The name of this organization shall be: “Tri-County Beekeepers.”
Tri-County Beekeepers is a nonprofit organization striving to support the beekeepers in Hall, Jackson, and Banks Counties. Support includes the best methods and treatments to solve most beekeeping problems. Educating members and the general public of GOOD BEEKEEPING PRATICES will enhance the beekeeping industry. Provide a forum including: Lecture series presented by intermediate and expert beekeepers, field trips and encourage participation in local and State meetings. Members, Officers or Advisory Board members shall not benefit directly from Tri-County Beekeepers assets. Assets of Tri-County Beekeepers will be donated to charity when the organization is terminated.
Anyone interested in beekeeping or the beekeeping industry may join Tri-County Beekeepers by paying the regular dues. An active member shall have the right to attend all meetings and vote. Dues will be $15 per year and are payable via check, cash, or pay-pal, Dues received after October 1 apply to the following year. Dues will be due by the first meeting in March.
The officers of Tri-County Beekeepers will be: President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, and Three Member Advisory Board. All officers will be elected by a majority vote of the members present at the November meeting for a two-year term, beginning the next calendar year. No person shall be elected for any office without his or her consent.
There shall be one meeting per month held on the Second Monday at 7:00 PM. unless announced otherwise. Efforts should be made to keep the Meetings to 90 minutes.
members present, shall be as follows:
· Call to order by the president or designee
· Recognize guests and visitors
· Reading and approval of the minutes from the previous meeting
· Reading of the financial report
· Discussion of old business
· Discussion of new business
· Members discuss immediate beekeeping concerns
Committees shall be appointed by the president, consisting of a minimum of three members whose duty shall be to serve as directed by the president. Committees will function as a unit presided over only by the chairman.
VII. Duties of Officers
This constitution and By-Laws were read and adopted by a unanimous vote of all members’ presents at a regular meeting Monday June 16, 2014 at:
Gillsville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
2595 Hwy. 323
Gillsville, GA 30543