Article VI - Officers
6.5 Treasurer. The treasurer shall prepare and maintain all financial, donor and membership records, make disbursements as authorized by the board, make timely deposits in the financial institution approved by the board, prepare financial statements and annual budget and present to the board and to the general membership.
6.6 Non-Director Officers. the board of directors may designate additional officer positions and may appoint and assign duties to other non-director officers of the organization.
Article VII - Meetings
7.1 General Membership Meeting. A general body meeting shall be held in April of each year for the purpose of electing directors and such other business as may properly come before the meeting. This general body meeting will also constitute as the Organization's annual meeting.
7.2 Regular Meetings. The board of directors shall meet regularly with adequate advance notice to all board members and general members at times and places fixed by the board.
7.3 Special meetings of the board may be requested by the president or the board. A special meeting shall be preceded by at least 3 days' notice to each director of the date, time, and place, unless the meeting is called to address an emergency matter.
7.4 Quorum. A majority of the directors shall constitute a quorum at the board meeting. At the general body meeting, a majority of the members present shall form a quorum at the meeting. In the case of inadequate majority, the board shall have the authority to render decisions.
7.5 Conduct of the Meetings. All meetings shall follow Robert's Rule of Order and shall be open to any member who wishes to attend.
7.6 Remote Attendance. Members and directors, for unavoidable reasons, may attend meetings by telephone, Skype or other electronic media, if available at the meeting location.
Article VIII - Dissolution
In the event of the dissolution of the organization, any assets of the organization will be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, as determined by the then board and the membership with a majority vote.
Article IX - Bylaw Amendments
These bylaws may be amended, altered, repealed, or restated in writing by a vote of the majority of the board of directors at a meeting of the board.
Certificate of Adoption of Bylaws
We do hereby certify that the above stated Bylaws of South Asian Women's Association (SAWA) were approved by a majority vote of SAWA's board of directors and current members on May 17, 2015 and constitute a complete copy of the Bylaws of the organization. These Bylaws shall repeal any prior Bylaws which may have been adopted by the organization since its inception.