Sociology Club Constitution

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7520

Em:

Cindy West, Chair


Sociology Club Constitution

ARTICLE I

 

The name of the organization shall be called the Sociology Club of the University of Tennessee Martin.

 

ARTICLE II

 

The purpose of the Sociology Club shall be to promote dialog between Sociology majors, minors, Anthropology minors and those interested in sociology.

 

ARTICLE III

 

Membership

All regularly enrolled students who are Sociology majors or minors, Anthropology minors or those who are interested in Sociological matters.

 

ARTICLE IV

 

Officers and Duties

Section 1. The Sociology Club shall elect the following officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Section 2. The specific duties of the officers shall be:

             

President

Shall preside over all meetings

  • Shall call all special meetings and decide on all points of order
  • Shall appoint all officers and committees not otherwise provided for in this constitution.

 

Vice President

Shall assume responsibilities of the President in his/her absence.

  • Shall serve as Chairman of major committees

 

Treasurer

 Shall collect and hold money, notes, and securities belonging to the Club

  • Shall keep an accurate account of all dues, receipts and expenditures
  • Shall pay out money on approval of the club. At the close of the term of office shall turn over the books, files and other property entrusted to him/her for safekeeping, together with all the money, notes and security after the same have been audited by a specially appointed committee, to the duly elected or appointed successor.

Secretary

  • The Secretary shall keep an accurate record of the proceedings of all meetings of the club which shall be transcribed in a digital file and made available to members.
  • Shall conduct such correspondence, records and reports.

 

ARTICLE V

 

Meetings

  • Regular meetings shall be held monthly, during the regular semester of the University of Tennessee Martin
  • Special meetings may be called at any time by the President
  • Two-thirds of all of the active members constitute a quorum
  • On all questions of procedure, Robert’s Rules of Order shall be the guide except where conflicting with these bylaws.

 

ARTICLE VI

 

Dues

Assessment of dues and frequency of payment shall be determined by the active members.

 

ARTICLE VII

 

Faculty Sponsors

A faculty sponsor shall volunteer each new academic year.

 

ARTICLE VIII

 

Nondiscrimination

The Sociology Club shall not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status.

 

ARTICLE IX

 

Dissolution

In the event that this organization becomes inactive or defunct, all money in the treasury will be given to the Sociology Department fund.

 

ARTICLE X

 

Time and Method of Election

Elections are to be held in the Spring of each academic year to elect officers for the next academic year.

 

ARTICLE XI

 

Vacancy

In the event of a vacancy in any of the offices, an election will be held by the next scheduled meeting to select a replacement.

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Department of Behavioral Sciences

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7520

Em:

Cindy West, Chair