Constitution of the Florida Chapter of the ASA

 Article-I: Name

This organization shall be known as the Florida Chapter of the American Statistical Association.

 Article-II: Purpose

The purpose of this organization shall be to foster in the broadest manner statistics and its applications, and to promote unity and effectiveness of effort among all groups in the State of Florida having an interest in or being concerned with statistical problems.

 Article-III: Membership

The membership of this organization shall consist of two classes:

  1. Full Members: Persons holding membership in the American Statistical Association.
  2. Associate Members: Persons interested in statistics in general or the organization in particular, who are not also members of the American Statistical Association.

 Article-IV: Officers

The officers of the organization shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, Representative to the Association's Council of Chapters and Information Officer. All officers shall be duly elected at the annual business meetings in odd-numbered years. The officers will assume office the day immediately following the election, The Executive Committee shall fill any vacancy which may occur between elections in any office.

 Article V: Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall consist of the officers mentioned in Article IV. Meetings of the Executive committee shall be held whenever called by the President or requested by a majority of the committee members.

 Article VI: Dues

Annual dues shall be determined by the Executive Committee.

 Article VII: Meetings

There shall be an annual meeting and such other meetings as the Executive Committee shall direct.

Article VIII: National Constitution

Any and all provisions of the Constitution of the American Statistical Association shall be considered included herein for use where applicable and necessary.

Article IX: Amendments

This Constitution may be amended by an affirmative 2/3 (two-thirds) vote of the chapter members present at any meeting of this organization, provided notices of such meeting and of the propsed amendment shall have been sent to each voting member at least two weeks before the date of the meeting in which the proposed amendment is to be voted upon: or by action of the Board of Directors of the American Statistical Association.

 Article X: Dissolution

Upon the dissolution of the Chapter, assets shall be distributed to the American Statistical Association, 723 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1943, for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or corresponding section of any future Federal tax code.