Wisconsin Cheese Makers' Association / Proceedings of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers' Association forty-third annual convention November 14, 15, 1934 assembled in the Eagles Auditorium Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Articles of incorporation of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers' Association, pp. -10 PDF (862.1 KB)
8 WISCONSIN CHEESE MAKERS' ASSOCIATION ings of the association, but not to vote or speak, by paying in advance the annual membership fee of $2.00 to the association secretary for the current calendar year. (Adopted 1931.) Subscribing Memberships Any other person, such as a farmer, or butter maker but not a cheese maker, may become a subscribing member, to receive legisla- tive cheese bills, etc., but not to attend state association meetings, by payment of $1.00 for the current calendar year, in advance to the association secretary. (Adopted 1931.) Article IV Section 1. The general officers of said association shall consist of a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, and the board of diredtors shall consist of three members of the association. Section 2. The term of the officers of the association shall be one year, or until their successors are elected at the next annual meeting following their election, and until such successors qualify. At the first meeting of the members of the association there shall be elected a director for the term of one year, a director for the term of two years, and a director for the term of three years, and thereafter there shall be elected at each annual meeting a director for the term of three years, and each director shall hold his office until his successor is elected and qualifies. The election of officers and directors shall be by ballot, except in case of a single nominee, when election by acclamation may be substituted. A majority of all the votes cast shall decide an election. Article V Section 1. The principal duties of the president shall be to preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors and of the members of the association during his term of office. He shall appoint special com- mittees and sign all orders drawn on the treasurer. He shall appoint a committee on resolutions and a program committee. He shall also provide for suitable medals at the expense of the association. Section 2. The vice-president shall assume the duties of the presi- dent in the latter's absence. Section S. The principal duties of the secretary of this association shall be to keep a complete and accurate record of the proceedings of the Board of Directors and of the association and to attend all meetings, keep a correct account of the finances received, pay all moneys into the hands of the treasurer and receive his receipt there- for, and to countersign all orders for moneys drawn upon the treas- urer. He shall keep a record book and suitable blanks for his office. He shall make a full and complete report at each annual meeting of the correct state of the finances and standing of the association. He shall also procure certificates of membership, and every person joining the association shall receive one signed by the president and countersigned by the secretary.
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