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SECTION A: CAC AND ITS MISSIONS
Chinese Association of Columbia (hereafter referred to as “CAC”) is a non-profit, non-political and independent organization. Any person over the age of 18 who agrees with CAC Bylaw, regardless of his/her ethnic origin, political orientation, and religious belief, can be a CAC member.
CAC’s missions are
1.        To sponsor social, cultural and educational events of interest to CAC members and the general public;
2.        To enhance CAC members’ contribution to the social, economic, cultural and educational developments in Greater Columbia;
3.        To build a stronger Chinese community by promoting friendship among CAC members and strengthening their family ties;
4.        To promote racial harmony;
5.        To protect CAC members’ civil rights and facilitate communication between the Chinese community and governmental institutes;
6.        To assist Chinese in case of emergency.

SECTION B:  CAC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
1.        CAC Board of Directors (hereafter referred to as “the Board”) is in charge of CAC policy and decision making.
2.        The Board consists of nine to fifteen elected members.
3.        The Board is elected by CAC members.   The Board will establish the nomination and election rules for the board election.
4.        Each director serves a three-year term. The year of term expiration will be listed after the name of each board director.
5.        The Board meets quarterly. The President of CAC may call for a special Board meeting when necessary.
6.        Quorum is reached if 2/3 or more directors are present. All major decisions should be finalized by a majority vote. Directors may attend board meetings by phone or video conference.
7.        Members of the Board work on voluntary basis and expect no compensation of any sort.
8.        Should a director resign before the end of his/her term, the Board may nominate and elect a substitute director to serve the balance of the term.

SECTION C: THE OFFICE OF THE BOARD
The Board elects its four office members. They are
1.        President, who coordinates CAC activities and presides over meetings;
2.        Vice President, who assist the President in coordinating CAC activities and function as the President’s duties when the former is absent;
3.        Secretary, who assists the President in preparing CAC documents, minutes, and correspondences;
4.        Treasurer, who, under the President’s supervision, manages all CAC assets, disburses all CAC expenditure and prepares financial reports to the Board.

SECTION D: COMMITTEES
Initially, CAC has three committees:
1.        Activities Committee, which organizes social, cultural and educational events;
2.        Public Relations Committee, which disseminates CAC information to CAC members and media;
3.        Membership and Financial Committee, which manage CAC’s financial and membership affairs
The chairperson of each committee is nominated by the President and approved by the Board. The committee members is nominated by the committee chair and approved by the President. Additional committees will be established as needed and through the same procedure.

SECTION E: CAC MEETINGS
The CAC annual meeting, which may be combined with the Chinese New Year celebration or the Mid-autumn Festival. The Board will determine the exact date and place for the meeting and notify the members at least ten days prior to the meeting. Each member has one vote at the general meetings of CAC. A special CAC meeting may be called by a quorum of more than 1/3 of the Board or more than 1/10 of CAC members. A quorum is reached, if 1/5 or more of the members are present in the general meetings. CAC members may use proxy.

SECTION F: FISCAL YEAR AND MEMBERSHIP FEE
1.        CAC’s fiscal year is from January 1 to December 31.
2.        Annual membership fee is due at the CAC general meeting. The amount of membership due is determined by the Board.
3.        Expenditure under $150 must be approved by two members from the Office of the Board; between $150 and $300, by three members; over $300 by the entire Board. In all the three cases one of the members should be either the President or the Vice-President.
4.        When necessary, the Board may appoint an auditor to audit the expenditures.

SECTION G: AMENDING THIS BYLAW
1.        The Board, by simple majority vote, may propose amendment to this Bylaw;
2.        A CAC member in good standing may propose amendment to this Bylaw when co-signed by 1/10 or more of the membership;
3.        Upon receiving a proposal for amendment, the Board will inform CAC members of the proposed amendment, and include it in the agenda for the next CAC general meeting;
4.        An amendment shall be adopted if approved by a quorum of 2/3 or more in a CAC general meeting.

SECTION H: DISSOLUTION
Upon dissolution, or cease of operation, CAC shall settle all its obligations subject to the available assets. Any balance shall be donated to a charitable (IRS 501 (C) (3)) organization designated by the Board.     


SECTION: I CONFLICT OF INTEREST

It is the policy of CAC that members of the CAC Board of Directors and their immediate families (hereafter collectively referred to as "CAC Officials") should not seek pecuniary gain from CAC by virtue of their association with CAC for business activities that are outside of the responsibilities of that association.

In circumstances in which it is necessary and in the best interests of CAC for any CAC official to conduct business with CAC, the CAC official shall report in writing such business activities to the CAC Board of Directors with a full description of the nature of such activities and the full amount of compensation and/or remuneration received.  These reports shall be filed on or before June 30 and December 31 in any year in which such business activities are conducted and/or in which any compensation or remuneration is accrued and/or received. All reports under this policy shall be available for inspection by CAC members.

CAC official can not accept any gift from a contractor, vendor or other entity or person if the CAC official is in a position to award or give business to such person or entity. CAC official cannot accept cash or a cash equivalent gift of any amount by virtue of his/her position. CAC official has a $50 per year limit for the souvenir gift. Some examples of such gifts are logo items, certificates, plaques, flowers, and other award-type items.
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