ARTICLE I MEMBERSHIP
Application for membership will be considered by the membership after the
following has been met:
The applicant has a Registered CFA cattery.
The applicant has been recommended by a member in good standing.
The applicant has attended three regular meetings.
The applicant has filled out an Application for
After three attended meetings, the applicant will not attend the next
regularly scheduled meetings. The Application for Membership form will be
read and discussed by those members present. The vote will be conducted by
written ballot. Two thirds (2/3) of those voting members present must vote
"YES" for the applicant to become a member. Dues must be paid on or before
the next regular meeting or the application will become void.
ARTICLE II MEETINGS
Section 1 Regular meetings shall be held on the first Tuesday of
each month, unless changed by the President. Each member must be notified of
Section 2 Annual meeting for the election of Officers shall be
held on the regularly meeting day in January.
Section 3 Special meetings may be called at any time by the
President and shall be called at the written request of three or more
Section 4 Fifty percent of the members, two of which must be
Officers, shall constitute a quorum for transaction of business.
Section 5 Members must attend fifty percent of the meetings to be
a voting member. Any member who does not attend a minimum of fifty percent
of the meetings shall be an associate member with no voting rights. When
fifty percent of the meetings in the prior year, have been attended, voting
rights will be re-instated.
ARTICLE III ELECTIONS
Section 1 The Officers and Board of Directors shall be elected at
the Annual Meeting by written ballot, and shall serve for one year. Elected
Officers shall take office at the next regularly scheduled meeting.
Section 2 The delegate to the CFA Annual meetings shall be elected
at the regular meeting in April. No club funds shall be paid for
transportation, housing or food to the delegate. The club will pay the
Delegate Registration fee.
Section 3 A vacancy occurring in any officer (other than
President) shall be filled by a special election. The office of President
will be filled by the Vice President.
ARTICLE IV OFFICERS
The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer, shall preside at all
meetings, and perform all duties consistent with the office. He/she shall be
a member Ex-Officio of all committees, and shall appoint such special
committees as shall be necessary.
The Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in his/her
The Secretary shall be the recording and corresponding officer, shall
keep a record of all meetings, shall keep a roll of members with addresses,
shall inform applicants of election to membership.
The Treasurer shall have custody of all monies of the club, shall open a
bank account in the name of the club, and shall keep book accounts of
receipts and expenditures, rendering a report at the monthly meeting.
ARTICLE V DISCIPLINE
The Board of Directors shall have power, by a 2/3 vote, to reprimand,
suspend, or expel from membership any person, who, after a fair hearing of
both accuser and accused, shall be found guilty of violating a rule of the
club, or of a fraudulent, dishonest act, or of conduct detrimental to the
interests of the club or the fancy at large. Charges against any person must
be made in writing and sent to the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE VI AMENDMENTS
These By Laws may be amended as provided in the Constitution.