Constitution & Bylaws

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American Society for Public Administration

Georgia Chapter

Constitution

  1. Name and Purposes
  2. Membership
  3. Officers and Governing Body
  4. Nominations and Elections
  5. Meetings
  6. Committees
  7. Fees
  8. Amendments
  1. Nominations and Elections

    1. The Vice President and at-large Council members shall be elected at the Chapter’s annual organizational meeting for a term of office ending June 30 of the following year. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be elected biennially for a term ending June 30 of the second year following election.
    1. Nominations for the office of President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer, and for at-large Council members, shall be made by a nominating committee of three regular members to be appointed by the President at least sixty days before the annual meeting. Nominations may also be made from the floor by any regular member of the Chapter.
    1. A majority of the Chapter members voting shall decide all elections. In case of ties the President shall cast the deciding ballot.

    Adopted this 10th day of November 1965.
    AMENDED:; March 3, 2000

  2. Meetings

    1. This Chapter shall hold at least three general meetings during the July 1-June 30 Chapter year.
    2. The annual organizational meeting shall be held in May or June unless otherwise specified by the Council.
    3. Other meetings of the Chapter shall be held at times and places designated by the President or by the Council.
    4. Chapter members shall be given at least seven days' notice in writing of the time, place, and the scheduled business to be considered at all regular meetings.
  3. Committees

    1. The Council may establish committees for various purposes. Committee chairmen and members shall be appointed by the President. All such committees shall terminate at the annual meeting upon the election of new officers and Council.
  4. Fees

    1. All members of this Chapter shall be assessed an annual membership fee to cover the necessary expenses of the Chapter. The Chapter Council shall determine the amount of such membership fee, the payment of which shall be a condition of membership in the Chapter.
    2. Other fees as deemed necessary for continuing and special projects may be assessed by the Chapter Council.
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    Adopted this 10th day of November 1965.
    AMENDED:  March 3, 2000