name of the organization shall be The Harvard Mountaineering Club.
purpose of the organization is to help and support students who
are willing to practise mountaineering, and to organize talks and
other such mountaineer-cultural events.
in this organization shall be open to all students in good standing
currently enrolled in Harvard College, regardless of race, creed,
color, sex, sexual orientation, or physical disability.
shall be retained until the student is no longer affiliated with
the University. Membership will be retained during the vacations
and recesses of the University.
members shall pay such annual dues as may be designated from time
member may resign at any time by filing a written resignation
with the secretary.
officers of the group shall consist of a president, treasurer,
secretary, gear czar and other officers as may be designated by
officers shall be registered undergraduates in Harvard College.
president shall be the chief executive officer of the group and
shall have general supervision and control of its activities and
governing body of the organization shall be a board of directors
that shall consist of the president, the treasurer, the secretary
and the equipment person.
treasurer shall have general charge of the financial affairs of
the group. He or she shall keep accurate records of these affairs
and give regular reports as required by the board.
secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the group and
of all activities and programs. He or she will handle all formal
correspondence between the members and officers of the group.
shall be elected annually by the members of the group. Elections
shall be held during the month of April. The term of office shall
start on the first day of the summer recess and shall terminate
on the last day of the following academic year.
undergraduate members of the group may be nominated for election.
Nominations shall be filed in writing with the secretary at least
one week before the date appointed for elections. All members
shall have one vote by secret ballot. Members may vote by written
proxy if necessary. The secretary shall be responsible for informing
all members of the election date and candidates.
one of the president, the secretary, or any other five members
of the group consider that an officer is not meeting his or her
responsibilities, they may call a special meeting of the group
on which a new officer can be appointed for the rest of term if
a simple majority of the group members deem it necessary.
of the board shall be held on a regular basis for the purpose
of determining policy, activities, programs, all official statements,
and other business. Special meetings of the group may be called
by the president, the secretary, or any five members of the group.
simple majority of the votes shall constitute a quorum.
president shall chair all meetings.
of regular and special meetings shall be communicated to all members
of the group by the secretary.
members shall have one vote with respect to any resolutions put
forward during a meeting. Members may vote by written proxy if
constitution may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the
member of the group may propose an amendment. Proposals shall
be filed in writing with the secretary, so that the group may
debate the proposal. Amendments may be voted on at regular or