Constitution & By-laws
WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Section 1. The President shall preside at the meetings of The Society and of the Executive Board and shall have and exercise the powers as are necessary to carry out his official duties.
Section 2. The Vice-President shall preside at sessions designated by the President and shall assume the duties of the President in the latter’s absence. He shall advance to the Presidency upon the completion of his term.
Section 3. The Secretary-Treasurer shall make arrangements for Society meetings, keep a record of the proceedings, attend to the general correspondence of The Society, collect all monies due, pay all bills incurred by The Society, serve as business manager keeping the accounts of The Society, and report annually to The Society.
Section 4. The four (4) Directors shall, together with the four (4) officers, and the past president, constitute the Executive Board and shall assist, recommend, and vote on transactions of business handled in Executive Board meetings.
Section 5. No member may occupy more than one office at any one time except by temporary appointments by the Executive Board.
The By-Laws may be amended at any regular or called meeting by an affirmative vote of a majority of the membership present when the general membership has been notified by mail of such intention to amend at least thirty (30) days prior to such meeting.
Section 1. The Vice-President shall be elected at each annual meeting to serve for a term of one year after which he shall advance to President for a one-year term.
Section 2. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be elected at the annual meeting to serve a term of two years.
Section 3. The Directors-at-Large representing academia, government, industry, and business shall be elected at the annual meeting to serve a term of two years. The Director-at-Large representing students shall be elected at the annual meeting to serve a term of one year.
Section 4. No Officer or Director shall be elected to the same office for two full consecutive terms, except the Secretary-Treasurer who may be elected to serve no more than two full consecutive terms.
Section 5. In the event that an Officer or Director should resign, except the President or Vice-President, the Executive Board shall select a successor for the balance of the term.
Section 1. Active membership dues shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00) per year payable at or before each annual meeting.
Section 2. Student membership dues will be fifteen dollars ($15.00) per year payable at or before each annual meeting.
Section 3. Honorary membership will not be subject to dues.
President ________________________ Secretary __________________________