Student Orgs

Investment Club

Student Organization Name
Investment Club
Type
Academic / Honorary
Statement Of Purpose/ Mission
The objectives of this investment club are threefold: 1) To educate members about investing in securities, 2) To undertake securities transactions with the intent to fund scholarships, and 3) To provide a social bond between members and the Gustavus community.
Constitution
GUSTAVUS INVESTMENT CLUB CONSTITUTION Purpose of Gustavus Investment Club The objectives of this investment club are threefold: 1) To educate members about investing in securities, 2) To undertake securities transactions with the intent to fund scholarships, and 3) To provide a social bond between members and the Gustavus community. Club Membership Membership is open to any student or staff member of Gustavus. Attendance at meetings is encouraged for all interested parties, regardless of experience. Club members will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, veteran status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status due to the receipt of public assistance. Club members may be removed from the organization for i. Violation of the discrimination policy. ii. Violation of the alcohol/drug policy. Members who have been removed for violation of either the discrimination policy or the alcohol/drug policy shall be denied membership of at least one (1) full year, and shall be readmitted pending approval by 2/3 of the membership. All re-admittance votes shall be conducted by secret ballot. Election and voting procedure for the organization All investing decisions and elections held at regular meetings shall be made using a simple plurality of all members present. Proxy voting is an available for members who cannot be in attendance Elections of officers will take place at the second to last meeting of each semester. Newly elected officers shall begin their period of leadership immediately after the last meeting for the current semester. Club members seeking office should be nominated by fellow members in good standing. Officers shall be elected by secret ballot. Officers of the organization Officers: The officers of the club must be active members and shall consist of the following: President: The duties of the President are to set meeting dates and locations, appoint committees, preside over meetings, inform the advisor of investment decisions and see that resolutions passed by the club are carried out. In the absence of the President, either Vice-President may carry out the duties of this position. In the absence of both the President and the Vice-Presidents, any other officer or member of the club as directed by the club advisor may perform the duties of the President. Vice-President of Education: The duties of the Vice-President of Education are to coordinate the presentation of an educational topic related to the investment/business world at the regular meeting of partners. This may be done by appointment of committee by the Vice-President or by any other means seen fit by the VP. The VP also serves in a backup capacity to the President. Vice-President of Operations: The duties of the Vice-President of Operations are to manage the physical and electronic documents used by the club and to coordinate small groups, member partnerships, and workshops. Secretary: The duties of the Secretary are to keep a record of the actions authorized by the club, notify members of meetings, undertake such other duties and activities as are incident to the office of secretary, and perform such other duties as may by assigned from time to time by the President or advisor. Amendments. Any or all of the above by-laws may be amended through a 2/3 vote of club members. The vote may be either a show of hands or secret ballot. Amendment proposals must be typed and distributed to club members one meeting prior to the vote on the amendment. This constitution shall go into effect immediately, once ratified by the 2/3 of the club membership. Revised October 1, 2012
Affiliations
None
Application Type
apply
Website
https://sites.google.com/a/gustavus.edu/gustavus-adolphus-college-investment-club/
Website
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Q95eh1O8m0Cl2IoeGK-czdx1ArSJRDDzbrVY56FgXk0/edit?usp=sharing
Members
RoleOrganization TitleFull NameE-mail
AdvisorAdvisorKathy Lund Deanlunddean@gustavus.edu
PresidentDerek Schmitzdschmitz@gustavus.edu
Vice PresidentCarl Nesscness@gustavus.edu
Risk ManagerJoseph Breenjbreen@gustavus.edu
SecretaryGeoff Dierenfeldtgdierenf@gustavus.edu
TreasurerAaron O'Neillaoneill@gustavus.edu
MemberMitchell Hornermhorner@gustavus.edu
MemberMatt Meyermmeyer3@gustavus.edu

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