LUK Constitution

Article 1Name
The name of this organization shall be Ladies U-Knighted.

Article 2Purpose
The purpose of Ladies U-Knighted is to focus on support and promotion of the goals and endeavors of the Knights of Columbus, Edward Douglass White Council No. 2473.

Article 3Membership
Any woman (18 years of age of older) interested in supporting the Knights of Columbus, Edward Douglass White council No. 2473 may become a member of this organization.

Article 4Officers
The officers of this organization shall be President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Officers shall be elected by secret ballot from among those presented as candidates for each office by a nominating committee. Nominations may also be made from the floor. The candidates for each office receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected. The term of office shall be one year and elections shall be held not later than June of each year. New officers shall take office in July of the same year.

Article 5Provision for an Executive Committee
There is no provision for an Executive Committee.

Article 6Meetings
Regular meetings shall be held the first Thursday of each calendar month or at such other times as may be decided by a majority of the members attending a regular meeting. There are no attendance requirements to maintain membership.

Article 7Amendment of Constitution
This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting by two-thirds vote of those present, provided that a copy of the proposed amendment was given to each member at the meeting preceding the one in which the amendment is to be voted upon and that notice of intention to vote on the amendment was given at that meeting.

Article 8Dues
Each member will pay annual dues to Ladies U-Knighted. Payments are due the first meeting of the New Year, or if unavailable to attend that meeting, members must pay dues by the end of the first quarterly meeting (March). These funds, along with any money that Ladies U-Knighted raises through money-making events will be used to support and promote the goals and endeavors of the Knights of Columbus, EDW Council No. 2473.