NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS, INC.
ARTICLE I – NAME AND PURPOSE
SECTION 1: The name of this corporation will be the North Carolina Society of Accountants with principal offices located in the City of Greensboro or any other city designated by the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE II – AFFILIATION
SECTION 1: This organization is hereby affiliated with the National Society of Accountants and is subject to the Constitution and Bylaws of the national organization insofar as they affect and prescribe the functions in the State Society and are not in conflict with this Constitution.
ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP
SECTION 1: The Membership of the North Carolina Society of Accountants shall be as follows: Full, Associate, Affiliate, Student, Life, Retired, Honorary, and Inactive Members.
SECTION 2: The qualifications of members in the Society shall be in accordance with standards prescribed by the Bylaws of the Society.
ARTICLE IV – OFFICERS
SECTION 1: Officers of the Society shall be a President, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer, all of whom, upon election, shall be members of the Board of Directors. No officer shall hold the same office for more than two consecutive elected terms. Vacancies occurring in any office not covered by the Bylaws shall be filled by the Board of Directors until the next Annual Convention.
ARTICLE V – GOVERNMENT
SECTION 1: The government of this organization shall be vested in the Board of Directors, the number and method of election of which shall be prescribed by the Bylaws of this organization.
ARTICLE VI – MEETINGS
SECTION 1: General Membership meetings of this organization shall be held not less than once each year at a time and place fixed by the Board of Directors. Other meetings may be held as provided for in the Bylaws.
ARTICLE VII – AMENDMENTS
SECTION 1: This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the Full Members registered for the Annual Convention, provided a copy of the proposed amendments shall be sent to each member of the Society at least thirty days in advance of the meeting at which the amendments are to be submitted.
SECTION 2: Any proposed amendment to the constitution that has not been submitted as required in Section I of this Article may be presented for consideration at the Annual Convention by a three-fourths vote of the Full Members registered for the convention.
SECTION 3: The Constitution and Bylaws Committee shall review all proposed amendments and shall report its recommendations to the convention in session.