The Nez Perce Trail Foundation exists to promote, encourage, support, or undertake, either individually or jointly with governmental agencies and/or others, the stimulation and advancement of public knowledge and awareness of the historical, social, economical and cultural significance of the historic route of 1877. The 1877 Trail (designated a National Historical Trail by an Act of Congress, October 6, 1966) extending from Wallowa Lake, Oregon to Bear Paw Mountain, Montana and the extended route after the surrender at Bear Paw.
2. MEMBERS AND DUES
Membership shall be open to anyone interested in achieving this Foundation’s objectives. The Board of Directors sets annual dues
3. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETINGS
An annual meeting to elect directors and such special foundation meetings as may be necessary shall be held subject to presidential notice and arrangements, with executive committee approval.
A Board of Directors, elected from the membership at the annual meeting shall serve a term of three years. One Third (1/3) shall be elected each year. The Board of Directors shall elect, at the Annual Meeting, Officers of the Foundation.
Elected by the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting shall be President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The Officers shall serve two-year terms. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Officers of the Foundation.
6. PROCEDURE AND PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
Powers of officers and committees, and procedure governing conduct of all meetings, shall be those provided in Robert’s Rules of Order.
Those members attending an annual meeting or a special meeting for which notice has been given to all members shall constitute a quorum to transact business.
These bylaws may be amended after ten (10) days written notice to all members by a majority of members voting. This may be done at a regular meeting, a special meeting, via electronic or regular mail to consider amendments.
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