By-Laws

WISCONSIN CLUB OF LAKE SUMTER
BY-LAWS 2007

I. The Lake Sumter area Wisconsin Club located in The Villages of Lake/Sumter/Marion counties shall be known as the Wisconsin Club of Lake Sumter. Members must be residents of The Villages and must have resided in the State of Wisconsin at one time. Annual dues shall be set by the Executive Board prior to the first meeting of the year (The dues for 2007-2008 will be $5 per person and $10 per couple). The fiscal year shall run from June 1 through May 31, and meetings will be held on the third Monday of every month except for the months of June, July, and August during our summer hiatus.

II. The Club shall be guided by the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Assistant Treasurer. The above officers, including the immediate Past President, shall make up the Executive Board. Candidates for the Offices shall be selected by the Nominating Committee that is appointed by the Executive Board. These Nominees shall be presented to the general membership at the February meeting. Nominations may also be accepted from the floor during the February meeting. The election of officers shall be held in March (Majority of those in attendance shall prevail), with the term of office to begin on June 1. The tenure for each office shall be for one year with no limit on serving successive years.

  • III. The Executive Board is responsible for the appointment of the following committees.
  • Audit
  • Communications
  • Entertainment (Chaired by Vice- President)
  • Golf Outings
  • Nominating Committee
  • Refreshments
  • Special Events (Christmas, October Fest, Picnic)
  • 50/50 drawing

IV. The Treasure’s books may be audited at the end of the fiscal year or at the Executive Board’s request if it is deemed necessary. The monies collected from annual dues shall be made available to the various committee chairpersons to help pay for monthly programs and other social functions as approved by the Executive Board. Fifty percent of the monies collected from the 50/50 drawings shall be set aside to make a donation to a deserving non-profit charity. The President is authorized to sign checks, deposit or withdraw monies from the Club’s Banking account in the absence of the Treasurer.

Approved by Executive Committee March 6, 2007
Revised by General Membership January 21, 2008