Our Charter

CHARTER OF Kenosha Lego Users Group

ARTICLE I

NAME

Section 1. The name of this organization shall be Kenosha LEGO Users Group. The name

shall be abbreviated as KLUG (pronounced kay-lug).

ARTICLE II

PURPOSE

Section 1. The purpose of this organization shall be to share our passion for LEGO with one

another and those in our community.

ARTICLE III

MEETINGS

Section 1. Regular meetings shall be held every other month.

Section 2. A meeting shall be defined as a gathering of at least 5 Adult Members.

ARTICLE IV

MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. There will be two forms of membership:

-Adult Member: Adult members of KLUG shall be 16 or older.

-Youth Member: Youth members must be family of a KLUG Adult member.

Section 2. To become a member, one must:

-Attend a meeting, get to know other members

-Provide a bio and links to relevant websites for listing on the KLUG website.

-Receive a majority approval vote from active Adult members.

Section 3. A person is an active member in good standing when he or she attends at least

one meeting per year, and communicates with the group (e-mail, phone, or in

person) at least once every 3 months.

Section 4. The rights of voting and holding an office are reserved for Adult members only.

Section 5. Any member may be removed at any time. This process will be as follows: a

member of KLUG will email either the President or Vice President with the name

and reason for member removal recommendation. This will be shared with the

group, and needs 5 other members to acknowledge and agree with the removal.

removed members will no longer be invited to meetings, and will not participate in

the Google Groups list.

ARTICLE V

GROUP BUSINESS

Section 1. Group business shall be conducted via email.

Section 2. A simple majority vote from active Adult Members shall be necessary to pass any

group business unless otherwise specified in the charter.

ARTICLE VI

OFFICERS

Section 1. The officers shall be -

-President: The President shall provide the agenda for each club

meeting, and acts as the primary point of contact for

potential new members.

-Vice President: The Vice President shall fulfill the duties of the President in

their absence.

Section 2. To be eligible for office, candidate shall be an Adult Member in good standing.

Section 3. Officers shall be elected and take office every odd-numbered year in January.

Elected officers must receive a majority of votes to be elected.

Section 4. Vacancies in office shall be filled by election.

ARTICLE VII

CLUB PROPERTY

Section 1. All property used for shows and club activities will be considered personally

owned items. KLUG itself will not own property.

ARTICLE VIII

CONDUCT

Section 1. No KLUG contact information is to be shared outside of KLUG without the

consent of members involved.

Section 2. No advertising is to be done in the group for non-LEGO charities or businesses

without authorization from either the President or Vice President.

Section 3. No illegal activities are to take place in the group.

ARTICLE IX

AMENDMENTS AND RATIFICATION

Section 1. The charter shall be ratified by a ⅔ vote of active Adult Members through e-mail.

Section 2. The constitution shall be amended with a ⅔ vote of active Adult Members through

e-mail.