By laws

 BY-LAWS OF THE Northeastern Pennsylvania APICS Chapter, Inc 


 REVISION: FINAL – 16 NOV 2012 


The undersigned incorporator(s), (a) natural person(s) 21 years of age or older, acting as

incorporator(s) of a corporation under the Pennsylvania Department of State, adopt the

following By-Laws.


ARTICLE I

IDENTIFICATION


The corporation shall be identified as:

1. The name of this corporation shall be the Northeastern Pennsylvania APICS Chapter,

Inc, herein referred to as Chapter. It is organized under the “Non-Profit Corporation

Laws” approved on May 5, 1933, as amended, of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Chapter has been designated Chapter #197 by APICS, The Association for

Operations Management, herein referred to as APICS.


2. The geographic area to be covered by the Chapter shall include the northeastern

counties of Pennsylvania, including the major municipalities of Scranton, Wilkes-

Barre, Hazelton, Williamsport and Stroudsburg and their surroundings, or as otherwise

interpreted by the Board of Directors, herein referred to as the Board.


ARTICLE II

PURPOSE


The purpose of the corporation shall be:

1. To promote as a professional occupation Production and Inventory Control, Operations

Management, Integrated Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, and

other areas advanced by APICS.


2. To sustain and advance professional standards and Code of Ethics within the vocation

of Production and Inventory Control, Operations Management, Integrated Resource

Management, Supply Chain Management, and other areas advanced by APICS.


3. To assist in keeping member’s and non-member’s occupational knowledge current

in the latest techniques and advances in the profession of Production and Inventory

Control, Operations Management, Integrated Resource Management, Supply Chain

Management, and other areas advanced by APICS.


4. To provide professional development opportunities by promoting and presenting local

educational programs and by promoting regional and national programs.


5. To advocate members in their research, writing, and submission of articles, papers,

and “letters to the editor” for local, regional and national publication.


6. To encourage members to develop and deliver presentations that explain or advance

the APICS “Body of Knowledge”.


7. To cultivate membership fellowship.


8. To require the Board to continuously review and modify the Purpose to meet the needs

of the membership and to report the Purpose to the membership at least annually or as

often as determined necessary by the Board.


 

ARTICLE III

LIMITATIONS


At all times the following shall operate as conditions restricting the operations and activities of

the Chapter.


1. No part of the net earnings of the Chapter shall inure to any member of the Chapter

not qualifying as exempt under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code, nor

to any director or officer of the Chapter, nor to any other private persons, excepting

solely such reasonable compensation that the Chapter shall pay for services actually

rendered to the Chapter, or allowed by the Chapter as a reasonable allowance for

authorized expenditures incurred on behalf of the Chapter.


ARTICLE IV

MEMBERS


The Chapter shall have a voting membership.


1. Classes of Membership: Classes of membership shall be such as defined in the bylaws

for APICS.


2. Admission: Membership of an eligible applicant becomes effective upon payment of

dues AND acceptance of the application by APICS.


3. Termination of Membership


a. Membership shall be terminated when a member

i. Resigns, or

ii. Is in arrears in the payment of dues in excess of 30 days, or

iii. Fails to comply with APICS or Chapter Bylaws.


b. Any elected Board officer may recommend a member for dismissal for

cause. The Board will consider all facts and circumstances surrounding this

recommendation and may approve the recommendation, thereby dismissing the

member, by a 75% majority of the elected Board officers.


i. This shall not be done until after the member has been given an

opportunity to explain the offending action.

ii. A suspended member shall have inactive status until reinstated by

APICS.

iii. The name of the expelled member shall be stricken from the Chapter

membership database and shall not be considered eligible for

reinstatement.

iv. The Chapter President or Vice President - Education shall forward full

documentation of such expulsion to APICS.

v. The expelled member may appeal to APICS.


4. Dues


a. Annual dues shall consist of two parts: (1) the dues for Chapter membership,

and (2) the dues for APICS membership. Both amounts shall be established by

APICS.

 

b. Dues are payable with an application for membership and thereafter on

the anniversary date of the member as billed by APICS. Such billing shall

include both Chapter and APICS dues. Member renewal payments are due in

accordance with APICS billing terms and conditions.


ARTICLE V

FINANCE


1. FISCAL YEAR


a. The Chapter fiscal year is defined as the period beginning January 1 and ending

December 31.


2. RESPONSIBILITY


a. Unless otherwise specified herein, all Chapter financial activities are the

responsibility of the Vice President – Finance.


3. CHAPTER BUDGET


a. A Chapter Budget, herein after referred to as the Budget, shall be prepared

defining all planned Chapter expenditures for the fiscal year.


i. DRAFT Budget


1. Budget inputs for the upcoming fiscal year shall be provided to the

Vice President - Finance no later than 3 months (90 days) prior to

the start of the fiscal year.


a. Budget inputs may only be submitted by members of the

Board in accordance with Article VI.


2. A DRAFT Budget shall be prepared and informally provided to the

board for consideration no later than 2 months (60 days) prior to

the start of the fiscal year.


b. RESPONSIBILITY


i. The Budget shall be prepared and managed by the Vice President –

Finance.


ii. The Budget shall be approved by the Board


1. The Board shall meet approximately 1 month prior to the start

of the fiscal year to pass a motion to APPROVE the reviewed

Budget.


2. Approval should occur no later than 1 month (30 days) prior to the

start of the fiscal year. And shall occur no later than 15 days prior

to the start of the fiscal year.


iii. The Board shall provide oversight of the approved Budget and all

associated spending.


c. Amendments and/or alterations to the approved Budget shall be made through

a motion made to the Board and subsequently voted on by the Board.


4. SPEND AUTHORITY


a. The Board has the authority to spend Chapter assets in accordance with

approved Budget without individual motions for each expenditure.


b. All proposed unplanned spending (not defined in the Budget) shall be subject to

a vote by the Board prior to incurring the expense.

 


 

5. COMMITMENT OF FUNDS


a. Contracts, Letters of Intent


i. All contracts, releases, agreements, letters of intent, or commitments

made in the name of, or on behalf of, the Chapter shall be submitted to

the Board in writing. If appropriate, the Board will submit the documents

to a consensus review, before signature by duly authorized person(s).


ii. No contract shall be made that will bind the Chapter for amounts in

excess of the projected funds of the Chapter.


6. NONCOMPENSATION


a. No voting member of the Board shall receive compensation for leadership

services rendered. Out of pocket expenses for budgeted items will be

reimbursed upon Vice President - Finance receipt of a written Expense Report

with original receipts attached.


i. All reimbursed expenses shall be in accordance with the approved

Budget. All unplanned expenses shall be subject to pre-approval by the

Board. Once preapproved by the Board, the Vice President – Finance is

authorized to reimburse for these specific expenses.


ii. Travel expenses incurred by the Board shall be based on travel by Auto.

Air Travel is discouraged and SHALL be preapproved by the Board or be

specifically indentified in the Budget.


7. CHECKING ACCOUNT


a. A checking account for the Chapter shall be maintained by Vice President –

Finance for the purpose of funding Chapter business.


b. A balance sufficient to supply funds in accordance with the Budget shall be

maintained.


c. Check approval. Every check must be signed by two Board members as listed

on the bank records.


8.CONTINGENCY FUND


a. A contingency fund shall be established by the Board and managed by the Vice

President – Finance.


i. Timing. The Vice President - Finance shall deposit to the Contingency

Fund, in timing and amounts, as agreed to during the budget proces, if

there are sufficient available funds to do so.


1. The Board may choose to update deposit timing and amount to

the contingency fund at board meetings.


ii. Investment of funds. Contingency funds shall be invested as determined

during budget process (e.g, money markets, certificates of deposit,

savings account).


1. The Board may choose to update investment vehicles of the

contingency fund at board meetings.


iii. Withdrawals/disbursements. All withdrawals or disbursements shall be

approved by a simple majority vote by the Board prior to withdrawing the

funds. Withdrawal approvals by the Board shall be recorded in the Board

meeting minutes. Special Board meetings may be called in the case of

emergency or extreme urgency.

 

iv. Dissolution of the fund. The Contingency fund may only be dissolved by

a vote of the entire Board. The fund will be dissolved if 75% of the board

members serving at the time vote in favor of dissolution. Board members

shall also vote as to how funds are to be dispersed.


ARTICLE VI

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


The Chapter Board shall be assembled as follows:


1. The (8) officers of the Chapter shall be as follows: Chairman, President, Executive Vice

President, Vice President - Finance, Vice-President - Administration, Vice-President -

Education, Vice-President – Membership and Vice-President – Communication.


2. All members of the Board must remain a member in good standing of the Chapter at all

times during his or her tenancy.


3. All members of the Board shall have one (1) vote in all matters voted upon by the

Board. Except as noted in the duties of the Chairman elsewhere in this Article.


4. Voting on official Chapter business shall be done during scheduled Board Meetings or

through formal correspondence in accordance with Pennsylvania state laws.


a. Most activities of the board shall be conducted virtually via email, telephone or

other informal means of communication with formal voting on issues conducted

during scheduled Board Meetings.


5. Duties of Elected Officers


a. Chairman


i. Shall provide guidance to the President and assure a smooth transition of

leadership for the Chapter.


ii. Shall be the deciding vote in a situation where the board is locked in a tie.


iii. Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.


b. President


i. Shall preside at all meetings of the Chapter and its Board of Directors

and shall call such meetings.


ii. Shall be responsible for the on-going fiscal health and longevity of the

Chapter through short- and long-range planning.


iii. Shall be responsible for communicating to the Board all pertinent

information relevant to APICS, the District and the Chapter.


iv. Shall serve as District and APICS representative. The Executive Vice-

President will serve as the alternate representative in the absence of the

President.


v. Shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.


vi. Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.


c. Executive Vice-President

 

i. Shall shadow the President in all associated tasks and activities in

preparation for his/her Presidency.


ii. Shall assume all responsibilities and duties of the President in the

absence of the President.


iii. Shall be responsible for the coordination and submission of the CMS

(Chapter Minimum Standards) Awards Worksheet to the District.


iv. Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.


d. Vice-President – Finance


i. Shall be responsible for all financial activities of the Chapter in

accordance with Article V – FINANCE..


ii. Shall prepare a Budget for approval by the Board.


iii. Shall maintain a Chapter Checking Account.


iv. Shall provide written, quarterly statements of the financial condition of the

Chapter and at any other times as requested by the Board.


v. Shall receive and disburse the funds in accordance with the approved

Budget of the Chapter and keep and preserve proper documentation for

these receipts and disbursements.


vi. Shall submit proper tax reports as required (either prepared by the Vice-

President - Finance or by an outside tax consultant).


vii. Shall update any necessary bank signatures immediately following

transition to a new President and Executive Vice-President. Up to four

signatures may be allowed on the bank account but two are required;

one is always the Vice-President – Finance and the other(s) shall be the

President and either the Chairman or the Executive Vice-President.

viii.Shall ensure that the Chapter is operating in compliance with all the legal

requirements for not-for-profit organizations.


e. Vice-President – Administration


i. Shall keep an accurate record of the Board Meetings and be responsible

for the distribution of these minutes in a timely manner.


ii. Shall be responsible for preservation of these minutes, particularly for

submission as part of CMS.


iii. Shall be responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating the

Regular Membership Meetings, sometimes called Professional

Development Meeting’s or PDM’s.


iv. Shall be responsible for planning other events as deemed necessary by

the Board; for example, plant tours.


v. Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.


 

Vice-President – Education

i.

Shall be responsible for all Chapter seminars, education programs,

workshops and classes related to APICS Certification

ii.

Shall be the contact for all such activities.

iii.

Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.

g.

Vice-President – Membership

i.

Shall be responsible for arranging meeting locations and any other

necessary arrangements, including meal selection, for the regularly

scheduled PDM’s.

ii.

Shall encourage growth in the Chapter membership and participation in

Chapter activities.

iii.

Shall maintain member attendance records at all PDM’s and other

Chapter events.

iv.

Shall be responsible for maintaining a record of all Speakers and Topics

for submissions as part of CMS.

v.

Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.

h.

Vice-President – Communication

i.

Shall be responsible for notifying all Chapter members of these meetings

and any other events arranged by the Board.

ii.

Shall be responsible for maintaining the Chapter website.

iii.

Shall be responsible for making updates to the Chapter website as

deemed necessary by the Board.

iv.

Shall provide Chapter Budget inputs to the Vice President – Finance in

accordance with Article V - FINANCE.

6.

TERMS OF OFFICE, TERM LIMITS and ASCENDANCY:

a.

The term of office for the President and Executive Vice-President shall be

approximately two (2) years, beginning and ending with the annual Installation

of Board Members meeting. In the unlikely event that no candidate step forward

for the position of Executive Vice President, the terms of the exisiting President

and Executive Vice-President may be extended until such time that a candidate

steps forward.

b.

The outgoing President is invited and expected to become the Chairman for a

period of at least one (1) year, beginning with the annual Installation of Board

Members meeting following their vacancy of the position of President and for no

longer than the successive President remains in office.

c.

The position of President is filled through ascendancy from the Executive Vice-

President position. The position of President is not directly voted on by the

Chapter membership.

d.

The positions of all remaining Board members shall have a term of office of

approximately one (1) year, beginning and ending with the annual Installation of

Board Members meeting.

e.

Term Limits are predefined through ascendency for Chairman, President and

Executive Vice President. All other officers may be re-elected indefinitely.

7.

The Board of Directors shall meet to conduct the regular business of the Chapter.

Any meeting other than those listed below may be cancelled with the agreement of a

simple majority of the Board.

a.

Required Board meetings

i.

Sessions supporting the Budget process described in Article V

ii.

Election of Board Members in accordance with Article VI (May)

 

iii.

Installation of Board Members in accordance with Article VI (June)

iv.

Annual planning meeting for Regular Membership Meetings (August)

8.

Elections will be held annually at the May General Membership Meeting. A slate of

nominees will be presented at this meeting in accordance with Article VII. Nominations

will also be accepted from the floor.

9.

In case of a vacancy in the office of the President between normal elections, the

Executive Vice-President will assume the office and the Chapter Board of Directors

shall meet and elect a new Executive Vice-President from the current Board to serve

the un-expired term.

10.

If a vacancy occurs in any position other than the President or Executive Vice-

President, that vacancy can be filled by any member of the Chapter in good standing

and approved by the Chapter Board of Directors. This appointment shall be for the

balance of the un-expired term. This candidate is then eligible for re-election.

11.

An Installation Meeting of the Board shall be held annually in June. The members of

the Board shall transition at this meeting and the newly elected board members shall

review the Chapter By-Laws. If changes to the By-Laws are identified, changes shall

be initiated in accordance with Article XI. Proposed changes shall be presented to the

General Membership for a vote no later than the start of the Chapter Fiscal Year.

12.

Committees to support Chapter and Board initiatives shall be identified, developed and

extinguished as deemed necessary by the Board.

13.

An officer may be removed from the Board for failing to attend 80% of the Board

meetings.

ARTICLE VII

ELECTIONS

The Chapter shall hold elections for members of the Board as described below and in

accordance with Article VI.

1.

Nominations

a.

A committee shall be formed no later than 60 days prior to the annual elections

to collect nominations from the Membership.

i.

The nominating committee shall publish a list of members eligible for

Board membership and solicit nominations from members eligible to vote

no later than thirty (30) days prior to the election.

b.

Nominations for open positions on the Board may be made by mail, e-mail,

telephone or from the floor.

c.

Nominations may be made by Members of the Chapter as defined in Article IV.

d.

To be eligible for nomination, a Chapter Member shall have been a member for

a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the election.

2.

ELECTIONS, GENERAL

a.

A General Membership Meeting shall be scheduled each May. This meeting

shall include the elections of members of the Board and may be in conjunction

with a PDM and any other official Chapter business. The elections fall under the

category of “new business”.

 

b.

The privilege of voting shall be limited to Chapter Members in good standing,

who are present, and who have been members of the Chapter for a minimum of

thirty (30) days prior to the election.

c.

Advance notice of the meeting shall be provided to the membership in

accordance with Article X.

d.

The President shall preside over the meeting and shall follow the “script” below

for the elections process.

e.

Officers are elected by a simple majority vote of those eligible member present.

f.

To verify eligibility to vote, the membership list must be checked before any

ballots are distributed.

g.

The Vice President - Membership maintains the official membership list. If a

membership list is not available, all present will be allowed to vote.

3.

ELECTIONS, SCRIPT

a.

The President calls upon the chairman of the nominating committee to read the

report of the committee. This report shall advise the membership of those who

have been nominated.

b.

The President thanks the nominating committee for its report, restates the

slate of nominees and and asks each one to stand, if present. Additionally, the

President shall call for any further nominees.

“<NAME1> has been nominated for the position of <BOARD

POSITION>.”

“<NAME2> has been nominated for the position of <BOARD

POSITION>.”

Are there any further nominations for <BOARD POSITION>?” (Pause)

(Repeat for each office.)

“Are there any further nominations for any of these offices?” (Pause)

“Hearing none, I declare the nominations closed.”


 

c. Where there is but one nominee for an office, the ballot may be dispensed with

and the election held by voice

“Our By-Laws state that when there is but one nominee for one or

more offices, the ballot for those offices may be dispensed with and the

election held by voice. Is there any objection to this procedure?” (Pause)

“Hearing none, the following are presented for election...

<NAME> for <BOARD POSITION>...” (LIST ALL)

“All those in favor say AYE, those opposed say NO.”

“The AYES have it. You have elected the following officers:”

(The President restates all names and offices.)


d. If there are offices where there are two (2) or more nominees, a paper ballot

shall be held.

 

“The following offices have two (2) or more nominees for office and a

vote shall be held.”

“<NAME1> and <NAME2> are nominated for <BOARD POSITION>

(Repeat for each office.)


4. ELECTIONS, BALLOT VOTE


a. When there are two or more nominees for an office, the election is held by

ballot. If it is known prior to the election meeting that there will be two or more

nominees for any office, ballots may be distributed at a registration table as

members arrive for the meeting and present their membership cards.


b. The president appoints a tellers committee, including a chairman and at least

two (2) tellers, whose duties are to distribute, collect, and count the ballots.

Ballots may also be collected in a ballot box.


c. The president requests all members eligible to vote to rise and be counted. This

count will determine the number of ballots to be tallied.


d. A nominee for an office cannot be involved in the election procedure as a teller

who collects ballots and counts votes.


e. Blank ballots are not counted.


f. Illegal ballots are counted to determine the number of votes cast, but are not

applied as a vote for or against any nominee. Ballots are considered illegal if:


i. They are unintelligible;


ii. They contain the name of a nominee who is not a member;


iii. or Two or more filled out ballots are folded together. These are recorded

as one illegal vote.


g. In a contested election each nominee may designate a person as an observer

at the time the ballots are counted.


h. If another vote is necessary, the voting members must be recounted to establish

the number of ballots to be tallied. If a member eligible to vote was not present

when the original ballot was cast but arrives in time for another vote, the

member is entitled to vote.


i. The results of the voting are reported by the chairman of the tellers, in writing to

the president, as follows:

Number of members eligible to vote __________

Number of votes cast __________

Number needed to elect __________

(Nominee1)__________ Received __________

(Nominee2)__________ Received __________


j. This procedure is repeated for each contested office. The president announces

who has been elected to office. Unless requested, the president does not have

to announce the number of votes cast for each nominee, but the complete

Tellers Report must be recorded in the minutes. Following the announcement of

the vote, the chairman of the tellers moves that the ballots be destroyed.

 

k. It is permissible to use these two procedures in one election by using voice vote

for uncontested offices and a ballot for those that have two or more nominees.


l. A challenge to the election procedure or outcome must be made during the

election meeting.


i. The President asks is there is a challenge to any of the election

procedure or outcome.


ii. If so, the challenge is noted and will go through a review by the chairman

of the nominating committee. If no challenge, The president can declare

the elections closed.


m. Conclusion


n. “Congratulation to the newly elected officers. An Installation of Board Members

(or Transition) Meeting will be held on the <Day> of <Month>.”


ARTICLE VIII


DEBT OBLIGATIONS AND PERSONAL LIABILITY


No member, officer or director of this Chapter shall be personally liable for the debts or

obligations of this Chapter of any nature whatsoever, nor shall any of the property of the

members, offices, or directors be subject to the payment of the debts or obligations of this

Chapter.


ARTICLE IX

INDEMNIFICATION


The Chapter shall purchase and maintain insurance in an amount agreed upon and approved

by the Board on an annual basis, on behalf of any person on the Board against any liability

asserted against him or her and incurred by him or her in any such capacity or arising out

of his or her status as such, whether or not the Chapter or APICS would have the power to

indemnify him or her against such liability hereunder.


1. RESPONSIBILITY


a. The purchase of the insurance as described in this Article is the responsibility of

the Vice President - Finance.


ARTICLE X

MEETINGS


Meetings of the Chapter shall be held as follows:


1. Regular Membership Meetings shall be held on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding summer months, or at such other times as determined applicable by the Board. Regular Membership Meetings might include monthly dinner meetings, periodic

 

plant tours, or any other general membership gathering advanced as such by the

Board. Notice stating the date, time, place, and purpose shall be communicated to the

general membership at least one week in advance of the meeting.


2. Regular Board Meetings shall be held as a separate meeting and may be held prior to

or immediately following a regular membership meeting at a time and place designated

by the President and convenient to the Board members. Notice stating the date, time,

and place shall be communicated to each Board member at least one week in advance

of the meeting date.


3. Special meetings of the general membership, Board, or Committees may be called by

the President or on written request to the President and Vice President Administration

by any three Board members. Notice stating the date, time, place, and purpose

must be communicated to the general membership, each Board member, or each

Committee member at least one week in advance of the meeting date.


4. To constitute a quorum at regular or special Chapter meeting, there must be at least

5% of the membership present. To constitute a quorum at any Board or Committee

meeting, there must be at least 50% of the Board or Committee members present.


5. A simple majority will rule Chapter business requiring Committee, Board, or

membership approval providing a quorum is present at the time a vote is taken.


6. At all meetings, Chapter business requiring Committee, Board, or membership

approval shall be decided by a voice vote of members present, except that any

member may request and obtain a vote by secret ballot.


7. Prior to September of each year, the Vice President - Administration shall develop and

publish to the Membership a schedule for Regular Membership Meetings for the period

October of the current year thru May of the subsequent year. This schedule shall be

considered tentative and may be changed or modified through communication with the

membership.


ARTICLE XI

AMENDMENTS TO THE CHAPTER BY-LAWS


Changes to the Chapter By-Laws shall be made as follows:


 

1. Changes to the Chapter By-Laws must be submitted in writing to the Board for review.


2. After initial approval by the Board, the entire membership will be notified via e-mail

at least two weeks prior to the meeting at which the changes are to be voted upon.

Proposed modifications to the Chapter By-Laws shall be included in the e-mail

notification AND/OR concurrently posted to the Chapter web-site for consideration prior

to the meeting.


3. At this meeting, an affirmative response from two-thirds of the members present is

required for the adoption of these changes.


4. Members not able to attend this meeting may also e-mail their proxy vote to the sender

of the notification e-mail.


a. Proxy votes must be received by the sender of the notification email PRIOR to

the meeting at which the vote is held.

 

ARTICLE XII

USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION FOR OFFICIAL CHAPTER BUSINESS


The Chapter shall utilize electronic communication to provide information to the public as well

as Chapter Membership.


1. Chapter Web-Site


a. Responsibility: The Vice-President – Communication shall manage and

maintain, directly or through a 3

rd

party, a Chapter web-site at

www.apics-nepa.org.


b. Purpose: The web-site shall provide timely information about the Chapter, its

activities (Professional Development Meetings, BOD Meetings, Educational

Sessions, etc...) and promote Chapter educational opportunities.


c. Non-Profit Entity Declarations: The web-site shall include electronic versions of

the Chapters Proof of Incorporation, the Articles of Incorporation, the Chapter

By-Laws and a listing of current the Chapter Board of Directors.


2. Use of e-mail to support official chapter business


a. Chapter members are responsible for maintaining a preferred/official e-mail

address in their member profile on the APICS website.


b. Use of email for official Chapter correspondence shall utilize ONLY email

addresses provided by the APICS website. (Currently provided through the

APICS Partner Connect portal.)


c. Unofficial or duplicate distribution of Chapter correspondence may be made to

non-members and/or members alternate email addresses.


ARTICLE XIII

DISSOLUTION


Upon dissolution, the balance of any assets or property of the Chapter that remains after all

debts, obligations, and liabilities are paid, shall be distributed to another organization with

similar purposes and activities that is exempt from federal income taxation under section

501(c)(6) or 501(c)(3) as determined by the Internal Revenue Service.

 

 

ARTICLE XIV

INCORPORATOR(S)


The incorporator(s) of this Chapter is(are):


  • Michael P Auriemma 4370 DAWN ACRES DR MADISON TOWNSHIP PA 18444-7321 
  • Paul J Schneider 127 KEENE ST MOSCOW, PA 18444-9018 
  • Edwin J Daveski 12 OLD MILL RD WILKES BARRE, PA 18702-7336 
  • Robert P Lange 110 EMERSON CLOSE MOOSIC PA 18507-1905


The undersigned incorporator(s) certify(ies) both that she/he/they execute(s) these Articles for the purposes herein stated, and that by such execution, she/he/they affirm(s) the understanding that should any of the information in these Articles be intentionally or knowingly misstated, she/he/they is/are subject to criminal penalties for perjury.