Our purpose is to bring the art of photography to the population of Gustavus. We will create photos and present them to our peers in the club, the Gustavus community, and to the local area by means of photo displays such as galleries, Websites (facebook), and presentations. We will strive to provide opportunities for young photographers here at Gustavus and create an atmosphere of creativity, teamwork, and leadership, as we create/express art in the form of photography.
Article I: Name The name of this organization shall be the Photography Club. Article II: Purpose Our purpose is to bring the art of photography to the population of Gustavus. We will create photos and present them to our peers in the club, the Gustavus community, and to the local area by means of photo displays such as galleries, Websites (facebook), and presentations. We will strive to provide an outlet for young photographers here at Gustavus and create an atmosphere of creativity and teamwork as we create art in the form of photography. Article III. Membership Section I: Any full-time student or faculty may become a member of the organization. Section II: Prospective members may register to be a part of the society at any point in the year. Section III: Continued membership requires attending weekly meetings, unless giving a legitimate reason for absence. Also, members will be expected to attend meetings during a photo shoot. Article VI: Officers Section I: The following position(s) shall exist in the Photography Club: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. All officers must be full-time students in good standing enrolled at Gustavus Adolphus College. Officers are decided by a three-fourths (¾) vote. Section II: Duties of each office are described as follows: A. President I. To organize and preside over meetings. II. To function as a spokesperson for the fan club. III. To work with the advisor and other members to create yearly goals for the organization. B. Vice President I. To preside over meetings in the absence of the President. II. To assist the President in the organization of club events. III. To exercise all the functions of the office of the president in the absence of the president. C. Secretary I. Be responsible for all correspondence for the organization. II. Keep club members informed of upcoming meetings and events. III. To assist in the development of yearly organizational goals. D. Treasurer I. To maintain the finances of the Photography Club and keep accurate records of all financial matters. II. Coordinate fundraising efforts. III. To assist in the development of yearly organizational goals. Section III: The Photography Club, by a three-fourths (¾) vote of all members present, may remove an officer with good cause. A request for removal from office will be brought to the Advisor or President who will bring the request before membership at the next scheduled meeting. Article V: Meetings Section I: Meetings will generally be held weekly, however, if the club is shooting photos, meetings may be held as often as needed for the duration of the shoot, may include daily meetings. Section II: The President or Advisor has the ability to call special meetings for any matter they feel cannot wait until the next regularly scheduled meeting. Members must be given at least three days notice of any special meetings. Article VI: Finances: Section I: Funds of the organization shall be raised primarily through fundraising. Article VII: By-Laws Section I: By-laws may be established by club members and are reviewed at the beginning of every semester. Any member in good standing can propose by-laws. They will be prepared for voting by the officer(s) and then submitted to members in writing, along with a time for the vote. Section II: All members in good standing are eligible to vote, but must be present at the meeting to do so. Article VIII: Amendments: Section I: Any member may propose an amendment to the Constitution. The proposed amendments will be reviewed by the entire club and voted on the following week. Section II: All members in good standing are eligible to vote, but must be present at the meeting to do so. A three-fourths (¾) vote is needed in order for the amendment to pass.
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