AIR FORCE WOMEN OFFICERS ASSOCIATED
The name of
this organization was changed to AIR FORCE WOMEN OFFICERS ASSOCIATED
(hereinafter known as AFWOA) per bylaw revision, August 16, 1988.
ARTICLE II. Purpose.
A. To maintain ties of
comradeship born of
service as woman officers in the United States Army Air Corps/United
reunions normally held biannually.
To enhance and record experiences and interests of retired
Air Force women officers, former
Air Force women
officers, and Air Force women officers serving in the active
C. To preserve the history of
women who have
served or are serving as members of the United States Army
Air Corps/United States
To promote recognition of contributions made by women
while serving in the United States
Armed Forces, to
include support of appropriate memorials.
To support education of women currently enrolled in United
States Air Force
education/training programs and to
recognize their significant achievements.
A. Membership will
include retired, active, reserve or former women officers of
States Army Air Corps/United States Air Force.
Honorary membership may be extended to individuals of
other services and/or
organizations who have rendered
outstanding service to the AFWOA,
when nominated by a member and approved by the Board of Directors. Honorary members may not serve on the Board
Accession to membership will entitle each member to
notices, rosters of members and
originated by the Board of Directors. The
roster will not be sold or otherwise
provided to any person or organization not qualifying for
thereof under these bylaws.
D. A meeting of the
membership will be held in
conjunction with each reunion. Such business as may be properly brought
before the membership will be discussed.
Any member present may enter an item into the agenda
president is notified seventy-two hours before the Meeting
Funds to support the AFWOA will be collected from
membership dues and
to annual operating expenses will be maintained in a secure form (i.e.
Certificates of Deposit or other like investments) and used to further
of the organization as approved by the Board of Directors.
Board of Directors.
A. Operating authority for
the organization in
the name of the AFWOA membership is vested in the Board of
B. A Board of Directors of
five or more will
conduct the basic functions of the
establish its operational policies.
Directors will be volunteers
and serve for
five years. A president, a
vice-president, a secretary, and a treasurer
will be selected by and from the Board of
C. The president will appoint
a successor should
a vacancy occur on the Board of Directors.
D. The Board of Directors
will nominate and
select a new board a minimum of sixty days prior to expiration of
of the incumbent board. The succeeding Board of Directors will
organizational meeting and elect new officers as required.
Subsequent business meetings will be held at
the call of the president. At least one
meeting per year will be held.
Directors will be notified of the time and place of each meeting
at least two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.
A majority of the Directors shall constitute a quorum for
transaction of business.
V. Duties of officers.
A. The President
shall be the
chief executive officer of the AFWOA; will call and preside over all
of the Board of Directors and the membership; shall see that all orders and
are carried out; and shall have the general powers and duties of
and management usually vested in the office of president of an
The Vice President will assume the duties of the President
The Secretary is expected to attend all meetings of the
Directors and reunions; record the minutes of those proceedings; give
required by statute, bylaw or resolution; and perform other duties as
to her by the President or full Board of Directors.
have custody of AFWOA funds and securities; shall keep accurate
of receipts and disbursements in appropriate AFWOA
records; shall deposit monies, securities and other valuable effects in
the name of the AFWOA in such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors; shall present at
of the Board of Directors an accounting of the financial
the AFWOA and transactions since
meeting; shall make a similar presentation to the membership
reunions; and from time to time as requested by the president. The treasurer is authorized to sign checks in
the name of AFWOA without counter-signature by the president.
Article VI. Committees.
As and when
authorized by resolution of the Board of Directors, the president shall appoint committees of
members for purposes expressed in an
authorizing resolution. A committee will
be appointed by the Board for the purpose of making arrangements for
reunion of the membership.
Article VII. Dissolution.
Should the Board of Directors vote to dissolve the Air
Force Women Officers Associated, the assets of the organization,
property, records, and funds
donated to an appropriate organization as determined the Board
Directors at the time of dissolution.
bylaws were adopted by the Board of Directors at their meeting on 11 March 2008.
|Patricia M. Murphy
|Carol A. Habgood
|Patsy A. Hughes
C. (Chris) Johnson
|Gina M. McGuiness