Retired Faculty, Professionals and Administrators Association

 

Constitution

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AT ONEONTA RETIRED FACULTY, PROFESSIONALS, AND ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION (RFFAA)


ARTICLE I. NAME

The name of the organization shall be the State University College at Oneonta Retired Faculty, Professionals, and Administrators Association.


ARTICLE II. PURPOSES

Section 1.

To provide opportunities for socialization and personal enrichment of members.

Section 2.

To provide opportunities for retirees to contribute their time and talents in order to help the university and the community.

Section 3.            

To adopt and carry out other projects and activities consistent with the needs of the members and the purposes of the Association.


ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP

Section 1.            

Faculty, administration, and professional staff members are eligible for membership upon retirement.

Section 2.            

Wives and/or husbands of retirees are welcome to join the Association.

Section 3.            

Former faculty, administration, and professional staff members who have contributed to the life of the college may be elected to membership upon recommendation of the Board of Directors.


ARTICLE IV. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1.            

The Board of Directors shall have general supervision of the activities of the Association between the general meetings.

Section 2.            

The President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and five Directors elected-at-large, shall comprise the Board of Directors.

Section 3.            

The Board of Directors will be responsible for appointing the editor of the ORFA newsletter,  the official publication of the organization.


ARTICLE V. OFFICERS

Section 1.            

The officers of the Association shall consist of the President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer, all of whom are elected by the membership.

Section 2.            

Officers shall be elected at the annual meeting of the Association.


ARTICLE VI. AMENDMENTS AND CHANGES IN THE BYLAWS

Section 1.            

The Constitution may be amended or changes in the bylaws by a majority of those members present at any duly called general meeting of the Association.

Section 2.            

Proposed amendments to the constitution or changes in the bylaws may originate by petition from three or more members of the Association or by action of the Board of Directors.

Section 3.            

All proposals for amending the constitution or changes in the bylaws must be submitted to the Board of Directors at least thirty days prior to the next general meeting of the Association.


Adopted 5/8/90

Amended 6/7/92