Article I. Name
The name of this organization shall be the Hispanic Educational Access Committee (HEAC) of Lee College.
Article II. Purpose
The purpose of this organization shall be to:
- Encourage parent/family involvement in helping their children attain academic success.
- Increase community awareness on the value of an education.
- Promote educational, social, and cultural program in the Hispanic community.
Article III. Affiliation
This organization shall operate according to the regulations/policies of Lee College.
Article IV. Nondiscrimination
This organization shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.
Article V. Membership
|Section 1 -||This organization shall be open to all Lee College students and the community.|
|Section 2 -||Members of this organization shall be voluntary participants in the organization activities.|
|Section 3 -||Membership attendance will be kept by the organization secretary.|
Article VI. Officers
|Section 1 -||The officers of this organization shall consist of:
|Section 2 -||Qualifications: committed, responsible, accountable, and enthusiastic people.|
|Section 3 -||Term of officers: An officer shall serve a one year term beginning on June 1. Those officers that wish to keep their position for more than one term must be nominated by other members for re-election.|
|Section 4 -||Duties: the duties of the officers shall be as follow:President:
Article VII Elections
|Section 1 -||Elections of officers shall be held yearly.|
|Section 2 -||All current members are eligible to vote, however, they must be present at the meeting.|
|Section 3 -||Candidates for officers must be current members to qualify.|
|Section 4 -||All officers shall be elected by a majority of votes.|
Article VIII. Meetings
|Section 1 -||Regularly scheduled meetings will be held monthly.|
|Section 2 -||Regular meetings shall be conducted according to Robert’s Rules of Order.|
|Section 3 -||Officers shall convene into a special session at the discretion of the president.|
Article IX. Advisors
The Lee College President will appoint an employee to serve as a liaison between Lee College and HEAC.
Article X. Financial Provisions
|Section 1 -||Revenue Sources:
|Section 2 -||Budget:
|Section 3 -||The budget shall be managed and controlled by the Lee College liaison.|
Article XI. Amendments
|Section 1 -||Amendments to this Constitution and/or Bylaws shall be presented in writing in any meeting by any current member.|
|Section 2 -||After a review of the amendment or amendments by the president to ascertain that all is in order and no conflicts exist, the amendments(s) will be presented to the members at the following meeting.|
|Section 3 -||A majority vote of the present members will be necessary for approval of an amendment.|
|Section 4 -||A general revision of the Constitution and/or Bylaws, shall follow the same procedures set forth in Section1, 2, and 3.|