Document of Organization

This Document of Organization supercedes in whole all previous versions. (28-January-2000)
The name of this organization shall be: The James Millen Society, here to referred to as the Society.
The purpose of The James Millen Society shall be to provide an identity for the purpose of promoting the use, restoration and preservation of radio communications equipment which exhibit design or construction influences attributable to Mr. James Millen and recognize the achievements he has made in progressing the state of the art of amateur radio.
Membership shall be open to any person who actively supports the Societies purpose as set forth in item 2.0 of this document. Membership is through sponsored nomination by an existing member, in good standing, of the Society.
The James Millen Society shall have two officers, a President and a Trustee. The President shall have authority as outlined in the current edition of the Roberts Rules of Order, except where limited or enhanced through this Document of Organization. The position of president if permanently vacated shall be filled through a nomination and vote of the membership. The Trustee shall establish and maintain an Amateur Radio Club Station for the exclusive use of the licensed members of the Society, and shall carry out the duties designated by the Federal Communication Commission for the trustee of this station. In the event that the trustee can no longer perform the duties of Trustee, he shall designate another Society member who holds an amateur license to apply to the FCC to succeed him as trustee. The president shall concur in the selection of this new Trustee.
The James Millen Society shall not collect dues.
All meetings of The James Millen Society shall be informal and may be called at the discretion of at least two members of the Society. Such meetings may take place, in person, over amateur radio or through other electronic communication means.
Use of Club Station
Any member wishing to use the Societies amateur radio station for transmitting purposes must satisfy the trustee as to their authority to do so by presenting a copy of their amateur radio license. Both the president and trustee must approve requests to utilize the station's callsign for special operating events. A copy of the station log with operators signatures must be submitted to the Trustee for filing after an approved special operating event is concluded.
Meeting minutes of The James Millen Society are maintained by the President at his discretion.

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