Virginia JCI Senate   Live Long and Prosper   2017 – 2018

THE VIRGINIA JCI SENATE CONSTITUTION
As Amended May 20, 1995,
As Amended May 31, 2008 

Article I NAME

The name of this association shall be “The Virginia JCI Senate”.

Article II PURPOSE

The purpose of this association shall be:

1. To encourage the fraternization of all JCI Senators by providing them with a social atmosphere conducive to beginning, continuing, and renewing friendships.

2. To be of assistance to the Virginia Jaycees and their endeavors, when possible, but only when asked.

Article III MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Membership shall be open to all JCI Senators and US Congresswomen who wish to pay dues in Virginia.

Section 2. There shall be two types of membership:

A. Active
Those Senators who are current in their dues shall be entitled to vote at all meetings and functions, hold office, and receive all Senate publications.

B. Inactive
Those Senators who are not current in their dues shall receive only the Virginia JCI Senate Publication prior to the annual meeting.

Article IV OFFICERS

Section 1. The elected officers shall consist of a President, Vice President, and five (5) Directors.

Section 2. The President, Vice President, and Five (5) Directors shall be elected at the annual meeting.

Section 3. There shall be a Treasurer and a Secretary appointed by the President immediately after election.

Section 4. The immediate Past President shall be a member of the Executive Committee. 

Section 5. The term of office shall be one year.

Article V ASSOCIATION MEETINGS

Section 1. The Association shall hold its annual meeting on a date to be decided by the Executive Committee.

Section 2. Special meetings for special purposes may be called by the President at such times and for such purposes as deemed advisable, or by a majority of the Executive Committee.

Section 3. The Executive committee shall meet at least four (4) times a year or upon special call by the President.

Article VI AFFILIATION

The association may affiliate with any similar regional or national organization upon three quarters vote (3/4) of the members present and entitled to vote at a meeting called for that purpose. 

Article VII AMENDMENT

The Constitution may be amended at any meeting called for that purpose by a vote of three quarters (3/4) of those present and entitled to vote.

Article VIII NOTICE

Notice of meetings referred to in article V, Section 1 and Articles VI and VII shall require written notice to each active member at least fifteen (15) days prior to said meetings. All other general membership meetings shall require notice at least five (5) days prior to said meeting.