Sample Chapter Bylaws
FCCLA Sample Chapter Bylaws
Use this outline to create your own chapter bylaws. III) Meetings
Each FCCLA chapter may be governed by an official set IV) Officers
of guidelines called the chapter bylaws. Chapter bylaws A) Officers
should be consistent with the national Family, Career and
Community Leaders of America bylaws, which are B) Duties
available on the FCCLA Web site (www.fcclainc.org).
Students may want to use the following outline when C) Term of Office
creating or reviewing chapter bylaws.
I) Name and Purposes
A) Name V) Elections
The name of this chapter of Family, Career and
Community Leaders of America, Inc. shall VI) Committees
be________________________. A) Committees
B) Purpose 2. Special
The purposes of this chapter shall be the same as
those of the national organization. B) Responsibilities
II) Membership VII) Finances
A) Active membership A) State and National Dues
Any student who is taking or has taken a course in
Family and Consumer Sciences Education B) Chapter Dues
through grade 12 and has paid all applicable local,
state, and national dues shall be an active member. C) Budget
B) Alumni & Associates membership VIII) Amendments
Former members of Family, Career and Community
Leaders of America; Future Homemakers of IX) Parliamentary Authority
America and Home Economics Related Occupations The rules found in Robert’s Rule of Order Newly
(FHA/HERO chapters) and New Homemakers Revised will govern the business meetings of the
of America and other adult supporters may chapter where appropriate.
y affiliated Alumni & Associates members.