FOX VALLEY CHAPTER
September 1, 1994
ARTICLE I - NAME
The name of this
organization is: Senior Computer Users Group
ARTICLE II - PURPOSE
A. To promote and
encourage seniors (age 55 and older) in the use of computers.
B. To provide
seniors with information about computer technology and give them an opportunity
to develop computer skills by offering a curriculum of courses including:
l. Introduction to Computers
2. Word Processing
3. Data Base
C. To set up an
information network to assist members with computer problems or questions.
D. To work closely
with the National SeniorNet headquarters in San Francisco and to utilize their
support and special services.
ARTICLE III - LOCATION
location is Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, Appleton,
ARTICLE IV - OFFICERS AND ADVISORY GROUP
A. The above group
shall consist of:
The four elected officers consisting of the President, Vice-President Secretary
SeniorNet Coordinator, the immediate past officers and the FVTC
3. Any vacancies shall be filled by the President
B. Officers are elected
by SeniorNet members at the November meeting.
See Article V.
C. Each member
shall serve without compensation.
D. A majority of
the group shall be necessary to pass any resolution.
E. The Group
shall meet periodically to manage the affairs of the organization and to advise?
and promote the goals of SeniorNet
ARTICLE V- OFFICERS
A. The officers
of this shall be a President, Vice-President Secretary
B. Their term of
office shall be for two years, beginning on January first. The President and
Secretary will be elected for terms starting in even numbered years and the
Vice-President and Treasurer for terms starting in odd-numbered years.
C. DUTIES - THE
1. The PRESIDENT shall preside at all
meetings of the membership.
2. Appoint committees such as the
Nominating Committee, or any other
3. Be in general charge of the
D. DUTIES - THE
1. The VICE-PRESIDENT shall perform the
duties of the President in
of the absence, disability, or inability for any reason of the President to
perform the duties of his/her office.
2. Be the Program Director and be
responsible for the programs, and thanking
the presenters in writing.
E. DUTIES -THE
1. The SECRETARY shall have the
responsibility to take and keep on file
the minutes of all meetings.
2. Carry on correspondence necessary to
conduct the business of this organization
including providing notice of all meetings to
members and to public media when appropriate.
F. DUTIES - THE
l. The TREASURER
shall write checks for expenditures authorized by
2. Account for
all receipts, disbursements, and reports as requested.
ARTICLE VI- MEMBERSHIP
A. Members shall
be persons 55 and older who are dues-paying members of good standing in the
national SeniorNet organization
B. Members have a
right to vote, and to be elected as Officers.
ARTICLE VII - FEES, ANNUAL DUES
A. SeniorNet members shall pay individual annual
dues to the National headquarters San Francisco, California
ARTICLE VIII - MEETINGS
A. Regular meetings of the membership shall be
conducted once a month.
shall be given of the time and place of General membership meetings.
B. A regular meeting may be canceled by a
majority vote of the membership
present at any prior meeting.
ARTICLE IX – ELECTIONS
A. A nominating committee will be
appointed by the President at the September
B. Election of officers will take place at
the November meeting prior to
expiration of the current terms of office.
C. Nominations from the floor will be
accepted prior to the election
at the November meeting.
D. Election to
office requires a majority vote of members present.
maybe? repealed or amended or new Guidelines may be adopted at any meeting of the
Croup by two-thirds majority vote of those present at such a meeting.