SOU Retirees Association Guidelines
Southern Oregon University Retirees Association
The name of this organization shall be the "Southern Oregon University Retirees Association."
- To provide a campus "home" to serve as a point of contact at the university for retirees.
- To promote social interaction among all retirees through events, council representation, a newsletter, and a web site.
- To provide campus events to encourage a continuing relationship between SOU and association membership and to promote ongoing intellectual stimulation and activities.
- To provide opportunities for the university to use the talents of retired faculty and staff to the benefit of the university and retirees, including knowledgeable advocacy.
Membership shall be open to all SOU retired faculty and staff and to their spouses and surviving spouses. Members should have been employed for five years of active, full-time service. Retirees from other universities and colleges may be enrolled with the approval of the Council.
IV. Retirees Council:
The Leadership Council shall consist of a volunteer or volunteers to serve as a liaison between SOU Outreach and Engagement Program. The Leadership Council will be responsible for setting programs for quarterly luscheons, communicating with the Association's membership, and performing other functions of leadership.
The offices of the Association shall be shared equally between the volunteer leadership of the Association.
VI. Annual Meeting and Elections:
There will be an annual meeting in Spring to amend these by-laws.
The Leadership Council may assess dues as needed.
VIII. Amendments to Guidelines:
These by-laws may be amended at the annual spring meeting of the Association. Proposed amendments must be circulated to the membership in writing at least twenty days prior to the meeting. For purposes of amendment a quorum shall consist of those active members in attendance.