Article 1 - Name
Article 2 - Purpose
A. Promote the work and value of associations.
B. Resource the Director of Missions with tools for effective ministry.
C. Encourage and support Directors of Missions and their families.
Article 3 - Membership
Article 4 - Polity and Relationships
Article 5 - Officers
Article 6 - Staff
Article 7 - Meetings and Quorum The Network shall meet at least annually. The annual Meeting, and any additional meetings needed to carry out the purposes of the Network, will be scheduled by the Executive Committee. A quorum to conduct Business shall be 25% of the members of the Texas Associational Directors of Missions Network.
Article 8 - Incorporation
Article 9 - Dissolution
Article 10 - Amendments to the Constitution
Bylaw 1 - Priorities
In light of our purpose, the priorities of the Network shall be:
BYLAW 2 - OFFICERS
All officers must be current members of the Fellowship.
BYLAW 3 - STAFF
The Executive Committee will be responsible for developing job descriptions for new positions and recommending staff members for approval by the Network.
BYLAW 4 - COMMITTEES
All committee members must be current members of the Network. Committees may meet in person or through electronic media with majority participation.
a. An Executive Committee shall be composed of the officers, chairpersons of standing committees, and the two immediate past presidents. This committee shall plan, staff and promote the meetings of the Network and serve as the Credentials Committee. The Executive Committee shall create teams or ad hoc committees and expend funds to accomplish the objectives of the Network.
BYLAW 5 - Finances
a. The DOM's membership fee will be $25 plus $1 for each church in his association(s).
BYLAW 6 - TRUSTEES
The trustees shall execute all documents as authorized by the Network or the Executive Committee.
BYLAW 7 - INDEMNIFICATION
a. Each person who acts as a trustee or officer of the corporation shall be indemnified by the Corporation against any costs, expenses and liabilities which may be imposed upon or reasonably incurred by him in connection with any civil or criminal action, suit or proceeding in which he/she may be named as a party defendant by reason of his being or having been such trustee or officer or by reason of any action alleged to have been taken or omitted by him in either such capacity and any person who, at the request of the Corporation, acts as trustee or officer of any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall likewise be indemnified by the Corporation against such costs, expenses and liabilities; provided that, in any case, the right of indemnification herein provided for shall not extend to any costs, expenses or liabilities imposed upon or incurred by any trustee or officer of the corporation or of any subsidiary or affiliate in rlation to matters as to which he or she shall be finally judged to be liable to the Corporation, subsidiary, or affiliate for negligence or misconduct in the performance of his or her duties as such trustee or officer or to any sum paid by him or her to the Corporation or to such subsidiary or affiliate, as the case may be, in settlement of any action, suit or proceeding based on his/her alleged dereliction of duty.
BYLAW 8 - PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
Meetings of the Network will be conducted in accordance with the latest edition of Roberts' Rules of Order. At his discretion the President may appoint a parliamentarian.
BYLAW 9 - AMENDMENTS TO THE BYLAWS
Amendments to the bylaws will be submitted in writing to the Secretary/Treasurer at least 30 days prior to an annual meeting. he will forward the proposed amendment to the Network at least two weeks prior to the annual meeting. To be adopted proposed amendments must receive a two-thirds majority vote at that annual meeting.