Parent's Club Constitution
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to promote the welfare of the Sheboygan Christian School.
Name: Sheboygan Christian School Parent's Club
Section I: All parents of Sheboygan Christian School children are members and are required to commit to serving on two or more fund raising committees or provide monetary support in an amount to be determined annually by the governing board. The annual monetary contribution must be paid at the time of registration.
Section II: All interested non-parents may also be members. Non-parent members have no monetary obligations to the organization
Section I: The governing board consists of 9 members. The term of office shall be for 3 years with 3 members being elected each year. The term of office shall run from June to June.
Section II: Election
A. A nominating committee shall be appointed which shall consist of 3 board members. This committee shall present a slate of 6 nominees to the board. All members must be active organization members for 2 years before being placed on the nomination list to serve on the board. Previous board members are exempt from re-nomination for a period of 2 years.
B. The 3 nominees receiving the highest number of votes of these members present at the spring organization meeting shall be elected to the Parents' Club Board.
C. When a vacancy occurs on the board, any board member may submit a nomination to fill such vacancy. The board shall decide by majority vote on the appointed official. This board member shall serve for the remainder of the term.
Section III: Duties
A. The board members shall select officers consisting of President, President Elect, Past President, Secretary, Treasurer and others as deemed necessary. Duties of various officers shall be decided by the board.
B. The Board shall decide what fund raising events will be held each year and will oversee all such events.
C. Board Position Responsibilities are outlined on a separate sheet.
D. It will be the duty of all members present at the monthly meetings to vote on any motions made by a member and seconded by another member. If a simple majority of the members present are in favor of the motion, it will pass. The chairman does not vote unless there is a tie. A secret ballot may be requested by any member for any reason.
Section IV: Relationship to the School Board
A. This organization is a part of the Sheboygan Christian School Association and is responsible to the School Board.
B. The School Board will have a representative who shall represent the school board on all matters pertaining to this board.
C. The Treasurer and Secretary shall submit reports of Board meetings to the School Board representative for their monthly meeting.
Section I: Each January a meeting will be held to determine a monetary pledge which will be given to the school's general fund to be used for the upcoming year.
Section II: The board will have authority to distribute discretionary funds not to exceed $1500.00 per item. All expenditures in excess of $1500.00 must meet the approval of the Sheboygan Christian School Parents' Club
Meetings: There shall be a minimum of two meetings with the Sheboygan Christian School Parents' Club each school year. There shall be a minimum of 5 Sheboygan Christian School Parents' Club board meetings a year. At least 5 board members must be present at each meeting.
Constituion Changes: Prior notification of any proposed constitutional change must be presented to all members. This constitution can be amended by a 2/3 vote of those present at a Sheboygan Christian School Parents' Club general meeting.