Big Red Booster Club

By-Laws

 

ARTICLE I – PURPOSE:

 

The South Point Senior High School Big Red Booster Club is founded for the sole purpose of providing support, both financial and physical, to the total athletic program at South Point High School.  The support of individual or non-school sponsored activities is not provided by the organization.

 

ARTICLE II – MEMBERSHIP:

 

Section 1:  Any person of good character shall be eligible for active membership in this organization.  No membership card shall be issued until payment of annual dues, as provided in Article III below, has been received.

 

Section 2:  All persons joining the organization during the 1966 – 1967 school year shall be charter members of the organization.

 

ARTICLE III – DUES:

 

Section 1:  The dues for membership of this organization shall be ten dollars per year or for any portion of a year in case where a member joins after the beginning of a fiscal year.

 

ARTICLE IV – GOVERNMENT:

 

Section 1:  The government of this organization shall be vested in an Executive  Board consisting of the officers of the Big Red Booster Club, the South Point High School Athletic Director, and four members without children that are current students of South Point High School, duly agreed upon by the President and the Athletic Director provided, however, that neither the Executive Board nor the membership of this organization shall at any time take any action or support any activity contrary to the expressed wishes or policies of South Point High School or the Gaston county Board of Education.

 

Section 2:  The executive Board shall have control and management of the funds and properties of the organization, subject to the provisions in Section 1 of this Article.  Funds of the organization shall be withdrawn from the banks with which they are on deposit by the signature of the Treasurer.

 

Section 3:  The officers of this organization shall consist of the President, a Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.

 

Section 4:  The expenditure of any non-operating funds from this organization must be approved by a two-thirds majority of the Executive Board.

 

Section 5:  In the event that the organization should be dissolved for any reason, all monies and properties shall be transferred to the South Point High School Athletic Fund.

 

Section 6:  Any officer or executive board member may be relieved of his/her duties by a two-thirds Majority vote by the executive board and make appointment to fulfill their terms.

 

ARTICLE V – ELECTIONS:

Section 1:  In March of each year the president shall appoint a nominating committee consisting of three members for the purpose of nominating officers for the next year.  The nomination committee shall make its report at a meeting in April of each year to the Executive Board for their consideration thereof:  The nomination committee shall be required to obtain the consent of any individual to serve prior to putting his/her name into nomination.  Elections will be held at a meeting in May.  Further nominations for any office may be made from the floor at this meeting and will be considered upon a two-thirds majority vote of the Executive Board for acceptance.

 

Section 2:  Voting shall be by majority of general membership in attendance.

 

Section 3:  Officers and members of the executive Board shall take office at the time of the annual Spring Sports Banquet and shall serve for one year or until their successors are elected and duly qualified.

 

ARTICLE VII – DUTIES OF OFFICERS:

 

Section 1:  The President as Chief Executive officer of the organization shall supervise the organization’s affairs and activities and shall ensure a monthly report of monies received and spent as provided by the treasurer.

 

Section 2:  The Vice-President shall have all powers of the president in the absence of the president.  He shall assist the President in the managing of the organization in such ways as the President and Executive Board shall from time to time direct.

 

Section 3:  The Secretary shall give notice of all regular and special meetings, keep a permanent record of the minutes of such meetings and be custodian of all official records of the organization.

 

ARTICLE VIII – COMMITTEES:

 

Section 1:  The executive Board shall determine the committees deemed proper and necessary to fulfill the objects and purposes of the organization.

 

Section 2:  all committee Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and members shall be appointed by the President.

 

Section 3:  The President and the Vice-President shall be ex-officio members of all committees.

 

Section 4:  all Committee Chairmen shall report the progress of their committees to the members when called on to do so by the President.

 

Section 5:  At the end of the Treasurer’s terms, an audit committee shall be appointed by the President.  This committee will be comprised of the newly elected Treasurer, a member of the Executive Committee, and one ex officio member.  The committee shall ensure that all monies were properly accounted.

 

ARTICLE IX – RULES OF ORDER:

 

Section 1:  Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all meetings of the organization and its constituent parts, except as otherwise provided in these By-Laws.

 

ARTICLE X – AMENDMENTS:

 

Section 1:  These By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at a duly called meeting provided that written notice of the proposed amendment, or amendments, has been filed with the Secretary and read at the meeting prior to the meeting at which a vote will be taken on such amendment or amendments.

 

ARTICLE XI – DISSOLUSION:

 

Section 1:  Upon the dissolution of THE BIG RED BOOSTER CLUB, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS Code or corresponding Section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to a government agency (local, state, or federal) for public purpose.

 

ARTICLE XII – OTHER PROVISIONS:

 

Section 1:  The BIG RED BOOSTER CLUB is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as an exempt organization under section 501(c) (3) of the IRS Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

Section 2:  No part of the net earnings of THE BIG RED BOOSTER CLUB shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for the services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the purpose clause hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall consist of the caring on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in, any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.

Section 3:  The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer, or member thereof, or to the benefit of any private person.





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