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Booster Club Bylaws

Article I: Name

The name of this organization shall be the Premier Arts Academy Booster Club, hereinafter referred to as the "Booster Club."

Article II: Purpose

The purpose of the Booster Club is to support and enhance the programs and activities at the Premier Arts Academy.

Article III: Membership

Section 1: Eligibility

Membership in the Booster Club is open to all parents, guardians, teachers, staff, and supporters of Premier Arts Academy.

Section 2: Membership Dues

Membership dues, if applicable, shall be determined by the Executive Board and communicated to the members.

Section 3: Rights and Privileges

Members shall have the right to attend general meetings, participate in discussions, and have a voice in the decisions of the Booster Club.

Article IV: Executive Committee

Section 1: Composition

The Executive Board shall consist of the following officers: Booster Club Chair, Communications Chair,  Financial Chair and any additional officers deemed necessary by the members. No members of the Executive Board may be related to each other, married, or residing in the same household to ensure appropriate separation of duties.

Section 2: Duties of Officers

Chair: Preside over meetings, represent the Booster Club, and provide leadership.

Communications Chair: Keep accurate records of meetings and communications, handle correspondence, and maintain membership records.

Financial Chair: Manage financial matters, maintain accurate financial records, and present financial reports at meetings.

Section 3: Election of Officers

Officers shall be elected by a majority vote of the members at the annual meeting. Nominations can be made in advance or during the meeting.

Article V: Meetings

Section 1: General Meetings

Regular general meetings shall be held at least quarterly. The President or a majority of the Executive Board can call special meetings as needed.

Section 2: Quorum

A quorum for general meetings shall consist of at least 20% of the members.

Article VI: Committees

The Executive Board may establish committees to carry out specific tasks or projects. Committee chairs shall be appointed by the President.

Article VII: Finances

Section 1: Budget

The Executive Board with leadership from the Financial Chair shall create an annual budget, subject to approval by the members at a general meeting.

Section 2: Disbursements

Expenditures from the Booster Club funds shall be approved by the Executive Board. The Treasurer shall maintain accurate records of all transactions. All transactions above $250 require 2 signatures from the Executive Committee.  

Section 3: Bank Account

The Booster Club will maintain a bank account separate from the school bank account. The Chair and Financial Chair are listed as signatories. Annual changes in these positions must be approved at a meeting, reflected in the minutes, and submitted to the bank in order to change signatories.

Section 4: Cash Deposits

Any cash collected by the Booster Club must be counted and confirmed by a separate member of the membership on the day it is collected. All cash will be held in the Premier Arts Academy safe overnight. All cash will be deposited within 1 work day. 

Section 5: Credit Card

The Booster Club will not utilize a credit or debit card. Any purchases that need to be made via credit or debit card will be made using a personal card of a member and receipts submitted for reimbursement.  

Article VIII: Amendments

These bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at a general meeting. Proposed amendments must be communicated to the members in advance.

Article IX: Dissolution

In the event of the dissolution of the Booster Club, any remaining funds shall be distributed in a manner consistent with the organization's nonprofit status and the laws governing such organizations.