Minico Booster Club Bylaws
Approved October 2, 2006
ARTICLE I NAME, MISSION, COLORS, AND SONG
Section 1. Name . The organization shall be known as the Minico Booster Club.
Section 2. Mission Statement. The Minico High School Mission Statement is;
Learn from yesterday, succeed today, excel tomorrow.
Section 3. Colors. The official school colors for Minico High School are:
‘scarlet red’ and ‘vegas gold’.
.Section 4. Song.
Come on and fight, Spartans fight.
Come on and let's win this game.
Let's go on to victory,
Let's fight 'em fair and play 'em square.
So fight, Spartan's, fight!
Come on and let's win this game.
Just one more score, and then the
game is ours. Let's win this game!
M - I - N - I - C - O
ARTICLE II OBJECTIVES
Section 1. To promote, foster and encourage the athletic programs and
other school sponsored activities at Minico High School.
Section 2. To assist the school administrators, faculty, staff and in
particular the coaches, in the accomplishment of their program objectives.
Section 3. To communicate school spirit and Minico High School ideals
and programs to all students, parents and the community.
Section 4. To convey a positive Minico High School image
throughout the community.
ARTICLE III MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. The Minico Booster Club shall be open to anyone who is
interested in supporting the activities of the organization, regardless of economic
levels, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or disability.
ARTICLE IV MEETINGS
Section 1. Business meetings shall be scheduled monthly by the
Executive Board and will be held the first Monday of each month while
school is in session. Exceptions include when the first Monday falls on a
holiday whereas the meeting will be held the following Monday.
Section 2. Meetings shall be held at Minico High School or at a
place set by the Executive Board.
Section 3. The Executive Board may call special meetings. At least
48 hours notice prior to the time of the special meeting shall be
given (personal contact, written, or by telephone). The business
transacted at any special meeting shall be limited to that included in the call.
Section 4. Quorum shall consist of those members attending with
at least four elected officers present.
Section 5. Members in attendance will do all voting. Absent members
can also vote by written proxy. Signed and dated proxy must be
turned in to the Secretary prior to the start of the meeting with
the name of the person doing the voting for the absent member. President is
a non-voting member except for in the case of ties.
ARTICLE V MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND DUES
Section 1. Annual dues required for membership in the Minico
Booster Club shall be determined by a majority vote of those present
at the April meeting prior to the membership year, a quorum is required for
membership levels or dues to be changed.
Section 2. Membership levels include:
ARTICLE VI OFFICERS & OTHER ELECTED POSITIONS
Section 1. The members of the Executive Board for the Minico
Booster Club are President, President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer.
Other elected officer positions include Publicity, Membership
and Clothing chairs. All positions shall be elected and take office at
the April meeting each year.
Section 2. Term of office for the elected positions shall be for
one-year and serve until their successors are designated.
Section 3. No member shall hold more than one elected office
at any one time. No officer shall be eligible to serve more than
three consecutive terms in the same office.
Section 4. All elected officers must be current members of
the Minico Booster Club.
ARTICLE VII RESPONSIBILITIES OF ELECTED OFFICES
Section 1. The elected officers shall have:
Section 2. President. The President’s term of office shall be one year.
The President’s duties include:
Section 3. President-Elect. The President-elect’s term of office
shall be one year. The President-elect will advance to the office of
President the following year. The President-elect’s duties include:
Section 4. Secretary. The Secretary’s term of office shall be one year.
The Secretary’s duties include:
Section 5. Treasurer. The Treasurer’s term of office shall be one year. The
Treasurer’s duties include:
Section 6. Membership The Membership chair term of office
shall be one year. The Membership chair duties include:
Section 7. Clothing. The Clothing chair term of office shall be one year.
The Clothing chair duties include:
Section 8. Publicity. The Publicity chair term of office shall be one year.
The Publicity chair duties include:
ARTICLE VIII NOMINATION AND ELECTION PROCEDURES
Section 1. The Executive Board will make up the nominating committee
which will have at least one nominee for each office before the March meeting.
Section 2. Nominations for elected positions will take place at the March
meeting and elections will be held at the April meeting. Additional names may
be nominated from the floor and added to the existing slate before the voting.
ARTICLE IX EXECUTIVE BOARD
Section 1. The Executive Board shall consist of President, President-Elect,
Secretary and Treasurer.
Section 2. The Executive Board shall determine when permanent
vacancies occur in elected positions. If the office of the President
is permanently vacated, the President-Elect shall become President.
If an elected office other than the presidency is permanently vacated,
the President, with the approval of the Executive Board, shall appoint
another member to serve for the remainder of the term.
Section 3. The Executive Board shall have general supervision of the
affairs of the association between its business meetings, fix the hour
and date of meetings, and perform other duties as are specified in these bylaws.
The Executive Board shall oversee elections.
ARTICLE X COMMITTEES
Section 1. Committees and/or committee chairs may be appointed as
needed by the President. Absolutely no committee will act under the name or function
of the Minico Boosters Club without the appointment as listed above.
Section 2. Upon completion of committee business a report will be submitted to
the Secretary including any changes to school facilities or funds earned.
ARTICLE XI PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
Section 1. Robert’s Rules of Order shall be the parliamentary authority on
all matters not covered by the Bylaws of the Club.
ARTICLE XII MINIDOKA COUNTY JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICIES
Section 1. The Minidoka County Joint School District Board of Trustees
recognizes the valuable services rendered by the community parent
groups and booster clubs affiliated with our schools. Further, the Board
welcomes said participation and commends the organizations for their
contributions and services to our youth and our schools.
Section 2. Parent organizations, booster clubs and individuals within
their membership will maintain a close liaison with the Board, administration
and staff and adhere to standard accounting practices.
Section 3. Any plan, project or movements instituted to expand, modernize, renovate,
or otherwise render maintenance to school controlled and/or owned properties
shall be presented to the Board of Trustees for approval. Academic
achievement awards and other educational recognition to students
or student bodies shall be approved by the Principal and/or the Superintendent.
This must be done before any public issuance and announcement is made.
Section 4. Each group or club shall provide the Superintendent with their or
set of Bylaws. The By-laws will require dual signatures for checks, prompt
bank deposit of all cash, no payments of bills in cash, receipt of all revenues,
annual informal audit by an audit committee selected by officers, and will
require that all expenditures be approved by the group’s board
(or executive board) prior to signing checks. The annual informal audit
will be conducted by August 1st each year for the preceding year. This informal
audit will be according to the guidelines provided in Exhibit A of the Board’s policy.
The audit will be filed with the District Treasurer by August 15th. All fund raising
activities and activities involving district students will be in accordance with
board policies or receive prior approval. All group or club checks will utilize
dual signatures, with the principal’s (or secretary’s or bookkeeper’s)
signature being one of the required signatures.
Section 5. Any equipment donated to the district by booster clubs will become
the property of the district. If a booster club ceases to function, all booster club
property, equipment, and monies will be dispersed according to the bylaws of
the individual organizations and clubs.
ARTICLE XIII AMENDMENTS OF BY-LAWS
Section 1. The By-laws may be amended, repealed, in whole or in part,
at any regular Club meeting by a two-third vote of the quorum
of voting members present.
Section 2. Notice of proposed changes to the By-laws must be provided
in writing to the membership at a regular meeting one month prior to
voting on said changes.
DATE ADOPTED , 2006
Signature of the Minico Boosters Club President___________________________________
Signature of the Minico Boosters Club Secretary___________________________________
Signature of the Minico High School Principal______________________________________