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1984 Constitution for the Hadeland Lag
The original constitution for the Hadeland Lag was lost. After its reactivation in 1976, a new constitution was written and adopted in 1983. It governed the lag from 1984 until, in anticipation of incorporation, new by-laws were adopted in 2005.
The name shall be Hadeland Lag of America.
The purpose of the Hadeland Lag of America shall be:
Any person of Hadeland, Norway descent, their husbands or wives and families may become members of the Hadeland Lag when paying annual membership dues.
Hadeland Lag membership shall be on an annual basis from January 1 to December 31 and the dues shall be $5.00 for an individual and $7.00 for husband and wife (family).
A meeting of the Hadeland Lag membership shall be held annually at a time and palce determined by the board of directors, or decided by the membership. The annual meeting shall:
Board of Directors
A board of directors consisting of 5 members of the Hadeland Lag shall be elected annually at the annual meeting of the Hadeland Lag. The board of directors shall conduct the business of the Hadeland Lag between annual meetings.
The terms of the board of directors shall be staggered so that all director terms do not expire in the same year. Beginning in 1984, two directors shall be elected for three years; two directors for two years; one director for a one year term. Thereafter each director shall be elected fora term of three years.
The officers of the Hadeland Lag shall be a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer and shall be elected annually from and by the board of directors.
Committees may be created as deemed necessary.
Conduct of Meetings
Roberts rules of Order shall apply to all meetings of the Hadeland Lag of America.
The Hadeland Lag constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members of the Hadeland Lag present and voting at any annual meeting of the Hadeland Lag.
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Last update: December 29, 2016