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Constitution of the Dayton Cycling Club, Inc.
Approved 9 Nov 1982
Amended 12 Nov 1985 
Amended 13 Oct 1987 
Amended 9 Feb 1988 
Amended 15 Aug 1993 
Amended 1 Oct 2002
ARTICLE I

NAME
The name of this organization is the Dayton Cycling Club.

ARTICLE II

OBJECT
The object of this organization is to promote and popularize active participation in bicycling in all its forms, to encourage the safe use of bicycles for recreation and transportation purposes, and to provide educational and social functions for the benefit of its members and others.

ARTICLE III

MEMBERS
The membership shall be classified as Family, Adult, Junior and Honorary. Qualifications of members and manner and form of admission of new members shall be provided for in Article I of the Bylaws hereinafter adopted.

ARTICLE IV

OFFICERS

The following officers shall be elected by the Adult membership, from the membership, in the manner directed by the bylaws: (1) President, (2) Vice President, (3) Secretary, (4) Treasurer, (5) Touring Captain, (6) Newsletter Editor, (7) Huffman Spring Classic Director, (8) Wright Wride Director, (9) Membership Director, (10) Social Director, (11) Bikeways Director, and (12) WebMaster.  The Immediate Past President shall serve on the Board of Directors during the first term of the current President. The board shall appoint directors at large, by a majority vote of the board, as needed. The responsibilities assigned to these directors may include, but are not limited to, racing team captain, race director, ultra-marathons, tandems, advocacy, safety and education, etc. At the next scheduled election, those appointed director-at-large shall be placed on the ballot and the position shall become an elected position. If no one runs for the newly elective position, after one year the position may be removed from the board. Non-elected directors-at-large shall have the same voting privileges as the elected officers and shall assist in the decision-making process.  Any Board member who misses three consecutive meetings may be asked by the Board of Directors to resign. 

ARTICLE V

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors shall consist of the elected officials, the Immediate Past President and any appointed directors-at-large. Each Board member shall have one vote. The Board of Directors, acting for the membership, shall conduct any and all business and social activities in the name of the Club (except as noted) and in keeping with its corporate objectives through its elected officers, appointed directors-at-large and designated committee chairpersons or other appointed officials.

ARTICLE VI

MEETINGS
Meetings of the Board shall be held as provided in the Bylaws. The Board of Directors may decide, by a simple majority vote, to direct an issue of business to the membership as a whole. An Annual Meeting shall be held in November.

ARTICLE VII

ELECTIONS
Section 1 — Nomination of officials for the ensuing year shall be made at any meeting or a special meeting of the Club no later than September. Election shall be by ballot in the manner and form prescribed in the Bylaws.

Section 2 — All elected officials shall be elected for one year. Their term of office shall commence on 1 November of the year of their election.

ARTICLE VIII

COMMITTEES
Section 1 — The President, with the approval of the Board of Directors, is authorized to establish and disband committees as necessary to carry on the program of the Club.

Section 2 — A Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the President (or his designee) with the approval of the Board of Directors, at the February meeting.

Section 3 — The President is an ex-officio member of all committees, except the Nominating Committee.

ARTICLE IX

AMENDMENTS
Amendments to this Constitution may be proposed at any meeting. A motion to consider amendment of the Constitution must be approved by a majority of the Board. Proposed constitutional amendments will be mailed to the Adult membership. Ratification shall be on the basis of a two-thirds majority of the returned ballots received within 30 days of the mailing. The Secretary shall tabulate and report the results.