ARTICLE I: Name and Purpose
ARTICLE II: Membership and Participation Requirements
ARTICLE III: Executive Board and Officers
ARTICLE IV: Meetings
ARTICLE V: Bylaws
ARTICLE VI: Amendments
ARTICLE VII: Adoption
A. The name of this organization shall be the Stevens Dramatic Society, herin referred to as the Society.
A. The purpose of this organization shall be to:
A. Any undergraduate or graduate student of Stevens Institute of Technology may participate in the activities of the Society, and be eligible to become a voting member.
A. Recognition of participation in any major production shall be given to any individual who:
B. Said indivudal must also participate in all productions of the show, unless an excuse is presented to and accepted by the Production Manager if a member of the crew or Stage member if a member of the cast.
A. The membership shall consist of:
A. The elected Officers of the Executive Board of the Society shall consist of the following numbers, listed in order:
A. After being convicted of or confessing to any Honor Board violation or violations, Officers of the Executive Board must disclose said violations to the voting members at the next General Meeting.
A. General Meetings shall be held at least one during each full month of the semesters, Spring and Fall, of the academic year.
A. Each voting member shall be personally notified in writing at least seventy-two hours before a scheduled meeting. Notification must be given one week prior to a nomination or election meeting. Notification regarding other types of meetings shall be at the discretion of the President.
A. The President shall call a General Meeting within one week after being requested by five voting members of the Society.
A. The President shall call an Executive Board meeting within one week after being requested by two members of the Executive Board.
A. A quorum shall be defined as one half of the voting members.
A. Procedures outlined in Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, shall apply to all Society meetings in all cases for which they are not inconsistent with the Constitution of this organization.
A. The Bylaws of the Constitution of the Society shall be valid for all intents and purposes as part of this Constitution, save that they shall require only a majority vote to pass, suspend, or negate.
A. No Bylaw shall supercede, or be inconsistent with this Consitution.
A. Amendments to this Constitution shall be presented in writing by any voting member to the Executive Board not less than one week before being presented at a meeting.
A. Amendments shall become effective upon a two-thirds (2/3) affirmative vote of the voting members.
A. This Constitution shall become effective upon the approval of:
A. The establishment of this, the Constitution of the Stevens Dramatic Society, shall abolish all previously existing Constitutions for the governance of the Society.