ARTICLE 1: NAME AND PURPOSE
Section I: Name
The name of this non-profit organization shall be ‘Corvettes de Olympia’, herein referred to as ‘CdeO’.
Section II: Purpose
The purpose of CdeO shall be:
A. To develop friendship and pride among Corvette owners.
B. To encourage skillful, safe, and sportsmanlike driving habits on the public highways.
C. To provide a medium for the exchange of technical information for Corvette drivers and owners.
D. To improve relations between the community and Corvette owners.
E. To actively promote, sponsor, organize and supervise sports car competition, outings, meetings, exhibitions, and other Corvette or sports car activities.
ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP
Membership in CdeO shall be of three classifications: Regular, Associate, or Honorary. Qualifications for membership and membership privileges shall be specified in the By-Laws.
ARTICLE III: ORGANIZATION
Section I: Government – Executive Board
The government of CdeO shall be vested in the Executive Board, herein referred to as the ‘E-Board’. The E-Board shall consist of the four (4) elective officers of CdeO, the immediate past President, and the appointed representative(s) of the Northwest Association of Corvette Clubs, herein referred to as ‘NWACC’.
Section II: Elective Officers
There shall be four (4) elective officers of CdeO. They shall be the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Length of term of office shall be the CdeO calendar year. Elective officers shall have been active participants in the membership for a period of one (1) year before they are eligible to run for office.
Section III: Committees
Those committees required for the effective operation of CdeO shall be specified in the By-Laws.
Section IV: Duties
The duties of the E-Board shall be fully specified in the By-Laws.
Section V: CdeO Calendar Year
The CdeO Calendar Year shall be twelve (12) months beginning March 1.
Section VI: CdeO Fiscal Year
The CdeO Fiscal Year shall be twelve (12) months beginning January 1.
ARTICLE IV: AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION
Section I: Submission
Amendments to the Constitution shall be submitted in writing at a regular business meeting. The Newsletter Editor shall publish the proposed amendment(s) in the newsletter prior to the next regularly scheduled business meeting.
Section II: Voting
Voting shall take place at the next regularly scheduled business meeting. Amendment(s) must be approved by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of a quorum of the CdeO membership.