I Name: EAA Chapter 958
Article II. Location: San Marcos, TX, USA
Article Ill. Purpose: The purpose of this Chapter is to:
Promote, encourage, and facilitate an atmosphere where
all are welcome to join in and become a
part of recreational aviation.
2. Promote, encourage, and foster an environment that
celebrates and nurtures the participation of families
spirit of volunteerism within the world of recreational
3. Promote, encourage, and facilitate an environment that fosters
safety and high standards in the design, construction,
restoration, and operation of all types of recreational
4. Promote, encourage, and facilitate recreational aviation activities
that provide educationjal opportunities.
5. Promote a positive, productive, and cooperative relationship
between the Chapter and those governmental agencies
and private enterprises that provide aviation services
and facilities to the benefit of members of the Chapter.
6. Promote, encourage, and facilitate Membership in the EAA (Experimental
Aircraft Association Incorporated).
7. Support and promote the mission, vision, goals and objectives
of the EAA
(Experimental Aircraft Association) through programs and services
within the Chapter family.
8. Support the Southwest Regional Fly-In
9. Have fun!
IV Chapter Membership
for Chapter Membership: Eligibility for membership
in the Chapter is open to any person who has an interest
in recreational aviation, subject to the classifications
of membership listed in Article IV, Sections 1- 5.
of Chapter Membership: There
are five (5) types of Chapter Memberships.
These Chapter Membership Classifications include: Regular,
Family, Honorary/Complimentary, Special, and Life.
these Chapter Membership Classifications are described
in the following paragraphs:
1. Regular Chapter Membership:
Regular Chapter Member shall be any
person who pays Chapter
dues and is a Member in good standing of
EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association, Incorporated).
2. Family Chapter Membership:
Family Chapter Membership shall be
any family, including
parents, and children, who pay the appropriate
Chapter Membership dues and are Family Members of
(Experimental Aircraft Association Incorporated).
3. Honorary/Complimentary Membership: Honorary/Complimentary Chapter
Member shall be any person to whom the Chapter Officers, Chapter
Board of Directors, or Chapter Membership wishes to extend
an Honorary Chapter Membership. Honorary/Complimentary
Chapter Memberships may be given
to a person in recognition or appreciation of the
support that person has provided to the Chapter. Honorary/Complementary
Chapter Members may not hold any elected or
appointed Chapter Office or Position, nor are they entitled
to any voting privileges within
the Chapter. Honorary/Complimentary Members
are not required to be members of EAA (Experimental Aircraft
Association Inc.), but the Chapter Office at EAA Headquarters will
extend a complimentary one year EAA Membership to any Honorary/Complimentary
Chapter Member upon written request from the
Chapter Officers, Chapter Board of Directors or Chapter Membership.
4. Special Chapter
Special Chapter Member shall be any
person, who for temporary or short-term economic reasons
is unable to
pay the appropriate Chapter Membership dues and to whom
Officers, Chapter Board of Directors, or Chapter Membership
extend a Chapter Membership. The Chapter Office at EAA
Headquarters will extend a one year complimentary EAA
to any Special Chapter Member upon written request from
Officers, Chapter Board of Directors, or Chapter Membership.
5. Life Chapter Membership: A
Life Chapter Membership may be
bestowed on an individual Chapter Member at the discretion
Chapter Officers, Chapter Board of Directors, or Chapter
All Life Chapter Members must be members in good standing
(Experimental Aircraft Association, Incorporated). A
Membership recognizes the long-term commitment to EAA
Chapter made by the individual. A Life Chapter Member
may hold any
Chapter Office, shall have full voting privileges within
the Chapter, and is exempt from annual Chapter dues.
of Chapter Membership: The Duration of a
and Family Chapter Membership
be one (1) calendar year. Honorary/Complimentary
or Special Chapter
Memberships may be extended or continued beyond
year at the discretion of the
Officers, Chapter Board of Directors, or Chapter
Membership. Life Chapter Membership is continuous
for the life of the
Chapter Member. Life Chapter
Membership is not transferable to another person. All Chapter
Members with voting privileges in
the Chapter must maintain a current membership with the
EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association
Incorporated), except for the Honorary/Complimentary Chapter Members.
Voting Privileges of Chapter
Membership: Voting privileges
within the Chapter shall be limited
to Regular Chapter Members, Family Chapter Members (excluding
Children under 18 years of age), Special
Chapter Members and Life Chapter Members. Honorary/Complimentary
Chapter Members shall not have voting privileges within
Removal of Chapter Membership: Chapter
Membership is a privilege, which requires an
appropriate commitment from each Chapter Member. Each Chapter
Member shall accept the responsibilities
of Chapter Membership, and by acceptance agrees to promote
EAA and the Chapter. In the event
a Chapter Member fails to meet these requirements, they may
be asked to relinquish their Chapter Membership in accordance
with the following conditions:
Any Chapter Member, who by intentional negligent
deed or action, harms or
the reputation or assets of the Chapter or EAA,
called before the Chapter
of Directors and Chapter Officers for review.
of a review, the Chapter Board of Directors and
Officers may upon finding
cause, recommend to the Chapter Membership that
said member be removed from Chapter Membership.
may then be
removed, by a majority vote of eligible members at any
regular or special Chapter Membership Meeting where a quorum exists.
2. Any Chapter Member who fails to remit their Chapter
Membership dues or fails to maintain
their Chapter Membership in the EAA shall be considered
removed from Chapter Membership.
3. Resignation of Membership: Any Chapter Member
their Chapter Membership at
by delivering to any Chapter Officer a written
notice of resignation.
The resignation of Chapter Membership shall become
on the date stated in the
notice. In the event the written notice of
does not contain an effective
the date the Chapter Member delivers the written
notice to any Chapter Officer shall become the date
V. Chapter Membership Dues and Assessments
Chapter Officers and Chapter
Board of Directors, with
the concurrence of the
Chapter Membership, will determine appropriate dues and
assessments. The rate of dues
or the amount of assessment shall be voted on and agreed
to by the Chapter Membership
at any regular Chapter Membership Meeting or Special Chapter
The proposed dues or assessment must pass by a majority
vote of eligible Chapter Members in
attendance. Dues and assessments shall be paid to the Chapter
Treasurer, or any person they may
designate. Dues are payable upon joining and renewals are
due no later that the first meeting
in January of each year thereafter. Assessments shall be
paid as determined by the Chapter
Officers and Chapter Board of Directors, with the majority
concurrence of the Chapter Membership. Dues and assessments
considered wholly earned and shall
not be pro-rated in the event of expulsion or resignation.
Chapter Members and Special Members shall
not be required to pay any dues or assessments. Life
Chapter Members, while not required
to pay dues, however may be required
to pay assessments.
VI. Meeting of Members
All meetings of the Chapter Members shall be held at
a place to be determined by the Chapter President and/or Board of Directors
2. Notice of any Regular Chapter Meeting of the Chapter
Members shall be given before such
meeting by notice published in a Chapter publication, such
as the Chapter Newsletter, or by phone, fax, or e-mail.
3. Special Chapter Membership Meetings may be held at such
time and place as the Chapter President
may determine. Special meetings may also be called by a
twothirds (2/3) majority of the Chapter Board of Directors.
4. Notice of Special Chapter Membership Meetings, stating
the location, time, and purpose of
the meeting shall be given in the same manner as the notice
required for the regular meetings, or by special letter.
5. A quorum is required for any Chapter Membership Meeting;
a quorum shall consist of at least
one third (1/3) of the Chapter Members in person or by
proxy but not less than 10 Chapter Members.
6. In the absence of the Chapter President,
President, Chapter Secretary,
Chapter Treasurer, a temporary Meeting Chairman
may be appointed by the Chapter Board of Directors
and shall act
as the presiding officer.
7. At every meeting of the Chapter Members, each voting
Chapter Member may have one vote on
any question or resolution. In the absence of a Chapter
Member, that Chapter Member shall
have the tight to vote by proxy. The Chapter Board of Directors
shall be responsible for the method by which any proxy
votes are issued, accepted, or counted.
8. A simple majority of Chapter Members, that are
to vote, must be present or
by proxy for the adoption of any resolution,
a resolution that calls for
to separate its relationship with the Experimental
Incorporated. In which case a majority of not less
eighty percent (80%) of the
eligible to vote, present, or represented by
proxy, is necessary for the adoption such
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VII Chapter Officers
Duties of the Chapter Officers
|Article IX. Chapter Board
||Article X. Vacancies (Chapter
President, Chapter Vice President, Chapter Secretary.
XII Transition of Leadership
XIII. Financial Reports
XIV. Facilities. Tools, and Other Assets
XV. Chapter Nominating Committee
XVI. Chapter Membership Committee
XVII. Organization Committees
XVIII. Dispute Resolution
XXI. Chapter Charter Authorization