Student Orgs

Women's Ultimate Frisbee

Student Organization Name
Women's Ultimate Frisbee
Sports and Recreation
Statement Of Purpose/ Mission
A sports team open to any (female) individual wishing to participate in the team sport of Ultimate Frisbee.
ARTICLE I: NAME The name of this organization shall be Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, team name: Outskirtz. ARTICLE II: PURPOSE The purpose of the Outskirtz shall be to facilitate, support, and teach the sport of Ultimate Frisbee to students at Gustavus Adolphus College. ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP Section 1: Membership in this organization is open to all students who identify as female and desire to learn the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Section 2: The following categories of membership exist: Players (inclusive of all team members) Captains (team leaders, authority figures, otherwise known as “Officers”) All categories of membership receive equal treatment Section 3: Members are accepted continually throughout the year as long as they attend at least one practice per month (outside of team meetings). ARTICLE IV: OFFICERS Section 1: The following officer positions shall exist in the Outskirtz: Captains, President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Publicist. All officers must be full-time students in good standing enrolled at Gustavus Adolphus College. The only position that has additional requirements that must be met is the President. They must have been a member of the organization for at least one year before becoming President. If no qualified parties are interested, this requirement may be waived with the majority agreement of the membership present. Section 2: The duties of each office are described as follows: A. President 1. To organize and preside over meetings 2. To function as a spokesperson for the team 3. To continue communication with the Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team 4. To facilitate communication between executive board members 5. To work with the advisor and other members to create yearly goals for the organization 6. To facilitate monthly officer meetings B. Vice President 1. To preside over meetings in the absence of the President 2. To exercise all the functions of the office of the President in the absence of the president 3. To assist the President in the organization club events 4. To assist in the development of yearly organizational goals 5. To attend monthly officer meetings C. Treasurer 1. To maintain the finances of the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team and keep accurate records of all financial matters 2. To coordinate the sales of frisbees, jerseys, and other Ulimate products 3. To coordinate other fund raising efforts 4. To assist in the development of yearly organizational goals 5. To attend monthly officer meetings D. Publicist 1. To be responsible for recruitment of new members including coordinating the tables at Student Organization Fairs 2. To promote and publicize on social media 3. To assist in the development of yearly organizational goals 4. To attend monthly officer meetings Section 3: Candidates for office must be nominated from the membership of the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team around the end of April. They then must present a speech to show their commitment to the organization and discuss what they hope to accomplish if they receive an office. This will be an option for all members of the organization along with the voting date (approximately the beginning of May). All members present on the day of voting who have attended at least one practice a month that semester (outside of meetings) will be eligible to vote. Voting will take place using paper ballots. Candidates will be elected into office if they receive a majority vote. Section 4: The term of office begins at the beginning of June, with the month of May serving as a transition month between old and new officers. The term of office shall last for one calendar year. Any vacancies during the year shall be announced to the membership at the meeting following the vacancy. Nominations shall be taken and voting shall occur at the meeting. If no one is nominated, the President can appoint a member to that position. Section 5: The Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of all members present, may remove on good cause, an executive board member from office. A request for removal from office will be brought to the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team Advisor or President who will then bring the request before the membership at the next scheduled meeting. ARTICLE V: MEETINGS Section 1: Meetings will be held a minimum of once a month during the academic year. The officers will meet at the beginning of each semester to set meeting dates. The President is responsible for informing members of meetings and will set the agenda for the meetings with input from all members and officers. Section 2: Decisions are made by voting- brought to the floor by a motion and a second. A majority shall allow the vote to pass. Section 3: The President or Advisor has the capability of calling special meetings for any matters they feel cannot wait until the next regularly scheduled meeting. Members must be given at least 3 days notice of any special meetings. ARTICLE VI: OFFICERS Section 1: The officers shall be comprised of the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Publicist. Section 2: The officers shall meet once a month to discuss the planning of club events. At the officers’ first meeting of each semester, they shall set the dates for all tournaments, as well as develop organizational goals. ARTICLE VII: FINANCES Section 1: Funds of the organization shall be raised primarily through the annual Thrill on the Hill tournament. Section 2: Upon dissolution of the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, any financial assets will be credited to the Gustavus Student Senate. ARTICLE VIII: BY-LAWS Section 1: By-laws may be established by club members and reviewed each September. Any member in good standing can propose the by-laws. They will be prepared for voting by the officers and submitted to members in writing prior to the meeting where voting is to take place. Section 2: All members in good standing are eligible to vote, but must be present at the meeting to do so. A majority vote is needed to allow the by-law to pass. ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENTS Section 1: All members of the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team that are in good standing may propose Amendments. The proposed amendments will be reviewed by the Executive Board members and submitted to members in writing at least 2 weeks before voting is to take place. Section 2: All members in good standing are eligible to vote, but must be present at the meeting to do so. A two-thirds (2/3) majority is needed to allow the amendment to pass. Section 3: If amendments are passed they take effect at the end of the meeting during which they are passed. Date of Ratification: GAB 2-24-13
USA Ultimate (USAU)--required to be a USAU member to officially play in college tournaments.
Application Type
RoleOrganization TitleFull NameE-mail
Risk ManagerMikhaela
Vice PresidentMarisa
MemberSamantha Hayer

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