(Passed June 24, 2006)

Duties of Officers

Section I

The President shall preside at meetings of the Society. He shall appoint all committees. He shall fill vacancies among the Officers and Trustees.

Section II

The President shall, at the August Regular Meeting each year, appoint a nominating committee, with a chairperson, to prepare a suggested slate of officers and trustees for the coming year. The Nominating Committee Chairperson shall announce, at the September Regular Meeting, the suggested slate of officers and trustees and that the election of officers and trustees will be held at the October Regular Meeting. The Nominating Committee Chairperson shall conduct the election of officers and trustees at the October Regular Meeting of the Society.

Section III

The First Vice President shall assume the functions of the office of the President in his/her absence or incapacity. The First Vice President shall serve as Program Chairperson.

Section IV

The Secretary shall keep the minutes of meetings of the Society, send notices of meetings, send notice of the October election of Officers and Trustees and transact correspondence not handled by other Officers or Trustees.

Section V

The Treasurer shall receive dues, issue Membership Cards, keep detailed record of all receipts and expenditures and make financial reports of the monies of the Society at each Regular Monthly Meeting.

Section VI

The Board of Trustees shall uphold and further the purpose of the Society, keep the Society informed of local discoveries and threats to archaeological sites and remains, serve as field ambassadors of the Society, encourage participation in its activities and promote financial support of its programs. The Board of Trustees shall serve in an advisory capacity for the mutual benefit of the Society's Officers and Members. It may call special meetings of the Society. It may, in rare cases, refuse membership to or cancel membership of an individual for just cause. It has supervision over the investing of permanent funds and the handling of property of an endowment nature. It may, in exceptional cases, vote paid membership, for the current year only, in exchange for services rendered to the Society.

Buying, Selling and/or Trading Artifacts

Section I

Buying, selling and/or trading artifacts shall not be permitted during Regular Monthly Meetings nor during other scheduled activities of the Society.

Section II

Enforcement of violations of Article II, Section I shall be by the ranking Officer/Trustee present at the meeting or activity.

Archaeological Survey/Excavation Committee

An Archaeological Survey/Excavation Committee of the Society shall be appointed as needed by the President, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.

Emeritus Status

Section I

Emeritus Status may be granted to a Society Trustee or Officer.

Section II

At the discretion of the Board of Trustees, Emeritus Status can be recommended for approval by General Membership at the Annual Business Meeting.

Section III

Emeritus Status, in and of itself, does not grant Life Membership, paid Annual Membership nor voting privilege.

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Chapter Officers - Year 2010

 Tom Hartline, Marshall MO

1st VP (Program Chair):
 Dr Gary Rex Walters, Laurie MO

2nd VP:
 Clancy Leiter, Sedalia MO

 Jean Hoyne, MO

Membership Committee Chair:
 Jean Hoyne, MO

Recording Secretary:
 Sandra Bird, Lincoln MO

Corresponding Secretary:
 Thomas W Ragan, Sedalia MO
The Sedalia - West Central Missouri Archaeological Society, a chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society, meets the fourth Saturday of every month (excluding January, November and December). Most meetings start at 7:00 PM and are held in the lower level of the Farm Credit Services building at 2600 S Limit Ave, Sedalia, MO, 65301. We have an annual artifact show.
 Jenyfer Simmerman, Clinton MO