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 Constitution—Last Revision: March 2007 [Print a copy]

ARTICLE INAME AND OBJECT OF ORGANIZATION

Section 1.

This organization shall be called the Lincoln Women's Municipal Golf Association.

Section 2.

The purpose of this association is to promote and encourage the playing of golf by women, to teach golf etiquette and rules, and to support the development of public golf.

ARTICLE IIMEMBERS

Section 1.

Membership shall be open to all women age 19 and over who reside in the City of Lincoln or within 45 miles of the Main U.S. Post Office at 700 R Street, OR to all women age 19 and over who are employed at a business with a Lincoln address.

Section 2.

Participants of LWMGA golf events must hold current memberships. Guest Days and Invitational Tournaments are the exceptions.

Section 3.

Girls age 18 and under may obtain GHIN services via the LWMGA.  They will be called Junior GHIN memberships.  They will not have any regular LWMGA membership benefits.

 

ARTICLE IIIOFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE BOARD

Section 1.

The officers shall consist of President, President-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary.

Section 2.

The term of President and President-Elect is one year, with the President-Elect succeeding the President the following year. The Treasurer and Secretary each hold two-year terms. The Treasurer and Secretary shall be elected on alternate years. The Treasurer will be elected to serve on the odd-even years; i.e. elected to serve as an officer for the 1993 and 1994 golf seasons, etc. The Secretary will be elected to serve on the even-odd years; i.e. elected to serve as an officer for the 1994 and 1995 golf seasons, etc.

Section 3.

Election of officers shall occur at the annual fall meeting after a slate of nominees are presented by an appointed nominating committee. Nominations from the floor are also open.

Section 4.

The Executive Board shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Handicap Chair, Membership Chair, and Special Event Chair(s).

Section 5.

The President will appoint the necessary committee chairwomen for the ensuing year.


ARTICLE IVMEETINGS

Section 1.

There shall be two annual association meetings, one in the spring and one in the fall.

Section 2.

Executive Board meetings shall be held once a month from March through September.

Section 3.

Special meetings of the association may be called by the President, majority of the Executive Board, or two-thirds of the association's membership.


ARTICLE V--AMENDMENTS

Section 1.

The Articles of the Constitution may be amended by a majority vote of members present at an association meeting. Notice of a proposed amendment must be posted 7 days prior to the meeting.

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