The general purpose of this club, incorporated (in the state of Ohio) as a non profit corporation, shall be the promotion, preservation, restoration and safe modification of Dodge Limited Edition Official Trucks of the Indy 500, hereafter referred to as "IndyRams".
Our goals are to promote interest in, and a better image of, IndyRams in general through safe and intelligent use of the trucks.
Section 1. The elected officers of the club shall be as follows: president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and regional panel members. Positions to be appointed by the panel members shall be: sergeant-at-arms, merchandise manager, newsletter editor, and webmaster. All elected and appointed officers shall receive a one year paid membership to the club, and an appreciation gift.
Section 2. The duties of the club's officers shall be as follows and will continue for the full term of that position unless voted out by the panel. A replacement officer will be appointed by the panel and will serve out the remainder of that positions term:
A) President: The president shall preside over all meetings of the members of this club and meeting of the panel. The president shall sign all contracts and other instruments of writing which have been approved by the panel members. The president shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the panel members, all committees and shall be a member of all said committees. Term of office 1 year.
B) Vice-President: The vice-president shall assist the president at all meetings, meets and all meetings of the panel members. If, for any reason, the president should be absent from these meetings, the vice-president shall take over the meeting. The vice-president shall be in charge of public relations and its duties. The vice-president shall contact the places for events and send thank you notes after the events. Term of office 1 year.
C) Secretary: The secretary shall keep the minutes of all regular meetings and the meetings of the panel members. The minutes are to be posted at the beginning of each of these meetings and made ready for the upcoming newsletter. The secretary shall also be responsible for maintaining current and past membership rosters. Term of office 2 years.
D) Treasurer: The treasurer shall be responsible for maintaining the club's bank account. The Treasurer will also work with the registered agent to keep business records and prepare financial reports for both the members and government filings. Term of office 2 years.
E) Sergeant-at-Arms: The sergeant-at-arms shall keep order and serve as parliamentarian. The sergeant-at-arms shall serve as a panel member. The sergeant-at-arms shall monitor club mailing lists and/or message boards for improper use, and shall have the right to warn or ban users. Assistants may be appointed as needed. Term of office 2 years.
F) Newsletter Editor: The newsletter editor shall be responsible for the writing, assembly, proofing, publishing, and distribution of a quarterly club newsletter. This is a 4 year position with first year training from the retiring official.
G) Webmaster: The webmaster will be responsible in keeping the club web site updated with new show, meets, new members, and encounters in a timely fashion. The webmaster may appoint assistants as required. This is a 4 year position with first year training from the retiring official.
H) Merchandise Manager: The merchandise manager shall be responsible for sales, shipping, and inventory in the club store and will keep an up to date Member ID# list. Term of office 2 years.
I) 6 Regional Panel Members: The panel members shall be elected to represent different geographical areas whenever possible. Panel members shall be responsible for all final decisions concerning club activities. Each panel member shall also be responsible to act as an intermediary for the grievance of the general members in their appropriate region to the panel as a whole. Panel members shall also take charge of the following duties or delegation of duties at every Indy meet attended.
4. Door Prizes/Sponsors (if available)
The panel members shall report to the appointed meet chairman concerning these duties. Term of office 1 year.
Section 3: The registered agent will be responsible for processing year-end business and reports, in cooperation with the treasurer. The registered agent may resign at any time by giving written notice to the president and the panel, who will then appoint a new person to the position.
Section 4: Any officer or panel member may be removed, for cause, by a majority vote of the panel members. Any officer or board member may resign at any time by giving written notice to the panel. Any such vacancy would be filled by appointment of the panel until the next election.
Section 1. Application for a new membership shall be made on a standard application form available through the IndyRam web site (www.indyram.org) or by mail. First year dues will be collected and a membership card with club ID#, official decal, and Club T-shirt will be issued to the new member. Additional Club T-shirts shall be made available at a discounted price at this time. A completed and signed application form
July 4th, 2000