No Name Bass Club

Constitution 

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ARTICLE I

                                                    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.

ARTICLE II

                                                   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 show of hands.

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 $30.00 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.

 

ARTICLE III

 

                                OFFICERS:  ELECTION, DUTIES & ELIGIBILITY 

 

Section 1:        The officers of the Club shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Tournament Director. 

Section 2:        The election of the officers shall be held annually at the December meeting.  Election shall be by majority of members present.  Nominations will be  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.

ARTICLE IIII

 

                                                    ADVISORY BOARD

 

Section 1:        The Advisory Board shall consist of Club officers, (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Tournament Director). 

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.

  

ARTICLE V

                                                                POLICIES 

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.

 

ARTICLE VI

 

                                   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 show of hands.