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6/7/05
Booster Club By-Laws

Booster Club
BY-LAWS OF THE POST FALLS BOOSTER CLUB


ARTICLE 1 – NAME

Section 1. The name of this organization shall be the Post Falls Booster Club, hereafter referred to as
the “Booster Club”.

ARTICLE 11 – OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Booster Club are:

Section 1. To support the extra-curricular activities of Post Falls High School, primarily those
recognized by the Idaho High School Activities Association.

Section 2. To unite and educate parents, students and interested patrons concerning all extra-
curricular activities for the purpose of exerting a beneficial influence for the Post Falls
High School.

ARTICLE 111 – MEMBERSHIP


Section 1. Any person(s) interested in actively supporting the extra-curricular activities at Post Falls
High School by participating in fund raising activities and/or as a workforce to help run
activities or develop facilities in conjunction with school personnel.

ARTICLE 1V – DUES AND FINANCES

Section 1. Dues: No dues are currently levies. Dues may be levied at the discretion of the
membership.

Section 2. Honorary: Patrons who donate $100.00 or more become members of the elite “Plaque
Fund” honorary.

Section 3. Funds deposited: All monies received by the Booster Club for any purpose shall be
deposited to the credit of the Booster Club in a financial institution or institutions selected
by the resolution of the Board of Directors.

Section 4. The Board of Directors shall administer the finances of the Booster Club but shall not incur
any obligation in excess of the available cash on hand without authorization by vote of a
majority of the membership. The president may authorize obligations not to exceed one
hundred dollars ($100.00). All checks issued shall bear the signature of at least two of the
elected officers of the corporation.

Section 5. Accounts:

A. The treasurer shall record separately the funds collected for the “Plaque Fund” account
and other special accounts as they may be created. Dispersal of “Plaque Fund” funds
must be among IHSAA extra-curricular activities at Post Falls High School through the recommendation of the Board of Directors to the general membership. Written requests must be filed prior to Board approval. Request forms may be obtained from the Athletic Director or the Principal. Requests must be approved by the Principal prior to membership approval and all Athletic Department requests must be approved by the Athletic Director.

B. It is the policy of the Booster Club not to provide funds for or support individuals.
C. Upon spring dispersal of monies, it is the policy of the Booster Club to retain enough money to supply the concession booth for Fall. A recommended amount of no less than $2000.00.

D. Requests of more than $100.00 from the Booster Club shall be presented at one
meeting and voted on at the next meeting.

E. Also upon spring dispersal of monies, the Booster Club should retain enough to cover
(3) scholarships of $250.00 each ($750.00). (Part of this scholarship account may be
used to help with start-up costs in the Fall and then replaced before second semester.

F. A $500.00 activities surcharge is to be retained for the beginning of each school year. This Account is to be used by students who have a hardship in paying for their activity fee. Any monies left over from this account will go back in to general fund of the Booster Club.

G. (C) and (E) and (F) would indicate a total of $2750.00 should be retained in the Booster Club general account to cover Fall start-up costs.


ARTICLE – OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Section 1. The elective officers of the Booster Club shall be: a president, a vice-president, a secretary
and a treasurer. The secretary and treasurer may be the same person. Officers shall be
elected for one year, but may serve more than one term.

Section 2. Duties of Officers:

A. The president shall preside at all meetings and act as chairman of the Board of Directors. The president, with the assistance of the Board of Directors, shall appoint standing or special committees. The president or the president’s delegate is a member of all standing committees.

B. The vice-president shall assume the duties of the president in his/her absence and
oversee the concessions.

C. The secretary shall keep a record of the transactions of each meeting. The secretary
shall keep a correct list of all members and perform such other duties that pertain to
that office.

D. The treasurer shall be the custodian of all funds of the Booster Club and is responsible
to pay all bills in a timely manner contingent upon approval of the majority of the membership. The books shall be audited at the end of each year by three (3) members
of the Executive Board or an auditor before they are turned over to the new treasurer.
The auditing committee or auditor shall also provide a financial report for the September meeting.

Section 3. Board of Directors: The Board of Directors shall have a general management of the
Booster Club and may make recommendations to the membership. The Board of Directors
shall consist of the elective officers and three (3) active members called directors.

A. Directors shall be elected to serve terms of two years. Except at organization, one
of the directors shall be elected to a one year term and two of the directors shall be
elected to two year terms. Thus one director’s term would end on odd years and two director’s terms would end on even years.

B. If a vacancy shall occur in the Board of Directors, the Board of Directors shall
fill that vacancy by appointment and such appointee shall hold office until the
next election of officers.

Section 4. Election of Officers and Directors: At the April regular meeting, the president shall
appoint a nominating committee consisting of three (3) members, one of whom shall be
designated chairman. The nominating committee shall place before the membership at
The next meeting a slate of one candidate for each office and one candidate for each
place to be filled on the Board of Directors.

A. This slate of candidates will be presented at the May meeting where other
nominations will be received from the floor. Elections are to be held at this
meeting.

B. New officers and directors will assume their duties at the June meeting, unless
otherwise specified.

C. Should and officer, without reasonable cause submitted in writing or by phone to a
member of the Board of Directors, miss three (3) consecutive meetings, he/she
May be removed from that office.


ARTICLE V1 – MEETINGS

Section 1. Regular meetings: Monthly meetings shall be held on the first Monday of each month
from September through June. Exceptions may be made if that day is a holiday or during
vacation periods and with the exception of an organizational meeting in August.

Section 2. Special Meetings: Special meetings may be called at the will of the majority of the Board
of Directors.

Section 3. Quorum: A quorum for the transaction of business shall consist of simple majority of
members present (50% plus 1).

Section 4. Robert’s Rules of Order, latest edition, shall be recognized as the authority governing the
meetings of the Booster Club, its Board of Directors and committees in all instances
wherein its provisions do not conflict with these by-laws.

ARTICLE V11 – COMMITTEES

Section 1. Standing Committees: The president shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the Board
of Directors, following Standing Committees.

A. Concession: Concession supply chairman shall be responsible for purchasing supplies
and keeping the booth stocked and the equipment in working order.

B. Shift Coordinator: The shift coordinator shall secure workers for all activities. A list
of members will be provided by the secretary.

C. Auditing Committee: The auditing committee shall consist of three (3) members of the Board of Directors or an auditor whose duty shall be to audit the books of the Booster Club before they are turned over to the new treasurer in June. This committee
is also responsible for providing an annual financial report for the September regular meeting.

D. Nominating committee: The nominating committee shall place before the
membership at the May meeting a slate of one candidate for each office and one candidate for each place to be filled on the Board of Directors. The nominating committee shall consist of three (3) members, one of whom shall be designated
chairman.

Section 2. Special Committees: The president shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the Board of
Directors, such special committees as deemed necessary.

A. An annual Scholarship Committee is appointed to select three (3) seniors who will
receive a $250.00 second semester scholarship, each pending notification of successful completion of first semester. Parents of seniors are not eligible for this committee. These scholarships may be used for college, trade school or any other post-high school training. Guidelines offered for selection in their order of priority are as follows (although all aspects should be considered):
G.P.A.
Activities (Are applicants active in IHSAA recognized activities?)
Need
Other Scholarships (Total cost of schooling and travel may also be factors.)

B. “Plaque Fund” Committee: This committee is responsible for collecting the $100.00
or more donations from patrons and for dispersing the Plaque Fund engraved plates and any other appropriate, approved materials. The Post Falls High School has made
available courtesy passes to these patrons. Funds collected for this account must be
distributed among IHSAA extra-curricular activities at Post Falls High School.

ARTICLE V111 – AMENDMENTS

Section 1. Proposed amendments to the by-laws must be available to all members at a regularly
scheduled meeting or a special meeting directly previous to the voting meeting.

Section 2. Quorum for Amending: A quorum for the amending of these by-laws shall consist of
two-thirds of the members present.

ARTICLE 1X – DISSOLUTION

Section 1. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the affairs of the Post Falls Booster Club, the
Board of Directors shall, after providing for the payment of all obligations, distribute
any remaining assets to the Post Falls High School IHSAA approved extra-curricular
activities.

ADOPTED: September 1987


AMENDED: April 2005









































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