The name of this organization shall be: School Photographers Association of California, Inc.
DBA: SPAC : School and Sports Annual Conference
Section1. Membership in this organization shall be open to the following classifications:
Section 2. The Board of Directors shall establish a schedule of annual dues applicable to various classifications of memberships.
Section 3. As a condition of membership, all active members shall sign a “Code of Conduct” pledge, as shall be determined by the Board of Directors.
Section 4. All applications for membership shall be submitted to the Board by the membership chairman and acceptance shall be contingent upon action by the Board of Directors.
Section 1. The Officers of this Association shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and these officers together with other appointee from around the Americas, will serve as the Board of Directors. The appointees may advise the officers but will not have a vote in the operation of the organization.
Section 2. At its regular January meeting, the Board may place in nomination the name of any regular member to fill the vacancies of those officers whose 2-year terms are expiring. These nominees shall be voted on by the members and when elected shall immediately take office.
Section 3. Term of officers shall not exceed more than two years.
Section 4. In the event of death or resignation of any officer, the Board of Directors shall at its next regular meeting make an appointment to fill the vacancy.
Section 5. The immediate past President of this Association shall be a member of the Board of Directors for the two years following their term of office and automatically becomes membership chairman.
Section 1. Meetings shall be held semi-annually on the fourth Saturday of January and the last Friday of June in a place and location determined by the Board members.
Section 1a. The travel expense and lodging for one night will be paid by this association for any officer that travels for an area meeting. Expenses will be paid as submitted with receipts.
Section 2. Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held on the night preceding the regular meeting at a place and location determined by the Board Members. Other meetings of Board of Directors can be scheduled by President as needed. Board of Directors meetings must have quorum of 3 persons.
Section 1. Amendments to the By-Laws may be submitted in writing to the Board of Directors. Upon approval by the Board, the amendment shall be read to the membership at its next regular meeting and submitted for vote. To be adopted, an amendment must have a 2/3 majority.
Revised By Laws approved 1/28/2015