Section 1. The regular Membership meetings of the Association shall be held during the months of April and October, at a date, time and location designated by the President. Notification of said meetings shall be posted on official bulletin boards and/or published by the Association in advance of said meeting.
Section 2. The President or a majority of the Board may order a special Membership meeting convened. Written notice shall be posted upon bulletin boards at least five days prior to such meeting. Such notice shall state the business to be transacted at said special meeting.
Section 3. The Membership, by signed petition, may request the President to call a special meeting, provided that the petition is signed by 100 Members in good standing. Said petition shall indicate the specific purpose for which such meeting is being called and shall be served upon the Secretary Treasurer. The Secretary Treasurer shall notify the President within 48 hours of such petition and the President shall call a special meeting within fifteen days of such notification.
Section 4. A quorum for the transaction of any business at a regular or special meeting shall be five percent of the Members in good standing.
Section 5. At any meeting each Member in good standing shall be entitled to one vote to be cast in person. Proxy or substitute votes shall not be permitted except for members working an evening shift or verifiable overtime. Proof of such absent voter’s reason for absence may be required in the discretion of the President.
Section 6. The supreme power shall rest with the Membership. The Membership may, by a 2/3rd vote of the Membership in attendance, override any action taken by the Executive Board.
Section 7. At any meeting, Roberts Rules of Order shall govern in those cases not covered by this Constitution.
Section 8. The order of business shall be as follows:
- a) Call to order;
- b) Salute to the flag;
- c) Roll call of Officers and Delegates;
- d) Reading of previous minutes;
- e) Financial Report;
- f) Review of relevant correspondence;
- g) Reports of committees;
- h) Old Business;
- i) New Business;
- j) Adjournment.