Serving the staff at North Georgia
ARTICLE I: NAME
The NAME of the organization shall be "The North Georgia College & State University Staff Council," referred to hereinafter as the "Council."
ARTICLE II: PURPOSE
Staff Council supports and facilitates the mission of North Georgia College & State University as the Leadership Institution of Georgia by providing a voice to the university regarding policy decisions that impact staff, recognizing our impact on campus, and promoting leadership and learning opportunities for staff at North Georgia.
ARTICLE III: POLICY
Section 1: The Council Shall be non-profit, non-commercial, non-sectarian, and non-partisan.
Section 2: The Council shall neither engage in political activities nor endorse candidates for office.
Section 3: The Council shall cooperate with institutional authorities and at no time interfere with institutional policies.
Section 4: The members of the Council shall not use the name of the body to further their own commercial or political ends.
Section 5: No officer shall be empowered to act singly to obligate or encumber the Council.
ARTICLE IV: MEMBERSHIP
All staff at North Georgia are eligible to be nominated and become members of the Council.
ARTICLE V: OFFICERS
The officers of the Council shall be a President, Vice President/President Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer, which shall constitute the Executive Board.
ARTICLE VI: COMMITTEES
The Council President, with approval of the Council, shall appoint standing and ad hoc committees as necessary.
ARTICLE VII: COUNCIL MEETINGS
Section 1: The Council shall meet 12 times per year, with the year starting July, every month in the second week of the month.
Section 2: Special meetings may be called by the Council President with the approval of the Executive Board.
Section 3: A quorum shall exist when more than 50 percent of the Staff Council is present.
ARTICLE VIII: AMENDMENTS
This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting of the Council by a majority vote of the members present, provided the amendment has been approved by the Executive Board prior to its presentation to the membership.