Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Bylaws of The Buckeye Naturists®

I. Name and Purpose

a. The name of this organization is "The Buckeye Naturists®", known herein as "the club". The purpose of the club is to celebrate, promote and practice family-oriented social nudism.

II. Ownership

b. The club is owned by the members.

III. Organization

c. The club is organized as an unincorporated non-profit organization according to the laws of the state of Ohio.

IV. Governance

d. Executive and management powers are vested in the President who is the Chief Executive Officer of the club and is solely authorized to take actions and make decisions on behalf of the club.

e. The President shall appoint a Treasurer with the advice and consent of the Trustees.

f. The Trustees may advise the President on matters concerning the club on their own initiative, or by request of the President.

V. Officers

g. There shall be two officers: The President and the Treasurer. The President is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Trustees. The Treasurer is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of a majority of the Trustees. The Treasurer serves at the pleasure of the President.

h. The Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Club and is responsible to receive and deposit funds of the Club and to make disbursements as authorized by the President with the Treasurer or majority of Trustees concurring. The Treasurer must make financial reports from time to time as required by the President.

VI. Election

i. The President shall conduct an election of Trustees at a regular meeting of the club in December of each year. All members in good standing are eligible to be nominated and to cast one vote. Elections shall be by secret ballot unless the members present and voting unanimously choose another method. There shall be three Trustees. Each elected Trustee shall serve a three-year term commencing January 1 of the year following election, except that for the first election, three trustees shall be elected. The Trustee receiving the most votes shall serve a three-year term and the Trustee receiving the second most votes shall serve a two-year term and the third elected Trustee shall serve a one-year term. Ties shall be resolved alphabetically, lowest first.

VII. Amendments and modifications

j. These bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the members in good standing or by a unanimous vote of the Trustees.

Adopted November, 2006

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