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Articles of Association
Southern California Regional Robotics Forum
Articles of Association
We, the members of the Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRF),
in order to: 1) inspire and excite young people about the accessibility, fun,
and importance of math, science, engineering, and manufacturing; 2) provide a
means for community support for additional educational and career awareness
endeavors; 3) provide training and mentorship for students, teachers, and
professional volunteers; and 4) provide local robotics competitions and
activities for regional schools; do hereby establish these Articles of
Association for the Southern California Regional Robotics Forum.
Article I: Name
The name of this organization is the Southern California Regional Robotics
Article II: Membership
The Southern California Regional Robotics Forum is open to all high school
robotics teams from the southwest United States. A one time team registration
fee of $100 will help cover SCRRF operating expenses, and provide the team
with a discounted entry fee to local robotics competitions. All registered
teams will have one vote in all SCRRF elections and meetings.
Article III: Board of Directors
Section A. Members: The Board of Directors will consist of a President, a
Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Development Director, and an
Section B. Duties: The duties of the Board Members shall be to ensure that
the goals of the Association are carried out by overseeing the management and
activities of the Association. Each Board member will have one vote in all
SCRRF elections and meetings.
President: The President shall run the meetings, prepare the meeting agenda,
and oversee the Association activities.
Vice President: The Vice President shall assist the President with
Association meetings and activities, and serve as Parliamentarian for the
Secretary: The Secretary shall record the minutes at all Association
meetings, handle all required Association correspondence, and administer proxy
voting at Association meetings as necessary.
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall oversee the financial matters of the
Association, including checking deposits and withdrawal, financial reports,
tax reports, and audits.
Development Director: The Development Director shall oversee the
solicitation of corporate sponsorship and preparation and submission of grant
requests for the Association.
Events Director: The Events Director shall oversee and coordinate all local
and regional robotics events and activities sponsored by the Association.
Section C. Elections: The Board Members will be elected by majority vote of
the members at the first official meeting after September 1, annually. In the
event that a Board Member must relinquish their position, an interim member
will be elected by a majority vote at the earliest subsequent meeting of the
Association. Proxy votes for all elections must be sent by email to the
Secretary by the day prior to the meeting at which the election or vote is
IV: Association Meetings
Association meetings will be held monthly, and may be called as urgent needs
arise. All meetings are open to Association members. The meetings will be
conducted according to Robertís Rules of Order.
V: Ad hoc Committees
Section A. Purpose: The purpose of the ad hoc Committees is to organize and
direct activities, events, and functions for the Association.
Section B. Membership: Ad hoc Committees shall consist of (a) chairperson(s)
who volunteer or are appointed by the Board and any members who wish to
volunteer to serve on the committee.
These Articles of Association shall be effective upon approval by two-thirds
vote of the members at the first official meeting after September 1, 2002.
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