President: Miranda Richardson - email@example.com
Vice-President: Terrance Reaves - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Candis Johnson - email@example.com
Advisor: Jay Blauser (Staff) - firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-672-1954
Co-Advisor: Jon Parsons (Staff) - email@example.com or 910-672-1403
The name of the organization will be the "Green Team". Our name is reflective of our purpose.
To promote environmental sustainability at Fayetteville State University (FSU), the University of North Carolina (UNC) system and the local community by advocating student involvement in green initiatives. Educate students, staff and others about "sustainability"- conserving energy and water, recycling, reducing their green house gas (GHG) emissions, eating healthy & local, the advantages of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind-generated energy and more.
This organization will operate as a committee. The organization will have the following officers: President, Vice-President, and Secretary.
To become an officer the individual must meet the following qualifications:
- Must have a 2.5. GPA or better
- Must have a minimum of 15 documented community service hours
- Must currently be enrolled as a student of Fayetteville State University
- Must obtain one letter of recommendation from a university official
- Must receive majority vote by the committee members
It is the duty of the President to:
- Preside over committee meetings
- Represent the committee at other meetings regarding sustainability campus-wide
- Keep the committee informed of service projects and other efforts to promote sustainability throughout the campus and community
- Ensure the timely completion of paperwork for programming and events
It is the duty of the Vice-President to:
- Fill in as needed in the absence of the Chair
- Maintain the committee calendar
- Maintain the committee scrapbook
It is the duty of the Secretary to:
- Keep accurate minutes of every meeting
- Maintain records of attendance and volunteer hours for the committee
- Complete and submit facility request and other paperwork in a timely manner
In the event of a vacancy interested candidates must follow the same procedures and meet the same eligibility requirements listed above. There may be instances were emergency/temporary appointments are made by the advisor in order to meet an immediate need.
Elections will be conducted at regular intervals and voting will occur in the second to last meeting of the academic year. Nominations will be made by the recommendation of an active committee member. If a vacant position is not filled at the end of the academic year, an announcement of the vacancy will be made at the first meeting of the new semester, nominations will be accepted at the second meeting, and voting will be held at the third meeting. Any FSU student in good academic standing who meets the criteria listed in the "Officers" section is eligible to run for office. Notification of elections will follow the following timeline:
- Five meetings prior to the final meeting: Explanations of the available positions and eligibility requirements will be given during the meeting
- Four meetings prior to the final meeting: Nominations will be accepted and recorded
- Three meetings prior to the final meeting: Nominee's may make a presentation as to why they feel they would be the best candidate for the position
- Two meetings prior to the final meeting: Voting will occur
- Final meeting: Announcement of the new officers
Membership is open to all current FSU students who have a sincere desire to assist in the improvement of the quality of life on our campus and in our community. All members must complete an application and submit a copy of their class schedule.
There will be no membership dues associated with participation in this organization. There is an allocated budget.
The meeting date, time, location, and frequency will be determined by the sitting officers after the first meeting of the new academic year. All meeting dates, times, locations, and frequency shall remain consistent throughout the entire academic year unless otherwise voted on by the membership and approved by the advisor. Any member in attendance is eligible to vote on issues brought forward during the meeting.
In order for an amendment to the constitution and bylaws to be made the recommended amendment must be discussed in a regular meeting, receive majority agreement, and be submitted to the advisor in writing with the signature of the President, Vice-President, and Secretary, for approval.
The constitution will go into effect by 2/3 majority vote by members present.
Robert's Rules of Order, Revised will govern in all matters not provided for in the constitution and bylaws.