CONSTITUTION

LADY MABEL COLLEGE OLD STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION

1 Name.
The name of the Association shall be ‘Lady Mabel College Old Students’
Association’.

2 Membership.
Membership of the Association shall consist of:-
a) Ordinary Members. Students who have successfully completed any of the
recognised courses of teacher training at Lady Mabel College or membership
granted at the discretion of the committee under exceptional circumstances, and
ratified by the Association at the Annual General Meeting.
b) Honorary Members. At the invitation of the Association, people who have given
special service to the College or to the Old Students’ Association may become
Honorary Members. If anyone wishes to propose a member for Honorary Membership, there must be a proposer and seconder, and a citation giving the reasons for recommending honorary membership. All this must be sent to the Secretary.

3 Officers & Committee.
The Officers of the Association shall be:-
President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Magazine Editor, Archivist and Reunion
Secretary.
The Committee is made up of the Officers and five other Ordinary Members of the
Association.
a) The President and Vice-President shall be elected for three years and shall not be
eligible for re-election
b) The Secretary, Treasurer, Magazine Editor, Archivist and Reunion Secretary shall be
elected for three years, after which they are eligible for re-election.
c) Committee members shall be elected for two years and may not serve for more
than two consecutive terms.
d) The Committee shall have the power to co-opt.

4 Annual General Meeting.
a) The Association shall hold an Annual General Meeting, 28 days notice of which
shall be given to all Members. At this meeting Officers and Committee shall be
elected, and an Auditor appointed.
b) Voting. Officers and every ordinary Member present at the Annual General
Meeting shall have the power to vote. Honorary Members who are not Ordinary
Members shall have no voting power. Fifteen percent of Ordinary Members shall
constitute a quorum. At the discretion of the Committee, a postal vote may be
held.
c) Reports. The Reports of the Secretary, Treasurer, Magazine Editor, Archivist and Reunion
Secretary shall be presented at the Annual General Meeting.
d) The Association’s Accounts shall be audited annually and copies circulated to all
members.

5 Alteration of the Constitution.
The Constitution may only be altered at an Annual
General Meeting after 28 days’ notice has been given.

6 Subscriptions.
Annual Subscriptions are due on January 1 st, the amount to be
determined each year at the Annual General Meeting.

March 2018