NORTH OAKLAND DARTING ASSOCIATION, INC.
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ARTICLE 1 - NAME
The name of the corporation shall be NORTH OAKLAND DARTING ASSOCIATION, INC.
ARTICLE 2 - MEMBERSHIP
Memberships in the North Oakland Darting Association, Inc. (N.O.D.A.) are issued and approved by the Board of Directors. All memberships are a PRIVILEGE to members in "good standing" and may be revoked by a majority opinion of the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE 3 - FEES
Section 1. Membership and Team fees shall be established by a three-fifths (3/5) majority of the full Board of Directors.
Section 2. An applicant shall be considered to be properly registered and eligible for play whenever his or hers application card and membership fee have been received and approved by the Board of Directors.
Section 3. Team fees shall be applicable each season. Teams failing to submit their fees on or before the announced time of registration will not be scheduled.
Section 4. Active N.O.D.A. members, whose fees are paid and received are accorded all voting rights and privileges as given by the Bylaws herein.
ARTICLE 4 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1. The Board of Directors shall be comprised of the President, the Vice President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the Rules Chairman and League Divisional Coordinators, and general Board members not to exceed the total of ten Directors. The number of Directors may be changed by a majority of the Directors.
Section 2. Any Director may be removed by the Board of Directors whenever, in the judgment of a majority of the Board of Directors, the best interest of the North Oakland Darting Association, Inc. will be better met or when a Director misses three (3) consecutive meetings of the Board of Directors.
Section 3. The terms of office are one year each for the President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Rules Chairman. These terms may be extended by popular vote as per Article 4, section 4.
Section 4. Election of the Board shall take place through general balloting, at the close of each season. Installation of newly elected officers will take place at ceremonies conducted during the final Year-End Tournament. Only active N.O.D.A. members are eligible to vote in the election of the Board of Directors.
Section 5. Should any officer be unable to complete their term of office, the Then President will appoint his/her replacement to complete the departing officer's remaining term. To fill this partial term, the League President will select a present or past team League member.
Section 6. In Order to be eligible for the office of President or Vice President the nominee must be a member in good standing with the North Oakland Darting Association, Inc. and must have been or is currently a Team Captain or Board Member. In order to be eligible for the remaining offices the nominee must be a member in good standing with the North Oakland Darting Association, Inc.
ARTICLE 5 - PLACE OF MEETING/QUORUM/SPECIAL MEETINGS
Section 1. The Board must meet at least once a month, (the first Tuesday of each month) during League play and at least bi-monthly during the "off season". No notice of the regular meetings of the Board shall be required.
Section 2. Meeting time and place will be determined by the President. No issue, resolution, Rule Change, or Bylaw Change may be made or acted upon at Board meetings unless such meetings are attended by a quorum of League Officers. A quorum shall be the Directors present.
Section 3. Issues, resolutions and rule changes are passed by a majority of votes cast by Board members at any given meeting where a quorum is achieved (refer to section 2 of Article 5). Bylaw additions, deletions or changes require an affirmative vote of all Board members. Each Board member has one vote.
SPECIAL MEETINGS. Special Meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by the Chairman of the Board or a majority of the directors in office at the time of the call, whenever, in his or their judgment, it may be necessary, by giving reasonable notice, either personally or by mail, telegram, or telecopier, of the time and place of such meeting. A notice that is mailed shall be deemed to be given when deposited in the United States mail with postage prepaid and addressed to such director as his address appears on the records of the corporation. Any action taken at any such meeting shall not be invalidated for want of notice if such notice shall be waived as herein provided. A telecopied notice shall be deemed to be given when it is transmitted by telecopier to the directors home or place of business.
WAIVER OF NOTICE.
Section 1. Notice of the time and place of any meeting of the Board of Directors may be waived in telegram, radiogram, cablegram or telecopier either before or after such meeting has been held.
Section 2. A Director's attendance at or participation in a Board meeting constitutes a waiver of notice of meeting (or upon the directors arrival) the director objects to the meeting or transacting of business at the meeting and does not thereafter vote for or assent to any action taken at the meeting.
Section 3. PURPOSE. Neither the business to be transacted nor the purpose of a regular or special meeting need be specified in the notice or waiver of notice of the meeting.
Section 4. ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION. A member of the Board or a committee designated by the Board may participate in the meeting by means of a conference telephone or similar communications equipment through which all persons participating in the meeting pursuant to this paragraph constitute presence of person at meeting.
Section 5. ACTION BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT. Action required or permitted to be taken under authorized voting at a meeting of the Board or Committee of the Board, may be taken without a meeting if before or after the action, all members of the Board then in office or of the committee consent. Consents shall be filed with the minutes of the Board or committee. The consent has the same effect as a vote of the Board or committee for all purposes.
ARTICLE 6 - DUTIES OF THE OFFICERS.
Sectiion 1. The President shall preside at all Board meetings, official functions, and League Tournaments. Overall responsibility for League management is borne by the President. Delegation of such tasks that are not otherwise defined as duties of the remaining officers are assigned by the President to other officers as such needs arise. The President is also designated as one of two (2) authorized signatures on League Bank accounts.
Section 2. The Vice President will assist the President in the operation of the League and all post-season Tournaments, and in absence of the President, shall assume the duties normally performed by the President. Should both the President and Vice President be unavailable or absent for Board meetings, Tournaments, or other League functions, the most senior-service League Board member shall assume the duties of the President.
Section 3. The Secretary will record the minutes of all meetings, keep a permanent record of all proceedings, handle all correspondence, and distribute regular and general meeting notices. The Secretary in conjunction with the Rules Chairman, shall jointly be responsible for keeping a current text of all the bylaws and rules of play as constructed or amended.
Section 4. The Treasurer shall be responsible for all purchases of League materials, supplies, and Trophies. Collections of all fees, fines and dues are the Treasurer's responsibility. In addition, the Treasurer shall reconcile all League funds and submit monthly itemized cash and funds statements for Board approval. The Treasurer shall prepare and present a written report accounting for all receipts and disbursements of League monies. This report shall be presented to the Board Prior to the year-end Tournament and will, after review by the Board, be made available for review by any interested active N.O.D.A. member should they request it.
Section 5. The Rules Chairman shall be responsible for conveying rule interpretation to League teams and League members. All responses and/or interpretations regarding League "rules of play" (refer to the rules of play section) issued by the Rules Chairman shall be in writing, either in direct reply or by confirmation of a verbal reply. Such written responses shall be issued by the Rules Chairman within seventy-two (72) hours, to the particular inquiring team or League member. (No less than three) prior to issuance, and are official unless the Rules Chairman is overruled by a majority of the total Board. (See Exhibit A, Rules of Play)
Section 6. The Board officer may designate one or more committees, each committee to consist of one or more officers elected by the Board to better govern darting activities.
Section 7. In case the President and Vice President are (due to death or disability), unable to discharge the duties of the office of President, the duties of President shall, for the time being, devolve upon the Secretary.
Section 8. The Board of Directors can contract outside vendors for duties and tasks.
ARTICLE 7 - EXECUTION OF INSTRUMENTS
Section 1. All checks, drafts and orders for payment of money shall be signed in the name of the corporation by such officers or agents in such manner including the use of facsimile signatures as the Board of Directors shall from time to time designate for that purpose.
Section 2. The Board of Directors shall have power to designate the officers and agents who shall have authority to execute any document on behalf of the corporation.
ARTICLE 8 - CORPORATE SEAL
There shall be no corporate seal.
ARTICLE 9 - FISCAL YEAR
The fiscal year of the corporation shall end on such a date as the Board of Directors shall specify.
ARTICLE 10 - AMENDMENTS
The Board of Directors may alter, amend, repeal or make additions to the bylaws.