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    2007 constitution

    Post by Admin on Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:25 pm

    Archers Association of Nova Scotia


    Constitution


    Article 1: Organization Name

    1.01 The name of the organization is the Archers Association of Nova Scotia, hereafter known as AANS.

    1.02 In this constitution the expression “the Board” means the board of directors of the AANS, the members of which are elected as provided within the bylaws of the organization.

    Article 2: Purpose and Activities

    2.01 The purpose of AANS is to perpetuate, foster, and direct the practice of archery in all its forms.

    2.02 The activities of the AANS are:

    (1) To encourage membership of all archers within Nova Scotia;

    (2) To adopt, interpret and enforce the rules for the practice of competitive archery in all its forms in compliance with the Federation of Canadian Archers (FCA) rules;

    (3) To hold annual tournaments for the purpose of determining the championships of AANS;

    (4) To act in general as the governing body in all matters pertaining to archery in the Province of Nova Scotia, and to act in close collaboration with the affiliated clubs when the activities take place in those clubs;

    (5) To represent Nova Scotia in all National aspects of archery; and

    (6) To assist the Bowhunters Association of Nova Scotia (BANS) in the promotion of Bowhunting in Nova Scotia and follow the lead/guidance of BANS in that aspect of archery.

    Article 3: Address of Society

    3.01 The postal address of the AANS shall be the postal address as set by the Board. All governmental departments concerned, and all affiliated clubs and individuals shall be informed of this address.

    Article 4: Membership and Affiliation

    4.01 The Board may grant membership to any club, family and individual upon application and payment of appropriate fees and dues.

    4.02 The Board may grant association affiliation to any archery association that makes application subject to a simple majority vote by the Board.

    Article 5: Expulsion or Suspension

    5.01 The Board will act according to the AANS Bylaws in regards to suspension or expulsion of a club, family, member or affiliate.

    Article 6: Fees and Dues

    6.01 The Board shall establish all membership fees and dues at the annual Board of Directors meeting.

    6.02 Fees shall not be effective until ratified and established by the Board.

    6.03 The host club of any provincial championship tournament is responsible for collecting and ensuring all shooters have paid their dues and fees. These fees and dues will be forwarded to the AANS office 48 hours following the event.

    Article 7: Meetings

    7.01 The AANS Annual General Meeting shall be held at a place as may be most convenient to the greatest number of members provided 60 days written notice is given to all members.

    7.02 The purpose of the annual general meeting is:

    (1) To provide information to the members of the AANS; and

    (2) For the members present to consider any amendments to this constitution. All members must be notified, in writing, of any constitutional changes 60 days prior to the Annual General Meeting vote.

    7.03 Special meetings may be called by the president or at a request of the Board of Directors.

    Article 8: Board of Directors

    8.01 The Board shall consist of members as stated in the AANS Bylaws.

    8.02 An affiliated club shall appoint a replacement director to the Board, if the director previously appointed by it is elected to an executive position.

    8.03 Each affiliated club shall send the name, phone number, mailing and email address of the currently appointed director to the provincial office.

    8.04 No director of AANS shall be liable for the acts, receipts, neglects or defaults of any other director for damage or expense happening with regards to AANS through the loss or damage arising from the bankruptcy, insolvency or tortuous acts of any person with whom any of the monies, securities or effects of AANS shall be deposited, or for any loss occasioned by any error of judgment or oversight on his part, or for any other loss, damage or misfortune whatever which shall happen in the execution of the duties of his office or in relation thereto, unless the same are occasioned by his/her own wilful neglect or default, provided that nothing herein shall relieve any director of any liability imposed upon him by the Act.

    Article 9: Election Procedure

    9.01 The election and terms of each office of the executive shall be conducted in accordance with the AANS bylaws.

    9.02 Voting by Proxy is authorized if conducted in accordance with the AANS bylaws.

    Article 10: Function of the Board of Directors

    10.01 The Board of Directors shall act in accordance with the duties as stated in the AANS Bylaws.

    10.02 The Executive members may invite special interest groups to speak during Board meetings.

    This constitution has been approved at the Annual General Meeting of the AANS on November 18, 2007.

    Lindsey Poehl

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