6/21/2020 Indiana Judo Inc. by Laws
Indiana Judo Inc.
Effective May 16, 2020
Indiana Judo Bylaws - PDF
The Corporation shall act within the guidelines of Indiana Code 23-7-1.1-2 (d.). A not for profit corporation and be Governed by the Roberts Rules of Order.
The Corporation shall support the purposes outlined in the Articles of Incorporation Article II. 1-14. Regulation and conduct of the Corporation will comply with Article IX, 1-7 of the Articles of Incorporation.
Meetings of Members
Semi-Annual Meeting; The Corporation will meet on a semi-annual basis for the purpose of electing directors and for the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting.
Section 3.2 Special Meetings; Special meetings of the members may be called by the President, the Board of Directors or not less than two-thirds of the members having voting rights.
Place of Meeting; The Board of Directors may designate any place, either within or without the state of Indiana, as the place of meeting for any semi-annual meeting or for any special meeting called by the Board of Directors. If no designation is made or if a special meeting be otherwise called, the place of meeting shall be the principal office of the Corporation in the State of Indiana. If all voting members meet at any time and place, either within or without the State of Indiana and consent to holding a meeting, such meeting shall be valid without call or notice, and at such meeting any corporate action may be taken.
Notice of Meetings; A written or printed notice stating the place, day and hour of the meeting and, in the case of a special meeting, the purpose for which the meeting is called, shall be delivered or mailed by the secretary, or the officer or person calling the meeting of each member of record entitled to vote at that meeting, at the address which appears on the records of the Corporation, at least ten (10) days before the date of meeting. Notice of any meeting of members may be waived in writing filed with the secretary or by attendance in person.
Informal Action by Members; Any action required by law to be taken at a meeting of the members, or any action which may be taken at a meeting of members, may be taken without meeting if a consent in writing, setting forth the action so taken, shall be signed by all of the members entitled to vote with respect to the subject matter thereof.
Quorum; A majority of persons qualified to vote as members at any meeting, represented in person or by proxy, shall constitute a quorum.
Proxies; Proxy votes are not allowed at any meeting.
Voting List; The Secretary of the Corporation, shall keep at all times, at the principal office of the Corporation, a complete and accurate list of all members entitled to vote at any meeting of the members which may be inspected by any member, for any purpose, at any reasonable time.
Officers and Duties
- The Corporate officers
(1) Officers Duties:
(a) President will conduct all meetings, appoint committees and generally direct the Corporation.
(b) Vice-President will preside in case of the president’s absence and liaison with all committee chairpersons head all committees. (c) Secretary will record all activity at the General meetings for publication and maintain copies of all records. (d) Treasurer will control and disburse according to the Corporations wishes all monies collected and contributions received outside of registrations. (e) The immediate past President shall serve as ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors
(2) Officers will be elected every two years.
(3) President or his designee will serve as Indiana’s official delegate to all national meetings.
(4) All officers will be current members of USA Judo.
b. Class B: $25.00 per calendar year. This is an individual membership for Black Belt ranks only that are recognized through Indiana Judo
- and not a voting delegate of an Indiana Club
c. Class C: This is an individual membership that has a voice but no vote in the affairs of the corporation. This is open to any rank recognized through Indiana Judo. Fees will be $12.00 for juniors and $17.00 for seniors.
d. Class D: Life Membership is a onetime payment of $250.00 Has the same privileges as a Class B membership only it is for a Life Membership with no other fees
2) Indiana Judo members must be a member in good standing with one of the following:
a. United States Judo Incorporated
b. United States Judo Federation
c. United States Judo Association
3) Registered Indiana Judo clubs in good standing the previous year will have voting rights the following year provided they register by February 15 of the following calendar year.
Board of Directors
- General Powers:
Number and Tenure The number and tenure of the Directors shall be not less than three (3) or more than Five (5). Each Director shall hold office for a term of two (2) years or until his successor shall have been elected and qualified. Each Director shall be eligible for re-election. The Board of Directors shall have the right to increase or decrease within the limits prescribed by the Articles of Incorporation, the number of Directors by a vote of the majority of the voting membership present at a properly called regular or special meeting of the voting membership. In the event that a Board Member resigns or is removed from office, The Board of Directors shall, through a majority vote of the Board appoint a new Board Member to replace the missing member until the next elections.
- Regular Meetings:
- Special Meetings:
- Notice of Special Meetings;
- Manner of Acting;
- Informal Action By Directors;
- Power to Appoint Executive Committee;
Contracts, Checks, Deposits, and Funds
- Checks, Drafts, etc;
Books and Records
- Books and Records;
Amendments to By-Laws