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By Laws

 CASTAWAYS ELECTRIC R/C BOAT WORX  BY-LAWS

                                                           Effective September 11, 2014

SECTION 1- OFFICERS

1. PRESIDENT

1.1 The President shall administer the affairs of the Club according to the constitution and by- laws and with the advice and consent of the other Executive Board members.
1.2 The President shall appoint ad-hoc and permanent committees as required.
1.3 The President shall appoint the five Directors with the approval of the Executive Board.

2. VICE PRESIDENT 

2.1 The Vice President shall be acting President upon the absence or incapacity of the President.
2.2 The V.P. shall perform other such duties as assigned by the President.

3. SECRETARY

3.1 The Secretary shall keep and maintain all minutes of the Club and Executive Board meetings.
3.2 The Club Secretary shall provide services to the Club and the Executive Board as required.
3.3 The Secretary shall keep a record of all Club property, its condition and location.

4. TREASURER

4.1 The Treasurer shall receive all monies due the Club, pay the bills and disperse all necessary money that is approved by the officers of the Club.
4.2 The Treasurer shall prepare and present a written financial report to the membership at the annual meeting and a verbal report at the monthly meetings.
4.3 The Treasurer shall obtain approval of the Executive Board of any funds in excess of $200 with the approval of at least two other officers.
4.4 Without the required number of Officers approval it must go to the membership for approval.

FINANCE PROCEDURE FOR CASTAWAYS BOAT CLUB

The Castaways Boat Club requires dues of $10.00 per year and is collected by the elected treasurer. Income is obtained, recorded and secured along with distribution of expenditures by the club treasurer. When a major expenditure is required, the treasurer shall obtain approval from the BOD with approval of at least two officers of any expenditure over $200. Without that approval, it must be voted on by the membership.

 

SECTION 2 – THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

2.1 The Executive Board shall provide a staff support function. The E.B shall provide advice and counsel to the President and share the responsibility for the management and administration of the affairs of the Club.
2.2 A majority of the Executive Board members must be present for a quorum.
2.3 The Executive Board will establish overall policy of the Club and approve all functions.
2.4 The Executive Board will establish the annual dues amount.

SECTION 3 – ELECTION OF OFFICERS

3.1 Officers will be elected at the annual meeting.
3.2 Officers and Directors can only hold office if their dues are current.
3.3 The terms of elected officers will be for one year.
3.4 There will be no limit on the number of years an officer may serve in any elected office.
3.5 The Executive Board shall fill any vacancy of an officer for the remainder of the year.


SECTION 4 – BOARD OF DIRECTORS

4.1 The Board of Directors will consist of five Directors appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board.
4.2 The Course Maintenance Director will maintain the buoys on all Club courses and provide rescue service at all Club meetings.
4.3 The Publicity Director will promote the Club within the Villages using media and contacts available.
4.4 The Training Director will provide technical and operational instructions to Club members.
4.5 The Site Safety Director will enforce all NAMBA safety rules and ensure compliance of local rules as directed by the Executive Board.
4.6 The Race Director will coordinate and implement all race activities as directed by the Executive Board.

SECTION 5 – MEMBERSHIP DUES AND ACCOUNTS

5.1 The membership dues shall be from January 1 through December 31.
5.2 Collection of dues begins November 1st of each year.

SECTION 6 – RACING

6.1 The Executive Board will determine all rules and specifications of races under the guidelines of NAMBA.
6.2 For purposes of Club racing, all participants must be a member of NAMBA and the member’s number filed with the Secretary.


SECTION 7 – CLUB MEMBER’S CONDUCT

7.1 All Club members must act in a reasonable and responsible manner. If an officer determines a member has committed a gross breach of good conduct or poor sportsmanship, the Executive Board has the responsibility to take action. The Executive Board will level penalties or other appropriate action within the constitutional powers up to, and including termination from the Club.
7.2 Action taken by the Executive Board shall not be taken under this rule without providing a written statement to the offending Club member and providing an opportunity for the defendant to defend himself against the allegation at a hearing of the Executive Board.

SECTION 8- AMENDMENTS

8.1 The Club By-Laws may be amended by written ballot or show of hands in which two thirds of the voting membership approves the amendment change. To bring the amendment to the floor there must be a 28 day notice of the proposed amendment emailed to the membership