Article I - Name
Article II - Purpose
Article III - Membership
Section 1 - Membership shall be open to all members attending the University of Hartford (Students, Teacher, etc.).
Section 2 - Voting membership shall be limited to those members who were present at the last meeting. Voting membership shall carry over from one academic year to the next to insure a voting membership at the beginning of each Fall semester.
Section 3 - The Turkish Student Association will have a minimum membership of 12 (12) University of Hartford Members.
Section 4 - The Turkish Student Association will follow Robert’s Rules of Order for parliamentary procedures.
Article IV - Officers, Executive Board, and Duties
Section 1 - The titles of the officers of the Turkish Student Association shall be: President, Executive Vice President, Vice President for Finance, Administrative Assistant and Committee members. These members will constitute the Executive Board of the Turkish Association .
Section 2 - Term of office shall be one academic year beginning from the Annual Meeting in February and ending with the election of new officers at the following annual meeting. Executive Board members will be elected by a 2/3 vote of the membership.
Section 3 - There will be no restriction to the number of times an association member may be elected to an Executive Board position, whether the same office or new office, in consecutive or non-consecutive years.
Section 4 - Duties of the President
a) The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the association and shall preside at all Turkish Student Association meetings.
Section 5 - Duties of the Executive Vice President
a) The Executive Vice President shall assume all duties of the President in the President's absence or disability.
Section 6 - Duties of the Vice President of Finance
a) The Vice President for Finance shall maintain accurate financial records and make financial reports to the Executive Board.
Section 7 - Duties of the Vice President for Programs and Special Events
a) The Vice President of Programs and Special Events is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and events that meet the goals and purposes of the Turkish
Student Association as stated in Article II of the constitution.
Section 8 – Duties of the Committee Members
a) Duties of the Committee Members shall aid the Executive Board in their duties if called upon do so.
Section 9 - Duties of the Administrative Assistant and Recorder
a) The Administrative Assistant and Recorder shall keep complete and accurate records of all Turkish
Student Association meetings and submit those minutes to the Executive Vice President of the Student Government Association.
Article V - Impeachment of Officers
Section 1 - Impeachment of Executive Board Officers:
Article VI - Amendments to the Constitution
Amendments to the Turkish Student Association constitution may only be initiated by the Executive Board membership. The proposed amendment must be presented at two consecutive general membership meetings prior to being voted on and may only be amended by a 2/3 vote of the association membership. Approved amendments to the Turkish Student Association constitution must be ratified by the Student Government Association Constitution Committee and Senate.
Article VII - Creation and Dissolution of Standing and Non-Standing Committees.
The Executive Board may only create a standing committee. Upon approval of a proposed standing committee by the Executive Board, the President must present the proposal to the general membership at two consecutive general membership meetings. The proposal must be approved by a 2/3 vote of the association membership.
Only the Executive Board following a 2/3 vote of the general membership may dissolve a standing committee. A proposal to dissolve a standing committee must be presented to the general membership at two consecutive meetings.
Non-standing committees may be created by the Executive Board to serve the short or long-term goals of the Turkish Student Association . The Executive Board must endorse the creation of a non-standing committee by a 3/4 vote. The Executive Board, following a 3/4 vote may dissolve non-standing committees.
Article VIII - Association Meetings
Section 1- General Membership Meetings:
Section 2 - Executive Board Meetings
Section 3 - Executive Board and general membership meeting times will be determined at the beginning of each Fall semester for the academic year. Dates, times, and meeting room(s) will be made available to the general membership before, but no later than, the 2nd general membership meeting.
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