Constitution

Article I - Name

The name of this organization shall be the Broadmoor Waltz Club.

Article II - Purpose

The Broadmoor Waltz Club exists as a non-profit, historical club for the purpose of perpetuating the elegance of the patterned waltz.  This is accomplished through social activity centered around dancing and teaching pattern waltz.

Article III - Broad of Directors

A Board of Directors, known as the Waltz Committee, consisting of seven couples, each willing to serve, will be elected by the members at large at the last regular meeting dance of the season. Each will serve a two (2) year term and may not be re-elected until a period of one (1) year will have lapsed.

Four (4) couples shall be elected to the board at the last dance in the odd numbered years and three (3) couples at the last dance in the even numbered years.

At their first meeting, the board will elect a chairman, vice-chairman, treasurer and secretary.  The number of board members may be increased or decreased by a vote of the members on any regular waltz night.  To hold the vote, forty percent of the paid membership must be present to constitute a quorum.  The vote shall pass by a simple two-thirds majority of those present.

Article IV - Amendments

This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting of the club by a two thirds vote.  Only paid membership shall constitute a quorum.  Voting by proxy is not allowed.

Article V - Management

The Board of directors shall have the power, from time to time, to make or change such rules or by-laws as they deem proper for the management of the affairs of the club for the qualifications and conduct of its members.

Article VI - Membership

Paid membership in the Broadmoor Waltz Club shall be limited to a number of couples to be determined by the board, at which club membership will be closed.  (At their discretion, the board may maintain a waiting list.)  Not more than 2 (two) gratuitous memberships may be awarded and only to couples rendering some special service to the organization.

All memberships are non-transferable.

Article VII - Dissolution

Should, for any reason the Broadmoor Waltz Club dissolve, or fail to function for one full year, any funds remaining in the Treasury shall be contributed to the United Fund of Colorado Springs (or its successor) by the last President and Treasurer in office.