Big Red Booster Club
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Funds of the organization shall be withdrawn from the banks with which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
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
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
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
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
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.
Section 4: Other than the BIG RED BOOSTER CLUB, no organization (religious, political, charitable), business, individual person, or other school club and their supporting boosters, may solicit, sale, distribute, or display merchandise, concessions, pamphlets, tracts, at a SPHS athletic event without the approval and written consent of the Athletic Director. This includes in the stadium, baseball and softball fields, or in either of the two gymnasiums
-- Last reviewed 9/27/2017