BY-LAWS FOR THE CENTRAL OKLAHOMA MIATA CLUB
Section 1. The name of this organization shall be the Central Oklahoma Miata Club.
Section 2. This club is organized as a non-profit organization.
Section 1. The purpose of this club is to promote the camaraderie of the owners, share knowledge of the car, and enjoy driving the Mazda Miata/MX-5.
Section 1. Membership in this Club shall not be limited.
Section 2. Membership eligibility shall be satisfied upon receipt of the Club’s annual dues.
Section 3. For the purpose of voting, each paid membership shall be counted as one (1) vote.
Section 1. Elected Officers of this Club shall be President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, Events Coordinators, Newsletter Editor, and Governors.
Section 2. The Board of Governors shall consist of six Officers comprised of: the retiring President, the current President, the Vice President, the Secretary/Treasurer, and two Governors.
Section 3. The Vice President shall act as the Events Director to coordinate the year’s events.
Section 4. Procedures for the annual election of Officers are as follows:
a. A request for nominations for officers and election procedures shall be announced to the membership in the September Newsletter. Nominations shall be accepted for President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, six (6) Events Coordinators, Newsletter Editor, and one (1) Governor (two year term). Nominations shall be delivered to the specified Officer(s) as instructed. (Click here for a Officer Nomination Form)
b. Nominees shall be contacted by Club Officers to ensure their acceptance of nomination.
c. Election ballots shall be delivered to the membership in cases where more than one member has been nominated to a single position. Completed election ballots shall be delivered to the specified Officer(s) as instructed. Nominations shall be considered accepted by acclamation on the first day of November, without balloting or election, in cases where only one or no member has been nominated to each position to be filled. Events Coordinator positions which are not filled by election or acclamation may be filled by the incoming Events Director for the year of his/her responsibility. Other positions which are not filled by election or acclamation may be filled by the current Board of Governors.
d. Election ballots shall be counted by the Secretary/Treasurer and the President.
e. Installation of new officers shall occur at the Club Christmas Party. Incoming Events Director may commit the Club for event location/date reservations for the coming year.
Section 1. There shall be a minimum of two formal meetings each year; special meetings may be requested by five members in writing to the President with notification to the membership.
Section 2. Daily business transactions of the Club shall be transacted by a consensus of the President and/or Vice President, and the Secretary-Treasurer.
Section 3. The Board of Governors shall approve significant changes in club operations and expenditures other than daily business.
Section 1. Changes in the By-laws shall require either a unanimous vote of the Board of Governors or a vote of acceptance by three-quarters of the membership.
Section 2. There is no suspension of any of these articles.