1. Official Name. This organization
will be known as the CHARLESTON CHURCH RECREATION ASSOCIATION (hereinafter the "Association").
The term "church" as used in this document includes any place of worship including, but not limited to, a church, synagogue,
temple or mosque.
ARTICLE II - PURPOSE
1. Purpose of Association. The
purpose of this Association is (1) to provide opportunities for youth and adults to develop good religious living through
a wholesome, well-supervised recreational program; (2) to encourage good sportsmanship and teamwork; and (3) to
provide additional opportunities for social contact with groups from other religious institutions.
ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
1. Membership Requirements. Any
church in the vicinity of Charleston may become a member of the Charleston Church
Recreational Association by (1) obtaining the approval of the Executive Council; (2) payment of annual dues; and
(3) appointing an official representative to the Association.
Section 2. Fiscal Year. The
fiscal year of the Association will begin on September 1 of every year, at which time the annual membership fee is due. The amount of the membership fee will be set annually by the Executive Council.
ARTICLE IV - ASSOCIATION OFFICIALS
1. Officers. The officers of the Association
will be President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. These officers will
serve for a term of one year and will be elected by a majority of the Association's members that are in good standing. The officers will be elected at the annual meeting.
Section 2. Executive Council. The
Executive Council will consist of the elected officers of the Association, three (3) representatives at large who will be
elected at the annual meeting by a majority vote of the members in good standing, two (2) members appointed by the President,
and any "League Directors" appointed by the Executive Council. All Executive
Council members will serve terms of one year except the "League Directors" who will serve only during their respective sports
No Church may have more
than one member on the Executive Council, with the exception of a League Director. If
a League Director and one of the Council members belong to the same church, only one vote will be allowed between them at
a Council meeting.
Section 3. League Directors:
A League Director for each sport activity of the Association may be appointed by the Executive Council. A League Director will serve for a term of one sport season. A
League Director will have supervisory duties for his or her appointed sport activity and such other powers as are delegated
to him or her by the Executive Council.
A League Director will serve on the Executive Council during his or her sport activity.
He or she will have the power to vote only on matters pertinent to his or her sports activity.
Section 4. Executive Secretary:
(a) An Executive Secretary may be employed by the President to conduct administrative
functions for the Association including, but not limited to, legal business, publicity, officiating, scheduling, facilities
and equipment. etc.
(b) He or she will be directly responsible to the President. He or she will be employed for a term not to exceed one year, with the understanding that a term may be
renewed as often as the President deems appropriate.
(c) His or her salary will be derived from the fees assessed for teams participating
in league sports. The amount of his or her salary will be set each year by the
5. Compensation for Officers. The
President will be given an annual monetary gift (not to exceed $300.00) by the end of each fiscal year if funds remain
in the treasury. The Secretary/Treasurer will be given an annual monetary gift
(not to exceed $600.00) by the end of each fiscal year if funds remain in the treasury.
League Directors will be compensated at a monthly rate of $250.00. No
additional compensation or gifts will be given to members of the Association or its employees, with the exception of compensation
which may be paid to an Executive Secretary under Section 4(c) of this Article.