SHORELINE SENIORS GOLF CLUB
Article I – NAME
The name of this club shall be the Shoreline Seniors Golf Club.
Article II – PURPOSE
First. To promote and foster among its members Goodwill, Fellowship, Sportsmanship and a closer bond for their mutual benefit, and to promote and conserve the best interest and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions.
Second. To enforce uniformity in the rules of the game as laid down by the United States Golf Association.
Third. To maintain a uniform system of handicapping as set forth in the regulations of the Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) in cooperation with the United States Golf Association (USGA).
Fourth. To afford a convenient and authoritative body to govern Club tournaments.
Article III – MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. Membership
shall be available to males, age fifty-five (55) or older. Membership shall be
unlimited to residents of the City of
Section 2. Memberships are individual and non-transferable. Dues include membership in the NCGA. The NCGA provides $1 toward a subscription to the quarterly magazine, monthly-computerized handicap, NCGA tournament eligibility, and any other special membership services available.
Section 3. The fiscal year for the club will be January 1 through December 31.
Section 4. In the event any member of this organization shall commit any act which reflects discredit or dispute thereon or shall refuse or neglect to comply with the rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Directors or the duly appointed officers, such member shall be subject to suspension or expulsion after ten (10) days written notice and the right to be heard, by a vote of two-third (2/3) of the Board of Directors at any regular or special meeting called for such purpose. The president will take whatever action is approved by the Board, and will notify the member accordingly.
Section 5. The annual meeting of the Shoreline Seniors Golf Club shall be held on the second Monday in the month of September. The Board of Directors shall provide for the holding of such meetings as may be deemed necessary or desirable, and shall call special meetings upon the written petition signed by no less than ten (10) percent of the membership.
Section 6. A legal quorum at any meeting of the membership shall be twenty-five (25) members present. Each active member in good standing shall be entitled to one vote.
Section 7. All membership fees and dues shall be established by the Board of Directors from time to time in such amounts as they deem to be adequate to operate and maintain the club.
Article IV - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of Eleven (11) Members in good standing of the Shoreline Seniors Golf Club and shall exercise all powers of management of the club not specially excepted by this By-Laws. All directors shall be elected for a three year term. In each of two years there shall be three (3) directors elected, in one year there shall be four (4)directors elected. In order to maintain continuity in the affairs of the club, the following schedule of Directors will be maintained:
One (1) Director will be the Immediate Past President. His term will be for one (1) year. In the event he chooses not to be a Director, the Board will fill the vacancy as provided in Section 6 below.
Section 2. On or before July fifteen The Board of Directors shall appoint a nominating committee consisting of five (5) members of the organization not serving on the Board of Directors. Instructions will be given to the Chairman as to how many nominees for Directors will be required for the coming year, starting January first, and the terms for which they are to be nominated.
Not later than August first, the Committee Chairman shall submit to the Board the list of nominees for Directors selected by the committee and the term for which they were nominated.
Names of other members in good standing may be nominated for Director by petition, showing the term for which they wish to run, signed by at least ten (10) members and submitted to the Board of Directors on or before August fifteenth.
A complete list of all qualified nominees for Director, showing the term for which they are running, will be posted on the bulletin board by the Secretary and will be published in the August Newsletter which will be mailed to all members.
There will be no nominations from the floor on Election Day.
Section 3. The Board shall appoint a committee of three judges, who are not members of the Board or candidates for election, to supervise the election and count the ballots.
Section 4. Voting for Directors shall be by written ballot of the general membership at the Annual Meeting and those names receiving the greatest number of votes cast by those present at the meeting shall be declared to be elected.
Section 5. The Board of Directors shall meet at such times and places as they may select and seven (7) directors shall constitute a quorum at the meeting. The Board shall meet at least once in each quarter of the year.
Section 6. In the case of any vacancy through death, resignation, disqualification or any other cause, the remaining Directors, even though less than a quorum, may elect a successor by majority vote to hold office for the full unexpired term of the Director whose place shall be vacant, and until the election of a successor.
Article V - OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES
Section 1. Within ten (10) days after the Annual Meeting and election, the newly constituted Board of Directors shall meet to nominate and elect the officers for the Club for the ensuing year. Only member of the newly constituted Board of Directors may be nominated and elected as Officers of this Club.
Section 2. The officers shall consist of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, and their duties shall be such as their title would indicate or as such as may be assigned to them respectively from time to time.
Section 3. The Board of Directors shall authorize and define the powers and duties of all committees. Chairman and members of all committees shall be appointed by the President, and he shall be ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee.
Section 4. Outstanding Achievement Award. The Board of Directors may select a member who has performed distinctive services for, or on behalf of the Club, to be presented at the Annual Meeting.
Section 5. The following committees shall be appointed each year, with such other committees as the President may deem necessary or advisable:
Tournament Committee to arrange and schedule tournaments.
Handicap Committee to establish a fair and proper system of handicaps in accordance with procedures lay down by the NCGA.
Membership Committee to investigate and act upon all applications for membership.
Special Committee to prepare for the Board of Directors: Programs, events and social activities for the Club and to promote and direct such approved functions.
Article VI - AMENDMENTS
These By-Laws may be altered, amended or repealed or new By-Laws may be adopted at the September Annual Meeting or at a special meting called for that purpose, by an affirmative vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the members present. Twenty-five (25) members constitute a legal quorum.
Article VII - NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
This Club is to be a non-profit organization.
the event that this Club is disbanded, for any reason, any residual funds will
be distributed to the