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Bylawsofthe

CedarRidgeBandBoosters

Version1.1
Adopted:12May2015

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INTRODUCTION
1.1.

NAME

1.2.

LOCATION

1.3.

PURPOSE

MEMBERSHIP
2.1.

MEMBERSHIP

2.2.

VOTING

OFFICERS
3.1.

ELECTIONOFOFFICERS

3.2.

DUTIESOFOFFICERS

3.3.

OFFICERREQUIREMENTS

BOARDOFDIRECTORS
4.1.

BOARDMEMBERSHIP

4.2.

EXPANDEDMEMBERSHIP

4.3.

BOARDREQUIREMENTS

FINANCIAL
5.1.

FUNDING

5.2.

SCHOLARSHIPS

MISCELLANEOUSPROVISIONS
6.1.

PROHIBITIONAGAINSTPRIVATEINUREMENT

6.2.

LIMITATIONONACTIVITIES

6.3.

AMENDMENTPROCESS

6.4.

DISSOLUTIONPROCESS

1. Introduction
1.1.

Name

ThenameoftheorganizationisCedarRidgeBandBoosters.Theparents/guardiansofCedarRidgeHigh
Schoolbandstudentsdoherebyformourselvesintoanonprofitorganizationandtothatenddohereby
approvetheconstitutioninmannerandformasfollows.

1.2.

Location

ThelocationoftheCedarRidgeBandBoostersis1125NewGradyBrownSchoolRoad,Hillsborough,North
Carolina,27278.Themailingaddressoftheorganizationis1125NewGradyBrownSchoolRoad,
Hillsborough,NorthCarolina,27278.

1.3.

Purpose

Toencourage,promoteandsupporttheCedarRidgeHighSchoolBandprogramsinconjunctionwith,and
supportof,theDirectorofBands.

2. Membership
2.1.

Membership

Parentsand/orlegalguardians(hereinafterreferredtoasparents/guardians)ofbandstudentsshall
automaticallybemembers.Oneormoreparents/guardiansofabandstudentshallconstituteafamily.

2.2.

Voting

Thevotingmembershipconsistsofbandboosters.Eachfamilyshallbeallowedonevoteperstudentonall
votingmatters.Ifvotingoccursatameeting,thefamilymustbepresentatthatmeetinginordertovote.
Forsignificantdecisionsthatrequireinputfromthewidermembership,theBandBoostersBoardofDirectors
maychoosetoholdavirtualvote.Inthiscase,theSecretarywillemailaGoogleSurveytothemembership,
oruseasimilaronlinetool.

2.2.1.

GeneralMeetings

GeneralmeetingsofthemembershipwillbeheldasrequiredbytheBoardofDirectors.
Noticeofthetimeandplaceofallmeetingsshallbebyemaildistribution.Inthecaseofcalledmeetings,
textnotificationmaybeusedaswell.

2.2.2.

AnnualMeeting

TheannualmeetingofthemembershipshallbeheldasdeterminedbytheBoardofDirectors.Themain
purposesofthismeetingwillbetoelecttheofficersandapprovethebudgetforthenextyear.
Noticeofthetimeandplaceoftheannualmeetingshallbebyemaildistributionandpostingontheband
website.Textnotificationmaybeusedaswell.

3. Officers
ThevotingmembersshallelectthefollowingorganizationBoardofDirectors.

President

VicePresident(ChairofHospitality)

Secretary

Treasurer

ConcessionsChair

FundraisingChair

TheCedarRidgeHighSchoolDirectorofBandsandStudentBandPresidentarealsomembersofthe
BoardofDirectors.

3.1.

ElectionofOfficers

NominationswillbemadetotheDirectorofBandsand/orBandBoostersPresidentviaemail.
Attheannualmeetingthemembersshallelect,byamajorityvoteofthosememberspresent,thenew
Officers.Eachfamilyshallbeentitledtocastonevoteperbandstudent.
Newlyelectedofficersshallassumetheirdutiesatthenextregularlyscheduledmeetingfollowingthe
election.

3.2.

DutiesofOfficers

President

PresideatallBoardandgeneralmembershipmeetings

Preparemeetingagenda

Beexofficiomemberofstandingcommittees

AppointChairpersonsofCommittees

Signcontractsonbehalfoftheorganization

Performdutiesasindicatedtotheoffice

VicePresident(ChairofHospitality)

PresideatmeetingsoftheBoardandgeneralmembershipintheabsenceofthePresident

CoordinatemealsforMarchingBandathomegames

Coordinatewelcome,endofyearbanquetandanyothereventsapprovedbytheBoardofDirectors

Otherdutesasassignedbythepresidentand/orBoardofDirectors

Secretary

Recordattendance,minutes,decisionsandactionsatallBoardandgeneralmembershipmeetings

Distributeminutesofallmeetings

Conductformalcorrespondence(thankyounotes,sympathycards,etc.)

Informboostermembersofthemeetingschedule

Treasurer

Collectdues,fundraisingandotherreceipts

Paybillsandotherobligations

Keepaccuraterecordsofreceiptsanddisbursements

ProvidefinancialreportforgeneralmembershipandBoardmeetings

PrepareprojectedannualbudgetforBoardapproval

ConcessionsChair

CoordinateconcessionseventsandplanningwithAramark

Facilitatevolunteersignupforevents(usingSignUpGeniusorasimilaronlinetool)

Ensurethateventsareappropriatelystaffedandthatvolunteershavetheinformationtheyneed
priortoeachevent

FundraisingChair

Coordinatefundraisingactivities,includingresearchonbestmethodsandtiming

WorkwiththetreasurerandDirectorofBandstocollectfunds

OfficerRequirements
AnOfficershallserveaoneyearterm.

Thesamefamilymaynotholdthesameofficeformorethantwo(2)consecutiveyears.

Nofamilymayholdmorethanone(1)officeduringayear.

TheOfficerswillreceivenoremunerationfortheirboardservicealthoughanOfficermayservethe
organizationinanothercapacityandreceivecompensation.

Officerpositionsmaybesharedbytwovotingmembers,whileretainingonevoteforeachelected
position.

Thelengthofservicecanbeextendedwiththeapprovaloftheboardofdirectors.Attheboardof
directors'discretion,theymayvotetoextendbyoneyeartheserviceofanycurrentboardmember
intheircurrentoffice.Amajorityvoteoftheboard,excludingthecurrentofficerbeingvotedupon
willbeconsideredapprovalfortheadditionalyearofservice.Withtheboards'approval,the
proceduresstatedinsection3.1,electionofofficers,willbefollowed.

3.3.

4. BoardofDirectors
4.1.

BoardMembership

TheBoardofDirectorswillconsistoftheelectedOfficers,theDirectorofBandsandtheBandStudent
President.

4.2.

ExpandedMembership

TheBoardofDirectorsmaybeexpandedbyaddingupto2AtLargemembersbyavoteofamajorityofthe
Directors.

4.3.

BoardRequirements
AmajorityoftheBoardmemberspresentattheBoardmeetingandshallconstituteaquorum.

AnyBoardmemberwhocannotordoesnotattendthree(3)consecutiveBoardmeetings,ordoes
notadequatelyfulfilltheirobligationsasoutlinedhereinandinsection3.3,shallbesubjectto
removaluponmajorityvoteoftheBoard.

AreplacementfortheremovedofficershallbeappointedbyamajorityvoteoftheBoardtofulfillthe
remainderoftheterm.

TheBoardshallhavefullauthoritytomanagethisorganizationwithintheconfinesofthesebylaws
andthewillofthevotingmembers.

5. Financial
5.1.

Funding

FundingfortheCedarRidgeHighSchoolBandBoostersistheresponsibilityofthestudentsfamilies.
Studentsand/orfamiliesparticipateinfundraisingprojects.Fundraisingshallgotowardsfutureexpenses.

Allfundsandincomeofwhatsoeverkindreceivedbytheorganizationshallbeusedsolelyforthepromotion,
improvement,instruction,equipment,transportation,aidandsupportoftheCedarRidgeHighSchoolBand
programs.
AllfundsoftheorganizationshallbedepositedinsuchbankortrustcompanyastheBoardshalldesignate.
Twopersons,asdesignatedbytheBoard,shallsignchecksorvouchers.
Thetreasurersaccountsshallbeexaminedannuallybyanauditororauditingcommitteeofnotlessthan
threemembers,who,satisfiedthatthetreasurersannualreportiscorrect,shallsignastatementofthatfact
attheendofthereport.TheBoardshallselecttheauditingcommitteeatleasttwoweeksbeforethemeeting
atwhichnewofficersassumeduties.

5.2.

Scholarships

Fundspermitting,scholarship(s)maybeawardedtograduatingseniorsuponavoteoftheBoard.

6. MiscellaneousProvisions
6.1.

ProhibitionAgainstPrivateInurement

Nopartofthenetearningsoftheorganizationshallinuretothebenefitof,orbedistributableto,its
members,directors,officers,orotherprivatepersonsexceptthattheorganizationshallbeauthorizedand
empoweredtopayreasonablecompensationforservicesrenderedandtomakepaymentsanddistributions
infurtheranceofthepurposesofthisorganization.

6.2.

LimitationOnActivities

Nosubstantialpartoftheactivitiesoftheorganizationshallbethecarryingonofpropagandaorotherwise
attemptingtoinfluencelegislation,andtheorganizationshallnotparticipateinorintervenein(includingthe
publishingordistributionofstatements)anypoliticalcampaignonbehalfoforinoppositiontoanycandidate
forpublicoffice.

6.3.

AmendmentProcess

Thesebylawscanbeamendedinwholeorinpartatadulyorganizedgeneralmembershipmeetingaftera
minimumtwoweeknotice.

6.4.

DissolutionProcess

ShouldtheorganizationdesiretodissolveitselfameetingforthispurposeshallbecalledbythePresident
withaminimumtwoweeknotice.Aquorumatthismeetingshallbeatleast50%ofthevotingmembership.
Dissolutionshallrequireapprovaloftwothirds(2/3)ofthevotingmembersattendingthemeeting.
Uponthedissolutionoftheorganization,theBoardofDirectorsshall,afterpayingormakingprovisionfor
thepaymentofalloftheliabilitiesofthecorporation,transfertheremainingassetstotheCedarRidgeBand.