Crew 781 Bylaws
Coauthor's Trent Tufte and Brian
must have completed 8th grade and are at least 14 years young. At
in time crew #781 is only open to males, but in 1-3 years will be open to
All members must be registered as Ventures and agree to the crew
B. There is to be 5 elected officers to the crew.
President, Vice President in charge of Administration, Program Vice President,
Secretary, and Treasurer.
be the first week of election month. One
term is one half year. Elections will be held the 2nd meeting of
February and the 2nd meeting of August. A simple majority will be
able to elect a crew officer. No one may hold any kind of office for more than 2
terms. At least 2/3 of the crew should be at the election to elect crewmembers.
If not, the election will be held at the next meeting. Elections shall be done
by the nominees stepping outside, while the other members vote by raise of hand.
The crew will use Robertís Rules of other to run all meetings. Voting on all
issues will be simple majority, with the exception of changes or amendments to
the bylaws. Amendments shall be brought up the first meeting of the month and
voted on by all in attendance the second, the amendment will go into effect the
following meeting pending the 2/3 required vote. A notice will be sent to all
members about the amendment. Remember that Venturing Crew 781 is a direct
democracy and all members in attendance will vote all changes.
will be held every other week on a Monday unless changed by an
on the second meeting of the month.
meeting will be held at least once every two months. The meetings will be
at different locations and times than the general meetings.
secretary or appointed member will publish a newsletter and minutes.
newsletter will be published every month with lots of nifty information.
newsletter will also serve as the historical record of the crew.
Dues or other payments will be
decided at a future date.
moneymaking projects will be approved by 2/3 of the voting members at the
meeting of the month, after being brought up at the first meeting of the
design of the uniforms must be approved at a meeting where 2/3 of the
is present and at least 2/3 of those must approve. Uniforms will be
optional at meeting but must be worn at all crew outings.
list will be given to all members. Names, telephones numbers, and addresses will
given out the second meeting of March.
The crew flag will be decided at a
future crew meeting.
are set at $5 a month. Approved on May 29, 2000. Changing Section G of the
crew is now open to girls as full members. Approved on September 27, 2000.
Changing Section A of the bylaws.