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NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1: The name of this group of fishermen shall be the
No Name Bass Club and it shall be a non-profit organization.
Section 2: The main purpose of the No Name Bass Club shall be educational. It shall create an interest in bass fishing and help others learn how to fish for bass. The No Name Bass Club hopes to promote sportsmanship, fellowship, courtesy, conversation and safety.
Section3. The monthly meeting will be the Tuesday before the tournament each month, starting at 7pm at a site designated.
MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
Section 1: NEW applicants for membership may be by written application or sponsor by any club member in good standing The New applicant will be voted upon by secret ballot.
Section 2: TABC Dues shall be twenty dollars ($20) for individual memberships or thirty dollars ($30) for family memberships .Members fishing TABC events are bound by all rules and regulations set forth by TABC. A family member (under the age of 20) fishing club events is exempt from any additional membership fees. All tournament fees, etc still apply. If you buy a family membership any member of your family (under the age of 20) can fish under that membership. They will only have to pay standard tournament fees, big bass pot, etc…In order to participate in a TABC event the family member must be named on the TABC application as a family member fishing. Any un-named family member will not be eligible for a TABC event. NNBC dues are $20.00 per year and are prorated after JUNE 1ST.DUES for the year will be considered delinquent after the February tournament and the member will be dropped from the roster and will have to be voted on to rejoin the Club. Membership shall not exceed one hundred (100).
Section 3: Any member who is convicted of a felony, or whom takes part in any action which would reflect dishonor or disgrace to the Club, will be subject to removal from the membership roster as determined by review of the Advisory Board.
OFFICERS: ELECTION, DUTIES & ELIGIBILITY
Section 1: The officers of the Club shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Tournament Director and three (3) advisors.
Section 2: The election of the officers shall be held annually at the December meeting. Election shall be by majority of members present. Nominations shall be made the last meeting in November and from the floor the night of the election.
Section 3: Duties of the President: The President shall preside at all the meetings and functions of the Club. He shall preside at all meetings of the Advisory Board. He will make decisions on his own if they are for the good of the Club, unless it concerns a violation of Policy, then the Club must vote on the matter and majority rules.
Section 4: Duties of the Vice-President: The Vice President shall, in the absence of the President or at his request, assume all duties of the President. He will also be responsible for the programs at all regular meetings.
Section 5: Duties of the Secretary: The Secretary shall keep records of all Club activities and functions.
Section 6: Duties of the Treasurer: The treasurer shall receive all money for the Club and pay bills incurred by the Club. He shall keep on file all receipts bills, cancelled checks, and make financial reports as indicated.
Section 7: Duties of the Tournament Director: The Tournament Director shall measure questionable fish at weigh-in to ensure that they meet all federal, state, lake and Club rules. The Tournament Director shall collect all tournament monies.
Section 1: The Advisory Board shall consist of five (5) Club officers, (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Tournament Director) and three (3) advisors appointed by the President.
Section 2: All policy amendments will be submitted to the advisory board; they will consider the change and present its decision back to the club for a vote, if the advisory board determines the change be in the best interest of the club. The change will have to pass by two-thirds majority, except at the last meeting when it’s a simple majority.
Section 1: Proposed amendments to policies must be submitted in writing as the need arises. All written changes must be submitted to the Advisory Board.
METHOD OF AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION
Section 1: The Constitution may be amended at any regular meeting after being approved by the advisory board. Amendments can be approved by 2/3 vote of the members voting. At the last meeting of each year the two-thirds will be reduced to a simple majority.
Section 2: Voting will be by secret ballot.