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Article INameThe name of the organization shall be Student Social Work Association.Article IIPurposeThe purpose of this organization shall be:
Article IIIObjectivesThe objectives of this organization are:
Article IVMembershipThe membership of this organization shall be composed of:
Article VGoverning Body
Article VIAdvisersA Social Work faculty member (designated by the Departmental Chairperson) shall serve as adviser to the organization.Article VIIMeetingsThe meetings shall follow these regulations:
Proposed amendments to this constitution may be presented in writing to the governing body two weeks before they are brought up for adoption or they may be presented during regular meetings of the organization.
This constitution may be amended by a majority vote of the membership of the organization (majority, for this purpose, is defined as those members that are present at the meeting at which the amendment is being voted on.)Article VIIIOfficers' Duties
The president shall call and preside over all meetings of the governing body and the general membership. He/she should represent the Student Social Work Association to other campus organizations and should have the responsibility for coordinating program planning and elections. The president is expected to attend Social Work faculty meetings and meetings of the Community Advisory Board, as time and class schedule permits.
The vice president shall assume the duties of the president in his/her absence. He/she will assist the president in presidential functions.
The secretary shall be responsible for the minutes of each meeting of the organization and their distribution to the students and faculty. He/she shall also be responsible for distributing notices of meetings and events to the membership and assist in compiling information for the Department Newsletter. The secretary should also conduct all correspondence of the organization and be the custodian for all current organization records.
The treasurer shall coordinate and facilitate the collection of all organization funds. Funds received by the treasurer are to be deposited in an account held by the finance office of Capital University. He/she will assume a leadership role in the fundraising activities of the organization.
The historian shall be responsible for the compiling of information for the scrapbook as well as any other pertinent data concerning the activities of the organization. The historian shall also be the custodian of all records that are not needed for current use.
The class representative shall represent their respective class at social work faculty meetings, meetings of the governing body, and meetings of the general membership. Each representative is expected to actively participate in the decision making process of all meetings. He/she will serve as the communicator of student concerns to faculty, and faculty concerns to students.
If an officer fails to perform the duties that are stated above he/she will be held accountable to the executive community. A majority vote by the general membership is needed to remove an officer from his/her position.
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