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Bylaws (Page 2)


ARTICLE VI - DUES
Section 1.
Member dues shall be determined annually by the Board, at their first meeting of the fiscal year.

Section 2.
Dues shall be delinquent three (3) months after the due date established by the Board.

Section 3.
Fiscal year of ACESS shall extend from August 1 through July 31

ARTICLE VII - OFFICERS
Section 1.
The officers of ACESS shall be a President, a President-Elect, a Secretary, and a Treasurer.

Section 2.
Only the Member Entities elect the officers of ACESS. Each Member Entity shall have one (1) vote for officers, which may be cast by the Representatives, or a letter ballot signed by a person designated by the Member Entity.

Section 3.
The nomination and election of officers shall be according to the procedure outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual

Section 4.
Any member of a member society shall be eligible to hold any office on the Council. The term shall be one year or until a successor is elected.

Section 5.
An office in ACESS shall be declared vacant due to the death, resignation, or withdrawal of the officer or upon a Member Entity's withdrawal. Such vacancies shall be filled by the Board.

Section 6.
The President shall be the presiding officer of ACESS and of the Board. Under the direction of the President, the Executive Director shall ensure that the provisions of the ACESS Bylaws are duly observed and executed. The President shall appoint the Chairs of all committees except as specified in these Bylaws.

Section 7.
The President-Elect shall assume and execute the duties of the President during the absence of the President and shall be a member of the Finance Committee.

Section 8.
The Secretary shall keep minutes and accurate records of all official meetings of the Board, prepare and send copies as directed, and shall perform such duties normally associated with the office.

Section 9.
The Treasurer shall have custody of all ACESS funds and shall report in writing or electronically all transactions at each meeting of the Board. The Treasurer shall prepare an annual statement as of the last day of the fiscal year. The office of Treasurer shall be bonded at the expense of ACESS.

Section 10.
Required background for ACESS officers and committee chairs. All ACESS officers and committee chairs must be members of ACESS Member Entities (preferable) or have a technical, science (e.g., archaeology, chemistry, physics, geology, computer, or math), or engineering baccalaureate degree (as a minimum).

                                                                              
  
  
  
Bylaws (Page 2)


ARTICLE VI - DUES
Section 1.
Member dues shall be determined annually by the Board, at their first meeting of the fiscal year.

Section 2.
Dues shall be delinquent three (3) months after the due date established by the Board.

Section 3.
Fiscal year of ACESS shall extend from August 1 through July 31

ARTICLE VII - OFFICERS
Section 1.
The officers of ACESS shall be a President, a President-Elect, a Secretary, and a Treasurer.

Section 2.
Only the Member Entities elect the officers of ACESS. Each Member Entity shall have one (1) vote for officers, which may be cast by the Representatives, or a letter ballot signed by a person designated by the Member Entity.

Section 3.
The nomination and election of officers shall be according to the procedure outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual

Section 4.
Any member of a member society shall be eligible to hold any office on the Council. The term shall be one year or until a successor is elected.

Section 5.
An office in ACESS shall be declared vacant due to the death, resignation, or withdrawal of the officer or upon a Member Entity's withdrawal. Such vacancies shall be filled by the Board.

Section 6.
The President shall be the presiding officer of ACESS and of the Board. Under the direction of the President, the Executive Director shall ensure that the provisions of the ACESS Bylaws are duly observed and executed. The President shall appoint the Chairs of all committees except as specified in these Bylaws.

Section 7.
The President-Elect shall assume and execute the duties of the President during the absence of the President and shall be a member of the Finance Committee.

Section 8.
The Secretary shall keep minutes and accurate records of all official meetings of the Board, prepare and send copies as directed, and shall perform such duties normally associated with the office.

Section 9.
The Treasurer shall have custody of all ACESS funds and shall report in writing or electronically all transactions at each meeting of the Board. The Treasurer shall prepare an annual statement as of the last day of the fiscal year. The office of Treasurer shall be bonded at the expense of ACESS.

Section 10.
Required background for ACESS officers and committee chairs. All ACESS officers and committee chairs must be members of ACESS Member Entities (preferable) or have a technical, science (e.g., archaeology, chemistry, physics, geology, computer, or math), or engineering baccalaureate degree (as a minimum).

                                                                              
  
  
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