American Helicopter Society San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Article Index
Chapter Bylaws
Article I Name
Article II Purpose
Article III Membership
Article IV President and Vice President
Article V Board of Directors
Article VI Board Meetings
Article VII Terms of Office
Article VIII Advisory Board
Article IX Elections
Article X Technical Specialists' Meetings
Article XI Quorum
Article XII Amendments to the Bylaws
Description of the Duties of the Board of Directors
Technical Chair
Arrangements Chair
Community Outreach Chair
Membership Chair
Publicity Chair
Member at Large
General calendar of events
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Article XI Quorum

A. The members present at any general meeting shall constitute a quorum.

B. A majority of the members of the Board of Directors represents a quorum of the Board.

C. The members present at any subcommittee meeting shall constitute a quoru.


Article XII: Limitations

A. The SFBAC will conduct all operations in keeping with the AHS International bylaws.

1. The Chapter may not engage in any activities that offer goods, facilities or services that do not further its tax-exempt purposes.

2. AHS International headquarters has the right to veto changes to the SFBAC bylaws if it deems that the Chapter is operating outside the bounds of the AHS International bylaws.

3. If the Chapter is non-compliant with the requirements set forth in this Article, AHS International headquarters may revoke the charter for the Chapter.

B. The SFBAC will conduct all operations in keeping with requirements of section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

1. No Chapter Directors, Trustees or Officers may receive compensation for discharging their Chapter duties. No part of the earnings of the SFBAC shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, any of its Directors, Trustees or Officers. Payments to other entities of reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the tax-exempt purposes is allowable.

2. The SFBAC shall not participate in, or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. No contributions to political activities are permissible.

3. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the SFBAC shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.


Article XIII: Fiscal Year

The Chapter’s fiscal year shall be from January 1 to December 31. The end of the fiscal year report must be submitted to AHS headquarters no later than March 31 each year.