The mission of theLongmont Area Human Resources Roundtable is to provide a forum for the professional who holds a primary functional responsibility for the human resources efforts within their company. This forum strives to meet the needs of the HR Professional by providing an opportunity for information sharing with other colleagues and with formal professional development programs.
Article I……………..Name and Affiliation
The name of the group is Longmont Area Human Resources Roundtable (herein referred to as the “Group”).
Section 1. Qualifications for Membership. The qualifications for membership in the Group shall be as stated in Sections 2 and 3 of the Article. To achieve the mission of the Group there shall be no discrimination in individual memberships because of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or handicap.
Section 2. Regular Members. Membership shall be limited to those individuals who meet one or more of the following criteria: (a) engaged in the profession of human resource management at the exempt level for at least three (3) years; (b) certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute; or (c) hold a primary functional responsibility for the human resource efforts within their company.
Section 3. Application for Membership. Applications for membership shall be reviewed and approved by majority vote of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall afford new members full membership rights from the date of application approval.
Section 4. Dues. The Executive Committee shall establish annual membership dues for the next year prior to the mailing of renewal notices. Membership dues shall be prorated for individuals joining after the first of the year.
Article III……………Meeting of Members
Section 1. Regular Meetings. Regular meetings of the members shall be held on the second Thursday of each month or as otherwise determined by the Executive Committee.
Section 2. Special Meetings. Special meetings of members shall be held on call of the Chairperson, the Executive Committee or by a membership majority.
Section 3. Notice of Meetings. Notice of all special and regular meetings shall be given to all members prior to the meeting.
Article IV………..….Executive Committee
Section 1. Number. The Executive Committee shall consist of five (5) or seven (7) members. The following shall be members of the Executive Committee and the officers of the Group: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer, and Secretary. The remaining one (1) or three (3) additional members shall consist of Regular Members of the Group.
Section 2. Qualifications. All candidates for the Executive Committee must be active members of the Group.
Section 3. Election – Term of Office. Executive Committee members shall be elected by the members at the December meeting of the membership. Each elected member shall assume office on January 1 following his/her election and shall hold office for one (1) year or until his/her successor is elected and takes office.
Section 4. Vacancies. Any vacancy in the Executive Committee may be filled for the unexpired term by the Chairperson upon an affirmative majority vote of the entire Executive Committee.
Section 5. Executive Committee Responsibilities. The Executive Committee shall transact all business of the Group. Any member in good standing may request the Chairperson to place on the agenda of the next regular meeting any action taken by the Executive Committee.
Section 6. Removal of an Executive Committee Member. Any Executive Committee member may be removed, with or without cause, upon an affirmative majority vote of the Executive Committee at a duly constituted Executive Committee meeting.
Article V…….……Duties and Responsibilities
Section 1. The Chairperson. The Chairperson shall preside at the meetings of the members and of the Executive Committee. He/she shall direct the Group and have charge and supervision of the affairs and business of the Group.
Section 2. The Vice-Chairperson. The Vice-Chairperson, at the request of the Chairperson, or in his/her absence or disability, may perform any of the duties of the Chairperson. He/she shall have such other powers and perform such other liaison duties as the Executive Committee or Chairperson may determine. He/she shall also serve as Chairperson-Elect for the following calendar year. He/she may also perform such other duties as the Chairperson may determine.
Section 3. The Treasurer. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the financial affairs of the Group. These responsibilities shall include financial reports to the Executive Committee and arrangements for the annual examination audit of the accounts as may be required by the Executive Committee. He/she shall be responsible for membership billing. He/she may also perform such other duties as the Chairperson may determine.
Section 4. The Secretary. The Secretary shall be responsible for recording and distributing the Executive meeting minutes to all Executive Committee members. He/she may also perform such other duties as the Chairperson may determine.
Section 1. Committee Organization. Appointments to committees are the sole responsibility of the Chairperson. The Chairperson will seek interested members to participate in committee activities. Special Committees or task forces may be organized by the Chairperson to meet particular Group needs.
Article VII………..Group Dissolution
In the event of the Group’s dissolution, the remaining monies in the Treasury, after Group expenses have been paid, will be redistributed equally amongst the current membership based upon their current dues. Any remaining monies will be distributed equally amongst the current membership.
Article VIII…….…..Statement of Ethics
The Group shall not be represented as advocating or endorsing any issue unless approved by the Executive Committee.
No member shall actively solicit business from any other member at Group meetings or through the use of information provided to him/her as a member of the Group without the approval of the Executive Committee.