ARTICLE I - PURPOSE AND NAME Section 1. The name of this Club shall be "Utah Water Ski Club". Section 2. The purpose of the Utah Water Ski Club is to promote the sport of water skiing through group participation, sponsoring exhibitions, shows, tournaments, and associated recreational activities for the mutual benefit of the members; to develop and maintain facilities for water skiing; to stimulate interest in water skiing among non-skiers in the community; and to work for greater safety in water skiing. It is established as a non-profit organization.
ARTICLE II - MEMBERSHIP Section1. Membership in the Utah Water Ski Club
shall be open to all individuals within the state of Utah who are
interested in water skiing. Section 2. Application for membership in the
Club shall be made in the manner prescribed by the Board. The
membership application shall contain an agreement to abide by the
by-laws of the Club. An application for membership will need a favorable
vote of the majority of the Board before the applicant shall become a
member of the Club. Section 3. A member may resign from the Club at any
time upon notice in writing addressed to the membership person. Section
4. Membership in the Club may be terminated for non-payment of dues by
action of the Board. Termination of the membership of any member shall
not release the said member from the obligation to pay all dues owed to
the end of the period of the membership. Membership may also be
terminated for any reason by a three-quarter vote of all the members of
ARTICLE III - MANAGEMENT Section 1. The management of the Club shall be vested in the Board.
ARTICLE IV - BOARD The Board shall consist of the President, VP
Membership, VP Treasurer, VP Web Site, VP Equipment, Equipment Manager
1, and Equipment Manager 2. Section 2. All members of the Board shall
hold office for one year or until their successors are duly elected and
qualified. Five members of the Board shall constitute a quorum at any
Board meeting. Section 3. The board may employ whatever personnel they
deem necessary and for which funds are available, to aid in the
management of the Club. Section 4. Regular meetings of the Board shall
be held quarterly at a time and place designated by the president.
Section 5. Special meetings of the Board may be called by the President,
notice of which shall be given in sufficient time to permit members to
be present, taking into consideration the availability of transportation
and other contributing factors. Section 6. The President shall preside
at all meetings of the Club, shall appoint all committees and shall
carry on those other responsibilities assigned to him by these By-laws
and by the Board. Section 7. During the absence or temporary incapacity
of the President, the VP of Membership shall perform the duties and have
the powers of the President. Section 8. The VP Treasurer shall keep all
the records and accounts of the Club and have charge of its funds. He
or she shall keep all funds in a bank approved by the board and in the
name of the Club, subject to withdrawal by checks signed in such manner
as may from time to time by approved by the Board. He or she shall
disburse the funds of the Club under the direction of the Board. An
annual audit shall be prepared and submitted to the Club. Section 9.
Vacancies in any elective office may be filled by the members at any
meeting of the Club at which a quorum is present. The successor chosen
shall serve for the un-expired term of his predecessor. Section 10. The
duties left by vacancy in any elective office shall be assumed by the
ARTICLE V - FISCAL YEAR Section 1. The fiscal year of the Club shall
commence on the first day of December and end the last day of November.
ARTICLE VI - BUDGET Section 1. The VP Treasurer shall submit to the
members at their annual meeting a proposed budget of expenditures
covering the total anticipated expenditures for the new fiscal year.
This budget shall be considered and approved with or without revisions.
It may be reviewed and is subject to revision at any regular meeting of
the members thereafter. The officers and/or Board and/or any paid
employee of the Club shall not obligate the Club in excess of the
approved budget or otherwise than according to the approved budget.
ARTICLE VII - DUES Section 1. The dues of each member of the Club and
the method of payment thereof shall be determined at each annual
ARTICLE VIII - MEETINGS Section 1. The annual meeting of the members of
the Club shall be held before March 10th. Section 2. Regular meetings of
the members of the Club shall be held when considered necessary by the
Board. Members can suggest or propose a meeting to the Board for
approval at any time. Section 3. Written notices of the place, day and
hour of the annual and of all regular meetings of the members shall be
prepared and distributed to the members by the President. Section 4.
Special meetings of members of the Club may be called by the President
or by any five members upon giving three days written notice, which
notice shall state the place, day, hour and purpose of the meeting.
Section 5. Each meeting of members shall be held at the place, day and
hour designated in the notice. Section 6. A majority of the members
shall constitute a quorum. Any action taken at a regular or special
meeting shall require a majority vote of those present.
ARTICLE IX - AMENDMENTS Section 1. These by-laws may be amended at any
meeting of the Club by a majority vote of the members attending such
meeting, providing a notice of such proposed amendment or amendments
shall have been mailed to each member with notice of the meeting at
which the amendment or amendments are to be considered.