Upward Mobility Nursing Student Organization Bylaws

Article1. Name of Organization

The name of this organization shall be Lamar State College Orange 2011 Upward Mobility Nursing Class.

Article 2. Purpose

The purpose of Lamar State College Orange 2011 Spring Class shall be to promote education and to advance the welfare of its members by developing the leadership abilities of its members through a health occupations program of motivations, awareness, competition, and recognition.

Article 2. Membership

Section 1. Membership shall consist of active Upward Mobility students.

Section 2. Each member must be an active participant in the group.

Section 3. Officers and Representatives are as follows:

Article 3. Advisors

Section 1. The advisors shall oversee each meeting and activity to make certain that the rules and regulation of the LSC-O handbook are being applied.

Section 2. Advisors are as follows: Leah Anne McGee.

Article 4. Officers

Section 1. All officers must be currently enrolled in the Upward Mobility Program.

Section 2. LSC-O 2011 Upward Mobility Class shall have the following Officers:

President, Vice President, and Student Governments Representatives (3).

Section 3. The duties of the President shall be as follows.

Preside over all business meetings.
Appoint and establish necessary committees.
Keep a record of all class funds held, acquired, and dispersed.
Represent the organization at all times.

Section 4. The duties of the Vice President shall be as follows:

Perform all duties of the president in this event of his/her absence.
Coordinate all committees.
Take minutes of the meetings.
Record member participation at scheduled events.

Section 8. The Student Government Representatives shall:

Represent the organization at Upward Mobility Faculty Meetings and Student Government meetings as necessary.

Article 5. Election of Officers

Section 1. All candidates for office must be currently enrolled in the upward mobility nursing program. 

Section 2. Nominations from the floor can be made at the same meeting as the election.

Section 3. Plurality of the votes cast determine the new officer.

Section 4. In any case when an officer must resign his or her office, an election shall be held to elect a new officer. Plurality of the votes cast will determine the new officer. The president shall have to power to make a temporary appointment at his/her discretion until a meeting can be held

Article 6. Meetings

Section 1. All business meetings will follow the general agenda:

Order of Business:

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Reading of the minutes
  4. Treasurer’s reports
  5. Student Government Association reports
  6. Old business
  7. New business
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjournment

Contact Info

Upward Mobility Nursing

Jennifer Trotter
Email: Jennifer.Trotter@lsco.edu
Phone: (409) 882-3017

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