The name of this organization shall be the North Carolina School Library Media Association.
The purpose of the North Carolina School Library Media Association is to provide professional and educational connections, opportunities, and support for North Carolina school library media personnel.
The organization shall not participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office or political party.
Membership shall be for one year which is from August 1 through July 31 of the following year.
Membership Eligibility – Membership shall be open to any person working or retired in education or related education field who is interested in promoting the development and growth of school library media programs in this state.
Annual Dues shall be determined by the Executive Board.
The officers of this organization shall be:
Regional Directors shall work within one of the counties that they represent
Officers comprise the Executive Committee which is empowered to act on administrative business of the Association in the intervals between regular meetings. A quorum shall consist of 2/3’s of the members of the Executive Committee.
The Past President shall prepare a ballot with the slate of officers to be elected.
Elected officers shall be installed in October following their election and will assume office at that time.
Terms of Office:
The President-Elect shall be elected to serve
The Secretary shall be elected for one two-year term.
Directors shall be elected for one two-year term. Half of the directors will be up for election every year.
Other Committees - The President shall recommend to the Executive Board the formation of other committees as needed. The Executive Board shall approve the establishment, responsibilities and duration of other committees.
Liaisons - Non-voting liaisons to other organizations or groups shall be appointed as needed by the President to the Board. Liaisons may include representatives from the Department of Public Instruction, universities and colleges, independent schools, the State Library, etc.
The Roberts Rules of Order, latest revision, shall be the governing authority in any matter not specifically covered by these by-laws.
These Bylaws may be amended at any business meeting by a majority vote of the members if a quorum exists. All proposed changes will be distributed to the members attending the meeting and prior to voting. These Bylaws may be amended by a vote, providing such changes have been published thirty (30) days prior to such voting.