Article IV: Dues

    1. The amount of dues or penalty for late payment of dues, shall be recommended by 

        the Club Officers and affirmed by the majority of membership present and voting at any

        regular meeting, and will be recorded in meeting minutes. 

    2.  Dues shall be due no later than January 31st to avoid penalty.

    3. Any member more than thirty days delinquent in paying their dues shall  be removed

        from membership. A member removed for non-payment of dues   can be reinstated

        only with full payment of current dues and any initiation fee that might be in effect at

        that time.

    4. All dues collected shall be entered into the books of the Club for general use and

        are NOT REFUNDABLE unless the member is REMOVED by the MEMBERSHIP, in which

        case the unused pro-rata amount shall be refunded.

Article V: Offices

       1. The elected club officers shall be:
                               A) President
                               B) Vice President
                               C) Secretary / Treasurer
         2.  Should the responsibility of the Secretary / Treasurer become too much

              for one person the office may be split into two office by proper election.

ARTICLE VI: Officers
         1.  Officers for the following calendar year shall be nominated in

                November and voted (with paper ballot if necessary) by a majority of the  

                general members at the December meeting following the nominations.
A)  A committee of (3) three regular members shall be appointed by the                                       present Officers to serve as the Ballot Committee to count the
                                      votes for the election of club Officers.

2. The business affairs of the club shall be managed by the  Club  Officers, minimum 

               of (3) three in number, who shall be general members of  the club.
            3. A majority of the Club Officers shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the 

                transaction of business.
           4.  The Officers may declare vacant the office of a fellow Officer if he is declared of  

                unsound mind by an order of the court or is convicted of a felony.

Article VII: Officer Duties

   1.   President:
               The President shall be the executive officer of the club and shall preside at all                meetings. He shall be the spokesperson for the club. He shall appoint standing and 

               special committees and chairman as required. He is an ex officio member of all  

               committees. In the case of a tie vote, he shall cast the deciding vote.
   2.   Vice-President
               The Vice-President shall assist the President in all matters and shall assume the 

               duties of the President if, for any reason, the President is not able to perform his 

               duties. He shall be responsible for all social events of the club.
   3.   Secretary/Treasurer
                The Secretary shall keep accurate minutes of the club's proceedings. The               

                secretary shall record meeting attendance and shallkeep up-to-date records of       

                all members.
               The Treasurer shall have charge of all the funds of the club and shall keep               

               accurate record of all monies received and dispersed. The treasurer shall              

               present to the membership an annual report at the first meeting of each year.   The

               Treasurer shall maintain records in such a manner so they may be opened for

               inspection at any time. The Treasured shall make a report of the

               financial condition of the club at all meetings.

ARTICLE VIII: Petty Cash Fund and Expenditures


1. Petty Cash Fund:

        There is hereby established a petty cash fund under the control and direction of the

       Club President. The fund shall consist of a sum less than one hundred dollars  

       ( $100.00 )  and be  utilized for routine field maintenance and day to day necessary 

       expenditures of the club. The President shall provide a monthly report of any

       expenditure from the petty cash fund to the club members present at the next regular

       club meeting.

2. Any expenditure of one hundred  dollars ($100.00) or more shall require approval of the 

    club members present at a regular monthly meeting prior to the expenditure. Approval 

    shall be obtained by making a motion at a regular meeting to permit the expenditure and 

    by a majority of the club members present at the meeting voting in favor of the motion.

ARTICLE IX: Vacancies

      1. If the Office of an Officer becomes vacant for any reason, his successor will be 

           nominated and voted upon by paper ballot at the next scheduled meeting.

ARTICLE X: Membership Certificates

          1. Cards indicating membership and payment of dues shall be in the form and style as 
             determined by the club Officers.

         2. Cards shall be signed by the Secretary / Treasurer and shall bear the Club seal.


ARTICLE XI: Amendments

         1. By-laws may be adopted, amended or repealed by the vote of a majority of the

           members present at any regular monthly meeting. 

ARTICLE I: Name and Purpose

    1. The Club shall be known as the TUSCARORA RADIO CONTROL FLYING CLUB    
        located at a leased field in the Tuscarora State Park.

    2. The purpose of the club is to further the development, building and   

         operation of static and flying model aircraft as a hobby and a sport.

ARTICLE II: Office and Terms

    1. The location or principal address of the club for mailing purposes shall be 
       determined by the BOARD of DIRECTORS. If no board of directors exists, the 
       club Officers shall have sole authority.


     2. The term of existence shall be in eternity.


ARTICLE III: Membership

    1. Membership in this club shall be open to all upon application, payment of dues 
        and initiation fee, who show a genuine interest in model aircraft, who are of    

        good moral character, and who are MEMBERS in good standing of THE      



                      A) After an individual uses the club field (6) six times for the 
                           purposes  of flying, he, she shall be asked to join the club.

       2.Types of Membership: 

                     A) General Membership is entitled to all rights and privileges without 

                         limitation.  Must be 18 year of age or older

                      B) Junior Member is a member under the age of 18 who is entitled to

                          all rights and privileges expect voting.

                      C) Each prospective member must submit the proper club application, 
                          completed in its entirety.

                      D) The secretary shall furnish every new member with a copy of the

                           clubs bylaws, field rules and regulations as well as a key to the

                           frequency box.

                      E) All club members shall sign an application as to having read and

                          understood Club by-laws, field rules, and regulations and AMA



      3. Requirements of All Members:


                      A) Each member shall be responsible for conduct and policing of any      

                     area where the member flies.

                 B) Any member seeing club property being misused shall do his 

                     utmost to halt such action.

                 C) Each member, upon request, should render any advice or assistance

                      needed to any modeler.

                 D) To the best of their ability, every member is expected to support all

                      activities of the club.

                 E) ALL members must abide by the Club rules and are subject to 

                     discipline recommended by the Officers and a majority vote of the club

                     members present.

      4. Noncompliance

                A)  Consistent noncompliance with AMA and club rules and regulations 

                     and Tuscarora State Park rules and regulations.
               B)  Deliberate abuse or theft of club property or flying site property
               C)  Deliberate abuse or theft of club property member’s property

                    including frequency  nterference.
               D)  Nonpayment of  club or AMA dues
               E)   Any action that could cause liability or loss of privileges of the club

                     or it's members.
       5.  Infraction-Complaint Procedures:
               A)  Formal written complaint must be lodged with the club officers.
               B)   The Club Officers will meet with all parties involved to hear the

                     complaint and response to the complaint.
               C)  The officers will deliberate a decision in a Closed Session
               D)  Club Officers will deliver a decision in writing to the parties involved

                     within seven days of the meeting by the club officers. All members   

                     shall be advised of the decision at the next regularly scheduled meeting.


                                            r/C FLYING CLUB 
                                                                                                                                            ama CHARTER #574