Wolf River Riders ATV Club By-Laws
Pickerel/Pearson Wolf River Riders ATV Club
Article 1—Name: The name of this organization shall be PICKEREL/PEARSON WOLF RIVER RIDERS ATV CLUB
Article 2—Purpose, Mission
Section 1. The purpose of the Wolf River Riders ATV Club is to provide safe, well-maintained ATV trails, to educate all ATV enthusiasts, to be aware of the impact of their actions on the environment, so that all can enjoy a positive ATV experience.
Section 2. The mission is to preserve and to enhance ATV opportunities by working toward the promotion of a positive public image of the sport with land managers, government officials and the general public.
Section 1. Membership in the club shall consist of the following categories:
- Individual Adult
Section 2. Each adult active member shall be entitled to one vote.
Section 3. Members must pay dues determined by the club on a per year basis.
Article 4—Executive Board:
Section 1. The executive board shall have the ultimate authority for the direction and activities of this organization. The executive board shall consist of an odd number of persons. The executive board shall be comprised of the following:
- The President
- The Vice-President
- The Secretary
- The Treasurer
- Up to 5 Board Members
Section 2. The executive board shall hold their positions on an annual basis. At the end of the term the executive board members can accept another term, if elected. If insufficient members are elected, the President may appoint sufficient persons.
Section 3. Occasionally, issues may arise that will require immediate action. At which time, the President shall pole the executive board and take action on the matter as directed by a majority of the members of this board.
Article 5—Duties of the Executive Board Persons
Section 1. The President shall have primary responsibility for the legal and financial affairs of this organization. The president can spend up to $200.00 (Two Hundred Dollars) without executive approval before reimbursement. The president shall preside at the meetings of the club and the executive committee. The President shall appoint ad-hoc committees as deemed necessary. The President shall vote only in the event of a tie-breaker.
Section 2. The Vice-President shall perform all the duties of the President, in the absence of the President.
Section 3. The Secretary shall keep a record of the meetings of the club. The Secretary shall be responsible for the legal records of this organization and perform other duties as generally fall to that office. A Secretary’s Report shall be presented at each meeting.
Section 4. The Treasurer shall have primary responsibility for the financial records of the organization. The Treasurer shall oversee and record all collection of dues and all other monies due to the club. The duties also include paying lawful expenses in a timely fashion. The Treasurer shall provide, and display, a financial report consisting of a detailed listing of all income and expenses, along with presenting a Treasurer’s Report at each meeting. The Treasurer’s books shall be subject to an annual audit before the annual meeting by any adult member(s).
Section 5. The Board Members duties shall be as determined by the executive committee.
Section 1. Amendments or additions to the by-laws of this organization shall be made by a majority vote of the membership present at the meeting. Notice of a proposed change to the by-laws must be sent to all members approximately two weeks prior to said meeting.
Article 7—Fiscal Year
Section 1. The fiscal year of this organization shall be the calendar year from March 1st of one year, through February 28th/29th of the following year.
Section 1. Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting shall be held one month after the first meeting of the fiscal year.
Section 2. Monthly Meeting. The monthly meeting will be held the third Saturday of the month, during the months of March through September.