OREGON STATE AMATEUR
TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION (OSATA)
AS AMENDED July 4, 2016
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The corporate powers of this Corporation shall be vested in a board of TWELVE (12) regularly elected Directors and the regularly elected ATA State Delegate who shall be one of the twelve State Directors and at least one and possibly two ATA State Alternate Delegates, who may be, but are not necessarily, one of the State Directors.
Each Director, State Delegate, and Alternate State Delegate shall be a member of the Corporation.
The regularly elected State Directors shall serve a three (3) year term whereas the ATA State Delegate and the ATA Alternate State Delegate(s) shall serve a one (1) year term.
Six members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
The officers of the corporation shall consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The method and time of the election for President and Vice President shall be by an election held by the Board of Directors following the election of such Board at an annual or special meeting of the members of the corporation. The Secretary and Treasurer are to be appointed by the President and ratified by a majority of the Board present. The President and Vice President shall be members of the Board. Neither the Secretary nor Treasurer shall be required to be a member of the Board of Directors and one person may hold both of such offices.
Section 1 PRESIDENT. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Corporation, to sign all documents made or entered into by or on behalf of the Corporation and to authorize any payments of money unless otherwise ordered by the Board of Directors. The President shall have power to perform all other acts incident to his/her office and any other such acts as the Board of Directors may designate.
Section 2 VICE PRESIDENT. It shall be the duty of the Vice President to perform the duties of the President in the event of his/her absence or inability to act.
Section 3 SECRETARY, It shall be the duty of the Secretary to give due notice of all meetings of the Corporation, and to keep the minutes of said meetings, and keep due record thereof. He/she shall countersign all documents made or entered into by or on behalf of the Corporation. He/she shall perform such other duties as required by the Board of Directors.
Section 4 TREASURER, He/she shall be the custodian of the funds of the Corporation and shall deposit all funds in a bank or banks as designated by the Board of Directors. Such deposits shall be in the name of the Corporation, subject only to withdrawal by check, draft, electronic funds transfer or order. He/she shall have the right to transfer funds between the accounts of the Corporation and to reinvest the funds of the Corporation as directed by the Board of Directors and to perform such other duties as required by the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors may, at its discretion, require the Secretary or Treasurer to be Bonded by such surety company and in such an amount as the Board may designate.
ACCOUNTS OF THE CORPORATION
The accounts of the Corporation may be audited by a qualified accountant to be selected by the Board of Directors. Such an audit to be conducted at a time specified by the Board, but shall be conducted prior to the Annual Meeting of the Corporation.
Section 1 Annual Meeting of the Corporation shall be held between the first day of April and the first day of October each calendar year. The exact time of the Annual Meeting shall be selected by the Board of Directors and may coincide with the schedule of the yearly ATA State Shoot of the Oregon State Amateur Trapshooting Association.
Section 2 Notice of the Annual Meeting shall be mailed, with postage prepaid, by the Secretary at least five (5) days prior to the Annual Meeting to all registered members of the Corporation at the member’s address as it appears on the books of the Corporation. All such notices shall state the time, the date, and the place of the meeting.
Section 3 Special Meetings of the Directors of the Corporation shall be held within the boundaries of the State of Oregon, upon call of the President, or by a majority of the Board of Directors. Notice of the Special Meeting shall be mailed, with postage prepaid, by the Secretary at least five (5) days prior to the Special Meeting to all Directors of the Corporation at the Director’s address as it appears on the books of the Corporation. All such notices shall state the time, the date, the place, and the purpose of the meeting.
Section 4 At any meeting of the Members of the Corporation the Members present shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business, including the election of members to the Board of Directors and the election of the ATA State Delegate and election of ATA State Alternate Delegate(s).
CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the Corporation shall be limited to persons contributing to the use and benefit thereof, either in money or services, and shall be evidenced by a certificate of membership in such a form as approved by the AMATEUR TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION of AMERICA, such a certificate to be nontransferable and subject to cancellation or suspension for cause under the rules of the AMATEUR TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION of AMERICA.
OREGON STATE TRAPSHOOTING HALL OF FAME
Inductees nominated by the Oregon State Hall of Fame Committee shall be presented to the Board of Directors for confirmation of induction into the Oregon State Amateur Trapshooting Hall of Fame as the first item of new business at the Annual Board Meeting (AKA Winter Meeting). Confirmation for induction will require majority vote of the Board of Directors. HOF induction shall include two (2) categories for consideration:
Criteria for consideration as an inductee and member of the OSATA HOF shall include, but not be totally limited to the following:
STATE SHOOT BID REQUIREMENTS
The Oregon State ATA Trapshooting Championships will be held over the first full two-day weekend of June every year. Any club wishing to bid on holding the Oregon State must have held an ATA registered shoot within the twelve months prior to placing said bid. It is desired that the state shoot be held at locations having adequate traps and facilities as approved by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall have the right to reject any and all bids, and in the event there is no acceptable bid, the Board may choose to host the State Shoot themselves.
WAIVER OF NOTICE
Any member of this Corporation may waive any notice required by the BYLAWS.
These BYLAWS may be amended only at the Annual meeting held at the Oregon State Shoot, and shall require a two thirds majority of the membership present to institute any amendment. Amendments to the BYLAWS must be mailed to the Board of Directors 30 days prior to the State meeting for reading and be included in the State Shoot Program.