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Constitution

    CASTAWAYS ELECTRIC R/C BOAT WORX  Constitution
                                                                       September 11th 2014

ARTICLE 1- NAME

1.1 The Club shall be known as “Castaways Electric R/C Boat Worx” herein referred to as “Club”.
1.2 The Club is sanctioned by the “North American Model Boat Association” herein referred to as NAMBA.

ARTICLE 2 – PURPOSE

2.1 The purpose of this club is to promote the designing, building and Operating of radio controlled model boats.

ARTICLE 3 – MEMBERSHIP

3.1 Membership of the Club is open to all Villagers and invited guests that express an interest in model boating and agreeing to abide by the Clubs Constitution and By-laws.

ARTICLE 4 – CLUB STUCTURE

4.1 The Club consists of three Divisions; Scale Models, Fast Electric and Fast Electric Racers.
4.2 Each Division will have a separate account for revenue and expenses.
4.3 The Executive Board will consist of the officers of the Club; President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
4.4 The Board of Directors will consist of five Directors; Race Director, Site Safety Director, Training Director, Course Maintenance Director and Publicity Director.

ARTICLE 5 – OFFICERS

5.1 The elected officers of the Club shall be: President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer and will be known as the Executive Board.
5.2 Elected officers shall assume duties the first day of February following the January elections.
5.3 Executive Board members will not serve as officers in any other local RC model boat Club.

ARTICLE 6 – BOARD OF DIRECTORS

6.1 The Board of Directors shall be appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board and consist of; Racing Director, Course Maintenance Director, Site Safety Director, Training Director and Publicity Director.

ARTICLE 7 – MEETINGS

7.1 An annual meeting will be held in January to elect officers.
7.2 There will be monthly meetings of the membership as called by the President.
7.2 The Executive Board and The Board of Directors meetings will be as called by the President.

ARTICLE 8 – AMENDMENTS

8.1 This constitution 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.
8.2 A general announcement for two consecutive membership meetings before the vote will be required. Absentee ballots will be accepted by email.
8. 3 Amendments, if approved, will be effective the first of the month following the vote.