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Construction Charities of North America

                     Construction Charities of North America, Inc.

                                                   By-Laws

  

Construction Charities of North America, Inc. is a public not for profit charity and therefore is to governed by a Board of Directors. This Board of Directors (hereby know as “The Board”).

I. Board of Directors

 

The Board will function as a governing body for the corporation to ensure that the best interests of the corporation are met. The Board will adopt policies that will guide the Corporation, and its employees, in its everyday operations. These policies will ensure a safe work area and will be universal for all.

 

A. The board will consist of no less then three (3) members and no more then five (5) members. The founding Board members are as follows:

1)      James R. Snyder - President/CEO / Chairman of the Board

2)      Ryan A. Snyder  - Vice President/COO / Vice Chairman

3)      Brian Able – Board Member / Secretary

4)      Jack Williams – Board Member

 

B. The term for all Board Members will be two (2) years.

C.  New Board members will be nominated by any existing Board member and will be voted on by sitting members. Majority vote will rule.

D. If in the case of a tie vote the final vote will rest with the Chairman of the Board.

E. Any sitting member may resign from the board but must do so in writing. That resignation will then be voted on by the remaining members. Majority vote will rule.

 

II. Officers

 

A. Officers of the board shall consist of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary

1.                  The Chairman shall preside at all Board meetings, appoint committee members, and perform other duties as associated with the office.

2.                  The Vice Chairman shall assume duties and responsibilities of the Chairman in his absence.

3.                  The Secretary shall record minutes of the board meetings and provide a written copy for filing to the office.

 

III. Meetings

 

A. Meetings shall be held quarterly at a location designated by the chairman.

B. Emergency meetings may be called at any time by the chairman, with no prior notice.

 

IV. Committees

A.     The Board may appoint standing and ad hoc committees as needed.

V. Voting

A.     A majority of board members constitutes a quorum.

B.     In absence of a quorum, no formal action shall be taken except to adjourn the meeting to a subsequent date.

C.     Passage of a motion requires a simple majority (ie, one more than half the members present).

VI. Fiscal Policies

A.     Fiscal year consists (July 01 – June 31)

 

VII. Donations

A. Donations collected by the Corporation for the Charity will be placed in a fund for later distribution.

B. Distribution will be allowed only after an application has been completed by an individual, business, or other interested party, and received and reviewed by the Board. The Board will then vote applications on.

B.     The Board will notify applicants accepted in writing so that arrangements for distribution of funds can be made.

 

VIII. Amendments

The following policies have been adopted by the Board and may be amended by vote of the Board as needed:

1)      Mission Statement

2)      Sexual Harassment Policy

3)      Conflict of Interest

 

Additional By-Laws will be added as needed.