ARTICLE VII - Fiscal Year ...<back to contents>
The fiscal year shall begin on June 1 and end on May 31 of the following year.
ARTICLE VIII - Duties of Officers and Directors ...<back to contents>
Section 1. The President shall have executive supervision over the activities of the Society within the scope provided for by these Bylaws. The President shall preside at all meetings, shall report annually on the activities of the Society and shall appoint committee chairpersons and delegates. The President may sign checks for obligations of the Society as required.
Section 2. The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the event of absence, incapacity, or resignation of the President and shall also carry out such duties as may be assigned to him by the President.
Section 3. The Recording Secretary shall keep minutes of the meetings of the Society and the Board of Directors; notify the directors of board meetings, and notify the Society of meetings when necessary, as directed by the President; and keep a list of members.
Section 4. The Corresponding Secretary shall carry out the correspondence of the Society and
assist the Recording Secretary as necessary.
Section 5. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the safekeeping of Society funds and for maintaining adequate financial records. This person shall deposit all monies received into a reliable banking company, in the name of, "The Great Falls Historical Society, Virginia." Monies shall be paid out by numbered checks signed by the Treasurer, or President when applicable. The Treasurer shall collect dues and render an annual report based on the fiscal year. The Treasurer shall consolidate proposals for inclusion into the budget for delivery to the Board before the September general meeting.
Section 6. The Board of Directors shall have the power to conduct all affairs of the Society, decide questions of policy that for any reason cannot be acted upon at a meeting of the Society, and perform such other functions as designated by the Bylaws or otherwise assigned to it. The Board of Directors shall act on the budget prior to its submission to the Society in September.
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