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Friends of the Cornette Library

Standing Rules

III. Standing Rules

The following Standing Rules represent procedures and operations currently in effect for meetings of the Friends of the Cornette Library. They have been adopted by majority vote and shall remain in effect until rescinded or amended by vote of the Board. The Board may also vote to suspend a Standing Rule for a specified period.

Article I. Membership

Section 1.

The Friends categories of membership and schedule of dues:

Membership Level Dues
(a) Student $10
(b) Contributing $25
(c) Supporting $50
(d) Sustaining $100
(e) Patron $500
(f) Business $1,000
(g) Benefactor $1,000
Section 2.

Members’ dues shall be paid on September 1 of each year and their membership shall be considered lapsed if dues are not paid by October 1 of each year. A life member shall be relieved of payment of dues.

Article II. Officers.

Section 1.

The officers on the Friends Board of Directors and their duties:

  1. Chairman – The Chairman shall preside at all meetings, represent the organization when appropriate, and serve as an Ex-Officio Member of all committees except the Nominating Committee.
  2. Vice-Chairman – The Vice-Chairman shall preside in the absence of the Chairman, and shall perform such duties as requested by the Chairman.
  3. Secretary – The Secretary shall keep a correct record of meetings of the organization.
  4. Treasurer – The Treasurer shall be responsible for maintaining an accurate record of all funds received and disbursed, and submit a current statement at each meeting of the Board of Directors.

Article III. Committees.

Section 1.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors shall appoint the Chairmen of all additional standing or ad-hoc committees.

Section 2.

The Chairman of a standing or ad-hoc committee shall notify the Chairman of the Board of Directors of any items that needed to be put on the agenda for the Board of Directors meeting at least one week before the meeting is to occur.

Section 3.

The Friends’ committees are:

  • Executive Committee
  • Luncheon Committee
  • Annual Banquet Committee
  • Membership/Fundraising Committee
  • Nominating Committee

Article IV. Meetings.

Section 1.

The Board of Directors meets bi-monthly September through July.

Section 2.

The Annual Meeting shall occur in the fall. There will be a luncheon in the spring.

Section 3.

Notice of meetings may be sent by e-mail or U.S. Post.

* These Standing Rules may be amended by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.