By-Laws |

12.1

Dues, Fees, and Contributions.

 

a.

 

Annual membership dues may be paid by payroll deduction or in cash. The amount shall be prescribed by the Representative Council each year following the adoption of the Annual Budget. The Representative Council may adopt different dues levels for the different categories of membership.

 

b.

 

Special assessment fees beyond normal annual dues may be levied in the event of an emergency by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Representative Council following ten work days' notice to the membership.

 

c.

Contributions may be accepted for the general budget by action of the Board of Directors. Donations of material or property may also be accepted by similar action. Where conditions as to use are attached to a contribution or donation, the Representative Council shall set policies within which such contributions or donations may be accepted.

12.2

Fiscal Year. The fiscal year shall be defined as the period of time between September 1 and the following August 31 inclusive.

12.3

Adoption of Annual Budget. The preliminary Annual Budget shall be submitted to the Representative Council by action of the Board of Directors at the regular meeting prior to the Annual meeting, and shall include the recommended dues level needed to fund the budget. A copy of the proposed budget shall be posted at each site at that time and remain posted until the Annual Meeting. Final refinement and adoption shall be the responsibility of the Representative Council at the time of its Annual Meeting. Changes in and among categories not to exceed five percent (5%) of the total for the given category may thereafter be made during the fiscal year by action of the Board of Directors; changes in excess of this percentage shall be made only with the approval of the Representative Council.

12.4

Expenditure of and Accounting for Funds. The Board of Directors shall be responsible to the Representative Council for setting up adequate procedures for control of the expenditure of funds. The Board of Directors shall arrange for an annual audit by an independent agency Copies of the financial audit shall be made available to the Representative Council.

12.5

Restriction Upon Indebtedness. The Board of Directors shall not incur any indebtedness where the payments for same exceed the amount provided in the budget for that purpose without prior approval of the Representative Council.

   
   
   

 

 

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Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."