THE PROBUS CLUB OF DURHAM WEST
ARTICLE I: TERRITORY
Membership of this club shall primarily be from, but not exclusive to, the area of Durham West.
ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP
a) Applicants must have at least one member as a sponsor, as required by the constitution. Applications must be accompanied by the current initiation fee plus the current annual fee (or 50% of the current annual fee after March 1st). Upon acceptance by the Club, a new member will be presented with a name badge, along with a copy of the Constitution and current By-Laws by the President or designate.
b) Annual dues are payable on August 1 for the ensuing 12 months.
c) Life membership may be conferred upon an existing member who has rendered outstanding service to the club. Life members are not required to pay membership fees, may not hold office, and shall not vote, but may enjoy all other privileges of membership. No more than two percent of membership may be life members at any one time.
d) The management committee will establish the annual fee for the next year prior to August 1st.
e) A membership list will be posted on the Club’s website with a clear notice that this information must not be used for commercial purposes.
ARTICLE III: MANAGEMENT
a) The club will be managed by a Management Committee comprising a President, Vice-President (also President Elect), Secretary, Treasurer, Speakers Chair, Social Chair, Membership Chair, Club Bulletin (Newsletter) Chair, House Chair, Special Interest (Group Activities) Coordinator and Immediate Past President. A casual vacancy shall be filled by the Management Committee, to be effective until the next election. The Management Committee may add and fill a new Chair, to meet an unanticipated requirement, until the next election.
b) The president (or designate) shall preside over all monthly meetings of the Management Committee and the Club.
c) The Secretary shall maintain all minutes of Management meetings, all archives and records of members.
d) The Management Committee may approve co-sponsoring with the Town of Ajax and open Club’s activity to non-members.