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Constitution of Strathglass Heritage Association

  1. The name of the Association shall be Strathglass Heritage Association.
  2. The aims of the Association shall be:
    • to research, record and preserve all or any aspects of the cultural, natural, archaeological and architectural heritage of Strathglass, whether, spoken, written or material;
    • to make such aspects of the heritage of Strathglass known to the public and in particular to the residents of Strathglass, and to encourage public and local interest in the heritage of Strathglass.
  3. Membership of the Association shall be open to any persons interested in the heritage of Strathglass and willing to further the aims of the Association. The membership fee will be determined each year at the AGM and will be payable annually.
  4. The committee shall consist initially of the members proposed at the inaugural meeting, and thereafter shall be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting. The committee may co-opt other members of the Association to serve on the committee should this seem desirable; such co-opted members must stand for election at the next AGM.
    • The committee shall consist of a minimum of five and a maximum of eight members.
    • The office-bearers shall be the Chairperson, the Secretary and the Treasurer, and they shall be chosen by the committee from among the committee members.
    • Members of the Association may assume responsibility for specific aspects of the work of the Association, as may be deemed desirable from time to time.
  5. A minimum of 14 days notice shall be given of the date of the Annual General Meeting, and of any Extraordinary General Meeting, should such ever be necessary. Each AGM shall be held not more than fifteen months after the previous one. The financial year of the Association shall begin on 6th. April each year.
  6. The quorum for the Annual General Meeting, or for an Extraordinary General Meeting shall be one fifth of the membership of the Association.
  7. The quorum for a committee meeting shall be four.
  8. In the event of the Association being dissolved, any objects and any written, photographic or audio materials which have been acquired by the Association shall be returned wherever practicable to their original owners, and where this is not possible, they shall be handed over to whatever body or authority shall be deemed most suitable to look after them; any financial assets and any equipment owned by the Association shall also be handed over to the most suitable body or authority.
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