Camaro Club of San Diego By-Laws

ARTICLE I – Club Name
The name of this organization shall be, Camaro Club of San Diego

ARTICLE II – Purpose
The purpose of the club is to establish fellowship among members, provide information, technical assistance and share the interest of the Chevrolet Camaro. Our main goal is to preserve, restore and maintain the Camaro and its history. This includes Camaro's of all styles: stock, restored, original or modified from 1967 to present date.

ARTICLE III – Governing Body
Officers shall consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Activities Director, and Car Club Council Representative. Any member in good standing shall be eligible to hold one of these offices.

PRESIDENT: Shall be the chief officer of this club and shall preside at all meetings of its membership. The President shall supervise all affairs of the club and meetings of its membership. At the end of each club year, the President shall appoint two auditors, for the purpose of auditing the club treasury. One of the appointed auditors must be on the Board, currently serving as an officer of the Camaro Club of San Diego.
VICE PRESIDENT: Shall act as the President of this club when the office becomes vacant, until a meeting of the membership elects a successor. The Vice President shall preside in the absence of the President and shall act as the Assistant host at all affairs. The Vice President shall head all committees and provide reports.
SECRETARY: Shall record all the proceedings of this club and shall be empowered to certify jointly for the President as to such proceedings. The Secretary shall handle all correspondence.
TREASURER: Shall have custody of all club funds and shall keep in books belonging to the club full and accurate accounts of all receipts and disbursements, he/she shall deposit all monies, and other valuable effects in the name of the club, in such depositories as may be designated for that purpose, by the membership. He/she shall disburse the funds of the club as may be directed by the officers, and the membership, taking proper vouchers for such disbursement, and shall render to the officers and membership whenever requested by them, an account of his/her transactions as Treasurer.
ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR: Shall be in charge of coordinating official club activities such as club runs, meets, etc.
CAR CLUB COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE: Shall attend and represent the Camaro Club of San Diego at the monthly meeting of the Car Club Council of Greater San Diego, (or arrange for an alternate). Gather all information on meets, runs, shows, etc. and forward to the Activities Director.
MEMBERSHIP: Shall be in charge of maintaining the appropriate allowance of Club apparel and name badges. These items will be presented to new members at their next Club Meeting.

ARTICLE IV - Elections
A. Candidates shall be solicited from the membership in September and October.
B. Ballots will be distributed in November.
C. Elections shall take place at the December monthly meeting. Members who cannot attend the meeting may cast an absentee ballot by returning their ballots to the Secretary. Ballots will be counted at the December meeting. The new Officers assume their positions in January.
D. In the event that there are no nominations for a certain office, or a vacancy occurs, the Officers will act pro tem on a rotating basis until the vacancy is filled.

ARTICLE V - Membership
A. Qualifications and Eligibility
1. Person is eligible for membership in the Camaro Club of San Diego if they have an interest in and/or owns a Camaro.
2. Minimum age for membership is 16.
3. Prospective members shall complete a membership application.
4. Membership requires an annual due of $35. Family membership is $40. Dues are payable by August 31st of each year.
5. Dues’ remaining unpaid by 1 January after expiration of membership is cause for termination of membership.
6. Initial membership only: new member is given one T-shirt/name badge (Dual in case of Family membership).

ARTICLE VI – Expenditure of funds
A. All requests for expenditure of funds shall be made in writing and submitted to one of the Board member prior to the monthly meeting. The acting Board may expend up to $50 for Club related expenditures without a vote of the membership.

ARTICLE VII – Resignation
Any member may resign by written notice to the Secretary or Treasurer. His/her resignation shall become effective upon receipt and upon payment of any indebtedness due the club.

ARTICLE VIII – Meetings
A. Meetings shall take place the first Wednesday of each month.
B. Members are encouraged to register their cars and assist in the Annual Car Show hosted by the Club.
C. Members are encouraged to wear Club apparel and drive their cars to Club Meetings and Activities.

ARTICLE IX – Amendments to the By-Laws
Any member in good standing may propose written notice to the officers, at any regular meeting, any irregularities, changes, additions, deletions, and/or corrections that need to be made to the By-Laws of the Camaro Club of San Diego. The written proposal shall then be presented to the voting membership. If said proposal passes by the majority vote, then the By-Laws will be changed, added or whatever action is required. (Copies of the Camaro Club of San Diego complete By-Laws shall be given to every member).
This constitution and By-Laws were approved and adopted by majority vote of the membership present at the meeting held on the eighth day of September 1993.
By-Laws amended January 10, 1996.
By-Laws amended October 8, 1997.
By-Laws amended August 1, 1998.
By-Laws amended June 5, 2002.
By-Laws amended February 2, 2005 (returns to 1998 edition).
By-Laws amended May 6, 2015.
By-Laws amended July 5, 2017.