Updated ASC Bylaws

Attached please find a link to the new Bylaws to the club.  These Bylaws were approved by the Board.  Members are encouraged to read them to become familiar with how their club operates.  The following is simplified overview of the changes that were made:

https://airfieldshootingclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bylaws-Final-2020718.pdf

Administrative Clean Up

  • Cleaned up the way Board, BOD, etc was used.  Made it consistent
  • Cleaned up the way by-laws, bylaws etc was used.  Made it consistent
  • Cleaned up how the 4-H Conference Center was referred to
  • Updated format of the document – added a TOC.

ARTICLE III

  • Added that new members had to take the oath verbally.

Article IV – Membership – Section 1 – Classes of Memberships

  • Cleaned up the formatting of the membership and added a short sentence to introduce the special membership section
  • Added a section called good standing because it was not defined

Article IV – Membership – Section 2 – Duties and Entitlements

  • Adding serving on an ASC committee to community service

Article IV- Membership – Section 3 – Application for Membership

  • Added the sex offender database scrub as required by the 4-H Conference Center

Article IV – Membership – Section 4 – Membership Limit

  • Rewrote to clarify the intent of the section

Article V – Guests

  • Section was rewritten.  Rule based items were moved to the Rules Document.

Article VI – Facilities

  • Section was rewritten.  Rule based items were moved to the Rules Document.

Article VI- Section 4 – Commercial Activity

  • Added to provide clarity for members on use

Article VII – Dues, other Financial Matter & Renewals – Section 1-3

  • Rewrote entire section to provide clarity of dates and procedures
  • Added definition of FY

Article VII – Dues, other Financial Matter & Renewals – Section 4 – Fixed Budget Items

  • Budget lines were clarified and amounts added

Article VII – Dues, other Financial Matter & Renewals – Section 5 – Annual Audit

  • Relocated this to here which was buried in other verbiage.

Article VIII – Expulsion, Suspension and Fines – Section 4 – Appeals

  • Added verbiage allowing a member to obtain a special meeting in a timely manner.

Article IX Meetings – Section 1 – Membership Meetings

  • Removed requirement for Regular meetings.  Made it discretionary.

Article X – Board – Section 1 – Essential Members

  • Retitled this section so “essential Members” could be used later on.
  • Eliminated the quorum requirement for general elections.
  • Modified the quorum requirement for general membership to make it easier to obtain a quorum.

Article X – Board – Section 7 – Abandonment of Office

  • Changed “may” to will.

Article XII – Duties of Directors – Section 6 – Chief Instructor

  • Added function of range rental coordination and made responsible for all instruction at club.

Article XII – Duties of Directors – Section 7 – Executive Officer

  • Added lead abatement function

Article XIV – Committees

  • Removed committees we don’t use.  Still allow President to create any they choose.
  • Changed recommended chairpersons

Article XV – Emergency Operations

  • Added section in its entirety.

Article XVII – Dissolution of Club Assets

  • Added back in.  Some reason verbiage was missing from most recent version

https://airfieldshootingclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bylaws-Final-2020718.pdf

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