Vice President-Joan Davies
Co-Chairs-Joan Davies and Dorie Petersen
Chopin Competition Chair-Debbie Miller
Scale Olympics Chair
By Laws and Constitution
BY-LAWS OF THE
KENOSHA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Article I – Membership
Section 1. Active membership is open to all persons professionally engaged in any field of musical activity. Such membership provides the privileges of participating in the activities of KMTA, holding office and voting.
Section 2. Associate membership is open to all persons who wish to support the program of KMTA. Such membership provides admission to all meetings of the Association, but does not include the right to vote or to hold office.
Section 3. Student membership is open to any music student through the age of 26. Student membership does not include the right to vote or to hold office.
Article II – Dues
The annual dues for each fiscal year will be determined by a two-thirds vote of the Active members present and voting at the May meeting of each year. Dues are payable to the treasurer by October 15.
Article III – Duties of Officers
Section 1. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association, shall call and preside at meetings of the Executive Board, shall appoint all committees as needed and shall perform all other duties implied by the title.
Section 2. The Vice-President shall assume all the duties of the President in the absence of that officer and shall perform such other duties as may be designated by the President.
Section 3. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of KMTA and of the officers, shall see that the minutes are in legal form and properly preserved, and shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President.
Section 4. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the payment of all bills authorized by KMTA, shall keep an itemized account of all receipts and disbursements, and shall present an official report to the Association upon request.
Article IV – Election of Officers
Officers shall be elected the May meeting each year. The candidates receiving the largest number of votes will be declared elected for a term of two (2) years. A nominating committee shall bE formed by the Association at the April meeting of the election year.
Article V – Executive Board
The Executive Board shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Immediate Past President.
Article VI – Programs, Activities
The Executive Board, guided by the wishes of the Association, will authorize the planning of programs and activities of an educational nature to be sponsored by the Association. The Board will determine appropriate fees to be charged members and non-members.
Article VII – Amendments
These By-laws may be amended at any business meeting of KMTA by a two-thirds vote of the Active members present and voting, the proposed amendment having been submitted to the members at least thirty (30) days prior to the voting.
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
Article I – Name, Affiliation
Section 1. The name of this organization shall be the Kenosha Music Teachers Association-to be referred to as KMTA.
Section 2. All active members of KMTA shall hold membership in the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association.
Article II – Purpose
Section 1. The Purpose of this Association shall be to promote professional fraternity among music teachers, to stimulate professional growth among music teachers, to encourage high standards in music instruction, and to support the objectives of the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association.
Article III – Membership
Section 1. Membership classifications in KMTA shall be: Active, Associate, and Student.
Section 2. Membership privileges are prescribed in the By-Laws of the Association.
Article IV – Officers, Executive Board
Section 1. The officers of the Association shall be:
President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
Section 2. Responsibilities of the officers and procedures for the election of officers are specified in the By-Laws of KMTA.
Section 3. The Executive Board shall consist of:
the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and immediate Past President.
Article V – Meetings and Programs
Section 1. Meetings and programs of KMTA shall be held at such time and place as are decided upon by the Executive Board of the Association, but they shall be guided by the wishes of the membership.
Article VI – Quorum
Section 1. One-half of the Active members constitute a quorum for the transaction of business of KMTA.
Article VII – Fiscal Year
Section 1. The fiscal year and the membership year, shall begin July 1 and end June 30.
Article VIII – Amendments
Section 1. This Constitution may be amended at any business meeting of KMTA by a two-thirds vote of the Active members present and voting, the proposed amendment having been submitted to the members at least thirty (30) days prior to the voting.