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					         CONSTITUTION
              AND
            BYLAWS
            OF THE
     INTERIOR DESIGN CLUB
               OF
WEST VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ARTICLE I: NAME AND PURPOSE

SECTION A: THIS CLUB SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN
CLUB (WVIDC), A STUDENT ORGANIZATION CHARTERED AND ADMINISTERED
ACCORDING TO WEST VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE INTER-CLUB COUNCIL
REQUIREMENTS.

SECTION B: ITS PURPOSE SHALL BE TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING GOALS

                                 Club Goals
           (As approved by the WVCIDC board of directors July, 1994)

1. Provide a spirit of unity in a nurturing, supportive environment for the
   students of the West Valley College Interior Design Department in order to
   support their goals and maximize their potential.

2. Provide a vehicle and forum for professional and technical interior design
   education supplementary to the West Valley College Interior Design
   Department curriculum.

3. Provide guidance and opportunities for West Valley College interior design
   students to be exposed to, and to participate in, the professional interior
   design community with an emphasis on the diversity of career directions and
   trade affiliations.

4. Promote the West Valley Interior Design Club as a vehicle for and a
   participant in local charitable opportunities as it applies to the interior design
   profession.

5. Act as a liaison to the West Valley College Interior Design Department faculty
   and staff and the West Valley College community via the Inter-Club Council.

6. Maintain a treasury balance sufficient to support the objectives necessary to
   meet the above goals.

                                   ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP

SECTION A: MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS

1. ANY CURRENTLY ENROLLED WEST VALLEY COLLEGE STUDENT THAT INTENDS
   TO PURSUE INTERIOR DESIGN OR A RELATED PROFESSION AS A VOCATION OR
   AVOCATION.

2. AN ALUMNI OF THE WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN CLUB THAT WISHES TO
   MAINTAIN TIES TO AND PARTICIPATE IN CLUB ACTIVITIES WHILE NOT
   CURRENTLY ENROLLED AT WEST VALLEY COLLEGE.

3. WEST VALLEY COLLEGE TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF INTERESTED IN
   ACHIEVING THE ABOVE STATED GOALS.
SECTION B: TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP

1. CLUB MEMBERSHIP IS YEARLY BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1ST THROUGH AUGUST
   31ST. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON THE FIRST DAY OF
   INSTRUCTION IN THE FALL SEMESTER.

2. A FULL YEAR AND PRO-RATED SINGLE SEMESTER FEE (AVAILABLE SPRING
   SEMESTER ONLY) SHALL BE SET BY THE BOARD PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1ST.

3. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE
   YEAR.

4. MEMBERSHIPS SHALL BE NON REFUNDABLE.

SECTION C: TRADE ASSOCIATION STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS

1. WHERE THE WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN CLUB IS ALSO A STUDENT
   CHAPTER OF A TRADE ASSOCIATION, THE CLUB WILL COORDINATE RECEIPT OF
   FEES FOR THAT ASSOCIATION AND MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CHAPTER
   ON BEHALF OF THE STUDENT CHAPTER MEMBERS. THE MEMBERSHIP FEE WILL
   BE EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT SET BY THAT ASSOCIATION WITHOUT ANY
   INCREMENT FOR LOCAL CLUB ADMINISTRATION. PROFESSIONAL STUDENT
   CHAPTER MEMBERSHIPS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO WVIDC MEMBERS.

2. WHERE THE WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN CLUB IS NOT A STUDENT CHAPTER
   OF A TRADE ASSOCIATION OFFERING INDIVIDUAL STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS, THE
   CLUB WILL MAKE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE TO STUDENT
   MEMBERS BUT WILL NOT PROCESS THEM ON THE STUDENT'S BEHALF.

3. TRADE ASSOCIATION STUDENT CHAPTER AFFILIATION COMMITMENTS SHALL BE
   ENTERED INTO ONLY AFTER BOARD RECOMMENDATION AND A MAJORITY
   GENERAL VOTE ADMINISTERED AT THE SAME MEETING AS THE GENERAL
   ELECTION. THEY SHALL BE REAFFIRMED YEARLY BY GENERAL VOTE AT THE
   GENERAL ELECTION MEETING.

SECTION D: BENEFITS OF CLUB MEMBERSHIP

1. CLUB MEMBERS SHALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN CLUB
   ACTIVITIES INVOLVING ADMISSION FEES EITHER AT NO CHARGE OR AT A
   DISCOUNTED RATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE BOARD, EXCLUDING ACTIVITIES
   FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUND RAISING.

2. CLUB MEMBERS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
   AS COMMITTEE CHAIRS, BOTH PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY AS APPOINTED BY
   THE BOARD.

3. CLUB MEMBERS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON CLUB COMMITTEES AND
   PARTICIPATE IN CLUB CHARITABLE AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDING
   VOLUNTEER DESIGN SERVICES AND NON-AFFILIATED SHOWCASE AND
   COMPETITION OPPORTUNITIES.
4. VOLUNTEER AND PROFESSIONAL OFFERINGS MADE BY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
   TO THEIR STUDENT CHAPTER MEMBERS (PROFESSIONAL MEETING
   ATTENDANCE, AFFILIATED SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITIES, AFFILIATED
   COMPETITIONS, ETC.) SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO AFFILIATED STUDENT
   MEMBERS THROUGH CLUB CHANNELS. CLUB RESOURCES SHALL BE AVAILABLE
   FOR PARTICIPATION AS DETERMINED BY THE BOARD.

                         ARTICLE III: CLUB ADVISOR

THE WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN CLUB ADVISOR SHALL BE SELECTED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTER-CLUB COUNCIL BY-LAWS.

                           ARTICLE IV: OFFICERS

SECTION A: TITLES

THE OFFICERS OF THE CLUB SHALL BE PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT-ELECT/1ST VICE
PRESIDENT, 2ND VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, AND TREASURER. THE INTENT OF
THE CLUB IS TO HAVE BOARD OFFICERS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH STUDENT
CHAPTER AFFILIATION REQUIREMENTS.

SECTION B: ELECTION

1. ELECTIONS PROTOCOL SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE BOARD IN FEBRUARY IN
   ORDER TO COMPLETE ELECTIONS BY MAY 31ST OF THAT YEAR.

2. IF THE CLUB IS A STUDENT MEMBER OF A TRADE ASSOCIATION, THE CLUB
   ELECTION PROTOCOL WILL MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS SET BY THAT TRADE
   ASSOCIATION.

3. IF THERE IS ONLY ONE PERSON RUNNING FOR A GIVEN OFFICE, NO ELECTION IS
   REQUIRED FOR THAT OFFICE.

SECTION C: ELIGIBILITY

ANY MEMBER OF THE CLUB SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO ANY OFFICE.

SECTION D: NON-PERFORMANCE OF OFFICERS

IF AN OFFICER FAILS TO ATTEND MEETINGS OR DOES NOT PERFORM HIS/HER
DUTIES TO THE MINIMUM STANDARD SET BY THE BOARD, THE BOARD SHALL
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE THAT OFFICER. A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD
IS REQUIRED.

SECTION E: VACANCIES OF OFFICE

IF ANY OFFICE OTHER THAN THE PRESIDENT OR PRESIDENT-ELECT/1ST VICE
PRESIDENT SHALL BECOME VACANT, THE PRESIDENT SHALL AT THE EARLIEST
POSSIBLE DATE THEREAFTER ORDER A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING FOR THE
PURPOSE OF ELECTING AN OFFICER. IF THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OR PRESIDENT-
ELECT/1ST VICE PRESIDENT SHALL BECOME VACANT, THE REMAINING RANKING
BOARD OFFICER SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF EITHER AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE
DATE THEREAFTER ORDER A GENERAL MEETING FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING
A REPLACEMENT OFFICER OR LEAVING THAT OFFICE VACANT UNTIL THE NEXT
GENERAL ELECTION. THE MEMBER THUS ELECTED SHALL IMMEDIATELY ENTER
UPON HIS/HER DUTIES AND SHALL HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THE NEXT GENERAL
ELECTION.

SECTION F: DUTIES OF OFFICERS

1. THE PRESIDENT SHALL:
        a. ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.

       b. PRESIDE AT ALL SCHEDULED BOARD MEETINGS AND GENERAL
          MEETINGS.

       c. PREPARE AND DISTRIBUTE A MEETING AGENDA.

       d. CALL SPECIAL MEETINGS.

       e. APPOINT ALL COMMITTEES, WITH BOARD APPROVAL, NOT OTHERWISE
          PROVIDED FOR IN THIS CONSTITUTION.

       f. ENSURE THE REGULATIONS OF THE CLUB AS DEFINED IN THIS
          CONSTITUTION ARE ENFORCED.

       g. MANAGE COMPLIANCE WITH STUDENT CHAPTER ALLIANCE
          RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING: ATTENDANCE AT PROFESSIONAL
          CHAPTER BOARD MEETINGS; ATTENDANCE AT PROFESSIONAL
          CHAPTER GENERAL MEETINGS; AND GENERATION AND PROCESSING OF
          CORRESPONDENCE, STATUS REPORTS AND OTHER WRITTEN
          DOCUMENTATION AS DEFINED BY THE PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION.

       h. RECEIVE AND DISTRIBUTE CORRESPONDENCE, INFORMATION,
          MATERIALS, AND OTHER ITEMS FROM THE PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR
          DESIGN COMMUNITY AND OTHER SOURCES.

       i.   SIGN FORMAL CORRESPONDENCE ON BEHALF OF THE CLUB.

       j.   MANAGE COMPLIANCE WITH WEST VALLEY INTER-CLUB COUNCIL
            RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING: ATTENDANCE AT SCHEDULED I.C.C.
            MEETINGS AND PROCESSING OF CORRESPONDENCE, STATUS
            REPORTS, AND OTHER WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION AS DEFINED BY THE
            I.C.C. TO ACCOMPLISH WVIDC OBJECTIVES.

       k. RECEIVE THE PERMANENT CORRESPONDENCE RECORD FROM THE
          PRECEDING PRESIDENT, MAINTAIN A CORRESPONDENCE RECORD FOR
          CURRENT YEAR, AND PASS THE COMPLETE RECORD TO SUCCEEDING
          PRESIDENT.
       l.   ACT AS ADVISOR TO WEST VALLEY INTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT
            CHAIR AND OTHER INTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT STAFF AS DEFINED
            BY THE BOARD AND THE INTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT CHAIR.

       m. MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND PROVISION OF RESOURCES TO THE
          OTHER BOARD OFFICERS AS REQUESTED BY THESE OFFICERS.

       n. PERFORM SUCH DUTIES AS CUSTOMARILY PERTAIN TO THE OFFICE OF
          PRESIDENT.

       o. CARRY OUT ASSIGNMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN TO HIM/HER BY
          VOTE OF THE CLUB.

2. THE PRESIDENT-ELECT/1ST VICE PRESIDENT SHALL:

       a. ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.

       b. BE AN AID TO THE PRESIDENT AND, IN CASE OF THE ABSENCE OR
          DISABILITY OF THE PRESIDENT, ASSUME AND PERFORM THE DUTIES OF
          THE PRESIDENT.

       c. MANAGE THE SCHEDULING OF ALL CLUB ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE:
          MAINTENANCE OF THE CLUB PUBLIC CALENDAR, MAINTENANCE OF THE
          CLUB INTERNAL SUB-TASK CALENDAR, NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO
          APPLICABLE PARTIES, NOTIFICATION OF SCHEDULING INFORMATION
          NECESSARY FOR I.C.C. APPROVAL TO THE PRESIDENT, AND PROVIDING
          CALENDAR INFORMATION TO THE 2ND VICE PRESIDENT FOR GENERAL
          COMMUNICATION.

       d. MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND PROVISION OF RESOURCES TO THE
          PROGRAM CHAIR, FUND RAISING CHAIR, FIELD TRIP CHAIR,
          HOSPITALITY CHAIR, AND ANY OTHER COMMITTEE CHAIR PERSONS
          INVOLVED IN SCHEDULED CLUB ACTIVITIES AS REQUESTED BY THESE
          CHAIR PERSONS.

       e. RECEIVE THE PERMANENT RECORD FOR ALL PAST SCHEDULED CLUB
          ACTIVITIES FROM THE PRECEDING PRESIDENT-ELECT/1ST VICE
          PRESIDENT, MAINTAIN AN ACTIVITY RECORD FOR THE CURRENT YEAR,
          AND PASS THE COMPLETE RECORD TO SUCCEEDING PRESIDENT-
          ELECT/1ST VICE PRESIDENT.

3. THE 2ND VICE PRESIDENT SHALL:

       a. ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.

       b. IN CASE OF THE ABSENCE OR DISABILITY OF BOTH THE PRESIDENT OR
          PRESIDENT-ELECT/1ST VICE PRESIDENT, ASSUME AND PERFORM THE
          DUTIES OF PRESIDENT.
       c. MANAGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CONTACTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF
          RECEIVING INFORMATION FROM THE BOARD TO THE GENERAL
          MEMBERSHIP AND OTHER RECEIVERS AS DEFINED BY THE BOARD.
          SUCH MANAGEMENT TO INCLUDE: ESTABLISHING CLASS
          REPRESENTATIVES, WVC NORSEMAN CONTACTS, INTERIOR DESIGN
          DEPARTMENT STAFF CONTACTS, A BULLETIN BOARD, AND OFF-CAMPUS
          PUBLICATIONS CONTACTS AS NECESSARY TO ADEQUATELY
          COMMUNICATE CLUB ACTIVITIES, PROJECTS, AND ISSUES AS DEFINED
          BY THE BOARD.

       d. MANAGE THE FLOW OF INFORMATION FROM THE BOARD TO THE
          CONTACTS SUGGESTED IN C. ABOVE IN A TIMELY MANNER CONSISTENT
          WITH BOARD COMMITMENTS.

       e. MANAGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EMERGENCY PHONE TREES AS
          DEFINED BY THE BOARD.

       f. KICK-OFF USE OF EMERGENCY PHONE TREES AS REQUIRED BY THE
          BOARD.

       g. MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND PROVISION OF RESOURCES TO THE
          NEWSLETTER CHAIR, THE PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR, AND ANY OTHER
          COMMITTEE CHAIR PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF CLUB
          INFORMATION AS REQUESTED BY THESE CHAIR PERSONS.

       h. RECEIVE THE PERMANENT RECORD OF ALL PAST CALENDARS AND
          NEWSLETTERS FROM THE PRECEDING 2ND VICE PRESIDENT, MAINTAIN
          A RECORD OF ALL CURRENT YEAR CALENDARS AND NEWSLETTERS,
          AND PASS THE COMPLETE RECORD TO SUCCEEDING 2ND VICE
          PRESIDENT.

4. THE SECRETARY SHALL:

       a. ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.

       b. RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE BOARD AND DISPERSE THEM TO THE
          BOARD MEMBERS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT SCHEDULED
          MEETING.

       c. RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE GENERAL CLUB MEETINGS AND
          DISPERSE THEM TO THE BOARD MEMBERS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE
          NEXT SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING.

       d. GIVE A VERBAL REPORT, OR CLARIFICATION, AT THE BOARD AND
          GENERAL MEETINGS OF PAST MINUTES WHEN NECESSARY.

       e. INFORM BOARD MEMBERS OF MEETING SCHEDULES TO INCLUDE
          SPECIALLY COVENED MEETINGS AT THE REQUEST OF THE PRESIDENT.
       f. INFORM COMMITTEE CHAIRS AND MEMBERS WHEN REPORTS ARE
          REQUIRED AT BOARD MEETINGS AND THEIR POSITION ON THE AGENDA.

       g. FILE THE NECESSARY REPORTS CONCERNING MEETING MINUTES AS
          REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN STUDENT CHAPTER ALLIANCES.

       h. MAINTAIN MEMBERSHIP RECORDS TO INCLUDE UPDATED ADDRESS,
          TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND STUDENT CHAPTER AFFILIATION. SUCH
          RECORDS SHALL BE IN A FORMAT ABLE TO BE USED TO PRINT LETTERS,
          ENVELOPES, LABELS, AND AS DEFINED TO PROPERLY REPORT
          STUDENT CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP.

       i.   MANAGE THE PRODUCTION OF A MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY FOR FALL
            SEMESTER AND DIRECTORY SUPPLEMENT FOR SPRING SEMESTER
            CHANGES.

       j.   MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND PROVISION OF RESOURCES TO THE
            MEMBERSHIP CHAIR AND ANY OTHER COMMITTEE CHAIR PERSONS
            INVOLVED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF MEMBERSHIP RECORDS AS
            REQUESTED BY THESE CHAIR PERSONS.

       k. MANAGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WORD PROCESSING AND DATA
          MANAGEMENT STANDARDS AS DEFINED BY THE BOARD.

       l.   RECEIVE THE PERMANENT RECORD OF ALL PAST WVIDC MINUTES AND
            DOCUMENTATION NOT SPECIFICALLY COVERED BY OTHER OFFICERS,
            MAINTAIN A RECORD FOR THE CURRENT YEAR AND PASS THE
            COMPLETE RECORD TO THE SUCCEEDING SECRETARY.

5. THE TREASURER SHALL:

       a. ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.

       b. COLLECT ALL CLUB FEES, STUDENT CHAPTER AFFILIATION FEES, AND
          PROCESS ALL MEMBERSHIPS.

       c. NOTIFY LOCAL PROFESSIONAL CHAPTERS OF STUDENT CHAPTER
          MEMBER NAMES AND ADDRESSES INDEPENDENTLY OF NATIONAL
          PROCESSING OF MEMBERSHIP FEES.

       d. RENDER AN ACCOUNT AT OF THE FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE CLUB AT
          EACH BOARD MEETING AND GENERAL MEETING.

       e. MANAGE THE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS AS DEFINED BY THE BOARD, TO
          INCLUDE I.C.C. MANAGED ACCOUNTS AND SEPARATE EXTERNAL
          ACCOUNTS AS DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE BOARD.

       f. BE THE PURCHASING AGENT FOR ALL NON-HOSPITALITY SUPPLIES AS
          REQUESTED BY BOARD OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS AS
          APPROVED OF BY THE BOARD.
       g. BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CASH RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS,
          INCLUDING ADMISSION RECEIPTS FOR CLUB FUNCTIONS AND SALES
          FOR ITEMS SOLD FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUND RAISING

       h. MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND INVENTORY OF ITEMS PURCHASED
          WITH THE INTENT TO RE-SELL FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUND RAISING.

       i.   MANAGE THE ACQUISITION AND PROVISION OF RESOURCES TO THE
            HOSPITALITY CHAIR AND ANY OTHER COMMITTEE CHAIR PERSONS
            INVOLVED IN PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR CLUB FUNCTIONS INVOLVING
            FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS AS REQUESTED BY THESE CHAIR PERSONS.

       j.   RECEIVE THE PERMANENT FINANCIAL RECORDS FROM THE PRECEDING
            TREASURER, MAINTAIN A FINANCIAL RECORD FOR CURRENT YEAR, AND
            PASS THE COMPLETE RECORD TO THE SUCCEEDING TREASURER.

6. ALL BOARD MEMBERS SHALL:

       a. HAVE EQUAL VOTING PRIVILEGES.

       b. CONSTITUTE THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE.

       c. BE SUPPORTIVE OF OTHER BOARD MEMBERS AND COMMITTEE
          MEMBERS, ESPECIALLY AS CONCERNS SUPPORT OF THE GENERAL
          MEMBERSHIP.

       d. BE ACTIVE IN PROJECTS DEFINED BY THE BOARD TO INCREASE
          MEMBERSHIP.

       e. ESTABLISH THE ANNUAL BUDGET.

                        ARTICLE V: BOARD MEETINGS

SECTION A: TIME AND PLACE OF BOARD MEETINGS

IT IS THE INTENT THAT THE BOARD WILL MEET NO LESS OFTEN THAN ONCE A
MONTH DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR. THE PLACE AND TIME WILL BE DETERMINED
BY THE BOARD NO LATER THAN THE CLOSING OF THE PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING.

SECTION B: NATURE OF BOARD MEETINGS

EACH BOARD MEETING SHALL BE FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSACTING THE
BUSINESS OF THE CLUB. ALL BOARD OFFICERS SHOULD BE PRESENT. BOTH
PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY COMMITTEE CHAIRS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS
THAT ARE ASKED TO GIVE REPORTS SHOULD ALSO BE PRESENT.

SECTION C: PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE ORDER OF BUSINESS
THE BOARD MEETINGS SHALL BE STRUCTURED IN AN ORGANIZED MANNER
FOLLOWING THE PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE ORDER OF BUSINESS, BUT NOT TO
THE EXCLUSION OF A FREE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS. THE FOLLOWING AGENDA IS
RECOMMENDED:

     I. ORGANIZATIONAL ITEMS

          1.1   CALL TO ORDER
          1.2   ROLL CALL
          1.3   APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
          1.4   APPROVAL OF AGENDA FOR CURRENT MEETING

     II. REPORTS

          1.1   PRESIDENT
          1.2   PRESIDENT-ELECT
          1.3   2ND VICE PRESIDENT
          1.4   SECRETARY
          1.5   TREASURER
          1.6   STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS AS SCHEDULED
          1.7   SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS AS SCHEDULED

     III. OLD BUSINESS

     IV. NEW BUSINESS

     V. ADJOURNMENT

SECTION D: QUORUM

FOR ANY BOARD MEETING OF THE WVIDC A QUORUM SHALL CONSIST OF 3 BOARD
OFFICERS.

                     ARTICLE VI: GENERAL CLUB MEETINGS

SECTION A: TIME AND PLACE OF GENERAL CLUB MEETINGS

A MINIMUM OF ONE GENERAL MEETING SHALL BE HELD PER SEMESTER FOR THE
FALL AND SPRING SEMESTERS. THE TIME AND PLACE SHALL BE DETERMINED BY
THE BOARD.

SECTION B: NATURE OF GENERAL CLUB MEETINGS

EACH GENERAL CLUB MEETING SHALL CONSIST OF REPORTS GIVEN BY THE
OFFICERS; INFORMATIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE PRESIDENT, CLUB ADVISOR,
COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN AND A SPECIAL TOPIC WHICH MAY INCLUDE A
PRESENTATION, SPEAKER, DISCUSSION, PROJECT, ETC. THE MEETINGS SHALL
FOLLOW AN AGENDA AND BE CONDUCTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF A GENERAL
ASSEMBLY. THE MEETINGS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED INDEPENDENT OF
EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS OR OTHER CLUB SPONSORED EVENTS FOR OTHER
PURPOSES. GENERAL CLUB MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO WEST VALLEY INTERIOR
DESIGN CLUB MEMBERS, THEIR GUESTS, AND INTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT
STAFF. THERE SHALL BE A CLUB REGISTER AT EACH MEETING FOR THE PURPOSE
OF RECORDING ATTENDANCE. THERE SHALL BE ONE GENERAL MEETING EACH
SEMESTER OPEN TO NON-CLUB MEMBERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTRODUCING
THE CLUB AND RECRUITING ADDITIONAL MEMBERS.

                        ARTICLE VII: COMMITTEES

SECTION A: THE BOARD SHALL APPROVE THE FORMATION OF ALL COMMITTEES.

SECTION B: THE BOARD SHALL ELECT, APPOINT, OR ACCEPT VOLUNTEERS FOR
COMMITTEE POSITIONS.

SECTION C: THE BOARD SHALL CLEARLY RELAY THE PURPOSE, RESPONSIBILITIES
AND DUTIES OF EACH COMMITTEE.

SECTION D: EACH COMMITTEE SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE BOARD OFFICER AS A
RESOURCE CONTACT AND PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD.

SECTION E: THE APPOINTED COMMITTEE CHAIR SHALL BE CONSIDERED A VOTING
MEMBER OF THE BOARD FOR THE DURATION OF THAT COMMITTEE.

SECTION F: ALL COMMITTEE ACTIONS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD.

SECTION G: COMMITTEE MEMBERS SHALL BE REQUESTED TO ATTEND BOARD
MEETINGS ONLY WHEN THERE IS A REPORT TO BE GIVEN. THEY SHALL BE
NOTIFIED BY THE SECRETARY OF THEIR POSITION ON THE AGENDA.

SECTION H: SUGGESTED COMMITTEE TITLES

     HOSPITALITY
     PUBLIC RELATIONS
     PROGRAM
     MEMBERSHIP
     PUBLICITY
     NEWSLETTER
     FUND RAISING
     FIELD TRIP
     RESOURCE
     PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDER
     WORD PROCESSING
     COMPETITION
     HISTORIAN

                         ARTICLE VIII: FINANCIAL

SECTION A: INTER-CLUB COUNCIL
THE CLUB SHALL FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES SET BY THE WEST VALLEY INTER-CLUB
COUNCIL.

SECTION B: FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS OF THE CLUB BUDGET

CONSIDERATIONS SHALL INCLUDE: CONTINUING FIDER ACCREDITATION,
SHOWCASE HOUSES, EVENT FACILITIES, CHRISTMAS PARTY, GRADUATION PARTY,
CAMPUS USE FEES, NEWSLETTER, PRINTING, POSTAGE, HOSPITALITY, SPECIAL
ACTIVITIES, OTHER.

                        ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENTS

SECTION A: THIS CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS MAY BE AMENDED AT ANY REGULAR
MEETING OF THE CLUB BY A 3/5 VOTE OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING, PROVIDED
THAT A WRITTEN OR PRINTED NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT HAS BEEN
GIVEN TO ALL MEMBERS AT LEAST ONE WEEK PREVIOUSLY.

				
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