|Adopted on December 9, 2004
the University of Vermont, in order to create a
multi-disciplinary community of students with a common interest in
resources research, current issues, and local activities, do hereby
by these bylaws, a student chapter of AWRA.
Article I Purpose
and disseminating ideas and information in the field of water resources.
B. Providing a means of interaction within the water resources
C. Representation of membership in the campus community.
Providing information about the Chapter to incoming students.
E. Promote regionally and locally the objectives of AWRA.
F. Encourage membership in AWRA.
G. Arrange regional local conferences or seminars as deemed valuable.
H. Make recommendations to the Board of Directors on the conduct of the
of the national AWRA
graduate student of UVM is eligible for membership.
a student attend at least one chapter meeting per year and complete the
membership registration form.
President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and committee
B. Will perform duties defined in Section 2.
C. Two advisors, both members of National AWRA; one faculty member from
departments, or one faculty member and one professional.
D. All chapter officers must be student members of the National AWRA.
official representative of the Chapter and is responsible for
presiding over meetings.
B. The Vice President will perform the
duties of the President when the latter is absent.
C. The Treasurer administers, with the approval of the Executive
monetary transactions of the Chapter and will perform the duties of the
Secretary when the latter is absent. The treasurer will prepare an
report of the status of the chapter’s financial position at the close
D. The Secretary administers correspondence and records minutes of the
and keeps the National AWRA informed about the Student Chapter
E. The committee Chairpersons are responsible for carrying out their
determined by the president. Committee Chairpersons will organize and
coordinate special events or activities of the chapter, as needed.
The outgoing Executive Committee (or the advisors if no Executive
exists) will conduct majority rule secret ballot elections during the
before April 30th. Any student member of AWRA can be nominated by any
AWRA for any position on the Executive Committee (including
Nominations must be seconded by another member of the chapter.
B. Officer Term
The term of all Executive Committee members is one year (from May 1st
to April 30th).
C. Special elections for vacated offices will be conducted by secret
D. An Executive Committee member may resign by submitting a
written statement of intent to
the Executive Committee.
hold less than two membership meetings per year for the purpose of
business, one during fall semester and the other during spring semester.
Article V Amendments
amended at any business meeting with at least 50% present of the total
membership and by a 2/3 majority vote.
A. Adoption or
to these bylaws may take place with a 2/3 majority vote of the total
membership, or by the National AWRA Board of Directors for just cause
or if the
Chapter becomes inactive.
B. If dissolution occurs, all debts shall be paid out of the chapter
with the remaining chapter funds, assets, records and files transferred