OF TLCUG MEMBERS 

  • TLCUG shall meet once each month with proper notice of time, date and place as determined by the Board of Directors.
  • VOTING:  Each member is entitled to cast one vote on issues requiring membership approval.

ARTICLE V – Officers and Board of Directors

  • ELECTION AND TERM OF OFFICE:  The Offic· GENERAL POWERS:  The business and affairs of the user group shall be managed by The Board of Directors, which may adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of the meetings and the management of TLCUG, as they may deem proper. 
  • FORMAT: The TLCUG Board of Directors shall consist of four officers (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) and a minimum of four position specific Directors as determined by the Board of Directors.ers of TLCUG shall be elected for a term of one year at the November membership meeting by a simple majority of those present and voting.  
  • PRESIDENT: Serves as overall representative of TLCUG to the public. The President shall be the principal executive officer of the user group and, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, shall supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the user group.  
  • VICE PRESIDENT: In the absence of the President, shall perform the duties of the President. 
  • SECRETARY: The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the general meetings and Board meetings. 
  • TREASURER: The Treasurer shall have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds of the TLCUG. The Treasurer shall provide Financial Reports of the TLCUG to the Board of Directors.
  • DIRECTORS:A minimum of four Directors-See Standing Rules for specific titles.

ARTICLE VII - CHECKS, AND DEPOSITS 

  • CHECKS:  The Treasurer, President and Vice President are authorized to sign TLCUG checks. 
  • DEPOSITS:  All funds of the user group shall be deposited to the credit of the user group in such banks as the Board of Directors may select. 
  • EXPENDITURES:  All expenditures are to be paid by check.

ARTICLE VIII - AMENDMENTS 

  • These bylaws may be altered, amended, or  repealed, and new bylaws or addendums may be adopted by a simple majority      of the members of the TLCUG that are present and entitled to vote, at any      TLCUG meeting.  But only after      review and recommendations by the Board of Directors, and when the      proposed amendment/addendum has been published and the Membership notified      of such meeting. 

ARTICLES IX - GROUP ASSETS: 

  • The Board of Directors shall have control of all assets. 
  • Should the TLCUG become defunct or dissolved and/or is no longer an organization, all assets and monies shall be given to an agreed to Charity(s) as determined by the most recent Board of Directors.



Approved by the Membership May 1st 2014                           Revised: September, 2019


Secretary SUE SEILS

   

President TOM M. TELFORD


Vice President  W. HART ROWLAND