THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COLOMBIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION OF
Name and Purpose
ARTICLE 1: This organization shall be known as “THE
COLOMBIAN ASSOCIATION OF
ARTICLE 2: The Colombian Association of KSU exists to:
· Serve all members and Colombian people of the community.
· Assist new Colombian students when they arrive in KSU.
· Provide a fraternal environment among its members.
· Encourage the members to keep alive their cultural expressions sharing them with the community.
ARTICLE 3: Colombians and all of those who want to know about Colombian culture as well as to share our interests can be consider members.
ARTICLE 4: The executive committee of this organization shall be:
ARTICLE 5: The executive committee shall be elected during a general meeting and for a term of one year. (The general meeting is defined in the ARTICLE 8)
ARTICLE 6: Duties of the executive committee.
· Perform other duties as assigned by the president
ARTICLE 7: All members shall pay dues as determined by the executive committee with the consent of general meeting (the general meeting is defined in the ARTICLE 8).
ARTICLE 8: The general meeting includes all the members. This meeting shall be held once during the spring semester. The executive committee shall be responsible to call such a meeting.
ARTICLE 9: The executive committee shall call a special general meeting when they consider the meeting is necessary.
ARTICLE 10: The required quorum for the general meeting to be legal is the 51% of the total number of members at the first call. If this quorum is not reached at the first call, the executive committee shall call a second general meeting, whose required quorum shall be the 10% of the total members.
Amendment of Constitution
ARTICLE 11: The amendment of the constitution can be submitted to the general meeting for reconsideration. The amendment must have the approval of the general meeting by more than two thirds of the attending members.