Kona R/C Flyers
Constitution and By-laws
ARTICLE 1- Name
The name of this club shall be the Kona R/C Flyers, hereinafter referred to as KRCF or the Club
ARTICLE 2- PURPOSE
Section 1. The objectives of this Club shall be to promote model building and flying in the Hawaii area and to aid in so far as
possible the national program of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, hereinafter referred to as the AMA, and other AMA activi-
ties, looking toward the continual advancement of model aviation in all its phases in the United States.
Section 2. All special or local enterprises of the Club shall conform to the policies of the AMA and to the regulations of that
organization governing model airplane contests.
ARTICLE 3 - MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. All persons shall be eligible for membership in the Club. Members must also be individual members of the AMA.
Section 2. Members in arrears of dues for two (2) consecutive months will be notified. of non-payment of dues and the mem-
ber shall be dropped from the club.
Section 3. Any former member may be reinstated into the Club by payment of dues. No re-instatement fee shall apply.
Section 4. Termination of a membership requires a two-thirds majority vote of the Board members, then the majority vote of
the membership at a regular meeting. Any paid-up dues will then be refunded.
ARTICLE 1 - MANAGEMENT
Section 1. Officers - The Officers of the Club shall be elected at the January annual meeting by the members present.
Nominations shall be made by the general membership. Voting shall be by a show of hands.
The following constitute the officers of the Club.
A. President - Must have been a member in good standing for at least one (1) year.
B. Vice President
E. Safety Officer
Section 2. Board of Directors - The affairs of the Club shall be managed by the Board of Directors. They shall be the five (5)
elected Members. They shall serve for a term of one (1) year commencing upon the date of the annual election. Special meetings
may be called by the President or by any three (3) other members of the Board. Notice of special meetings shall be by email and
shall be sent to all members not less than three (3) days prior to that meeting.
The Board of Directors shall meet at least once each year.
ARTICLE 2 - DUTIES
A. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Club and shall act as spokesman for the club in all matters pertaining to it.
B. The Vice President shall act for the President when he is unable to serve
C. The Secretary shall handle all correspondence pertaining to the Club business including the Club's publications (rosters, field
rules, copies, etc.). He shall receive operating expenses at the presidents discretion. The Secretary shall also keep the minutes and
the attendance roll of all board meetings.
D. The Treasurer shall collect and keep a record of all moneys due, received and disbursed. He shall procure a checking account in
the Club's name, using his own and an additional board member's signature.
E. The Safety Officer shall be responsible for monitoring proper field setup, oversight of pilots flight and pit activities, and will
make him/herself available to all members regarding safety questions that may arise.
F. The Senior Flight Instructor shall be appointed by the President and shall direct and maintain a flight instruction program for
new pilots of the club.
G. The Membership Chairman appointed by the President shall be responsible to keep up-to-date records of members.
ARTICLE 3 - VACANCIES
Vacancy in any office shall be filled by appointment of the President, such appointee to serve until the end of the term for which
his predecessor was elected. Vacancy in the office of President will be filled by the Vice President and he shall appoint a new Vice
President. In the event the President and Vice President both vacate at the same time, the Board will appoint a new President. The
new President will appoint a Vice President.
ARTICLE 4 - MEETINGS
Regular meetings shall be held on the first Sunday of each month. .
ARTICLE 5 - DUES AND FEES
Section 1. The annual membership dues of the Club shall be determined by the members at the January Meeting.
ARTICLE 6 - AMENDMENTS
Amendments may be made to this Constitution and these By-Laws by majority vote of those members present at an official meet-
ing, provided, however, that prior notice of proposed changes be given the members immediately preceding such meeting.
November 17, 2015