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Quilters of South Carolina, Incorporated Revised By-Laws, 2016 Article I:  Name, Purpose, and Location Section I:  This organization shall be known as the Quilters of South Carolina, Incorporated hereinafter called “QSC”.  The purpose of QSC shall be to recognize individual quilt makers and quilt groups throughout South Carolina; to provide opportunities for communication, education, and participation; and to promote the art and craft of quilt making.  Section II:  The address for QSC shall be: PO Box 211275, Columbia, SC 29221-6275.  Section III:  QSC shall be non-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian.  Section IV:    a.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of its Charter or the By-laws, QSC shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Code.   b. In the event of dissolution, the residual assets of QSC will be turned over to one or more organizations which themselves are exempt as organizations described in Section 501(c) (3) and 170(c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or corresponding sections of any prior or future Internal Revenue code, or to the Federal, State, or local government for exclusively public purposes.   c.  No part of any net earnings of resources of QSC shall inure to the benefit of any individual, or to any Director or Officer of QSC, except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for QSC affecting one of its purposes.  No Director or Officer of QSC or any private individual shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of QSC’s assets on dissolution of QSC.     d. The purposes for which QSC is organized are exclusively religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational within the meaning of section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Code.   ARTICLE II:  Membership  Section I: MEMBERSHIP.  All residents of South Carolina or active participants in a South Carolina quilting group who are interested in the purposes and goals of QSC are eligible for membership regardless of age, sex, race, quilting experience, or skill level upon application and payment of dues. A member is considered to be in a good standing when dues are paid in full and current.  A member may be removed from membership by a 2/3 vote of the board of directors.  Section II: DUES. Membership dues shall be at such rate, schedule or formula as may from time to time be prescribed by the board of Directors, and approved by the general membership at a biannual meeting of QSC.  The annual dues are payable in the anniversary month of the member’s first application and payment.  Section III: BENEFITS.  Every member, in good standing shall be entitled to cast a single vote on all matters to be decided by the membership, to register for meetings; to receive a subscription to the newsletter and membership directory.  Each member is requested to submit information of general interest about quilting or quilt activities to the newsletter Editor according to the established guidelines.  Section IV: TEACHERS.  Teachers at all QSC functions must be QSC members in good standing, with the exception of keynote speakers.  Section V: VENDORS.  To be an eligible vendor at QSC functions, the business license holder must be a QSC member in good standing; and must have advertised in a QSC publication within twelve months prior to the event.  Vendor selection will be determined by the event committee.  ARTICLE III: Officers and Board of Directors   Section I: THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE. A Board of Directors consisting of six elected officers, elected Representatives from all seven Districts, and appointed Chairs of the Annual Spring Meeting, Pieceable Retreat, Spring into Summer Sew-in, Publicity, Ways and Means, Website, Historian, and Registrar, and the immediate past President shall govern QSC.  At the discretion of the President, no more than three at-large members may be appointed to the Board and will be part of the governing body.  Board members need to be members in good standing of QSC.  Section II: ELECTIONS. Elected Board members shall serve a two-year term of office commencing at the annual election.  The annual elections will take place at the Regular Meeting of the general membership in the first half of the calendar year.  No elected Board member will serve more than two consecutive terms in one office. Elected Board members shall then be eligible to run for any other open office.   Unexpired terms shall be filled to their expiration date through appointment by the President and approval of the Board of Directors.  In even numbered years, the Vice- President, Treasurer, Membership Chairperson, and District II, IV, and VI Representatives shall be elected.  In odd numbered years the President, Recording Secretary, Newsletter Editor, and District I, III, V, and VII Representatives shall be elected.  Appointed Board members are eligible to be elected to all Board offices.  Section III:  CONTRACTS.  The Board of Directors may authorize any Officer or Standing Committee Chairperson to enter into any contract or execute and deliver any instrument in the name of and on behalf of QSC, which would benefit the membership of QSC.  Such authority may be general or confined to specific instances.  Section IV:  INDEMNIFICATION OF OFFICERS.  Each person who shall be or shall have been an officer of QSC shall be indemnified by QSC against all liabilities and expenses at any time imposed upon or reasonably incurred in connection with, arising out of, or resulting from any action, suit, or proceeding commended or threatened by reason of serving on thereafter having served as an officer of QSC at the time any or all of such liabilities or expenses shall be imposed or incurred.  Section V:  BOARD MEMBERS AND THEIR DUTIES.  THE OFFICERS OF QSC SHALL BE:   a. President.  The President shall preside at all Board meetings, and serve as ad hoc, non-voting member of all committees.  The President shall appoint committees as necessary.  To be eligible for this office, one must have served on the Board. The President must be bonded.  Each President of QSC will be endowed with a lifetime membership in QSC.  Past Presidents will be grandfathered in.    b. Vice-President.  The vice president shall assist the chairs of the Annual Spring Meeting and Pieceable Retreat as requested and arrange for the keynote speaker for the Annual Spring Meeting.  The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President when necessary.   c. Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have the care and custody of the funds of the budget and at the direction of the Board of Directors.  The officer will keep up to date, accurate records, publish a yearly financial report to the general membership, be responsible for all tax-related forms and obtain and maintain federal and state ‘non-profit’ status.  This officer shall set up a banking account and have the power, along with the President, to sign and issue checks on behalf of QSC.  The Treasurer must be bonded.   d. Recording Secretary.  The recording secretary shall take and record the minutes of all meetings and shall send a copy of the minutes to each board member within thirty days following each meeting.  The minutes shall be accessible to the general membership in the newsletter.   e. Membership Chairperson.  The Membership Chairperson shall receive and process all membership applications.  The chairperson will publish a yearly directory of all members and provide copies for all members.   f. Newsletter Editor.  The Newsletter Editor shall publish a professional quality, quarterly newsletter, mailed to all members.  This newsletter shall keep the general membership informed of Board business and organizational activities as well as other quilting activities statewide.   g. District Representatives.  District Representatives shall serve on the Board of Directors as regional contact person for each district.  They shall serve on standing committees as appointed by the President.  The Representatives shall be from the following divisions of the state:  1.  District I: Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, and Greenville  2.  District II: Spartanburg, Cherokee, York, Union, Chester, and Lancaster  3.  District III: Abbeville, Laurens, Newberry, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda, Edgefield, and Aiken   4.  District IV: Fairfield, Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Orangeburg, and Calhoun  5.   District V: Chesterfield, Marlboro, Lee, Darlington, Dillon, Sumter, Florence, Marion, Horry, Clarendon, Williamsburg, and Georgetown  6.   District VI: Barnwell, Bamberg, Allendale, Hampton, Colleton, Jasper, and Beaufort  7.  District VII: Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston   h. Registrar.  The Registrar shall be responsible for all registration procedures conducted for QSC events.    i. Historian. The Historian shall provide an on-going record of all organizational activities, including an archive of all past business meeting minutes, newsletters, and special events.   j. Publicity Committee.  The Publicity Committee Chair will be responsible for informing the public about the activities and accomplishments of QSC.   k. Ways and Means.  The Ways and Means Committee Chair secures various QSC promotional goods, including the gift given each year to Pieceable Retreat attendees, as well as items designated for sale to the general membership.  This committee also maintains inventory, transports, stocks, displays and supervises the Ways and Means table at QSC meetings.   l. Website.  The Webmaster is responsible for creating and maintaining the QSC web site, providing updates as necessary, forwarding inquiries to the appropriate parties, and ensuring the site reflects the mission of QSC.    m. Chair Annual Spring Meeting.  The Chair of the Annual Spring Meeting is responsible for planning and directing the implementation of the Annual Spring Meeting.     n. Chair Fall Pieceable Retreat.  The Chair of the Fall Pieceable Retreat is responsible for planning and directing the implementation of the annual Pieceable Retreat.  The current Chair shall receive a scholarship to the Fall Pieceable Retreat for which the Chair is responsible.  If two or more people simultaneously chair this position, it is up to the discretion of the board whether to award more than one scholarship.    o. Chair of Spring into Summer Sew-in.  The chair of Spring into Summer Sew-in is responsible for the planning and direction of the Spring into Summer Sew-In.   p.  Immediate Past President.  The Immediate Past President attends all Board meetings, participates at all statewide and regular QSC meetings and special functions and serves on the Nominating Committee.   q. At-large members attend all Board meetings, participate at all statewide and regular QSC meetings and special Section VI: STANDING COMMITTEES AND THEIR DUTIES. The following committees will be appointed by the President with the approval of the Board of Directors.  Chairpersons for these committees will be from the current Board.    a. Nominating Committee.  The nominating committee will consist of the immediate Past President, one Board member, to serve as chairperson, and one member at-large.  It is the responsibility of this committee to nominate candidates to fill the seven Officer positions and seven District Representatives positions.  The committee will be set in place six months prior to the annual election; the seven District Representatives shall be nominated from the seven geographical locations identified herein for purposes of equal representation.  If a suitable Board member cannot be found from a district the President may appoint one at-large.  Before nomination to an office, the prospective nominee must be contacted to ensure that the office will be accepted upon election and that all responsibilities of the office are thoroughly understood by the nominee.  Members may also volunteer for consideration to hold an office by contacting the chairperson of the Nominating Committee.  The proposed slate of officers shall be received by the membership 30 days prior to the annual election.   b. Finance Committee.  The Finance Committee shall consist of the Treasurer, one member, and the President.  They shall be responsible for an annual budget to be presented to the general membership for approval each year.  Fund raising and grant application shall also be the responsibility of this committee.     Article IV: Meetings   Section I:  BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS.  The Board of Directors shall meet four times per year and shall be responsible for reports of these meetings to the general membership.  Section II: STATEWIDE REGULAR MEETINGS.  The general membership shall meet twice a year at locations around the state to be selected and approved by the Board of Directors.  The meetings shall be in the first half of the calendar year and the second half of the calendar, respectively  Section III: QUORUM.   A majority of the members present constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.  Article V: Endowment Fund   a. An Endowment Fund is established.  The principal amount of any donation to the Endowment Fund will remain in perpetuity and the investment earnings will be available for the benefit of the organization.  Funds in the Endowment Fund must be kept separate from any other funds held by the organization.  The Board of Directors will establish a written set of investment guidelines which may be made available to any potential donor.  b. Donors may make unrestricted or restricted donations to the Endowment Fund.  The Board of Directions will determine the use of investments earnings from non-restricted donations.  For restricted donations, the donors must state in writing what the investments earning shall to be used for.  The Board is bound to carry out the wishes of the donor.  The Board of Directors will set the minimum amount of a restricted donation that will be accepted.  Article VI: Memorial Scholarship Funds  a. The Margaret Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is established to provide scholarships for qualified members to attend QSC’s Fall Pieceable Retreat.  A confidential letter of application shall be submitted to the President for consideration.  Approval and allocation of scholarship funds are based on demonstrated need and the applicant’s contribution to quilting in their community and to QSC.   b. The Helen Fairchild Scholarship Fund is established to provide a scholarship for qualified members to attend QSC’s Annual Spring Meeting.   A confidential letter of application shall be submitted to the President for consideration.  Approval and allocation of scholarship funds are based on demonstrated need and the applicant’s contribution to quilting in their community and to QSC.  Article VII: Parliamentary Authority  Unless provided otherwise by the By-Laws of QSC, the current edition of the Roberts Rules of Order shall be the final source of authority in all questions of parliamentary procedures.  Article VIII:  Amendments  By-laws may be altered, amended or repealed and new By-Laws adopted at any statewide business meeting of QSC by a two-thirds vote of the members present.  Notification mailed to all members 30 days in advance of making any change is required
Article 1: Name, Purpose, Location Article V: Endowment Fund Article II: Membership Article VI: Memorial Scholarship Funds Article III: Officers and Board of Directors Article VII: Parliamentary Authority Article IV: Meeting Article VIII: Amendments
By-Laws
Quilters of South Carolina PO Box 211275 - Columbia, SC 29221-6275 Email the Webmaster with questions about this site
Quilters of South Carolina Uniting Quilters Across the State
Quilters of South Carolina, Incorporated Revised By-Laws, 2016 Article I:  Name, Purpose, and Location Section I:  This organization shall be known as the Quilters of South Carolina, Incorporated hereinafter called “QSC”.  The purpose of QSC shall be to recognize individual quilt makers and quilt groups throughout South Carolina; to provide opportunities for communication, education, and participation; and to promote the art and craft of quilt making.  Section II:  The address for QSC shall be: PO Box 211275, Columbia, SC 29221-6275.  Section III:  QSC shall be non-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian.  Section IV:    a.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of its Charter or the By-laws, QSC shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Code.   b. In the event of dissolution, the residual assets of QSC will be turned over to one or more organizations which themselves are exempt as organizations described in Section 501(c) (3) and 170(c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or corresponding sections of any prior or future Internal Revenue code, or to the Federal, State, or local government for exclusively public purposes.   c.  No part of any net earnings of resources of QSC shall inure to the benefit of any individual, or to any Director or Officer of QSC, except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for QSC affecting one of its purposes.  No Director or Officer of QSC or any private individual shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of QSC’s assets on dissolution of QSC.     d. The purposes for which QSC is organized are exclusively religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational within the meaning of section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Code.   ARTICLE II:  Membership  Section I: MEMBERSHIP.  All residents of South Carolina or active participants in a South Carolina quilting group who are interested in the purposes and goals of QSC are eligible for membership regardless of age, sex, race, quilting experience, or skill level upon application and payment of dues. A member is considered to be in a good standing when dues are paid in full and current.  A member may be removed from membership by a 2/3 vote of the board of directors.  Section II: DUES. Membership dues shall be at such rate, schedule or formula as may from time to time be prescribed by the board of Directors, and approved by the general membership at a biannual meeting of QSC.  The annual dues are payable in the anniversary month of the member’s first application and payment.  Section III: BENEFITS.  Every member, in good standing shall be entitled to cast a single vote on all matters to be decided by the membership, to register for meetings; to receive a subscription to the newsletter and membership directory.  Each member is requested to submit information of general interest about quilting or quilt activities to the newsletter Editor according to the established guidelines.  Section IV: TEACHERS.  Teachers at all QSC functions must be QSC members in good standing, with the exception of keynote speakers.  Section V: VENDORS.  To be an eligible vendor at QSC functions, the business license holder must be a QSC member in good standing; and must have advertised in a QSC publication within twelve months prior to the event.  Vendor selection will be determined by the event committee.  ARTICLE III: Officers and Board of Directors Section I: THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE. A Board of Directors consisting of six elected officers, elected Representatives from all seven Districts, and appointed Chairs of the Annual Spring Meeting, Pieceable Retreat, Spring into Summer Sew-in, Publicity, Ways and Means, Website, Historian, and Registrar, and the immediate past President shall govern QSC.  At the discretion of the President, no more than three at-large members may be appointed to the Board and will be part of the governing body.  Board members need to be members in good standing of QSC.  Section II: ELECTIONS. Elected Board members shall serve a two-year term of office commencing at the annual election.  The annual elections will take place at the Regular Meeting of the general membership in the first half of the calendar year.  No elected Board member will serve more than two consecutive terms in one office. Elected Board members shall then be eligible to run for any other open office.   Unexpired terms shall be filled to their expiration date through appointment by the President and approval of the Board of Directors.  In even numbered years, the Vice- President, Treasurer, Membership Chairperson, and District II, IV, and VI Representatives shall be elected.  In odd numbered years the President, Recording Secretary, Newsletter Editor, and District I, III, V, and VII Representatives shall be elected.  Appointed Board members are eligible to be elected to all Board offices.  Section III:  CONTRACTS.  The Board of Directors may authorize any Officer or Standing Committee Chairperson to enter into any contract or execute and deliver any instrument in the name of and on behalf of QSC, which would benefit the membership of QSC.  Such authority may be general or confined to specific instances.  Section IV:  INDEMNIFICATION OF OFFICERS.  Each person who shall be or shall have been an officer of QSC shall be indemnified by QSC against all liabilities and expenses at any time imposed upon or reasonably incurred in connection with, arising out of, or resulting from any action, suit, or proceeding commended or threatened by reason of serving on thereafter having served as an officer of QSC at the time any or all of such liabilities or expenses shall be imposed or incurred.  Section V:  BOARD MEMBERS AND THEIR DUTIES.  THE OFFICERS OF QSC SHALL BE:   a. President.  The President shall preside at all Board meetings, and serve as ad hoc, non-voting member of all committees.  The President shall appoint committees as necessary.  To be eligible for this office, one must have served on the Board. The President must be bonded.  Each President of QSC will be endowed with a lifetime membership in QSC.  Past Presidents will be grandfathered in.    b. Vice-President.  The vice president shall assist the chairs of the Annual Spring Meeting and Pieceable Retreat as requested and arrange for the keynote speaker for the Annual Spring Meeting.  The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President when necessary.   c. Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have the care and custody of the funds of the budget and at the direction of the Board of Directors.  The officer will keep up to date, accurate records, publish a yearly financial report to the general membership, be responsible for all tax-related forms and obtain and maintain federal and state ‘non-profit’ status.  This officer shall set up a banking account and have the power, along with the President, to sign and issue checks on behalf of QSC.  The Treasurer must be bonded.   d. Recording Secretary.  The recording secretary shall take and record the minutes of all meetings and shall send a copy of the minutes to each board member within thirty days following each meeting.  The minutes shall be accessible to the general membership in the newsletter.   e. Membership Chairperson.  The Membership Chairperson shall receive and process all membership applications.  The chairperson will publish a yearly directory of all members and provide copies for all members.   f. Newsletter Editor.  The Newsletter Editor shall publish a professional quality, quarterly newsletter, mailed to all members.  This newsletter shall keep the general membership informed of Board business and organizational activities as well as other quilting activities statewide.   g. District Representatives.  District Representatives shall serve on the Board of Directors as regional contact person for each district.  They shall serve on standing committees as appointed by the President.  The Representatives shall be from the following divisions of the state:  1.  District I: Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, and Greenville  2.  District II: Spartanburg, Cherokee, York, Union, Chester, and Lancaster  3.  District III: Abbeville, Laurens, Newberry, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda, Edgefield, and Aiken   4.  District IV: Fairfield, Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Orangeburg, and Calhoun  5.   District V: Chesterfield, Marlboro, Lee, Darlington, Dillon, Sumter, Florence, Marion, Horry, Clarendon, Williamsburg, and Georgetown  6.   District VI: Barnwell, Bamberg, Allendale, Hampton, Colleton, Jasper, and Beaufort  7.  District VII: Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston   h. Registrar.  The Registrar shall be responsible for all registration procedures conducted for QSC events.    i. Historian. The Historian shall provide an on-going record of all organizational activities, including an archive of all past business meeting minutes, newsletters, and special events.   j. Publicity Committee.  The Publicity Committee Chair will be responsible for informing the public about the activities and accomplishments of QSC.   k. Ways and Means.  The Ways and Means Committee Chair secures various QSC promotional goods, including the gift given each year to Pieceable Retreat attendees, as well as items designated for sale to the general membership.  This committee also maintains inventory, transports, stocks, displays and supervises the Ways and Means table at QSC meetings.   l. Website.  The Webmaster is responsible for creating and maintaining the QSC web site, providing updates as necessary, forwarding inquiries to the appropriate parties, and ensuring the site reflects the mission of QSC.    m. Chair Annual Spring Meeting.  The Chair of the Annual Spring Meeting is responsible for planning and directing the implementation of the Annual Spring Meeting.     n. Chair Fall Pieceable Retreat.  The Chair of the Fall Pieceable Retreat is responsible for planning and directing the implementation of the annual Pieceable Retreat.  The current Chair shall receive a scholarship to the Fall Pieceable Retreat for which the Chair is responsible.  If two or more people simultaneously chair this position, it is up to the discretion of the board whether to award more than one scholarship.    o. Chair of Spring into Summer Sew-in.  The chair of Spring into Summer Sew-in is responsible for the planning and direction of the Spring into Summer Sew-In.   p.  Immediate Past President.  The Immediate Past President attends all Board meetings, participates at all statewide and regular QSC meetings and special functions and serves on the Nominating Committee.   q. At-large members attend all Board meetings, participate at all statewide and regular QSC meetings and special Section VI: STANDING COMMITTEES AND THEIR DUTIES. The following committees will be appointed by the President with the approval of the Board of Directors.  Chairpersons for these committees will be from the current Board.    a. Nominating Committee.  The nominating committee will consist of the immediate Past President, one Board member, to serve as chairperson, and one member at-large.  It is the responsibility of this committee to nominate candidates to fill the seven Officer positions and seven District Representatives positions.  The committee will be set in place six months prior to the annual election; the seven District Representatives shall be nominated from the seven geographical locations identified herein for purposes of equal representation.  If a suitable Board member cannot be found from a district the President may appoint one at-large.  Before nomination to an office, the prospective nominee must be contacted to ensure that the office will be accepted upon election and that all responsibilities of the office are thoroughly understood by the nominee.  Members may also volunteer for consideration to hold an office by contacting the chairperson of the Nominating Committee.  The proposed slate of officers shall be received by the membership 30 days prior to the annual election.   b. Finance Committee.  The Finance Committee shall consist of the Treasurer, one member, and the President.  They shall be responsible for an annual budget to be presented to the general membership for approval each year.  Fund raising and grant application shall also be the responsibility of this committee.     Article IV: Meetings   Section I:  BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS.  The Board of Directors shall meet four times per year and shall be responsible for reports of these meetings to the general membership.  Section II: STATEWIDE REGULAR MEETINGS.  The general membership shall meet twice a year at locations around the state to be selected and approved by the Board of Directors.  The meetings shall be in the first half of the calendar year and the second half of the calendar, respectively  Section III: QUORUM.   A majority of the members present constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.  Article V: Endowment Fund   a. An Endowment Fund is established.  The principal amount of any donation to the Endowment Fund will remain in perpetuity and the investment earnings will be available for the benefit of the organization.  Funds in the Endowment Fund must be kept separate from any other funds held by the organization.  The Board of Directors will establish a written set of investment guidelines which may be made available to any potential donor.  b. Donors may make unrestricted or restricted donations to the Endowment Fund.  The Board of Directions will determine the use of investments earnings from non-restricted donations.  For restricted donations, the donors must state in writing what the investments earning shall to be used for.  The Board is bound to carry out the wishes of the donor.  The Board of Directors will set the minimum amount of a restricted donation that will be accepted.  Article VI: Memorial Scholarship Funds  a. The Margaret Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is established to provide scholarships for qualified members to attend QSC’s Fall Pieceable Retreat.  A confidential letter of application shall be submitted to the President for consideration.  Approval and allocation of scholarship funds are based on demonstrated need and the applicant’s contribution to quilting in their community and to QSC.   b. The Helen Fairchild Scholarship Fund is established to provide a scholarship for qualified members to attend QSC’s Annual Spring Meeting.   A confidential letter of application shall be submitted to the President for consideration.  Approval and allocation of scholarship funds are based on demonstrated need and the applicant’s contribution to quilting in their community and to QSC.  Article VII: Parliamentary Authority Unless provided otherwise by the By-Laws of QSC, the current edition of the Roberts Rules of Order shall be the final source of authority in all questions of parliamentary procedures.  Article VIII:  Amendments  By-laws may be altered, amended or repealed and new By-Laws adopted at any statewide business meeting of QSC by a two-thirds vote of the members present.  Notification mailed to all members 30 days in advance of making any change is required
Article 1: Name, Purpose, Location Article V: Endowment Fund Article II: Membership Article VI: Memorial Scholarship Funds Article III: Officers and Board of Directors Article VII: Parliamentary Authority Article IV: Meeting Article VIII: Amendments