Constitution & By-Laws
Effective November 27th, 1999
Each annual meeting of this Association shall be held in a city to be designated
by the Board
of Directors. The annual meeting shall be held at the annual fall Michigan
State Rabbit Breeders Assoc.
determined at the previous quarterly meeting. The officers and Board of
Directors shall be elected at
the annual meeting each year with the term of office being one year. Each
officer or Director may be
re-elected to more than one term in office.
2. All members present shall be considered a quorum for
each annual, special, or regular
meeting of the Association.
3. At all annual or regular meetings of this Association
the order of business shall be:
General Business Meeting
1st Call Meeting to Order
Reading and approval of minutes of previous meeting
Reports of Officers
4th Reports of Committees
6th Unfinished Business
Individual members, except youth members shall pay an annual membership fee of
(eight dollars). Youth members eighteen years and under shall
pay an annual fee of $5.00
(five dollars). A family membership consisting
of a husband, and/or wife, and youth from
this family shall be available for
the annual fee of $10.00 (ten dollars).
Failure to renew individual, youth, or family memberships within thirty (30) days
the expiration date shall result in automatic termination of continued
membership renewals shall be due by December 31st, of
the current year.
Departments and Committees
The President, and the Board of Directors, shall appoint the standing Committee
and committee members. The term of each committee Chairperson and
shall be one year.
Section 2. The committee's and
Departments shall be as follows:
a. By-laws Committee
c. Audit Committee
Youth Department- adult advisor('s) and all youth members in good standing.
Any other committee's or departments as deemed mecessary by the Board of Directors.
Alterations and Amendments
Section 1. Any alteration
of, or amendment to, the by-laws to be offered at any annual or special
of this Association shall be made by Resolution, in writhing, to the Board of
at least 45 days in advance of the annual, regular, or special meeting
and shall be sent to the
members in good standing 30 days prior to this meeting
in order that these members may
form an intelligent opinion on their merits.
by-laws may then be amended by an affirmative two-thirds vote of all members present
votes at a regular, annual or special meeting.
This Consitiution and By-Laws was officially approved
by the membership of the Michigan
Cavy Breeders Association on November 27th,
Signature: Shery S. Garrett, Secretary
By-Laws Amended on November 25th, 2000.
1, Section 1 to read:
Regular meetings of this Association shall be held
bi-monthly at a location to be determined at the previous
(Changed from quarterly meetings to Bi-Monthly meetings.)