The By-Laws of the Missouri Mappers Association

1. Committees

The following committees shall be appointed by the President each year.
A. Membership Committee
B. Education Committee
C. Media Committee
D. Legislative Committee
E. Certification Committee
F. Annual Meeting Committee
G. Awards Committee
I. Historical Committee

2. Annual Dues

The annual dues shall be $15.00 for regular members, $25.00 for subscribing members, and $5.00 for student members.

3. Time of Annual Meeting

The Association’s Annual Meeting shall be held at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

4. Fiscal Year

The Association’s fiscal year shall begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

5. Approve of Expenditures

All Association expenditures shall be approved by the President and Treasurer.

6. Chapters

The Association, with the approval of its Board of Directors, may authorize and chapter local chapters consolidate chapters or revoke chapter charters for good cause. Chapters shall coextensive in geographical area; application for the charter of a chapter shall be in writing, signed by not fewer than ten (10) members in good standing, and shall be submitted to the Board of Directors of the Missouri Mappers Association for its approval.

Such local chapters may provide for their internal government and regulations by Bylaws which shall not be in conflict with the Constitution and Bylaws of the Association and which shall be submitted to the Board of Directors of the Association for its approval.

Each local chapter is required to have its chairperson or a chapter member, as designated by the chairperson of such chapter, in attendance at each quarterly meeting and give a report to the Board of Directors.

7. Amendments

These Bylaws may be amended by vote of the Executive Committee, as provided by Article III, Section 2, of the Constitution.