Student Orgs

Fit & Lit

Statement Of Purpose/ Mission
Promoting community health by organizing campus-wide fitness events to advocate overall well-being.
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The name of this organization shall be “Fit & Lit”. It is a student organization at Gustavus

Adolphus College (GAC). This organization’s purpose will create a movement of health and well-

being amongst the student-body on GAC’s campus, while promoting community and fellowship.

ARTICLE II – Objectives

The objectives of this organization are:

1) To advocate exercise and fitness

2) To provide communion amongst students and faculty

3) To represent student needs and wants in regards to over health and well-being

4) To provide an opportunity for innovative lifestyle adjustments

ARTICLE III – Membership

1) Members and officers must be enrolled students at Gustavus Adolphus College.

2) Non-students may act as associate members, but may not vote or hold office.

ARTICLE IV – Officers

1) Election of Officers

a) The officers of this organization are advisor, president, vice president, secretary,

treasurer and risk manager.

b) Officers will be elected by written ballot, with each active member casting a vote. A

majority of votes will constitute a victory.

c) Election of officers will take place during the 3rd week of the fall semester.

d) Officers will assume office for the period of one year

2) Recall of Officers

a) Officers are subject to recall for malfeasance in office. Malfeasance shall be defined as:

1. An inability to perform the requirements of office

2. Willfully disobeying GAC Rules and Regulations governing student


3. Breaching the Student Code of Conduct

4. Mismanaging club funds

b) Recall procedures will be initiated at the request of five active members.

c) A hearing will be conducted at a regular meeting for the presentation of evidence from all

concerned parties

1) Those requesting a recall of officer(s) shall be given 20 minutes to present their case

2) Those officers being recalled will have five (5) minutes to question their accusers

3) Those officers being recalled will have 20 minutes to rebut the charges presented

against them

4) The club will then have five (5) minutes to question those being recalled

d) A two-thirds majority of those active members voting in a recall at the end of the hearing is

necessary to remove any office.

ARTICLE V – Voting

1) This constitution and by-laws may be amended by a 2/3-majority vote of those voting, a

quorum being present.

2) Voting on amendments must be conducted after a minimum notice of 2 weeks.

ARTICLE VI – Not-for- profit Statement

-This is not-for- profit organization.

ARTICLE VII – Statement of Non-discrimination

-This organization shall not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation,

gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or

veteran status. This policy will include, but not limited to recruiting, membership, organization

activities, or opportunities to hold office. (As exempted by Federal law, Social Greek

organizations may omit “gender”)

ARTICLE VIII – Financial Obligation

-A majority of voting members of this organization may determine reasonable dues and fees

assessed to each member at the beginning of each semester.

-A specific member or members, designated by this organization shall be responsible for

payment in full of all debts accumulated by the organization not covered by funds on deposit.

ARTICLE IX – Statement of Non-Hazing

-This organization will not conspire to engage in hazing, or commit any act that causes or is

likely to cause bodily danger, physical harm, or personal degradation or disgrace resulting in

physical or mental harm to any fellow student or person attending the institution.

ARTICLE X – Statement of Compliance with Campus Regulations

-This organization shall comply with all university and campus policies and regulations and local,

state, and federal laws.3

Application Type
register with leadership in order to become a member
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Vice PresidentDaiVon
Risk ManagerMcKenzie
Memberbig baller