Next Meeting:

Dear Young Dems:

I hope you are all safe after Hurricane Sandy. We will be holding an election at our next meeting for Rules Counsel and an open board seat.

Please be advised that a YDRC meeting will be held on November 29, 2012 at 8pm at Jody's Club Forest located at 372 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Please see club positions and descriptions of such below.

Member of the Board of Directors (1): The Board of Directors of this club shall be composed of five (5) duly elected club members in good standing, along with the most recent past President within twenty-four (24) months from the end of the previous term, as an ex-officio non-voting member. Each Board of Directors member shall have the responsibility for the proper, efficient, and effective operation of the club. The Board of Directors members shall schedule, plan and implement programs, projects, functions and meetings with the major objective of providing for the advancement of the club, ensuring the continuity of the club, and oversee the overall operation of the club. Specifically, each Director is required to coordinate or assist in one (1) event each fiscal year to advance the ideals and goals of the club. Each Board of Director will serve as a Vice-Chair on a standing or ad-hoc committee as selected by the President.
(Amended June 22, 2006).

Rules Counsel: The Rules Counsel is a non-voting member of the Leadership Committee permitted to serve a maximum of two (2) years total in the position. The Rules Counsel must provide contact information allowing members and Leadership Committee members the ability to request the advice, knowledge and decision-making authority of of the Rules Counsel twenty-four (24) hours a day. The Rules Counsel's duties include the role of enforcement of the By-Laws, acting as Sergeant-at-Arms to maintain order and discipline at all general membership meetings, the administrator of all elections held for the general membership, and oversight and final judicial decision-making power over issues of a procedural or legislative nature as defined in Article VII, Section A., subsection 2. The Rules Counsel is authorized to adopt rules or procedures on an ad-hoc basis to implement and enforce the provisions of these By-Laws. In the event that the Rules Counsel is absent from a general membership meeting, a member of the Judicial Committee appointed Vice Chair by the Rules Counsel will assume the role of Rules Counsel.

The full bylaws can be found here.

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions,

Andrew Savage
Vice President
Young Democrats of Richmond County