Purpose The purpose of this club shall be to bring together, at frequent intervals, those who are interested in the advancement of athletic training and sports medicine; and to establish, maintain, and enhance a rapport with physicians of various specialties, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine community charged with the purpose of promoting health and safety.
The membership shall be limited to Ball State University students.
Officers The officers of the Ball State Athletic Training Club shall be President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications and Sergeant at Arms. All officers except communications officer shall be elected by ballot at the April meeting each year, with term being one year. Any officer may be re-elected for one additional term.
The Communications Officer will be appointed each year by the Club Advisor(s), with term being one year.
Elected officers, plus club Advisor(s) form the Executive Board. The Executive Board shall formulate plans and decide all purposes and procedures of the club. Vacancies occurring among the members of the Executive Board shall be filled by election of the Board, such officers to serve out the term until the next general election.
President Responsibilities include:
Vice President Responsibilities include:
Treasurer Responsibilities include:
Sergeant at Arms Responsibilities include:
Communications Officer Responsibilities include:
Dues Dues shall be $20 for the academic year and $10 for those only in the club for one semester. Dues are payable on or before the third Friday of the Fall and Spring semester or by the first club meeting at each semester. Any person who has not paid their dues is not considered an active member of the club and shall not participate in club functions. No refund of dues shall be made under any circumstances.
Attendance will be taken at each meeting by the club secretary. A club member's attendance is expected at each meeting. It is the member's own responsibility to attend as well as being prompt to the meetings. Members are also expected to participate in fundraising and community service events.
Dress Code and Professionalism In keeping with the nature and purpose of the club, and in maintaining a professional reputation as a health profession, the following dress code has been established:
**Violators of this code will be asked to leave the meeting and are subject to disciplinary action as determined by the Executive Board of Officers and/or Club Advisor(s).
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Membership will not be based on or refused to anyone for reasons of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, or status as a Vietnam Era Veteran.
Any proposed amendments to this Ball State Athletic Training Club By-laws may be submitted in writing at any regular meeting of the club. Such proposed amendments must be signed by the sponsoring member, and will be read to the club by the Secretary.
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