Amended October 18, 1980

ARTICLE I - Name and Purpose

  • The name of this organization shall be the St. Lawrence Section of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Its purpose shall be to provide opportunities for local members of the Society, and others interested in Engineering Education, to meet periodically to discuss matters pertaining to Engineering Education, and otherwise to further the objectives of the Society.


ARTICLE II - Membership

  • The membership of the Section shall consist of all Individual Members of the Society, who reside in that portion of the State of New York, lying above the New York-Pennsylvania line and its eastward extension, that portion of the Province of Ontario bounded on the West by the 82nd meridian, and the Province of Quebec.
  • An Individual Member of the Society who resides in the Provinces of Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, will be a member of the section if his Institution has chosen to be represented on its General Committee.


ARTICLE III - Officers

  • The Officers of the Section shall be a Chairman, Chairman- Elect, Vice-Chairman, Past-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer who are Individual Members of the Society.
  • The Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer shall be elected at the Annual Meeting of the Section, with terms to begin concurrently with the beginning of the next following Society year.
  • The Office of Past-Chairman shall be filled by the most recent past Chairman willing and able to serve concurrently with the new Chairman.
  • The Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary shall be elected from the membership at large of the Section and not normally from the next host Institution. The Treasurer shall be elected normally from the host Institution for the following year.
  • The Chairman shall not be elected for two consecutive terms.
  • The Chairman and Chairman-Elect shall be the representatives of the Section on the Executive Board of the Council of Sections, Zone I of the Society.
  • Vacancies in any of the above offices shall be filled by the General Committee and appointments so made shall be effective until successors are elected by the Section. If the offices of Chairman, Chairman-Elect, and Vice- Chairman are vacant, the Past-Chairman shall convene the General Committee to fill the vacancies.
  • The duties of the Officers of the Section specified in its By-Laws.
  • Nominations for Officers shall be made by Nominating Committee specified in the By-Laws of the Section. Other nominations may be made from the floor at its Annual Meeting.


ARTICLE IV - Meetings

  • There shall be an Annual Meeting of the Section at a location and time of year determined by the General Committee. The exact date(s) shall be fixed by the Executive Committee. Meetings other than the Annual Meeting may be called by the Chairman with the concurrence of the Executive Committee.
  • The Chairman shall inform the headquarters of the Society and the Chairman of its Council of Sections, Zone I of the dates of all Section meetings, as soon as they are fixed.
  • All members of the Section are entitled to attend Section Meetings, and other persons may be invited at the discretion of the Executive Committee.
  • Notice of all Section Meetings shall be given to members of the Section at least two weeks in advance, either by means of individual notices or by notices given through appropriate persons at resident Institutions.
  • Joint meetings of the Section with other organizations shall be held only after approval by the headquarters of the Society.


ARTICLE V - Voting

  • All Individual Members of the Section present at its general business meetings shall be entitled to vote. A simple majority of those voting shall be required for action, except as indicated in Article IX.


ARTICLE VI - Finances

  • There shall be no regular Section dues. Funds for defraying the expenses of the Section shall be raised by registration fees at Annual Meetings and by such other means as may be approved by the General Committee.
  • Expenditure of Section funds shall be under the direction of the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall prepare a written financial report as of June 1 of each year, for submission to the headquarters of the Society and for presentation at the next Annual Meeting of the Section.


ARTICLE VII - Committees

  • There shall be an Executive Committee composed of the Officers of the Section, the immediate past Secretary, and the immediate past Treasurer. The current Chairman and Secretary of the Section shall be the Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of the Executive Committee.
  • There shall be a General Committee composed of the Members of the Executive Committee, the representatives specified in 3 and 4 below, and the Chairmen of all Standing and Special Committees of the Section. The Chairman and Secretary of the Section shall be the Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of the General Committee. This Committee is responsible for setting the policies and directing the general affairs of the Section.
  • Each Educational Institutional Member of the Society belonging to the Section, and each Industrial Member of the Society with headquarters or malor operations in the Section territory may designate one representative to the General Committee.
  • Each Division in the Professional Interest Councils may designate one representative from within the Section territory to the General Committee.
  • All representatives to the General Committee, and all Chairman of Standing and Special Committees of the Section must be Individual Members of the Society.
  • The official list of members to the General Committee shall be compiled in August of each year by the Chairman of the Section.


ARTICLE VIII - Publications

  • Papers and discussions presented before the Section may be published as Society proceedings, if authorized by the Publications Committee of the Society.


ARTICLE IX - Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws

  • The Constitution and By-Laws of the Section may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of its members present at an Annual Meeting of the Section, provided written notice of the proposed changes has been given to all its members at least two weeks prior to that Annual Meeting.

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Amended October 18, 1980

ARTICLE I - Name and Purpose

  • The name of this organization shall be the St. Lawrence Section of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Its purpose shall be to provide opportunities for local members of the Society, and others interested in Engineering Education, to meet periodically to discuss matters pertaining to Engineering Education, and otherwise to further the objectives of the Society.


ARTICLE II - Membership

  • The membership of the Section shall consist of all Individual Members of the Society, who reside in that portion of the State of New York, lying above the New York-Pennsylvania line and its eastward extension, that portion of the Province of Ontario bounded on the West by the 82nd meridian, and the Province of Quebec.
  • An Individual Member of the Society who resides in the Provinces of Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, will be a member of the section if his Institution has chosen to be represented on its General Committee.


ARTICLE III - Officers

  • The Officers of the Section shall be a Chairman, Chairman- Elect, Vice-Chairman, Past-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer who are Individual Members of the Society.
  • The Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer shall be elected at the Annual Meeting of the Section, with terms to begin concurrently with the beginning of the next following Society year.
  • The Office of Past-Chairman shall be filled by the most recent past Chairman willing and able to serve concurrently with the new Chairman.
  • The Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary shall be elected from the membership at large of the Section and not normally from the next host Institution. The Treasurer shall be elected normally from the host Institution for the following year.
  • The Chairman shall not be elected for two consecutive terms.
  • The Chairman and Chairman-Elect shall be the representatives of the Section on the Executive Board of the Council of Sections, Zone I of the Society.
  • Vacancies in any of the above offices shall be filled by the General Committee and appointments so made shall be effective until successors are elected by the Section. If the offices of Chairman, Chairman-Elect, and Vice- Chairman are vacant, the Past-Chairman shall convene the General Committee to fill the vacancies.
  • The duties of the Officers of the Section specified in its By-Laws.
  • Nominations for Officers shall be made by Nominating Committee specified in the By-Laws of the Section. Other nominations may be made from the floor at its Annual Meeting.


ARTICLE IV - Meetings

  • There shall be an Annual Meeting of the Section at a location and time of year determined by the General Committee. The exact date(s) shall be fixed by the Executive Committee. Meetings other than the Annual Meeting may be called by the Chairman with the concurrence of the Executive Committee.
  • The Chairman shall inform the headquarters of the Society and the Chairman of its Council of Sections, Zone I of the dates of all Section meetings, as soon as they are fixed.
  • All members of the Section are entitled to attend Section Meetings, and other persons may be invited at the discretion of the Executive Committee.
  • Notice of all Section Meetings shall be given to members of the Section at least two weeks in advance, either by means of individual notices or by notices given through appropriate persons at resident Institutions.
  • Joint meetings of the Section with other organizations shall be held only after approval by the headquarters of the Society.


ARTICLE V - Voting

  • All Individual Members of the Section present at its general business meetings shall be entitled to vote. A simple majority of those voting shall be required for action, except as indicated in Article IX.


ARTICLE VI - Finances

  • There shall be no regular Section dues. Funds for defraying the expenses of the Section shall be raised by registration fees at Annual Meetings and by such other means as may be approved by the General Committee.
  • Expenditure of Section funds shall be under the direction of the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall prepare a written financial report as of June 1 of each year, for submission to the headquarters of the Society and for presentation at the next Annual Meeting of the Section.


ARTICLE VII - Committees

  • There shall be an Executive Committee composed of the Officers of the Section, the immediate past Secretary, and the immediate past Treasurer. The current Chairman and Secretary of the Section shall be the Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of the Executive Committee.
  • There shall be a General Committee composed of the Members of the Executive Committee, the representatives specified in 3 and 4 below, and the Chairmen of all Standing and Special Committees of the Section. The Chairman and Secretary of the Section shall be the Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of the General Committee. This Committee is responsible for setting the policies and directing the general affairs of the Section.
  • Each Educational Institutional Member of the Society belonging to the Section, and each Industrial Member of the Society with headquarters or malor operations in the Section territory may designate one representative to the General Committee.
  • Each Division in the Professional Interest Councils may designate one representative from within the Section territory to the General Committee.
  • All representatives to the General Committee, and all Chairman of Standing and Special Committees of the Section must be Individual Members of the Society.
  • The official list of members to the General Committee shall be compiled in August of each year by the Chairman of the Section.


ARTICLE VIII - Publications

  • Papers and discussions presented before the Section may be published as Society proceedings, if authorized by the Publications Committee of the Society.


ARTICLE IX - Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws

  • The Constitution and By-Laws of the Section may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of its members present at an Annual Meeting of the Section, provided written notice of the proposed changes has been given to all its members at least two weeks prior to that Annual Meeting.

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