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Sadrvan Bylaws

Sadrvan Bylaws

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BYLAWS
OF THE
ASSOCIATION OF BOSNIACS OF DELAWARE VALLEY, INC.
(a New Jersey nonprofit corporation)
ADOPTED_____________________
ARTICLE I
GENERAL
1.1
Name. The name of the Corporation is the \u201cAssociation of Bosniacs of Delaware
Valley, Inc.\u201d (hereinafter the \u201cCorporation\u201d).
1.2
Registered Office. The registered office of the Corporation in New Jersey shall
be at the place designated in the Certificate of Incorporation, or at such place within New Jersey
as the Board of Trustees from time to time determine.
1.3
Other Offices. The Corporation may also have offices at such other places within
and without New Jersey as the Board of Trustees may from time to time determine, or the
activities of the Corporation may require.
1.4
Corporate Seal. The corporate seal shall have inscribed thereon the name of the

Corporation, the year of its incorporation and the words \u201cCorporate Seal \u2013 New Jersey.\u201d Such seal may be used by causing it or a facsimile thereof to be impressed or affixed or in any manner reproduced.

1.5
Purposes. The purpose of the Corporation is to facilitate socialization, mutual
support, and preservation of traditional cultural and religious values of Bosniacs in the Greater
Delaware Valley region.
1.6
Code of ethics. The Corporation will adhere to the Islamic code of ethics.
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ARTICLE II
MEMBERSHIP
2.1
Membership. The Corporation will have three type of members: Registered,
Unregistered and Friends of the Association.
2.2
Registered Members: Registered members all families which have paid their

membership dues of the Corporation as defined by the Executive Board. To become a registered member at least one member of the family must be ethnic Bosniac. Registered members have the right to vote in the General Assembly of the Association as well to enjoy all other services provided by the Association.

2.3
Unregistered Members: Unregistered members are all direct descendants (i.e.

son, daughter, grand son, grand daughter, great grand son etc.) and direct ancestors (i.e. father, mother, grand mother, grand father, great grand father etc.) of the registered members of the Corporation. Other than voting powers in the General Assembly, Unregistered Members have same privileges as Registered Members

2.4
Friends of the Association:Friend(s) of the Association is the honorary title

given to individuals, families or other groups, associations and corporations by the Executive Board. Friends of the Association do not have to pay any Association dues \u2013 whereas they can enjoy some privileges of the registered members upon approval of the Executive Board.

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ARTICLE III
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
3.1
General Powers :

The Board of Trustees has right with majority vote to:
- overrule any decision made by the Executive Board,
- to abolish the Executive Board

-to call for a meeting of the General Assembly of the Association
- and to end the Association

The business and affairs of the Corporation shall be managed by the Executive Board, however all powers of the Corporation are hereby granted to and vested in the Board of Trustees, except as otherwise provided in these Bylaws, the Certificate of Incorporation or by the laws of New Jersey.

3.2
Number, Qualifications, Election and Term of Office.

The Board of Trustees shall consist of not less than three (3) nor more than fifteen (15) Trustees who shall be natural persons of full age (collectively, \u201cBoard,\u201d \u201cBoard of Trustees,\u201d \u201cTrustees,\u201d individually, \u201cTrustee\u201d). Initially, the number of Trustees shall be fixed by the Incorporators, and thereafter it shall be such number as shall have been last specified by resolution (if any) of the Board. Trustees should have an ability to participate effectively in fulfilling the responsibilities of the Board of Trustees. Trustees need not be residents of New Jersey.

The Trustees shall be elected by the unanimous vote of the Board. Nothing contained herein shall prevent any Trustee from being elected to any number of successive terms nor shall anything contained herein prevent any Trustee from nominating and voting for herself (or himself) as a successor Trustee. Initially, the term of the Trustees shall be fixed by the

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