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By-Laws  Ladies Association of Walden
ARTICLE I: OFFICES
1.  The name of this organization is Ladies Association of Walden.
2.    REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The registered office of the Corporation shall be maintained at
Montgomery Post Office Box 262, City of Montgomery, 77356, County of
Montgomery, in the State of Texas.
3.   PRINCIPAL OFFICE
The principal office of the Corporation shall be at Montgomery Post Office
Box 262, Montgomery, Texas 77356, provided that the Board of Directors shall
have power to change the location of the principal office at their discretion.
ARTICLE II: PURPOSE
The Association shall be a non-profit organization whose purpose is to
promote social activities among the members.
Article III: MEMBERSHIP
Section 1: All ladies who are property owners or reside in Walden on Lake
Conroe shall be eligible to become members of this organization.
Section 2: The yearly membership dues for members and associate
members shall be established by the Board of Directors and payable in August.
Section 3: Any member, owning property or residing in Walden, with dues
paid, shall be in good standing and entitled to vote at all meetings of the
Association and to participate in all events conducted under its auspices.
Section 4: Any former member who no longer owns property or resides in
Walden shall be eligible to become an Associate Member of this organization,
with the approval of the Board of Directors, and upon payment of annual dues
as provided in Section 3 above.
Section 5: Associate Members are not entitled to vote or hold office, but
may participate in the events conducted under the auspices of this
organization.  Associate Members shall be listed in the Ladies' Association
Directory and are entitled to receive a copy of the directory and the monthly
newsletters.
Article IV: MEETINGS
Section l: The Association year shall run from July 1 until June 30.
Section 2: The Association shall meet for luncheon and entertainment on
the first Friday of each month, unless the Board of Directors designates
otherwise.
Section 3: A written or printed notice stating the place, day and hour of
the meeting, and in case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for
which the meeting is called, shall be delivered not less than seven (7) nor more
than thirty (3O) days before the date of the meeting, either personally or by
mail, by or at the direction of the President, Secretary or the officer calling the
meeting to each member of record entitled to vote at such meeting.  If mailed,
such notice shall be deemed to be delivered when deposited in the United
States mail addressed to the members with postage thereon paid.
Section 4: The annual meeting of members for the election of officers and
for the transaction of all other business that may come before the meeting shall
be held on the 1st Friday of June in each year at the hour specified in the
notice of meeting. 
Section 5: Special meetings may be called at any time by order of the
President, or the Vice-President in the absence of the President.
Section 6: One quarter of the voting membership shall constitute a
quorum at all meetings of the Association. At meetings of the Board of
Directors, two-thirds of its membership shall constitute a quorum.
Article V: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1: The President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer,
Parliamentarian and the Chairmen of Standing Committees shall constitute the
membership of the Board of Directors, who shall have all the power of the
Association between meetings of the Association.
Section 2: The President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and
Parliamentarian shall constitute an Executive Committee, who shall have all the
power of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board.
Section 3: The President or the Vice-President may call Meetings of the
Board of Directors at such times as deemed necessary in her absence.
Section 4: Duties of the Officers.  The President shall preside at all
meetings of the Association, the Board of Directors and the Executive
Committee. She shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Association
and shall, with the majority approval of the Executive Committee, appoint the
Chairmen of the Standing Committees and any special committees deemed
necessary.  In the event of a vacancy in an elective office, the President shall
with the majority approval of the Executive Committee appoint another member
to complete the term of that office.
The Vice-President shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the
President in her absence or disability. The Vice-President shall also act as
Program Chairman.
The Secretary shall keep the records of the Association's meetings and
handle the Association's correspondence and shall send flowers or cards on
appropriate occasions.
The Treasurer shall collect and account for all moneys of the Association
and disburse them as directed by the Board of Directors and shall make a
financial report at the annual meeting in June and at all Board meetings.
The Parliamentarian shall act in an advisory capacity.  The immediate past
President shall assume the office of Parliamentarian and shall be a voting
member of the Executive Committee and of the Board of Directors.
Section 5: Compensation. Directors, as such, shall not receive any stated
salary for their services.  Nothing herein contained shall be construed to
preclude any Director from serving the Corporation in any other capacity and
receiving compensation therefor.
Section 6:  The Standing Committees Chairpersons are appointed by the
President and are as follows:  Door Prizes, Hospitality, Membership,
Newsletter, Publicity, Scrapbook, Reservations, Table Decorations, and
Historian.
Article VI: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section 1:  The Nominating Committee shall consist of three members of
the Association appointed by the President in March.
Section 2:  The Nominating Committee shall submit its slate of nominees
for officers to the Board in April.   These officers are President, Vice President,
Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian.
Section 3:  The slate of nominees will be published in the Association
newsletter and distributed to the Association in May.
Section 4:  Officers shall be elected at the election meeting in June.  They
shall assume office at the close of the annual election meeting in June.
Section 5:  Additional nominations for each office may be made from the
floor with the prior consent of the nominee.
Section 6:  Elections shall be by voice vote except when a floor
nomination shall have been received in which event the vote for the contested
office is by ballot.
Section 7:  Officers shall hold office for a term of one (1) year or until their
successors are elected and assume office.
Article VII: AMENDMENTS
These By-Laws may be amended at any regular or special meeting of the
Board of Directors by two-thirds vote of the members present, provided the
(Association) membership has been notified of the proposed changes in
writing prior to the meeting.
Article VIII: PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE
Robert's Rules of Order, Revised, shall be the sole authority on all
questions of parliamentary procedure.
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