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Constitution for Colorado Earth Space Network

 Article I (Name)

 Section 1: The name of this organization shall be the Colorado Earth Space Network, hereafter to be known as CESN.

 Article II (Purpose)

 Section 1:  The purpose of CESN shall be the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement and coordination of Earth and Space Science education at all educational levels.

 Section 2:  To operate exclusively as an educational organization as described in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 Section 3:  In the event of dissolution, all assets, real and personal, shall be distributed to such organizations as are qualified as tax exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or the corresponding provisions of future United States Internal Revenue Law.

 Article III (Membership)

 Section 1:  Membership is available to those actively engaged in the teaching of Earth or Space Science and to those with an interest in Earth and Space Education.

 Article IV (Organization of Officers)

 Section 1:  The elected officers of CESN shall be the President, President-Elect, Past-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

 Section 2:  The appointed officers shall include Workshop Coordinator, Webmaster, Communications Coordinator, and others to be determined by the President with the approval of the other elected officers.

 Section 3:  The Board of Directors shall consist of all elected and appointed officers.

 Section 4:  The powers and duties of the officers, together with the method of their selection shall be prescribed in the Bylaws.

 Section 5:  The President-Elect shall ascend to the position of President upon completion of his/her term of office as President-Elect.  The President-Elect shall ascend to the President in the case of the inability of the current President to fulfill the duties of the office.

 Article V (Quorum)

 Section 1:  Three elected officers, and other attending members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum of the Board of Directors.

 Section 2:  Those members attending any planned CESN conference shall constitute a quorum of that body.

 Article VI (Amendments)

 Section 1:  Suggestions for amendments to the Constitutions may be proposed to the Board of Directors by any CESN member in good standing.  The amendment must be ratified by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

 Section 2:  A proposed amendment to the Constitution, if ratified by the Board of Directors, shall be submitted to the membership by mail and/or electronic means (e-mail or on a secure part of the website), for acceptance or rejection.  The method to be used is outlined in the Bylaws.

 (adopted 11/17/2006)

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