BY-LAWS OF GLEN ROCK LACROSSE ASSOCIATION Inc.
A New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation
ARTICLE I – OFFICES
The principal office of the corporation in the State of New Jersey shall be located in the Village of Glen Rock, County of Bergen, at 12 Midwood Road, Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452-1514.
ARTICLE II – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Section 1 – General Powers
The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by its Board of Trustees.
Section 2 – Number, Tenure and Qualifications.
The number of trustees shall be no more than seven (7) and no less than three (3). Each trustee shall hold office until that trustee’s successor has been elected and qualified.
Section 3 – Regular Meetings
The regular annual meetings of the board of Trustees shall be held as provided by resolution of the Board.
Section 4 – Special Meetings
Special meetings of the Board of Trustees may be called at the request of the president or any two trustees. The person or persons authorized to call special meetings of the Board may fix any place as the place for holding any special meeting of the Board called by them.
Section 5 – Notice
Notice of any special meeting of the Board of Trustees shall be given at least three days prior to the meeting date. No special form of notice shall be required.
Section 6 – Quorum
The majority of the Board of Trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business of any meeting of the Board. If less than a majority of the trustees is present a majority of those present may adjourn the meeting.
Section 7 – Manner of Acting
The act of a majority of the trustees present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be an act of the Board of Trustees unless the act of a greater number is required by law or by these bylaws.
Section 8 – Vacancies
Any vacancies occurring in the Board of Trustees shall be filled by the affirmative vote of a majority of the remaining trustees though less than a quorum of the Board of Trustees. A trustee elected to fill a vacancy shall be elected for the unexpired term of the person’s predecessor in office.
Section 9 –Compensation
Trustees, as such, shall not receive any stated salaries for their services, but by the resolution of
the Board of Trustees, any trustee may be indemnified for expenses and costs by reason of that person’s being or having been a trustee, except in relation to matters as to which that person shall have been guilty of negligence or misconduct in respect of the matter in which indemnity is sought.
Section 10 – Election of Trustees
The President shall, with the advice and consent of the Board, appoint a nominating committee of one or
more trustees (which may include persons who are not trustees provided that at least one member of the
nominating committee shall be atrustee0 which shall recommend to the Board the names of persons to be
submitted for election as trustees. The trustees shall be elected by the Board.
ARTICLE III - Officers
Section 1 – Officers
The officers of the corporation shall be president, one or more vice presidents ( the numbers to be determined by the Board of Trustees), a secretary, a treasury and such other officers as may be elected in accordance with the provision of this article.
Section 2 – Election and Term of Office
The officers of the corporation shall be elected annually by the Board of Trustees at the regular annual meeting of the Board of Trustees. Each officer shall hold office until the officer’s successor shall have been duly elected.
Section 3 – Removal
Any officer elected by the Board of Trustees may be removed by the Board whenever in its judgment the best interests of the corporation would be served by such action.
Section 4 – Vacancies
A vacancy in any office may be filled by the Board of Trustees for the unexpired portion of the term.
Section 5 – President
The president shall be the principal executive officer of the corporation and shall, in general, supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the corporation. The president shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Trustees. The president may sign, with the secretary or any other appropriate officer of the corporation, authorized by the Board of Trustees, any deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, or other instruments that the Board of Trustees has authorized to be executed.
Section 6 – Vice President
In the absence of the president or in the event of his inability or refusal to act, vice presidents in the order or their election shall perform the duties of the president.
Section 7 – Treasurer
The treasurer shall have charge and custody and be responsible for all funds and securities of the corporation, receive and give receipts for monies due and payable to the corporation in such banks or other depositories as designated by the Board of Trustees and perform all duties incident to the office or as may be assigned to the treasurer by the president or the Board of Trustees.
Section 8 – Secretary
The secretary shall keep the minutes of the meetings of the members of the Board of Trustees, see that all notices are duly given as provided by these bylaws, be custodian of the corporate records, perform all duties as may be assigned by the president or the Board of Trustees.
Section 9 – Other Officers
The Board of Trustees may elect or assign such other officers, including one or more assistant secretaries
or one or more assistant treasurers, as it shall deem desirable to have
the authority to perform the duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Trustees.
Section 10 –Committees
The Board of Trustees may designate one or more committees, each of which shall consist of two or more
trustees as it may deem necessary to assist in the management of the corporation.
The Board of Trustees may accept on behalf of the corporation any contribution, gift, bequest, or devise for
the general purpose, or for any special purpose, of the corporation.
ARTICLE IV –PURPOSES
The purposes for which the corporation is formed are: (i) to educate the youth of the Village of Glen Rock, New Jersey in the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and leadership through the teaching and supervision of the game of lacrosse; (ii) to aid in the development of the character, citizenship and physical fitness of the youth of the village of Glen Rock, New Jersey; and (iii) to lessen the burdens of government by battling community deterioration and juvenile delinquency.
ARTICLE V – BASIC POLICIES
The corporation shall be noncommercial, nonsectarian and nonpartisan.
The name of the corporation or the names of any members in their official capacities shall not be used in any connection with a commercial concern or with any partisan interest or for any purpose not appropriately related to promotion of the objects of the corporation.
Persons representing the corporation in such matters shall make no commitments that bind the corporation.
ARTICLES VI – MISCELLANEOUS
Section 1 – Fiscal Year
The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin on the first day of January and end the last day of December in each year.
Section 2 – Amendments
The by-laws of this corporation may be amended, repealed, added to or new bylaws adopted by the vote of the majority of the Board of Trustees.