Bylaws of Zeta Delta Chapter Of Alpha Phi International

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ZETA DELTA CHAPTER OF ALPHA PHI BYLAWS,TABLE OF CONTENTS. Article I Name 4,Article II Purpose 4,Article III Powers and Responsibilities 4. Section 1 Powers 4,Section 2 Responsibilities 4,Article IV Bylaw Interpretation 4. Article V Amendments 4,Section 1 Method of Amending 4. Section 2 Procedure for Amending by Chapter Vote 5. Article VI Voting Requirements and Methods 5,Section 1 Eligibility 5.
Section 2 Quorum 5,Section 3 Methods of Voting 6,Article VII Members 6. Section 1 Collegiate Member 6,Section 2 Alumna Member 7. Section 3 Good Standing 7,Section 4 Membership Contracts 8. Article VIII Member Discipline 8,Section 1 Judiciary Boards 8. Section 2 Automatic Suspension 8,Section 3 Membership Termination 9.
Article IX Officers and Delegates 9,Section 1 Elected Officers 9. Section 2 Appointed Officers 10,Section 3 Term of Office 11. Section 4 Installation of Officers 11,Section 5 Officer Transition 11. Section 6 Removal from Office and Vacancies 11,Section 7 Payment for Service 12. Section 8 Officer Job Descriptions 12,Article X Executive Council 23.
Section 1 Purpose 23,Section 2 Composition 23,Section 3 Duties and Responsibilities 23. Section 4 Meetings 23,Article XI Chapter Departments and Committees 24. Section 1 Chapter Departments 24,Section 2 Nominations Review Committee 24. Section 3 Bylaws Committee 25,Section 4 Program Council 25. Section 5 Other Committees 26,Article XII Chapter Meetings 26.
Section 1 Weekly Chapter Meetings 26,Section 2 New Member Education 27. Article XIII Parliamentary Authority 27,Section 1 Making a Motion 27. Section 2 Debating a Motion 27,Section 3 Amending Motions 27. Section 4 Postponing and Referring Motions to a Committee 28. Section 5 Abbreviated Summary of Handling a Main Motion 28. Section 6 At a Glance Guide 28, Article XIV Initiation and Other Fraternity Ceremonies 28. Section 1 Initiation 28,Section 2 Other Ceremonies of the Fraternity 29.
Article XV Records and Ritual Equipment 29,Section 1 Records 29. Section 2 Ritual Equipment 29, Section 3 Removal of Records or Ritual Equipment 29. Article XVI Finances 29,Section 1 Financial System 29. Section 2 International Fees 30,Section 3 Chapter Dues 30. Section 4 Fines 30,Section 5 Delinquency Policy 30.
Section 6 Budget 31,Section 7 House Chapter Bond 31. Article XVII Iowa State Policies 31,ARTICLE I NAME. The name of this chapter shall be Zeta Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi International Fraternity Incorporated. ARTICLE II PURPOSE, The purpose of this chapter is the promotion of growth in character of unity of feeling of sisterly affection. and of social communion among its members And we who are thus united are under a solemn pledge to. lend a helping hand to one another,ARTICLE III POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. SECTION 1 POWERS, Providing Zeta Delta chapter is in good standing with the Fraternity it shall have the powers provided in.
the Alpha Phi Constitution and Bylaws and the Policies Procedures of Alpha Phi International. Fraternity Inc,SECTION 2 RESPONSIBILITIES, To remain in good standing with the Fraternity Zeta Delta chapter shall. 1 Conduct itself in a manner that contributes to the welfare and good repute of the Fraternity by. supporting and properly maintaining the standards of conduct befitting a chapter of the Fraternity. 2 Abide by the Constitution and Bylaws Ritual and Policies Procedures of Alpha Phi. International Fraternity Inc,3 Cooperate with officers of the Fraternity. 4 Meet all financial obligations,5 Remain in good standing with the university. ARTICLE IV BYLAW INTERPRETATION, These bylaws and any future amendments thereof shall be consistent with and no less restrictive than the. Constitution and Bylaws and Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity Inc and shall. be in conformity with all other regulations and policies of the Fraternity. In any cases where there may be doubt concerning the meaning or effect of a provision of these bylaws. the question shall be referred to the Executive Council The decision of the Executive Council after. consultation with the Bylaws Committee and the Chapter Advisor shall be final and binding upon all. members of this chapter,ARTICLE V AMENDMENTS,SECTION 1 METHOD OF AMENDING.
1 Automatic, a The bylaws shall be brought immediately into conformity with the changes in the. Constitution and Bylaws Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity. Inc and directives issued by the International Executive Board. b Such amendments shall be automatic and do not require a chapter vote. 2 Chapter Vote, a The bylaws may be amended by two thirds affirmative vote of the eligible members. present at any chapter meeting provided a quorum is present. SECTION 2 PROCEDURE FOR AMENDING BY CHAPTER VOTE, The Bylaws Committee will follow the following steps annually. 1 Proposing Amendments, a The Bylaws Committee or any member of the chapter who is eligible to vote may propose. amendments to the bylaws, b Amendments proposed by members shall be in writing and sent to the Bylaws.
2 Review by Executive Council, a All proposed amendments shall be presented by the Bylaws Committee to the Executive. Council for review,3 Approval of Chapter Advisor, a All proposed amendments shall be sent to the Chapter Advisor for approval. b If a proposed amendment is not approved it will not be considered by the chapter for. 4 Presentation to the Chapter, a Proposed amendments approved by the Chapter Advisor shall be presented to the. chapter by the Chair of the Bylaws Committee, b This must occur at least one week prior to action by the chapter and a written copy given. to the Director of Administration,5 Action by Chapter.
a The chapter may adopt reject or amend pending approval of the Chapter Advisor any. proposed amendment,6 Record in Chapter Minutes, a All adopted amendments shall be recorded in the official minutes by the Director of. Administration,7 Corrected Copy of the Bylaws, a Upon adoption of any amendment s the Vice Chair of the Bylaws Committee shall. i Correct the official copy in the bylaws notebook and all other copies noting the. date of adoption beside each new or amended bylaw, ii Give a copy of adopted amendments to the Chapter Advisor. iii Distribute the amended bylaws to all members of the chapter. ARTICLE VI VOTING REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS,SECTION 1 ELIGIBILITY. All initiated collegiate members not under automatic suspension 30 days past due on finances. probation associate status or otherwise restricted and who have met the scholastic requirements of the. chapter during the preceding academic period shall be eligible to vote. Members who are ineligible to vote are should still attend chapter meetings when a vote is taken they will. abstain from voting If written ballots are utilized ineligible members will not be given a ballot. SECTION 2 QUORUM, In order to conduct substantive business like vote on motions elect officers or amend bylaws a quorum.
must be present This chapter requires two thirds of the members who are eligible to vote be present to. constitute a quorum If members leave the meeting before it is concluded and another vote is called the. chapter should ensure that quorum still exists,SECTION 3 METHODS OF VOTING. At all meetings the vote on any question unless otherwise provided in these bylaws shall be conducted. 1 For a vote conducted via voice, a The Chapter President will say Those in favor of the motion say aye and then says. Those opposed say no, b The Chapter President will judge whether more people called out aye or no and. announce the result of the vote,2 For a vote conducted by show of hands. a The Chapter President will say Those in favor of the motion raise their right hand. pause Lower your hands Those opposed of the motion raise their right hand pause. Lower your hands, b Without actually counting the Chapter President will judge whether more people raised.
their hands for the affirmative or the negative and announce the result of the vote. 3 For a vote conducted by written secret ballot, a The Chapter President will ask each member to cast her ballot. b Ballots will be distributed by the Chaplain Director of Administration and Chapter. Advisor to all members eligible to vote, c The Marshall will collect the ballots from each member. d The Chaplain Director of Administration and Chapter Advisor will count the ballots. i If there is a tie between candidates the Chapter President s ballot will be used. for the tie breaker, e The Director of Administration will hand the Chapter President the outcome of the vote for. her to announce,The chapter must use written secret ballots for. 1 Election of officers to each office having more than one candidate. 2 Removal from office,3 Controversial and disciplinary matters.
4 Petition for Visitation Hours in the chapter facility. 5 Other matters as determined by the Chapter President or membership. ARTICLE VII MEMBERS, Membership in Zeta Delta chapter shall be comprised of new and initiated collegiate members in. accordance with the Members section of the Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi International. Fraternity Inc, There are two general classifications of membership in Alpha Phi collegian and alumna The categories. of each classification are listed below Each classification carries with it responsibilities and privileges. and is further described in the Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity Inc. SECTION 1 COLLEGIATE MEMBER,1 New Member, a A member who has not yet been initiated into a collegiate chapter. 2 Initiated Member, a An initiated member who is affiliated with a collegiate chapter. b Fifth Year Members, i If a full time student has completed four academic years and wishes to remain.
affiliated with her collegiate chapter such affiliation must be approved by both a. majority vote of the chapter Executive Council and by the Chapter Advisor. 3 Unaffiliated Member, a An initiated member who is attending college but not affiliated with a collegiate chapter. Examples include but are not limited to,i A member who has temporarily left school. ii A member who has transferred to a college where there is no collegiate chapter. of the Fraternity, iii A member who has transferred to a college where there is a chapter of the. Fraternity but has not affiliated with that chapter. iv A member who falls below full time student requirements outlined by university or. Chapter Bylaws,4 Associate Member, a An initiated member who is granted this status is currently unable to actively participate in. collegiate chapter affairs for extraordinary reasons. i Unless otherwise authorized by the Chapter Advisor only members who have. completed at least two semesters two trimesters or three quarters as initiated. collegiate members shall be eligible to petition for Associate Membership. b Can only be granted by the Chapter Advisor by sending a written petition stating the. reasons for her request and the areas in which she feels she can no longer participate. c For further information on Associate Membership please see the Policies Procedures. of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity Inc, Former members both those who resigned and have had their membership terminated may not attend.
social events of a collegiate chapter,SECTION 2 ALUMNA MEMBER. The Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity Inc defines an alumna member as. 1 A member is automatically considered to be an alumna after she has completed four years of. 2 Collegiate members of the Fraternity who have permanently left college in good standing with the. Fraternity, 3 Collegiate members who have been granted alumnae status by the International Executive. 4 Alumnae initiates, 5 Graduate married students or students who have completed four academic years who cannot or. do not wish to remain affiliated with their chapters. 6 Alumnae members who return to college continue to be regarded as alumnae members. No alumna member has the right to vote in a collegiate chapter meeting Only collegiate members of the. chapter may attend the social events of the chapter Alumnae may attend other collegiate events by. invitation only,SECTION 3 GOOD STANDING, To maintain her position of good standing in Alpha Phi each initiated and new member must. 1 Comply with the Constitution and Bylaws and the Policies Procedures of the Alpha Phi. International Fraternity Inc, 2 Comply with her chapter s bylaws and House Facility Rules.
3 Maintain a satisfactory scholastic record of a 2 5. 4 Meet Fraternity and chapter financial obligations. SECTION 4 MEMBERSHIP CONTRACTS, Every year all members of Zeta Delta will sign a Membership Financial Contract and uphold all of its. expectations, Members are also expected to uphold all expectations in the following chapter contracts. 1 Anti Hazing Contract,2 Recruitment Contract,3 Social Media Policy. 4 Social Events Contract,5 Scholarship Plan,ARTICLE VIII MEMBER DISCIPLINE. The chapter will hold members accountable for their actions and behavior. SECTION 1 JUDICIARY BOARDS, The Judiciary Board shall consider allegations of serious disciplinary matters within the chapter and shall.
Providing Zeta Delta chapter is in good standing with the Fraternity it shall have the powers provided in the Alpha Phi Constitution and Bylaws and the Policies amp Procedures of Alpha Phi International Fraternity Inc SECTION 2 RESPONSIBILITIES To remain in good standing with the Fraternity Zeta Delta chapter shall 1 Conduct itself in a

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