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Constitution

ARTICLE I. NAME
SECTION 1. 
The name of the organization shall be the Howard Marketing Club at Clayton State University
 

ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
SECTION 1. The purpose of the Howard Marketing Club shall be:
a. To foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing;
b. To develop sound thinking in marketing theory and more exact knowledge and definition of marketing principles;
c. To provide students with the opportunity to hear speakers well established in the marketing field;
d. To develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems;
e. To improve marketing personnel;

f. To promote friendly relations between students, faculty, and business people. 

ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
SECTION 1
. Membership shall be open to all students, faculty, or alumni who are interested in marketing and any other individuals who are approved by the board of directors.
SECTION 2.
No dues are required, but this can change upon a vote by members.
SECTION 3.
Membership can be obtained by filling out an application and turning it into the advisor or an officer.
SECTION 4.
Membership shall be renewed with the CSU Office of Campus Life on each Fall semester. The club must conform to a five student member minimum and update the officers’ list as well.

ARTICLE IV. OFFICERS
SECTION 1
. The officers consist of the faculty advisor, president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.
SECTION 2.
The officers shall be elected by secret ballot in the opening of the fall and/or spring semesters of each year to serve the upcoming semester.
SECTION 3. Any officer who fails to fulfill his or her duties may be removed by the remaining officers’ majority vote. 

ARTICLE V. DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SECTION 1
. The president's duties shall be to preside over all meetings and events and may delegate this duty to another officer. The president shall oversee all functions of the club and ensure compliance with university regulations.
SECTION 2
. The vice president shall perform the duties of the president in the president's absence. In the event of vacancy of the presidency, the treasurer shall succeed to the presidency. The vice president’s main duty is to handle membership and recruitment.
SECTION 3.
The secretary shall keep all records of activities and events, handle email broadcasts to the membership and university, written correspondence to alumni, and prepare a written report of each meeting.
SECTION 4.
The treasurer shall collect all funds and deposit them in an account on behalf of the Howard Marketing Club. He/she shall work closely with the vice president in collecting the club dues if applicable. He/she will be responsible for making necessary expenditures when authorized by the president, keeping financial records, and submitting a written financial report to the faculty advisor at the end of each semester.  He/she will also prepare the annual budget request and submit it to Campus Life.

ARTICLE VI. FACULTY ADVISOR
SECTION 1. The faculty advisor shall be open to any current marketing faculty member who wishes share his or her expertise. Since the Howard Marketing Club is a student-run organization, the faculty member can be replaced by a majority vote of the officers.

ARTICLE VII.  MEETINGS
SECTION 1.
 The Howard Marketing Club shall meet during the university’s activity time or when agreed by the officers. Meeting dates, times and places shall be determined by the officers or majority of members. All members shall be notified no later than five days prior to the meetings.

 
 

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