Constitution of the Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

AMENDED May, 1992; September 2005; November 2010

PREAMBLE: A group of Amateur Radio Operators, wishing to secure for ourselves the pleasures and non-pecuniary benefits of the association of persons commonly interested in Amateur Radio constitute ourselves the OREGON TUALATIN VALLEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB (OTVARC) and adopt this constitution and by-laws as our governing law. It shall be our purpose to foster good will and cooperation between all radio services, to be instrumental in helping the beginning or prospective Amateur Radio Operator sustain their interest and become properly licensed, to afford those active in the Amateur Radio Service a means by which to meet and associate with others, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating skills and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of the Amateur Radio Service in the community.

ARTICLE I MEMBERSHIP

Membership shall be by application and upon such terms as the club shall by its BY- LAWS provide.

ARTICLE II OFFICERS

ARTICLE III DUTIES OF OFFICERS

ARTICLE IV MEETINGS

The BY-LAWS shall provide for regular and special meetings. At meetings, a minimum of fifteen per cent (15%) of the membership shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

ARTICLE V DUES

The Club, by majority vote of those present at any regular meeting, may levy upon the general membership such dues or assessments as shall be deemed necessary for the business of the organization within its objects as set forth in the Preamble. Nonpayment of such dues or assessments shall be cause for expulsion from the club within the discretion of the membership.

ARTICLE VI AMENDMENTS

ARTICLE VII RULES

Roberts Rules of Order shall govern proceedings unless suspended by majority vote of the members present.