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The Sport Studies Club at WVU Tech, which is comprised of sport management majors and Athletic Coaching Education majors. Supported by the WVU Tech Student Government Association, the WVU Tech Sport Studies Club provides students with unique opportunities to work at and run sports-related events, travel on educational field trips to sports venues and gain additional valuable industry experience with their peers while learning and having fun.

Sport Studies Club
OFFICERS SPORT STUDIES CLUB BYLAWS

ARTICLE I: NAME & PURPOSE

Section A: Name – The name of this club shall be Sport Studies Club

Section B: Purpose – The purpose of the Sports Studie Club is to:

1. Provide networking and learning experiences in coaching, exercise science, and sports management

2. Participate in volunteer activities

3. Attend conferences and clinics

ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP & DUES

Section A: Eligibility – Membership shall be open to all students that are majoring or minoring in Athletic Coaching Education or Sport Management regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, military service, or disability. The club shall strive to encourage a diverse membership upon payment of the dues as outlined in Article II, Section B.

Section B: Dues – Dues shall be $10 per academic year. [Effective Fall 2014]

ARTICLE III: OFFICERS

Section A: Officers – The officers shall be a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and SGA representative.

Section B: Eligibility – Officers must carry at least a 9 hour work load along with maintaining a 2.0 every semester and be majoring or minoring in Athletic Coaching Education or Sports Management to be eligible for club membership.

Section C: Election – The officers shall be elected by ballot at the last meeting of the spring semester by a majority of the votes cast for that office and ballots will be counted by graduating staff and the advisor.

Section D: Term – The officers shall serve for one year and their term of office shall begin at the commencement of the spring semester.

Section E: Vacancy – If a vacancy occurs in the office of President, the Vice-President shall assume the office for the remainder of the term and vacancies in any other office shall be filled by a special election.

ARTICLE IV: DUTIES OF OFFICERS

Section A: President – it shall be the duty of the President to:

Section B: Vice-President – It shall be the duty of the Vice-President to:

Section C: Secretary – It shall be the duty of the Secretary to:

Section D: Treasurer – It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to:

Section E: SGA Representative – It shall be the duty of the SGA Representative to:

ARTICLE V: MEETINGS

Section A: Meetings – Regular meetings shall be held monthly during the regular school year.

Section B: Special Meeting – Special meetings may be called by the President with the approval of the Executive Committee.

Section C: Quorum – A quorum shall consist of two-thirds (2/3) of the membership.

Section D: Parliamentary Authority – Robert’s Rules of Orders, shall govern this club in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these bylaws.

ARTICLE VI: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Section A: Responsibility – Management of this club shall be vested in an Executive Committee responsible to the entire membership to uphold these bylaws.

Section B: Membership – This committee shall consist of the officers as listed in Article III and the faculty advisor.

Section C: Meetings – This committee shall meet at least once between regular meetings of the club to organize and plan future activities.

ARTICLE VII: ADVISOR

Section A: Selection – there shall be a faculty/staff adviser who shall be selected each year by the membership.

Section B: Duties – The responsibilities of the faculty advisor shall be to:

ARTICLE VIII: COMMITTEES

Section A: Program Committee – A program committee composed of the Vice-President as chairperson and four other members shall be appointed by the President before the end of spring semester, whose duty shall be to plan the overall program of the club.

Section B: Special Committees – The President shall have the authority to appoint any special committees, with the approval of the Executive Committee, from time to time as need demands.

ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENTS

Section A: Selection – these bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the chapter membership.

Section B: Notice – All members shall receive advance notice of the proposed amendment at least five days before the meeting. [The time may be extended to the following meeting.]