Constitution

The Constitution of Der Deutsch-Klub at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

ARTICLE I NAME

The name of this club shall be der Deutsch-Klub.

ARTICLE II PURPOSE

The purpose of der Deutsch-Klub shall be: to promote German cultural activities on the Augustana College campus and in the Sioux Falls community, and to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of German culture and history.

Article III MEMBERSHIP

Membership in der Deutsch-Klub shall be open to any Augustana College student who is interested in the German culture and language. Members are encouraged, but not required, to attend all activities sponsored by der Deutsch-Klub. Some activities will be open to all Augustana students and community members.

ARTICLE IV OFFICERS

Any Augustana student who demonstrates substantial interest in German language and culture shall e eligible for an officer position. The term shall be one year; running May 1-April 30. Officers will be elected through a vote by the members of der Deutsch-Klub. There shall be no limit to the number of terms students may hold the same or different officer positions. The offices and duties shall be as follows:

Prasident (in): shall preside over meetings; finalize club events; shall remind officers of upcoming meetings; shall be available for campus and community members inquiring about de Deutsch Klub.

Vizeprasident(in): shall preside over meetings in the absence of the president (in); shall serve as chair of any sub-committees; shall work with the faculty advisor to keep up-to-date financial records and keep officers informed of the financial status of the club.

Sekretar(in): shall keep record of all meetings; to distribute copies of the minutes to the club members; shall maintain an up-to-date membership list; and help organize publicity of the club.

ARTICLE V FACULTY ADVISOR

The term of the Faculty Advisor shall be indefinite. Duties of the Faculty Advisor are: to advise and support all activities of the club; to oversee the annual election of Officers; to keep accurate and up-to-date financial records; and to ensure all information of the club is given to the succeeding Advisor.

ARTICLE VI MEETINGS AND ELECTIONS

Meetings of the Club shall be held at selected intervals. Officer meetings shall be held at selected intervals. An annual election of Officers shall be conducted in April.

ARTICLE VII AMENDMENTS

This constitution may be amended by a majority vote of the Officers.

Date of this Constitution: March 31, 2013.