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By-Laws  Ladies Association of Walden

ARTICLE I: OFFICES 1.  The name of this organization is Ladies Association of Walden. 2.    REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT The registered office of the Corporation shall be maintained at Montgomery Post Office Box 262, City of Montgomery, 77356, County of Montgomery, in the State of Texas. 3.   PRINCIPAL OFFICE The principal office of the Corporation shall be at Montgomery Post Office Box 262, Montgomery, Texas 77356, provided that the Board of Directors shall have power to change the location of the principal office at their discretion. ARTICLE II: PURPOSE The Association shall be a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote social activities among the members. Article III: MEMBERSHIP Section 1: All ladies who are property owners or reside in Walden on Lake Conroe shall be eligible to become members of this organization. Section 2: The yearly membership dues for members and associate members shall be established by the Board of Directors and payable in August. Section 3: Any member, owning property or residing in Walden, with dues paid, shall be in good standing and entitled to vote at all meetings of the Association and to participate in all events conducted under its auspices. Section 4: Any former member who no longer owns property or resides in Walden shall be eligible to become an Associate Member of this organization, with the approval of the Board of Directors, and upon payment of annual dues as provided in Section 3 above. Section 5: Associate Members are not entitled to vote or hold office, but may participate in the events conducted under the auspices of this organization.  Associate Members shall be listed in the Ladies' Association Directory and are entitled to receive a copy of the directory and the monthly newsletters. Article IV: MEETINGS Section l: The Association year shall run from July 1 until June 30. Section 2: The Association shall meet for luncheon and entertainment on the first Friday of each month, unless the Board of Directors designates otherwise. Section 3: A written or printed notice stating the place, day and hour of the meeting, and in case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called, shall be delivered not less than seven (7) nor more than thirty (3O) days before the date of the meeting, either personally or by mail, by or at the direction of the President, Secretary or the officer calling the meeting to each member of record entitled to vote at such meeting.  If mailed, such notice shall be deemed to be delivered when deposited in the United States mail addressed to the members with postage thereon paid. Section 4: The annual meeting of members for the election of officers and for the transaction of all other business that may come before the meeting shall be held on the 1st Friday of June in each year at the hour specified in the notice of meeting.  Section 5: Special meetings may be called at any time by order of the President, or the Vice-President in the absence of the President. Section 6: One quarter of the voting membership shall constitute a quorum at all meetings of the Association. At meetings of the Board of Directors, two-thirds of its membership shall constitute a quorum. Article V: BOARD OF DIRECTORS Section 1: The President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian and the Chairmen of Standing Committees shall constitute the membership of the Board of Directors, who shall have all the power of the Association between meetings of the Association. Section 2: The President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Parliamentarian shall constitute an Executive Committee, who shall have all the power of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board. Section 3: The President or the Vice-President may call Meetings of the Board of Directors at such times as deemed necessary in her absence. Section 4: Duties of the Officers.  The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. She shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Association and shall, with the majority approval of the Executive Committee, appoint the Chairmen of the Standing Committees and any special committees deemed necessary.  In the event of a vacancy in an elective office, the President shall with the majority approval of the Executive Committee appoint another member to complete the term of that office. The Vice-President shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the President in her absence or disability. The Vice-President shall also act as Program Chairman. The Secretary shall keep the records of the Association's meetings and handle the Association's correspondence and shall send flowers or cards on appropriate occasions. The Treasurer shall collect and account for all moneys of the Association and disburse them as directed by the Board of Directors and shall make a financial report at the annual meeting in June and at all Board meetings. The Parliamentarian shall act in an advisory capacity.  The immediate past President shall assume the office of Parliamentarian and shall be a voting member of the Executive Committee and of the Board of Directors. Section 5: Compensation. Directors, as such, shall not receive any stated salary for their services.  Nothing herein contained shall be construed to preclude any Director from serving the Corporation in any other capacity and receiving compensation therefor. Section 6:  The Standing Committees Chairpersons are appointed by the President and are as follows:  Door Prizes, Hospitality, Membership, Newsletter, Publicity, Scrapbook, Reservations, Table Decorations, and Historian. Article VI: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS Section 1:  The Nominating Committee shall consist of three members of the Association appointed by the President in March. Section 2:  The Nominating Committee shall submit its slate of nominees for officers to the Board in April.   These officers are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian. Section 3:  The slate of nominees will be published in the Association newsletter and distributed to the Association in May. Section 4:  Officers shall be elected at the election meeting in June.  They shall assume office at the close of the annual election meeting in June. Section 5:  Additional nominations for each office may be made from the floor with the prior consent of the nominee. Section 6:  Elections shall be by voice vote except when a floor nomination shall have been received in which event the vote for the contested office is by ballot. Section 7:  Officers shall hold office for a term of one (1) year or until their successors are elected and assume office.   Article VII: AMENDMENTS These By-Laws may be amended at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors by two-thirds vote of the members present, provided the (Association) membership has been notified of the proposed changes in writing prior to the meeting. Article VIII: PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE Robert's Rules of Order, Revised, shall be the sole authority on all questions of parliamentary procedure.
Ladies Association of Walden By-Laws