The Chicago Genealogical Society was begun in 1967 as a not-for-profit educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and perpetuating the records of our ancestors, and to stimulate an interest in all people who contributed in any way to the establishment of Chicago and its surrounding area.
Purpose and Goals:
Our mailing address is:
Our email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013:
Changes to our Constitution and ByLaws, June 2013:
Page 1, Article IV, Section 1: The Society shall meet monthly from September through June at the time and place announced by the Executive Committee. Change “September through June” to “September through December and February through June”
Page 2, Article IV, Section 4: A quorum at any general meeting shall consist of twenty (20) members. Lower the number for a quorum to fifteen (15)
Page 2, Article V, Section 7, Sentence 3: The Treasurer shall prepare monthly reports and submit to the Board of Management an itemized statement of the past month’s receipts and disbursements. Change "prepare monthly reports" to "prepare reports" and change “an itemized statement of the past month's" to "itemized statements of year to date"
Page 2, Article V, Section 7, Sentence 4: The Treasurer shall prepare an annual report after the end of the fiscal year and submit it to the Auditing Committee for audit as well as all reports which may be required to comply with the regulations governing non-profit organizations. Change "Auditing Committee for audit" to "Board of Management for review"
Page 2, Article V, Section 7: Add the following after sentence four: The Treasurer shall send copies of the monthly Bank Statements to the Executive Officers and Directors.
Page 3, Article VI, Section 1, Sentence 2: The Parliamentarian is an ex officio member of the Executive Committee. Delete this sentence since no one has held the position of Parliamentarian in at least the last decade.
Page 4, Article X, Section 1, Sentence 1: The annual dues are payable each July 1, the beginning of the fiscal year, and shall be reviewed annually by the Board of Management in January, based on the needs of the Society. Change "January" to "February"