Constitution of the Florida Chapter, American Statistical Association
This organization shall be known as the Florida Chapter of the American Statistical Association.
The purpose of this organization shall be to foster in the broadest manner statistics and its applications, and to promote unity and effectiveness of effort among all groups in the State of Florida having an interest in or being concerned with statistical problems.
The membership of this organization shall consist of two classes:
1. Full Members: Persons holding membership in the American Statistical Association.
2. Associate Members: Persons interested in statistics in general or the organization in particular, who are not also members of the American Statistical Association.
The officers of the organization shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and Representative to the Association's Council of Chapters. The President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer shall each serve two-year terms and shall be duly elected at the annual buisness meetings in odd-numbered years. The Representative to the Council of Chapters shall serve three-year terms and shall be duly elected at every third annual buisness meeting. The representative will assume office the first of January of the year immediately following election. The Executive Committee shall fill any vacancy which may occur between elections in any office.
The Executive Committee shall consist of the officers mentioned in Article IV. Meetings of the Executive committee shall be held whenever called by the President or requested by a majority of the committee members.
Annual dues shall be determined by the Executive Committee.
There shall be an annual meeting and such other meetings as the Executive Committee shall direct.
Any and all provisions of the Constitution of the American Statistical Association shall be considered included herein for use where applicable and necessary.
This Constitution may be amended by an affirmative 2/3 (two-thirds) vote of the chapter members present at any meeting of this organization, provided notices of such meeting and of the propsed amendment shall have been sent to each voting member at least two weeks before the date of the meeting in which the proposed amendment is to be voted upon: or by action of the Board of Directors of the American Statistical Association.
Upon the dissolution of the Chapter, assets shall be distributed to the American Statistical Association, 1429 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or corresponding section of any future Federal tax code.