ARTICLE 1

Name

The organization shall be known as The Camera Club of Brevard, CCB, located in Melbourne Florida and consisting of members primarily from Brevard County.

 

Proposed

The organization shall be known as the Camera Club of Brevard, Inc. (CCB), located in the County of Brevard, Florida.

ARTICLE 2

Mission

In recognition of photography as an art form, the CCB seeks to enhance the skills of the amateur photographer via the following activities:

  • The presentation of educational programs.• Sharing of technical skills and new techniques.

  • Conducting competitive juries exhibits as per CCB photo contest rules.

  • Placing exhibits of members' photographic works in public areas such as: libraries art centers, museums etc.

  •  Conducting periodic photographic Field Trips

  •  Foster communication with other photographic organizations.

 

Proposed

In recognition of photography as an art form, the CCB seeks to enhance the skills of the photographer via the following activities:
• The presentation of educational programs
• Sharing of operational skills and new techniques
• Arranging juried competitions of photographic creations per CCB photo contest rules
• Critiquing photographs
• Organizing periodic photographic field trips
• Communication with other photographic organizations

ARTICLE 3

Meetings

The Executive Board shall stipulate the place, date, and time of the regular monthly meetings of the CCB. All official meetings of the CCB and the Executive Board shall be conducted using Robert's "Rules of Order" as a guide. Exhibits and competitions shall be open to all members in good standing.

 

Proposed

The Executive Board, as defined in Article 6, shall stipulate the place, date, and time of the regular monthly meetings of the CCB. All official meetings of the CCB and the Executive Board shall be conducted using Robert's "Rules of Order" as a general guide when appropriate, and at the discretion of the Executive Board. Exhibits and competitions shall be open to all members in good standing.

ARTICLE 4

Membership

The membership shall be open to anyone, regardless of age, sex, religion, or ethnic background. Members will pay dues once per year. Renewing members shall pay full dues on January 1st.  From January 1st to June 30th, new members shall pay full dues.  From July 1st to September 30th, new members shall pay 1/2 the annual rate.  From October 1st through December 31st, new members shall pay full annual dues for the current year and these dues will also be for the following year.   Members meeting these criteria are considered in good standing.  Student dues are $15, Individual dues are $35, and Family dues are $40. 

All officers shall have their dues reimbursed after completing 6 months and 1 day of service during a single term. The amount shall not exceed the amount paid (student or individual fees) for an individual, or the amount of a family membership if 2 or more members hold office.

 

Proposed

Completion of an application form is required. The club membership shall be open to any person, regardless of age, sex, religion or ethnicity. The yearly contribution for club memberships is set and adjusted by the Executive Board from time to time and recorded in the minutes of the board meeting. It is due in advance on January the 1st. For new club members, joining from July 1st to September 30th, the contribution shall be 1/2 of the annual rate. From October 1st through December 31st, new club members shall pay the full annual amount that will cover the rest of the current year and the whole of the following year. Full time undergraduate students shall pay 1/2 of the annual rate. Reduced family rates shall be available as determined by the Executive Board. Club members who meet these requirements are considered to be in good standing. The club membership rates shall be posted on the website.

ARTICLE 5

Officers

The following officers shall be elected by the membership:

  •  President

  •  First Vice President in charge of Programs

  •  Second Vice President in charge of Field Trips

  •  Secretary

  •  Treasurer

 

The following officers shall be appointed by the president:

  •  F-Stop Editor (Newsletter)

  •  Membership Committee Chairperson

  •  Photography Display Coordinator

  •  Webmaster

 

Proposed

OFFICERS & DIRECTORS
The following officers shall be elected by the membership and given voting privileges:
• President
• Vice President
• Secretary
• Treasurer
• Public Relations

The following Directors shall be appointed by the President:
• Newsletter
• Membership
• Competitions
• Webmaster
• Field Trips

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