Society of Paganism & Magick Constitution

Article I:  Name & Purpose
   Section I
   This organization shall be known as the Society of Paganism & Magick.
   
   Section II
   The purpose of this organization shall be to exchange information
   and promote understanding of paganism and magikal arts, and to act as a
   support group for those who have had negative experiences from or for being
   pagans.  This club does not support or condone the practice of magick and/or
   rituals for the purpose of harming others for harm's sake.

Article II: Membership
   Section I
   Membership shall be open to any interested party sympathetic to the purpose
   of the society.

   Section II
   Active membership shall be defined on an individual basis by the Council.

Article III: Officers
   Section I
   The elective officers of this society shall be Moderator, Vice-President, 
   Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, and Guardian.  The Council shall
   be made up of these six officers with the last position being optional.

   Section II
   The officers shall be elected by majority vote to serve a term of one semester.
   
   Section III
   All officers of this society shall be in good academic standing with
   the university.

Article IV:  Powers of the Officers
   Section I
   The Moderator shall have the power to:
      -Preside at general meetings
      -Serve as liaison to other organizations
      -Serve as direct contact for the general public interest
      -Be an ex-officio member of all committees
      -Be responsible for decisions and delegation of authority when
       the general body is unavailable and report all actions at the next 
       general meeting.
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

   Section II
   The Vice-President shall have the power to:
      -Preside at general meetings in the absence of the Moderator
      -Serve as liaison to other organizations
      -Be an ex-officio member of all committees
      -Help coordinate time, date and location of all programs and projects
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

   Section III
   The Secretary shall have the power to:
      -Serve as liaison to other organizations
      -Be an ex-officio member of all committees
      -Keep minutes of each meeting
      -Perform necessary correspondence
      -Oversee all educational projects and scheduling
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

   Section IV
   The Treasurer shall have the power to:
      -Serve as liaison to other organizations
      -Be an ex-officio member of all committees
      -Be responsible for and keep records of all financial transaction of 
       the club
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

   Section V
   The Librarian shall have the power to:
      -Serve as liaison to other organizations
      -Be an ex-officio member of all committees
      -Keep a current membership list of all officers and general members
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

   Section VI
   The Guardian shall have the power to:
      -Spot problems and help keep the society on track
      -Perform any other duties as assigned by the Council

Article V:  Amending the Constitution
   Section I
   Amendments to the constitution shall be presented in writing by
   members and read at the regularly scheduled meeting but shall not be 
   voted on until the next regularly scheduled meeting.  An amendment can be 
   voted on only if each member has access to a copy of the proposed amendment
   and two-thirds of the active membership and at least one Guardian is presend
   and voting.

   Section II
   The constitution of the society shall be amended by a two-thirds
   majority vote of the membership if the proper procedure has been followed.

Article VI:  Meetings
   Section I
   The society shall meet as determined by the membership each semester.

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