ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of the organization shall be the Utah Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (UMATYC).
ARTICLE II. OBJECTIVES
To promote professional development for mathematics teachers and focus on teaching and learning mathematics in the first two-years in higher education in Utah.
To work with other professional associations and institutions concerned with mathematics at all levels.
To provide the best possible mathematics curriculum and instruction in higher education in Utah.
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
Individuals who are committed to the objectives of UMATYC are encouraged to apply for membership.
Those eligible to join include the following:
Current higher education mathematics faculty
Retired higher education mathematics faculty
Concurrent enrollment mathematics faculty
Adjunct mathematics faculty
Undergraduate or graduate mathematics or mathematics education students
Other interested individuals upon approval of the Board
ARTICLE IV. OFFICERS
The officers of this organization shall be:
b. President-Elect (Vice President)
c. Past President
The duties of the officers shall be:
a. The President is the Executive Officer of the Association and shall perform the usual duties attributed to the office either individually or by delegation. The President serves as an ex officio member of all standing committees. The President will become the Past President for the following year. The President will typically be a member of the college or university that is hosting the UMATYC conference for that year. The term of President is typically for one year. Upon approval by a majority of active members, the President may serve for one additional year. In this event, the President-Elect and Past President shall retain their office for one additional year as well.
b. The President-Elect is the Vice-President of the Association and shall perform the usual duties attributed to the office, including each of the following: (1) act as the Association Parliamentarian and (2) serve as the President for the following year. The President-Elect will typically be a member of the college or university that is hosting the UMATYC conference for the following year. The President-Elect is typically elected annually at the UMATYC Business Meeting.
c. The Past President shall perform the usual duties attributed to the office, including each of the following: (1) assume the role of mentor to the President, (2) advise and assist the Board, and (3) maintain continuity in the Association during Executive Board transitions.
d. The Secretary shall perform the usual duties attributed to the office, including each of the following: (1) keep accurate minutes of all meetings of the Executive Board and the General Assembly, (2) maintain official files, and (3) assist the President with Association correspondence. The Secretary will typically be a member of the college or university that is hosting the UMATYC conference for that year. The Secretary is typically elected annually at the UMATYC Business Meeting.
e. The Treasurer shall perform the usual duties attributed to the office, including each of the following: (1) manage the funds of the Association (i.e. disburse funds as authorized by the Executive Board, keep accurate records of all receipts and expenditures, etc.), (2) collect membership dues, and (3) maintain a roll of members and make the roll available to the Secretary. The Treasurer is typically elected annually at the UMATYC Business Meeting.
i. As needed, the Treasurer may propose an Assistant Treasurer to aid them with their duties. Then the Executive Board must approve the proposed Assistant Treasurer by a majority vote. The Assistant Treasurer participates in Executive Board meetings and collaborations if needed but is not a voting member of the Executive Board. The Assistant Treasurer term will be tied to the term of the Treasurer who recommended them.
The term of each office shall be for one year
a. New officers of the Executive Board will take office at the beginning of the calendar year following the election.
b. If a vacancy occurs in the office of President, the President-Elect shall become President.
c. If a vacancy occurs in any other elected position, the Executive Board shall appoint a successor who will serve until the next UMATYC Business Meeting. An appointed President-Elect must be officially elected by the members in order to transition to the office of President for the following year.
ARTICLE V. EXECUTIVE BOARD
The association shall be governed by the Executive Board.
The Executive Board shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Members at Large to ensure that each member school is represented.
The Executive Board shall be responsible for each of the following: (1) approve committees and chairpersons, (2) serve on the budget committee, (3) approve all expenditures within the budget, (4) carry out policies established by the General Assembly, (5) recommend dues and fees, (6) decide dates and arrangements of meetings of the General Assembly, (7) notify members at least two weeks prior to a meeting of the General Assembly, and (8) appoint members to serve in other roles as needed (e.g. Webmaster, Historian, etc.).
The Executive Board Meetings may be called by any Executive Board member at least two business days prior to the meeting. As long as a quorum is present, official Executive Board business may be transacted.
A quorum shall consist of a majority of the members of the Executive Board.
ARTICLE VI. COMMITTEES
Committees shall be appointed by the President as needed.
All committees shall report to the Executive Board.
ARTICLE VII. GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The General Assembly shall be composed of all active members.
The Association shall have at least one regular business meeting each year. Other meetings may be called at the discretion of the Executive Board.
A secret ballot or roll call vote may be called for by any member.
The membership present at the General Assembly shall constitute a quorum. In the event that less than 50% of the members are present, any action taken shall be subject to reconsideration at the next meeting.
A simple majority of members present is necessary to pass legislation.
ARTICLE VIII. DUES
Dues shall be recommended by the Treasurer and ratified by the General Assembly.
ARTICLE IX. ELECTIONS
Elections will be held at the business meeting of the annual UMATYC conference for the following officers and positions: President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Members at Large.
Members eligible to vote will be those who have paid dues by the annual UMATYC conference.
If more than one person is nominated for a position, then a ballot will be used for the election of that officer or position
The election ballot shall contain the names of the candidates for the officer or position. Preference will be given to candidates from the institution hosting the UMATYC conference for the following year.
Election shall be by plurality. In case of a tie, a runoff election will be held only if more than two people were running for office. If only two members have been nominated and a tie results, the president will toss a coin to determine the winner.
The Secretary will share the election results with the candidates and Association members within two weeks of the election.
ARTICLE X. PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
The current edition of Roberts Rules of Order shall be the parliamentary authority for the Association on all questions not covered by the constitution and such standing rules as the General Assembly may adopt.
ARTICLE XI. DISSOLUTION
In the event of dissolution, the assets and property of the corporation remaining after payment of expenses and the satisfaction of all liabilities shall be distributed as determined by the Executive Board or as may be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction upon application of the Executive Board, for the non-profit purposes of the corporation and/or to such charitable, literary, and educational organizations as shall qualify under Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. Any of such assets not so distributed shall be disposed of for such purposes as directed by the laws of the state of Utah.
ARTICLE XII. AMENDMENTS
The General Assembly may adopt amendments to this constitution by a two-thirds majority vote.