Article 1 - Name:
The name of the Organization shall be the Flagler Trump Club.
Article 2 - Purpose:
The purpose of the Organization shall be to support and advance the values and policies of President Donald J Trump. To promote local, state, and federal officials that endorse and govern in accordance with President Trump’s values and policies. To create a grass-roots foundation to seek out and assist local candidates who best reflect these values and policies and support them. To remain the peaceful resistance to the left-leaning policies of the Democrat Party along with others who seek to change the Republic. To defend the U.S, Constitution, Freedom and to Keep America Great.
Article 3 – Members:
Section 1 - Membership shall be open to any citizens interested in promoting the purpose of the Organization.
Section 2 - Membership dues will be set at $30 dollars for an individual and $50 for a couple. Dues may be waived by a vote of the Board of Directors followed by a vote at a General Membership Meeting.
Section 3 - Members in good standing are entitled to all the rights and privileges accorded by the Organization.
Section 4 - Members in good standing shall be those who are paid members, unless such dues have been waived. If any member acts in any fashion to bring discredit and disgrace upon the Organization they may be deemed a member not in good standing, suspended or otherwise removed from the membership. Members deemed not in good standing may be prohibited from meetings and otherwise deprived of the rights and privileges of members in good standing.
Section 5 - The process to declare a member not in good standing or otherwise suspended or removed from Club Membership shall be as follows : The Board of Directors by a majority vote may deem a member not in good standing or otherwise removed or suspended. A member so deemed may appeal to the President and the Secretary in writing giving a full explanation of why they believe such action is wrong and should be rescinded. The President will then present the case to a General Membership Meeting for a vote. Until such action is rescinded, a member not in good standing is prohibited from attending Meetings.
Article 4 - Meetings:
Section 1 - Meetings shall be held on the Third Monday of each Month. The President may call additional meetings or suspend or cancel a meeting for good reason, with the approval of the Board of Directors.
Section 2 - Quorum for membership meetings shall be four members of the Board of Directors and many of the members present at a meeting.
Section 3 - Quorum for a Board of Directors Meeting shall be the President and four elected members of the Board.
Article 5 - The Executive Board:
Section 1 - Shall consist of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, the Three Board of Directors, the Membership Chair, and the Events Chair. The Events and Membership Chair are appointed by the President. The Executive Board shall perform their duties as described by the bylaws.
Section 2 - Executive Boards Power and Duties:
The Executive Board, subject to accountability to the General Membership, shall appoint and fill vacant positions on the Board to fill the remainder of Terms in the event an elected position becomes vacant. A quorum of the Executive Board shall be authorized to spend in an amount not to exceed 2,000 dollars for a single item. Any amount exceeding such figure must be approved by the membership at a General Meeting.
Section 3 - Executive Board Meetings : The President shall call an Executive Board Meeting at least ten times per year. A quorum to conduct business must consist of no less than 4 elected Board members. The President may call for additional meetings at his/her discretion, or upon request from at least 4 elected Board Members. Meeting may be conducted in person or via electronic communications at the discretion of the President. A Board member may not miss more than 4 meetings in the year. Any Board member missing more than 4 meetings , that position shall be deemed vacant and filled in the process already prescribed in these bylaws.
Article 6 - Duties of Officers:
Section 1 - the Duties of the President shall be to conduct meetings. The President shall give a report at the next regular General Membership meetings of the activities of the Board of Directors. The President shall be responsible for enforcing the bylaws of the Organization as well as rules, regulations, and directives. The President shall not vote, except in cases of a tie. The President, along with the Treasurer, is a signatory on all bank accounts. The President shall always act in the best interests of the Organization and Membership.
Section 2 - Duties of the Vice President: To assume the Duties of President in cases where he / she is absent or unable to perform the duties of the office. The Vice President shall perform other duties as assigned by the President.
Section 3 - Duties of the Secretary shall be to maintain books and records of the Organization efficiently. To record the minutes of Regular Meetings and the Meetings of the Board of Directors as accurately as possible. To maintain a record of the Bylaws of the Organization and any date of changes to the Bylaws. To perform additional duties as assigned by the President, including correspondence where required.
Section 4 - The Duties of the Treasurer are to maintain a record of all financial transactions, expenditures, income, and to report to the membership at the Regular Meetings. The Treasurer shall provide information of records as requested by any elected member of the Executive Board, or any member in good standing requesting such information.
Article 7 - Election of Officers:
Section 1 - Procedures:
The election of club officers shall take place every two years on even numbered years for a two-year term of office. The election of the 3 Board of directors shall take place every two years on odd number years. The term of office will be two years.
Section 2 - Elections:
Nomination and voting for Officers shall take place at the December Meeting of the even numbered years.
Nomination and voting for Board of Directors shall take place at the December Meeting of odd number years. A vote at the December meeting will be conducted by the President, with the assignment of tellers to tally votes. If any slate is unopposed, the membership may declare election by acclamation.
Section 3 - The President shall direct the Nominating Committee to place the names of candidates on the ballot for the December Meeting. The nominating process will start at the November General Meeting preceding the election. Candidates wishing to run must notify the Secretary in writing by the November Meeting. The Secretary shall notify the President and the Nominating Committee Chairperson.
Nothing shall prohibit a member being nominated at the December Meeting from the floor; except that they will be a write-in on the December Ballot.
Article 8 - Committees:
The President is an ex-officio member of all committees. Committee Chairs shall be appointed by the President. Committees shall meet in a fashion as called by the Chair and report their activities to the Board of Directors and the membership. The President shall determine the committees required and establish said committees. Examples: Media, Events, Membership, Special Committees. Etc.
Article 9 - Compensation of Members and Officers:
Members and Officers serve as volunteers and receive no compensation or wages and benefits.
Article 10 - Parliamentary Authority:
The Bylaws, and where required, Roberts Rules of Order shall serve as applicable when not in conflict with the Bylaws or other Rules and Regulations established.
Article 11 - Dissolution of Organization:
All remaining assets will be donated to a charitable or political entity.
Article 12 - By Laws may be revised or amended in the following way:
The amendment or revision proposal must be submitted to the Executive Board in writing in advance of a regular meeting. At the next regular meeting, a vote may be taken of the membership. Two thirds vote of the membership at a regular general meeting shall pass said proposal.