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  • Fortuna Rotary |
    exemplifying Service Above Self you made a difference in your community our District and the world We thank you for a job well done Beginning July 1 it s a new year in the Rotary world and all things are possible There is no offical Rotary International designation for the month of July so I m taking the liberty to proclaim it Explore Rotary Month I encourage you to take a moment this month and find one new personal Rotary opportunity maybe it s getting information on an International Project Fair from our District International Chair or finding a Rotary Action Group or Fellowship to be a part of or joining a club committee you haven t worked on before Here are a few goals to consider in the month of July Support your club leadership in attaining membership and foundation objectives Donate 10 to the Rotary Foundation in the month of July on My Rotary Encourage a member of your club to attend the 2015 Institute for Leadership September 18 19 Attend another club s Rotary meeting Plan a World s Greatest Meal for Polio Important dates for your calendar World Polio Day Friday October 23 Foundation Dinner South Flamingo Santa Rosa The Monster Bash Saturday October 24 Foundation Dinner North Ferndale An Evening in the Enchanted Forest Saturday Novermber 14 THE FOUR OBJECTS OF ROTARY The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and in particular to encourage and foster FIRST The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service SECOND High ethical standards in business and professions the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations and the dignifying of each Rotarian s occupation as an opportunity to serve society THIRD The application of the ideal

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  • Officers | Fortuna Rotary
    2015 2016 Rotary President Elect Dennis Abshire 2016 2017 Rotary President Elect Nominee Lisa Hummel 2014 2015 Secretary David Somerville 2014 2015 Treasurer Robert Johnson 2013 2014 Past President board members Connie Berti terms ends 2015 Mitchell Cronk terms ends 2015 Glen Senestraro term ends 2015 Michael Brown term ends 2016 Patrick Whitchurch terms ends 2016 Dennis Abshire term ends 2017 David Dave Morris term ends 2017 Trina Pockett term

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  • Bylaws | Fortuna Rotary
    this club or for any good cause by a vote of not less than two thirds of the board members at a meeting called for that purpose b Notice Prior to taking any action under subsection a of this section the member shall be given at least ten 10 days written notice of such pending action and an opportunity to submit a written answer to the board The member shall have the right to appear before the board to state the member s case Notice shall be by personal delivery or by registered letter to the member s last known address c Filling Classification When the board has terminated the membership of amember as provided for in this section this club shall not elect a new member under the former member s classification until the time for hearing any appeal has expired and the decision of this club or of the arbitrators has been announced Section 6 Right to Appeal Mediate or Arbitrate Termination a Notice Within seven 7 days after the date of the board s decision to terminate membership the secretary shall give written notice of the decision to the member Within fourteen 14 days after the date of the notice the member may give written notice to the secretary of the intention to appeal to the club request mediation or to arbitrate as provided in article 15 Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 10 b Date for Hearing of Appeal In the event of an appeal the board shall set a date for the hearing of the appeal at a regular club meeting to be held within twenty one 21 days after receipt of the notice of appeal At least five 5 days written notice of the meeting and its special business shall be given to every member Only members shall be present when the appeal is heard c Mediation or Arbitration The procedure utilized for mediation or arbitration shall be as provided in article 15 d Appeal If an appeal is taken the action of the club shall be final and binding on all parties and shall not be subject to arbitration e Decision of Arbitrators or Umpire If arbitration is requested the decision reached by the arbitrators or if they disagree by the umpire shall be final and binding on all parties and shall not be subject to appeal f Unsuccessful Mediation If mediation is requested but is unsuccessful the member may appeal to the club or arbitrate as provided in subsection a of this section Section 7 Board Action Final Board action shall be final if no appeal to this club is taken and no arbitration is requested Section 8 Resignation The resignation of any member from this club shall be in writing addressed to the president or secretary The resignation shall be accepted by the board if the member has no indebtedness to this club Section 9 Forfeiture of Property Interest Any person whose club membership has been terminated in any manner shall forfeit all interest in any funds or other property belonging to this club Section 10 Standards of Conduct and Disciplinary Action Standards of Conduct and Disciplinary Action shall be as set forth in the Bylaws as from time to time amended Article XII Community National and International Affairs Section 1 Proper Subjects The merits of any public question involving the general welfare of the community the nation and the world are of concern to the members of this club and shall be proper subjects of fair and informed study and discussion at a club meeting for the enlightenment of its members in forming their individual opinions However this club shall not express an opinion on any pending controversial public measure Section 2 No Endorsements This club shall not endorse or recommend any candidate for public office and shall not discuss at any club meeting the merits or demerits of any such candidate Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 11 Section 3 Non Political a Resolutions and Opinions This club shall neither adopt nor circulate resolutions or opinions and shall not take action dealing with world affairs or international policies of a political nature b Appeals This club shall not direct appeals to clubs peoples or governments or circulate letters speeches or proposed plans for the solution of specific international problems of a political nature Section 4 Recognizing Rotary s Beginning The week of the anniversary of Rotary s founding 23 February shall be known as World Understanding and Peace Week During this week this club will celebrate Rotary service reflect upon past achievements and focus on programs of peace understanding and goodwill in the community and throughout the world Article XIII Rotary Magazines Section 1 Mandatory Subscription Unless in accordance with the bylaws of RI this club is excused by the board of directors of RI from complying with the provisions of this article each member shall for the duration of membership subscribe to the official magazine or to the magazine approved and prescribed for this club by the board of directors of RI The subscription shall be paid in six 6 month periods for the duration of membership in this club and to the end of any six 6 month period during which membership may terminate Section 2 Subscription Collection The subscription shall be collected by this club from each member semiannually in advance and remitted to the Secretariat of RI or to the office of such regional publications as may be determined by the board of directors of RI Article XIV Acceptance of Object and Compliance with Constitution and Bylaws By payment of an admission fee and dues a member accepts the principles of Rotary as expressed in its object and submits to and agrees to comply with and be bound by the constitution and bylaws of this club and on these conditions alone is entitled to the privileges of this club Each member shall be subject to the terms of the constitution and bylaws regardless of whether such member has received copies of them Article XV Arbitration and Mediation Section 1 Disputes Should any dispute other than as to a decision of the board arise between any current or former member s and this club any club officer or the board on any account whatsoever which cannot be settled under the procedure already provided for such purpose the dispute shall upon a request to the secretary by any of the disputants either be resolved by mediation or settled by arbitration Section 2 Date for Mediation or Arbitration In the event of mediation or arbitration the board shall set a date for the mediation or arbitration in consultation with disputants to be held within twenty one 21 days after receipt of the request for mediation or arbitration Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 12 Section 3 Mediation The procedure for such mediation shall be that recognized by an appropriate authority with national or state jurisdiction or be that recommended by a competent professional body whose recognized expertise covers alternative dispute resolution or be that recommended by way of documented guidelines determined by the board of Rotary International or the trustees of The Rotary Foundation Only a member of a Rotary club may be appointed as mediator s The club may request the district governor or the governor s representative toappoint a mediator who is a member of a Rotary club and who has appropriate mediation skills and experience a Mediation Outcomes The outcomes or decisions agreed between the parties as a result of mediation shall be recorded and copies held by each party the mediator s and one copy given to the board and to be held by the secretary A summary statement of outcomes acceptable to the parties involved shall be prepared for the information of the club Either party through the president or secretary may call for further mediation if either party has retracted significantly from the mediated position b Unsuccessful Mediation If mediation is requested but is unsuccessful any disputant may request arbitration as provided in section 1 of this article Section 4 Arbitration In the event of a request for arbitration each party shall appoint an arbitrator and the arbitrators shall appoint an umpire Only a member of a Rotary club may be appointed as umpire or as arbitrator Section 5 Decision of Arbitrators or Umpire If arbitration is requested the decision reached by the arbitrators or if they disagree by the umpire shall be final and binding on all parties and shall not be subject to appeal Article XVI Bylaws This club shall adopt bylaws not inconsistent with the constitution and bylaws of RI with the rules of procedure for an administrative territorial unit where established by RI and with this constitution embodying additional provisions for the government of this club Such bylaws may be amended from time to time as therein provided Article XVII Interpretation Throughout this constitution the terminology mail mailing and ballot by mail will include utilization of electronic mail e mail and Internet technology to reduce costs and increase responsiveness Article XVIII Amendments Section 1 Manner of Amending Except as provided in section 2 of this article this constitution may be amended only by the council on legislation in the same manner as is established in the bylaws of RI for the amendment of its bylaws Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 13 Section 2 Amending Article 2 and Article 3 Article 2 Name and article 3 Locality of the Club of the constitution shall be amended at any regular meeting of this club a quorum being present by the affirmative vote of not less than two thirds of all voting members present and voting provided that notice of such proposed amendment shall have been mailed or emailed to or personally served upon each member at least ten 10 days before such meeting and provided further that such amendment shall be submitted to the board of directors of RI for its approval and shall become effective only when so approved Adopted this day of November 2007 by the Members of the Rotary Club of Fortuna by the following vote Ayes Noes Abstentions Robert A Zigler PresidentATTEST Kathleen Lanferman Secretary Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 1 ROTARY CLUB OF FORTUNA P O Box 1002 Fortuna CA 95540 Chartered 1927 BYLAWS OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF FORTUNA CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 5130 As adopted November 2007 Article I Definitions The following words shall have the following definitions 1 Club or this club The Rotary Club of Fortuna District 5130 2 District Rotary International District 5130 3 RI Rotary International 4 TRF The Rotary Foundation 5 Board The Board of Directors of this club 6 Director A member of this club s Board of Directors 7 Member A member other than an honorary member of this club 8 Year The twelve month period that begins on 1 July Article II Board The governing body of this club shall be the board consisting of members of this club namely directors elected in accordance with article 3 section 1 of these bylaws and the president vice president president elect or president nominee if no successor has been elected secretary treasurer and the immediate past president Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 2 Article III Election of Directors and Officers Section 1 At a regular meeting one month prior to the meeting for election of officers the presiding officer shall ask for nominations by members of the club for president vice president secretary treasurer and directors The nominations may be presented by a nominating committee or by members from the floor by either or by both as a club may determine If it is determined to have a nominating committee such committee shall be appointed as the club may determine The nominations duly made shall be placed on a ballot in alphabetical order under each office and shall be voted for at the annual meeting The candidates for president vice president secretary and treasurer receiving a majority of the votes shall be declared elected to their respective offices The candidates for director receiving a majority of the votes shall be declared elected as directors The candidate for president elected in such balloting shall be the president nominee and serve as a director for the year commencing on the first day of July next following the election and shall assume office as president on the first day of July immediately following that year The president nominee shall take the title of president elect upon the election of a successor Section 2 The officers and directors so elected together with the immediate past president shall constitute the board Within one week after their election the directors elect shall meet and elect some member of the club to act as sergeant at arms Section 3 A vacancy in the board or any office shall be filled by action of the remaining directors Section 4 A vacancy in the position of any officer elect or director elect shall be filled by action of the remaining directors elect Article IV Duties of Officers Section 1 President It shall be the duty of the president to preside at meetings of the club and the board and to perform other duties as ordinarily pertain to the office of president Section 2 President elect It shall be the duty of the president elect to serve as a director and to perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the president or the board Section 3 Vice president It shall be the duty of the vice president to preside at meetings of the club and the board in the absence of the president and to perform other duties as ordinarily pertain to the office of vice president Section 4 Secretary It shall be the duty of the secretary to keep membership records record attendance at meetings send out notices of club board and committee meetings record and preserve the minutes of such meetings report as required to RI including the semiannual reports of membership on 1 January and 1 July of each year and prorated reports on 1 October and 1 April of each active member who has been elected to membership in the club since the start of the July or January semiannual reporting period report changes in membership provide Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 3 the monthly attendance report which shall be made to the district governor within 15 days of the last meeting of the month collect and remit RI official magazine subscriptions and perform other duties as usually pertain to the office of secretary Section 5 Treasurer It shall be the duty of the treasurer to have custody of all funds accounting for it to the club annually and at any other time upon demand by the board and to perform other duties as pertains to the office of treasurer Upon retirement from office the treasurer shall turn over to the incoming treasurer or to the president all funds books of accounts or any other club property Section 6 Sergeant at Arms The duties of the sergeant at arms shall be such as are usually prescribed for such office and other duties as may be prescribed by the president or the board Article V Meetings Section 1 Annual Meeting An annual meeting of this club shall be held in November of each year at which time the election of officers and directors to serve for the ensuing year shall take place Pursuant to Article 5 Section 2 of the Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna said annual meeting for election of officers shall be held not later than December 31 of each year Election Procedure The Election procedure shall be as follows Annually in November the Board of Directors shall elect a president vice president who shall be considered the president elect secretary and a treasurer The four immediate past presidents and the current president shall serve as a nominating committee and submit their nominees to the Board of Directors no later than the second Thursday of October The list of nominees shall be published in the Club Newsie Notes covering the meeting of the second Thursday of October Additional persons may be nominated for any office by a petition signed by 20 of the active members Such petition must be submitted to the Club secretary by the first Thursday of November The names of the additional nominees shall be published in the issue of Newsie Notes covering the meeting of the first Thursday of November If the secretary does not receive a petition by the first Thursday in November the Board may act on the report of the nominating committee immediately If a petition is received the Board of Directors shall act upon the report of the nominating committee and the petition not sooner than one week after Newsie Notes for the first Thursday in November has been mailed Section 2 Regular Meetings The regular weekly meetings of this club shall be held at noon on Thursdays at Hunan s in Fortuna Due notice of any changes in or canceling of the regular meeting shall be given to all members of the club All members excepting an honorary member or member excused by the board of directors of this club pursuant to Article VIII Section 2 b of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Constitution in good standing in this club on the day of the regular meeting must be counted as present or absent and attendance must be evidenced by the member s being present for at least fifty percent 50 of the time devoted to Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 4 the regular meeting either at this club or at any other Rotary club or as otherwise provided in the Rotary Club of Fortuna Constitution Article VIII Sections 1 and 2 Section 3 Quorum One third of the membership shall constitute a quorum at the annual and regular meetings of this club Section 4 Board Meetings Regular meetings of the board shall be held on the day of the week to be determined by each president upon commencing office during the last week of every odd numbered month starting with July Special meetings of the board shall be called by the president whenever deemed necessary or upon the request of two 2 members of the board due notice having been given Section 5 Quorum A majority of the directors shall constitute a quorum of the board Article VI Fees and Dues Section 1 The initiation fee shall be 50 to be paid before the applicant can qualify as a member Fees may be waived at the discretion of the Board Section 2 The membership dues shall be 280 per annum plus yearly assessments as approved by the Board of Directors payable semiannually one half on the first day of July and the other half on the first day of January with the understanding that a portion of each semiannual payment shall be applied to each member s subscription to the RI official magazine THE ROTARIAN Applicant s dues will be prorated based upon admission date Section 3 Throughout the fiscal year fines will be paid in increments as recognition in weekly meetings totaling 100 for membership in the Century Club or in greater amounts with consent of the member not to exceed 200 Article VII Method of Voting The business of this club shall be transacted by viva voce vote except the election of officers and directors which shall be by ballot The board may determine that a specific resolution be considered by ballot rather than by viva voce vote Article VIII Four Avenues of Service The four Avenues of Service are the philosophical and practical framework for the work of this Rotary club They are Club Service Vocational Service Community Service and International Service This club will be active in each of the four Avenues of Service Article IX Committees Club committees are charged with carrying out the annual and long range goals of the club based on the four Avenues of Service The president elect president and immediate past president should work together to ensure continuity of leadership and succession planning When 1 Note The above committee structure is in harmony with both the District Leadership Plan and the Club Leadership Plan Clubs have the discretion to create any committees that are required to effectively meet its service and fellowship needs A sample listing of such optional committees is found in the Club Committee Manual A club may develop a different committee structure as needed Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 5 feasible committee members should be appointed to the same committee for three years to ensure consistency The president elect is responsible for appointing committee members to fill vacancies appointing committee chairs and conducting planning meetings prior to the start of the year in office It is recommended that the chair have previous experience as a member of the committee Standing committees should be appointed as follows1 and the duties are as set forth in Exhibit B attached hereto 1 Membership 2 Club Public Relations 3 Club Administration 4 Service Projects 5 The Rotary Foundation 6 President s Development Council Subcommittees should be appointed as set forth in Exhibit A hereto Additional ad hoc committees may be appointed from time to time as desired a The president shall be ex officio a member of all committees and as such shall have all the privileges of membership thereon b Each committee shall transact its business as is delegated to it in these bylaws and such additional business as may be referred to it by the president or the board Except where special authority is given by the board such committees shall not take action until a report has been made and approved by the board c Each chair shall be responsible for regular meetings and activities of the committee shall supervise and coordinate the work of the committee and shall report to the board on all committee activities Article X Duties of CommitteesSection 1 Duties in General The duties of all committees shall be established and reviewed by the president for his or her year In declaring the duties of each the president shall reference appropriate RI materials The service projects committee will consider the Avenues of Vocational Service Community Service and International Service when developing plans for the year Each committee shall have a specific mandate clearly defined goals and action plans 2 Note Such leave of absence does operate to prevent a forfeiture of membership it does not operate to give the club credit for the member s attendance Unless the member attends a regular meeting of some other club the excused member must be recorded as absent except that absence authorized under the provisions of article 8 sections 3 and 4 of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Constitution is not computed in the attendance record of the club Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 6 established by the beginning of each year for implementation during the course of the year It shall be the primary responsibility of the president elect to provide the necessary leadership to prepare a recommendation for club committees mandates goals and plans for presentation to the board in advance of the commencement of the year as noted above All committee chairs shall familiarize themselves with manuals and other material developed by Rotary International for the benefit of such chairs Section 2 Duties of Committees subcommittees and ad hoc committees The duties of the standing committees are as set forth in Article IX above and in Exhibit B attached hereto The duties of the subcommittees and ad hoc committees shall be as set forth in Exhibit B Article XI Leave of Absence Upon written application to the board setting forth good and sufficient cause leave of absence may be granted excusing a member from attending the meetings of the club for a specified length of time 2 Article XII Finances Section 1 Prior to the beginning of each fiscal year the board shall prepare a budget of estimated income and expenditures for the year which shall stand as the limit of expenditures for these purposes unless otherwise ordered by action of the board The budget shall be broken into two separate parts one in respect of club operations and one in respect of charitable service operations If the Board desires to make any disbursements over 750 00 that have not been budgeted the membership shall be advised of the proposal through Newsie Notes at least two weeks before the Board takes action Section 2 The treasurer shall deposit all club funds in a bank named by the board The club funds shall be divided into two separate parts club operations and service projects Section 3 All bills shall be paid by the treasurer or other authorized officer only when approved by two other officers or directors Section 4 A thorough review of all financial transactions by a qualified person shall be made once each year Section 5 Officers having charge or control of club funds shall give bond as required by the board for the safe custody of the funds of the club cost of bond to be borne by the club 3 Note Magazine subscriptions for members joining during a semiannual period are payable upon invoice from the Secretary Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 7 Section 6 The fiscal year of this club shall extend from 1 July to 30 June and for the collection of members dues shall be divided into two 2 semiannual periods extending from 1 July to 31 December and from 1 January to 30 June The payment of per capita dues and RI official magazine subscriptions shall be made on 1 July and 1 January of each year on the basis of the membership of the club on those dates3 Section 7 Scholarship funds may be managed by the Humboldt Area Foundation by the Fortuna Foundation by the planned and soon to be formed Rotary Club of Fortuna Foundation or in limited situations after due consideration of tax consequences it is deemed best to maintain the funds in the Club s accounts in house Article XIII Method of Electing Members Section 1 The name of a prospective member proposed by an active member of the club shall be submitted to the board in writing through the club secretary A transferring or former member of another club may be proposed to active membership by the former club The proposal shall be kept confidential except as otherwise provided in this procedure Section 2 The board shall ensure that the proposal meets all the classification and membership requirements of the Standard Rotary Club Constitution Section 3 The board shall approve or disapprove the proposal within 30 days of its submission and shall notify the proposer through the club secretary of its decision Section 4 If the decision of the board is favorable the prospective member shall be informed of the purposes of Rotary and of the privileges and responsibilities of membership following which the prospective member shall be requested to sign the membership proposal form and to permit his or her name and proposed classification to be published to the club Section 5 If no written objection to the proposal stating reasons is received by the board from any member other than honorary of the club within seven 7 days following publication of information about the prospective member that person upon payment of the admission fee if not honorary membership as prescribed in these bylaws shall be considered to be elected to membership If any such objection has been filed with the board it shall vote on this matter at its next meeting If approved despite the objection the proposed member upon payment of the admission fee if not honorary membership shall be considered to be elected to membership Section 6 Following the election the president shall arrange for the new member s induction membership card and new member Rotary literature In addition the president or secretary will report the new member information to RI and the president will assign a member Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 8 to assist with the new member s assimilation to the club as well as assign the new member to a club project or function Section 7 New members must attend a meeting of one other club one board meeting and give their craft talk at a regular meeting before their membership with the club is vested Section 8 The club may elect in accordance with the Standard Rotary ClubConstitution honorary members proposed by the board Article XIV Resolutions The club shall not consider any resolution or motion to commit the club on any matter until the board has considered it Such resolutions or motions if offered at a club meeting shall be referred to the board without discussion Article XV Standards of Conduct Section 1 Basic Standard Each Member shall be responsible for maintaining the knowledge skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities for which he or she is assigned Section 2 Training Reimbursement Training which will be beneficial to the Club may be approved by the Board for tuition reimbursement provided the operating budget of the Club includes funds set aside for such expenses Section 3 Causes of Discipline or Removal from Assigned Duties Grounds for discipline or removal from assigned duties of a Member shall include but not be limited to the following 1 Willful breach of any provision contained in the Constitution of this Club these Bylaws or rules and regulations established by Rotary International or District 5130 2 Objectionably disruptive conduct during club meetings or events 3 Conduct adversely affecting the purpose or business of this Club 4 Persists misconduct by a Member in pursuing a course of action that seriously injures the standing of the Club in the community after being requested by the Board to desist 4 Notoriously disgraceful conduct 5 Fraud in securing membership 6 Incompetency inexcusable neglect or inefficiency in the performance of assigned duties including but not limited to excessive absenteeism Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 9 7 Insubordination constituting a serious breach of discipline 8 Dishonesty 9 Being under the influence of alcohol narcotics or illicit drugs or alcoholism or drug addiction which affects performance of duty or the good standing of the Club in the community 10 Conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or of any felony 11 Discourteous treatment of the public the Club president other members of the Club or visitors at Club meetings or events 12 Willful or negligent misuse damage or destruction of public or private property or Club equipment 13 Unauthorized use of Club equipment or use of position for personal advantage 14 Misuse of Club identification cards badges or insignia 15 Violation of health or safety procedures policies or rules established by the Club Article XVI Disciplinary Action Section 1 General Authority In addition to termination of membership as set forth in the Constitution of the Rotary Club of Fortuna a Member may receive counseling oral reprimand written reprimand temporary suspension from club membership removal from committee assignments or demotion from committee assignments for good and reasonable cause It is the purpose of this procedure to provide Members subject to disciplinary actions withall the rights to which they are entitled under Rotary International the Constitution of the United States the Constitution of the State of California and other applicable Local State and Federal authority to provide an orderly procedure for notice pre action response meeting and formal hearing on appeal after disciplinary action Section 2 Warnings and Reprimands Whenever Member performance of duties falls below the required level or when an Member s conduct falls under one of the causes for action listed in Article XV of these Bylaws the Board shall inform the Member promptly and specifically of such lapses If appropriate and justified a reasonable time for improvement or correction may thereafter be allowed before any further disciplinary action is initiated In situations where an oral warning has not resulted in the correction of the condition or where more severe initial action is warranted a written reprimand shall be sent to the Member Section 3 Suspensions In those cases where one or more written reprimands has not proved to be effective or where the seriousness of the events or conditions warrants it a Member may be suspended from membership for a period not to exceed 30 calendar days for each offense Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 10 Section 4 Removal from Assigned Duties When other forms of disciplinary action have proved ineffective or where the seriousness of the offense or condition warrants it the Board may effectuate the removal from assigned duties of a Member Section 5 Causes for Actions Appropriate disciplinary action includes but is not limited to any causes listed in Article XV of these Bylaws Section 6 Notice Except in emergency situations Members shall be entitled to prior notice of the intended written reprimand removal from assigned duties together with notice of any charges copies of any materials on which the action is based and a right to respond to the charges orally or in writing Written notice of intended disciplinary action shall be given by personal delivery or by certified mail If there is a refusal to accept certified mail notice shall be deemed to have been received on the date of refusal Notice shall be given five 5 working days in advance of the date the action is proposed to be taken The notice shall contain 1 The reasons for the proposed disciplinary action including the specific rules or regulations allegedly violated and an explanation of the reasons sufficient to inform the Member of the nature of the charges against him or her 2 A complete copy of the charges and recommended disciplinary action 3 A notice that copies of all written materials on which the charges and recommendations are based are available for review upon written request by the Member or his representative 4 Notice that the Member is entitled to an opportunity to respond before the Board to the charges orally or in writing or both personally or with a representative 5 Notice that if no written request to respond is made by the Member within five 5 working days the Board may proceed to order the disciplinary action and the Member shall be deemed to have waived all rights to a hearing from any action taken If a requested response meeting is held at the meeting the Member shall be presented with copies of the materials on which the charges and recommendations are based unless theMember otherwise requests such materials in advance If the materials are too voluminous to copy easily or are confidential a description of the materials and a reasonable opportunity to inspect summarize or make copies shall be provided unless in the opinion of the Club s legal counsel the copying of records would violate their confidentiality In any event a Member and or his her representative would have equal access to all materials which are the basis for disciplinary actions Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Fortuna Adopted November 2007 Page 11 If during the five 5 day period the Member does not request in writing an opportunity to respond the Board may proceed to order disciplinary action and the Member shall be deemed to have waived all rights to a hearing of appeal from any action

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  • Links | Fortuna Rotary
    Rotary Wednesday at 12 00 PM Meeting Location Plaza View Room Jacoby s Storehouse Arcata Plaza Corner of H and 8th Arcata CA 95518 Arcata Sunrise Rotary Friday 7 8 00 AM Meeting Location Plaza View Room Jacoby s Storehouse Arcata Plaza Corner of H and 8th Arcata CA 95518 Eureka Rotary Monday at 12 00 PM Meeting Location Eureka Public Marina 1 Marina Way Eureka CA 95501 Eureka Southwest

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  • Contact | Fortuna Rotary
    501 c 3 Non Profit Corporation Tax ID 454156012 E mail info fortunarotary org www FortunaRotary org Name E Mail Message CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam

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  • Galleries | Fortuna Rotary
    New Members for 2014 2015 Paul Harris Fellow 2014 2015 Robert Johnson s Debunking Youth Exchange 2014 2015 New Members for 2013 2014 RYLA Camp Send off 8th Grade Scholarship

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  • Art and Wine in the Park | Fortuna Rotary
    Links Contact Galleries Art and Wine in the Park Main Banner Image Main Banner Image Link https www facebook com FortunaRotary photos a 550804971628825 1073741829 549248308451158 1085317374844246 type 3 theater RYLA Camp Send off 8th Grade Scholarship Awards Dictionary Distribution

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  • Weekly meeting invite | Fortuna Rotary
    Navigation Home Officers Bylaws Members Links Contact Galleries Weekly meeting invite Main Banner Image RYLA Camp Send off 8th Grade Scholarship Awards Dictionary Distribution Copyright 2016 Powered by Precision Intermedia

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