NORTH TEXAS CHOW CHOW CLUB
The Club Year, Annual Meeting, Elections
Section 1. Club Year. The Club’s fiscal year shall begin on the 1st
of March and
on the last day of February.
Club’s official year shall begin immediately at the conclusion of the
election at the annual meeting and shall continue through the election
next annual meeting.
Section 2. Annual Meeting. The annual meeting shall be held in the month
of June at
Officers and Directors for the ensuing year shall be elected by
secret, written ballot from among those nominated in accordance with
Section 4 of this Article. They shall take office immediately upon the
conclusion of the election and each retiring officer shall turn over to
successor in office all properties and records relating to that office
within 30 days after the election.
Section 3. Elections. The nominated candidate receiving the greatest
for each office shall be declared elected. The seven nominated
candidates for the positions on the Board who receive the greatest
number of votes for such positions shall be declared elected.
Section 4. Nominations. No person may be a candidate in a Club election
been nominated. During the month of February, the Board shall select
Nominating Committee consisting of three members and one alternate,
more than one of whom may be a member of the Board. The
Recording Secretary shall immediately notify the committeemen and
alternates of their selection and provide a listing of the membership
fulfills the eligibility requirements. The Board shall name a chairman
committee and it shall be his duty to call a committee meeting which
be held on or before March 31st.
Qualification for Nominees. In order to be eligible to be named a
candidate for office, a person shall have attended six meetings, March
preceding year through February of the current year, and be clear of
debts owed to the Club. If being renominated to the Board of
Directors, the nominee shall have attended at least four of the Regular
meetings in the same time period noted above.
The Committee shall nominate from eligible members of the Club one
candidate for each office and two candidates for the two other
positions on the Board, and, after securing the consent of each person
nominated, shall report their nominations to the Club members at
regular April meeting. Any member wishing to consider other
nominees must verify the prospective nominee’s eligibility in
accordance with this section prior to the May meeting.
Upon receipt of the Nominating Committee’s report, the Recording
Secretary shall, before April 20th,
notify each Club member in writing of
candidates so nominated. This may be accomplished as part of
May meeting notification.
Additional nominations may be made at the May meeting by any
member in attendance provided that the person so nominated does not
decline when his name is proposed, and provided further that if the
proposed candidate is not in attendance at this meeting, his proposer
present to the Secretary written statement from the proposed
candidate signifying willingness to be a candidate. No person may be
candidate for more than one position.
Nominations cannot be made at the annual meeting or in any manner
than as provided in this Section.