Durham Engineersí Club - Constitution


1. The name of this organization shall be the Durham Engineersí Club of Durham, North Carolina.
2. Membership in this Club shall be open to all persons who, by scientific, technical, or practical experience, are qualified to cooperate in the advancement of engineering.
3. Its objectives shall be to uphold and maintain the high standards of the engineering profession, to promote good fellowship and under standing among its members, and to stimulate their interest and participation in public affairs.
4. There shall be the following grades of membership: Active, Life, Student, Honorary, and Affiliate.


1. The officers of the Club shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, Two (2) Directors and the immediate Past President.
2. The terms of office for all officers except the Directors shall be one year. The Directors shall serve for two years with one elected each year.
3. Neither the President nor the vice President may be elected to two successive terms.
4. The government of the Club shall be vested in the Board of Directors, to consist of the immediate Past President and the current officers as above enumerated.
5. An annual election of officers shall be held at the April meeting
6. The fiscal year shall begin on January 1st of each year.


1 A regular meeting of the Club shall be held once each month, in general on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at such place as the board of Directors may from time to time determine.
2.The Board of Directors shall meet at the call of the President. At all meetings of the Board of Directors, four members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
3.Special meetings of the Club may he called by the Board of Directors upon ten daysí notice to the members, stating the purpose of the meeting, and on other business may be taken up at such meeting.


1.The management of the Club shall be subject to the By-Laws adopted by the Club.
2.Such By-Laws shall provide the manner of admission to and expulsion from the Club, the manner of nomination and election of officers, and the detailed duties of officers and committees, and the fees and dues.


The Constitution or By-Laws may be amended or changed only when proposed changes are submitted in writing by at least five Club members to the Secretary who will mail the proposed changes to all members twenty days prior to the meeting at which such amendment is to discussed and voted upon. A two-thirds vote of the members present at such meeting shall be required for the adoption of such amendment.

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