- The Executive Committee may, by resolution or
resolutions, passed by a majority of the whole board, or the
Vice-President, upon whose authority conferred by the Executive Committee to
designate and appoint such committee or committees on any subject within
the powers of the Association; such committee or committees to have such
powers; to exercise such duties or to perform such services as may be
prescribed; Such committee or
committees shall have such names as may be started in these By-Laws, or as
may be determined from time to time, by resolution adopted by the Executive
- Each committee shall keep regular minutes of their
proceedings and report the same to the Executive Committee when required.
Annual and Biennial Meetings of Members
- There shall be an annual meeting of the regular
members of this Association to be held in the City of Los
Angeles, County of Los Angeles, State of California, in October or November of
each year for the purpose of raising money for the Scholarship Fund.
No change of the
time or place for an annual meeting of regular members of this Association
shall be made within thirty (30) days prior to the date set for the next annual
meeting of said members.
of the regular members of this Association may be called by the President or
any two members of the Executive
Committee from time to time, and shall be held at such place as the Executive
Committee may, from time to time, determine and may call from this Association
for the election of officers, in the event, for any reason, vacancies shall
occur in the board
Notice of the
calls for any annual or special meeting of the regular member of this
Association shall be given by the Secretary, or such other officer as the
Executive Committee may, from time to time, determine, to each regular member
not less than five (5) days prior to the date of the holding of such meeting,
whether annual or special.
- There may be annual meeting of all members of this
Association, whether regular or otherwise, at which meeting action may be
taken, as the Executive Committee of this Association may determine
necessary, advisable or useful except however, no election of directors of
this Association shall occur at such meetings.
will be held annually, with nominations for offices during the months of February and March.
elected annually are Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. In alternating years, a President-Elect is
elected one year before the President’s term is over, and the following year,
the President assumes the role of Past President.
Ballots will be
mailed to the membership in April. A
person must have been a member for at least 30 days to be eligible to vote.
The Ballots will
be returned in May.
Election results will be announced
at the annual June Banquet and the newly elected officers take over July 1st.
Termination of Membership
All regular membership shall be
based on yearly dues.
Liability of Members
of this Association, either regular or otherwise, shall be personally or
otherwise liable of these debts, liabilities and/or obligation of this Association.
Associate, Honorary, Sustaining, or other members
The Executive Committee shall
have powers to admit by invitation as associate, honorary, sustaining or other
members of this Association and for such period as they may elect, such person
of prominence or note, as it may think proper, or such person that may refer to
this Association any single benefit or service which it may wish to recognize
in this manner and to renew such invitations at its discretion. Such members shall enjoy such privileges and
benefits as may be determined by the Executive Committee and expect that they
shall not vote or hold office.
This Association may accept
gifts, legacies, donations and/or contributions and in any amount and any form,
from time to time, upon such terms and conditions as may be decided as
necessary by the Executive Committee.
Certificates of Memberships
- Certificates of Memberships. – Certificates of
memberships/membership cards numbered and signed by the President or the
Secretary or such other officer as may be designated by the Executive
Committee shall be issued to each member certifying the class of
membership held by him or it in the Association.
- Lost certificates. – A new certificate of membership/membership
card may be issued in the place of any certificate previously issued by
the Association, alleged to have been lost or destroyed, may be replaced
at the Executive Committee’s discretion.
- Corporate seal.—The corporate seal of the Association
shall be in such form as the Executive Committee shall determine and shall
contain the name of the Association, the date and state of its creation
and such other matters as the Executive Committee at their discretion may
determine. Same seal may used by
causing it or a facsimile thereof to be impressed, affixed, reproduced or
- Principal office. – The principal office shall be
established and maintained in the City of Los Angeles,
County of Los
Angeles, State of California.
- Other officers. — Other offices of the Association
may be established by such places as the Executive Committee may, from
time to time, designate or the business of the Association may require.
- Checks, drafts, notices.—All checks, drafts or other
orders for the payment of money, notes or other evidence indebtedness
issued in the name of the Association for all debits of the Association
shall be signed by the President and countersigned by the Secretary or the
Treasurer or by such officers or from time to time be determined by the Executive
- Notice or waivers. – Whenever any notice is required
by these By-Laws to be given, personal notice is not meant unless
expressly sole stated; and any notice so requires shall be deemed to be
sufficient if given by depositing the same in a post office box in a
sealed post paid wrapper, addressed to the person entitled thereto at his
last known post office address, and such notice shall be deemed to have
been given on the day of such mailing.
Any notice required to be given under these Bylaws may be waived by
the person entitled thereto.
Members not entitled to vote shall not be entitled to receive
notice of any meetings except as otherwise by statute.
- Assent to meeting.
– Any action of the majority of the Executive Committee of this Association,
although not at a regularly called meeting and the record thereof assented
to in writing by all of the other members of the board, shall always be as
valid and effective in all respects as if passed by the board at a regular
- The fiscal year shall be for the twelve month period
beginning on the first day of July and ending on the last day of June each
- At the close of the fiscal year there shall be an
annual audit made by a Certified Accountant.
These revised By-Laws were
adopted by unanimous vote of the dues-paying members at a meeting at Hamilton High School on March 14, 2006.
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