The Anime Club of Columbia
In order to promote Japanese Animation as well as OTHER forms of Animation, we, the members of Anime Club of Columbia, establish this constitution.
NAME OF ORGANIZATION
The name of this organization shall be Anime Club of Columbia hereinafter referred as ACC.
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote cultural and technological interest through animation.
Membership - All organizations must be open to all students attending Columbia University, and the organization or its membership cannot discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or handicap.
Section 1, Eligibility:
All regular day students of Columbia University shall be eligible for membership.
Section 2, Active Membership:
Any student who paid "membership dues" and attended at least 6 regular meetings during the academic year qualify for "Active" or "Voting" membership.
Section 3, Inactive Membership:
Any student who ONLY attends special events sponsored by Animation Club at Columbia qualify as Inactive Membership.
Section 1, Number and Method of Elections:
ACC shall elect from the active membership a President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary at the SECOND to last meeting of the academic year.
Section 2. Duties of Officers:
A. The President shall:
B. The Vice-President shall:
D. The Secretary shall:
Section 3, Terms of office
Each officer is to serve one academic year. Each officer may be re-elected to the same office if at least two active members (other than the present officers of ACC) nominate him/her.
Section 1, Number and Term of Office:
ACC will have at least one faculty advisor and no more than two. Each faculty advisor is to serve 1 academic year.
Section 2, Method of Appointment:
The Officers of ACC will hold a private meeting and select an advisor for ACC.
Section 3, Duties:
The advisor(s) will review every agenda before ACC holds a general/special meeting. The advisor will oversee any events sponsored by ACC.
Section 1, Regular Meetings:
Regular meetings will be held during club hours at least once a month.
Section 2, Special Meetings:
Special Meetings will be called by the officers of ACC and members are notified with a post on the bulletin board. Special Meetings will be called when officers feel a need to have an additional meeting to better the purpose of ACC.
Emergency Meetings will be called by the President or Vice President of ACC and other officers are notified with a post on the bulletin board.
Emergency Meetings will be called to discuess an important change in the agenda.
A quorum consists of one more than half the total active membership.
Section 1, Procedure for Amendment:
Section 2, Ratification:
Ratification of an amendment requires two-thirds of the active membership and then submitted to the Student Council (or Ad Hoc Student Activities Committee when Student Council is not active) for approval before it becomes official.