Victoria High School Alumni Association

Bylaws

Article I.

            The name of this organization shall be the Victoria High School Alumni

            Association.  

 Article II.

            The goals of this organization shall be to provide activities for the alumni        

            of Victoria High School, to promote and sponsor activities and

programs that will entice future alumni to become paid members of the

association, and to provide scholarships.

Article III. 

            Section 1:  The members of this organization shall be limited to graduates

                        of Victoria High School, anyone who has attended Victoria High

                        School, as well as individuals who are eligible to be associate members.

                        Associate members the following: current and former school

                        board members; all school district employees, spouses of deceased alumni;

                        and members of the holy order.

           Section 2:  Membership year shall be from homecoming to homecoming.

           Section 3:  Membership dues shall be determined by the Board of Directors

                       at the first meeting after homecoming. Dues are payable per person per year.

           Section 4:  Honorary members shall be graduates or non-graduates of

                        fifty years or more.  This membership shall be free.

           Section 5:  All board and committee members shall be paid members of

                        the association. Monitoring and compliance of section to be handled

                        at the discretion of the President.

            Section 6:  Graduating seniors shall have one year free membership.

 Article IV.

            Section 1:  The Board of Directors of this association shall consist of at least

                       nine and no more than fifteen members.

             Section 2:  The election of board positions shall be made at the first meeting

                       after homecoming.

            Section 3:  In the event of a vacancy of a board position, The Board of

                        Directors shall appoint a replacement.

            Section 4:  To remain a member of The Board of Directors, a member will be allowed to

                        miss no more than three meetings throughout the year.

            Section 5:  Any board or committee member found to be negligent in their duty may be

                        removed from their position by a 2/3 vote of the Alumni Board of Directors.

 

 Article V.

            Section 1:  The officers of this association shall be president, vice-

                        president, secretary, and treasurer. These officers shall be elected from

                        and by the Board of Directors at the first meeting after homecoming.

            Section 2:  The powers and duties of the president shall be to conduct all

                        meetings.  This officer shall oversee or designate duties necessary to carry

                        out any scheduled activities.

            Section 3:  The power and duties of the vice-president shall be to fulfill  the duties of the

                        president in his/her absence.          

            Section 4:  The power and duties of the secretary shall be to maintain an

                        accurate set of minutes for all the association meetings.

            Section 5:  The power and duties of the treasurer shall be to maintain

                        accurate financial records.

            Section 6:  The executive board shall consist of the president, vice-

                        president, secretary, and treasurer.

Article VI.

            Section 1:  The membership committee shall be composed of the board of      

                        directors and at least three members appointed by the board of

                        directors.  The duties of this committee shall be to maintain

                        accurate records of member information which includes adequate

                        data backup and privacy safeguards.

            Section 2:  The newsletter committee shall be composed of the board

                        directors and at least three members appointed by the board of

                        directors.  The duties of this committee shall be to publish a

                        newsletter for the paid members in the spring of the year and to

                        publish a newsletter for all paid and potential members in the fall of the year.

Section 3:  The scholarship committee shall be composed of up to seven

                        members appointed by the board of directors.  The duties of this

                        committee shall be to select scholarship recipients from the

                        applicants received in the spring of each year through the support of

                        the acting advisor or VHS.  The number and value of

                        scholarships awarded each year shall be determined by the board

                        of directors. 

            Section 4:  The entertainment committee shall be composed of the board

                        of directors and other members appointed by the board

of directors.  The duties of this committee shall be to plan all entertainment events.

            Section 5: Special committees shall be appointed by the board of

                        directors or the president and vice-president as deemed necessary.

Section 6:  A board member shall act as the liaison between a committee

                        and the board of directors if a committee member is not already a

                        board member.

 Article VII.

            These bylaws may be amended at any board of director meeting by a

            majority rule.

*Revised January 2019

 



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