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Article I Name- The name of this organization is District 7300 Rotaract Club, Carnegie Mellon University Chapter

Article II Purpose- The purpose of this organization is to network together Carnegie Mellon University students, faculties, and community business leaders of Rotary International, a worldwide service organization, to better the community and the world through Rotaract affiliated and club initiated projects.

Article III Membership- Anyone, between the ages of 18 to 30 is permitted to join this organization, as according to the statement of Assurance by the University without any sort of discrimination.

Article IV Offices- There will be a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, a Treasurer. The President could appoint special committees as he sees fit. Since there can not be an election until the organization is formed, the first year officers will be the founders. Any officer could be impeached by a two-thirds majority vote of club members. There will be an election held every year following the founding year in which the members will elect officers by anonymous vote.

Article V Duties- The officers of this organization will be in charge of networking students, faculties, and Rotary members, and constructing the foundation of the organization in its infant stages. According to the Rotaract by-laws, the duties of the officers are as follows:

The president shall preside at all regular and special meetings of the club and the board of directors. He/She shall, with the approval of the board, appoint all standing and special committees and, in the event of a vacancy in the board of directors, shall, with the approval of the board fill that vacancy by appointment until the next regular election of the club. He/She be an ex officio member of the all committees. He/She shall maintain communication with the sponsor club and the district Rotaract representative to ensure they are continually informed of all actions taken by the club.

Vice President
The vice-president shall succeed to the office of president in the event or removal of the latter for whatever cause, and, in the absence of the president, shall preside at all meetings of the club and the board.

The secretary shall maintain all club records. He/She shall keep minutes of all meetings of the club and board of directors, and provide copies of such to the chairman of the sponsor Rotary club's Rotaract committee.

The treasurer shall have custody of all club funds, maintaining all necessary records and depositing all such funds in a bank approved by the board of directors. He shall report on the club's financial status at each meeting of the club and shall hold all records available for inspection by any club member. All disbursements shall be by check and with the signature of two authorized officers. Prior to 1 March each year the treasurer shall submit the equivalent of US$20 to the district Rotaract representative.

Article VI Amendments- The constitution of this organization is subject to revisal upon the vote of all members except for Articles II, III, IV, VI, and
VII. Any Articles may be added upon vote.

Article VII Goals- This club as long as it exists shall pursue the goal of becoming a successful service organization at Carnegie Mellon University.


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