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 to the Constitution and shall permit it to be
consulted by members, upon request.
Full membership is open to all licensed radio amateurs.
Associate membership is open to those actively engaged in a class leading to an amateur radio license and all other
Full membership includes all club privileges as well as rights to hold a club office and to vote for club officers.
Associate membership includes all club privileges except for the right to hold office and vote for club officers.
Family membership consists of a “Family Primary” member who is a full member who pays the dues of a Full
member and has all the rights and privileges of a full member. A “Family Secondary” member pays one half (50%) of
the primary dues and has all the rights and privileges of a full member.
Applications for membership shall be submitted at regular meetings.
Regular meetings shall be held once during each calendar month in a previously announced and publicly accessible
location. Special meetings may be called by the President upon written request of any club members. Notices shall be sent
to members concerning special meetings and the business to be transacted. Only such business as designated shall be
transacted during the special meeting. Such notices shall be sent so that they arrive not less than 24 hours before the
meeting, either by e-mail or telephone.
4. Dues, Fees and assessments
Annual dues are $15.00 per member, and are hereby assessed in accordance with the provisions of Article V of the
Constitution for the purpose of providing funds for expenses.
If a new member joins after the 6th month of the club’s fiscal year, the dues will be one half of the yearly membership
fee to cover the last half of the year..
Membership dues are payable in January of each year.
Any member whose dues are not paid by February 28 will be considered inactive and removed from the membership
roster. Inactive members have no voting privileges.
Early termination of membership will not constitute a refund of dues paid.
Officer elections will be held annually at the regular June meeting. Officers will assume their elected positions on the first
day of July.
Voting will be done using paper ballots.
Immediately after voting, the ballots will be counted openly in front of the membership, by the club officers.
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.
Committees may be established, from time to time, as issues arise.
Committee formation may be recommended by either the members of the club or by the officers.
The President will select committee members based on the members’ abilities, knowledge and skills.
When the original purpose of a committee has been satisfied the committee will be disbanded.
Members may serve on more than one committee at a time.
Participation on committees, if needed, is encouraged.