Article I: Name

The name of this organization will be the Elite Gymnastics Organization (EGO) Booster Club.

Article II: Purpose

The purpose of this not-for-profit association is to assist gymnasts and coaches with the support necessary to develop and maintain a gymnastics program as well as providing enthusiastic moral support for gymnasts of Central Florida.

Article III: Membership

Participating membership: Shall include, but is not limited to, any parent or legal guardian of, any gymnast enrolled at Orlando Metro Gymnastics who pays the annual membership fee.

Nonparticipating membership: Shall include any person who supports the EGO Booster Club.

Article IV: Board of Directors

President: A. Shall be the chief presiding officer of the EGO Booster Club. B. Shall arrange and preside at all meetings. C. Shall act as a liaison between Orlando Metro Gymnastics and the EGO Booster Club

Vice-President: A. Shall be the acting president in the absence of the President. B. Shall serve as an assistant to the President in coordinating all activities.

Secretary : A.Shall maintain minutes of each meeting and post copies on the gym bulletin board within one week of each meeting. B.Shall read the minutes of the previous meeting at the appropriate time. C.Shall keep permanent records of all the minutes. D. Shall be responsible for posting of meeting announcements.

Treasurer : A.Shall keep financial records for the organization in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures. B.Shall assure that all necessary reports are filed with the state and federal governments. C.Shall give an oral and written Treasurer???s report at each regularly scheduled meeting. D.Shall provide for an annual audit at the end of the fiscal year.

Value Award Coordinator: A.Shall be responsible for recording the Value Awards earned by the participating members and the coordination there of with the Treasurer. B.Shall be responsible for the recording of the sign-up sheets for each job eligible to earn award points. C.Shall be responsible to record membership attendance at all general meetings.

Boys Team Liaison: A.Shall be responsible for coordinating efforts between the coaches, boy gymnasts, and the EGO Booster Club. B. Shall be responsible for posting team scores of the boys and reporting these to the newsletter chairperson.

Girls Team Liaison: A.Shall be responsible for coordinating efforts between the coaches, girl gymnasts, and the EGO Booster Club. B.Shall be responsible for posting team scores of the girls and reporting these to the newsletter chairperson.

Resignations and vacancies of Board of Directors: Any officer may resign at anytime by serving written notice to the Board of Directors, which in turn will determine the action to take to fill the vacancy.

Committees: the EGO Booster Club committees will be formed according to need.

Article V: Meetings

Board Meetings: The board of directors of the EGO Booster Club shall meet monthly or as needed, with the primary purpose of establishing the agenda. If a member has a concern to be addressed, the member must contact a board member so the concern or item can be placed on the agenda.

General Meetings: The EGO Booster Club shall meet monthly on a date announced each month.

Annual Meeting: The annual meeting shall be held in May for the purpose of election of the board of directors and a review of the past year???s budget.


Article VI: Quorum and Voting

A quorum is defined as twenty percent (20%) of all participating members (based on one vote per family). At least one director must be in attendance. All participating members (family units) may vote on any issue or item presented. A family unit is one vote. Voting on all items other than bylaws and policy changes require a simple majority vote. Bylaws and policy changes require a two-thirds majority vote.

Article VII: Amendments

Amendments to the bylaws may be proposed by any member. (Reference Article VI: Quorum and Voting for guidelines.)

Article VIII: Finances

EGO Booster Club will present a suggested budget and fee structure at the Annual EGO Booster Club Meeting. Expenditures under $100.00 dollars can be approved by the directors. Expenditures $100.00 or over/more must be presented to the participating membership for a vote. Any director may be authorized to handle funds for the EGO Booster Club. All checks must be signed by at least two directors.

Article IX: Policy

The EGO Booster Club will from time to time create policies that are consistent with the bylaws of the EGO Booster Club. Changes, deletions, or additions may be proposed by any member.

Article X: Dissolution

Dissolution of the EGO Booster Club must be presented at a special meeting with a two thirds majority vote approving of the dissolution.