By-laws

ARTICLE I - Name and Corporation
ARTICLE II - Purpose
ARTICLE III - Membership
ARTICLE IV - Meetings of the General Membership
ARTICLE V - Board of Directors
ARTICLE VI - Officers and Their Duties
ARTICLE VII - Committees
ARTICLE VIII - Fiscal Year
ARTICLE IX - Fiscal Review or Audit
ARTICLE X - Amendment to the Bylaws
ARTICLE XI - Dissolution
ARTICLE XII - Parliamentary Authority
ARTICLE XIII - Complete Bylaws
 

ARTICLE I - NAME AND CORPORATION

Section 1. NAME. The organization shall be known as The Denver Figure Skating Club. For all purposes this name may be abbreviated DFSC, and may also hereinafter be referred to as "the Club."

Section 2. INCORPORATION. The Denver Figure Skating Club was originally incorporated under the laws of the State of Colorado on May 17, 1938.

Section 3. OFFICERS OF INCORPORATION. The original four officers of the Denver Figure Skating Club, shall be the four officers of incorporation.

Section 4. HOME ICE. Denver Figure Skating Club shall have its home ice at South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial, Colorado.

Section 5. AFFILIATION. Denver Figure Skating Club is a permanent member club of the United States Figure Skating (USFigureSkating).

Section 6. NON-PROFIT STATUS. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that the Denver Figure Skating Club, as a non-profit organization, is exempt from Federal income tax under Section 50l(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may deduct contributions to Denver Figure Skating Club as provided in Section 170 of the Code. Bequests, legacies, devises, transfers or gifts are deductible for Federal estate and gift tax purposes if they meet the applicable provisions of Sections 2055, 2106, and 2522 of the Code.

ARTICLE II - PURPOSE

Section 1. PURPOSES. The Denver Figure Skating Club is a non-profit organization existing solely for the benefit of its members. The purposes of the Denver Figure Skating Club are:

A.  To support and encourage the sport of figure skating within the local and regional community.

B.  To cultivate and develop a spirit of mutual respect and support among ice skaters, both competitive and recreational, of all ages and abilities.

C.  To adhere to the general policies of the USFigureSkating.

Section 2. OBJECTIVES. The objectives of the Denver Figure Skating Club are:

A.  To encourage the instruction, practice and advancement of Denver Figure Skating Club members in all types of figure skating, including but not limited to moves in the field, freestyle, pairs, dance, and synchronized skating teams.

B.  To produce and/or cooperate in the production of amateur competitions and ice shows.

C.  To help interpret to club members the USFigureSkating rules and regulations which govern figure skating testing, competitions, shows, exhibitions and other activities, and to carry out such policies.

ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. QUALIFICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP. Membership in the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be open to all persons interested in furthering the interests of the Club. No person shall be denied membership on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, or political beliefs.

Section 2. APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP. Applications for membership in the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be sent to the Membership Chairperson and shall include personal information as requested on the application form. Written agreement to comply with the rules and regulations of the Club must be signed by applicant or the parent or guardian of an applicant under the age of 18 years. Applications for membership may be accepted by the membership Committee or referred to the Board of Directors if, in the opinion of the Membership Committee, there is any question of the candidate's ability or desire to further the interests of the Club. In such a case, a majority vote of the Board of Directors shall accept or reject the candidate's application. A rejected candidate shall be so notified in writing within ten days of the meeting and dues and fees returned in full. A rejected candidate shall have the right to reapply for membership six (6) months after the initial rejection.

Section 3. LIMITS ON MEMBERSHIP. The Membership Committee, with the approval of the Board of Directors, may place a limit on the number of members or of any class of members.

Section 4. MEMBERSHIP YEAR AND PAYMENT OF DUES AND FEES. Dues are payable at the time of application for membership; no such application shall be accepted unless accompanied by dues and other designated fees. The membership year shall coincide with the USFigureSkating membership year unless otherwise provided by the

Board of Directors. Membership fees and applications of competitors who wish to enter qualifying competitions, such as Southwesterns, must be received by the membership chairperson by 5:00 P.M., two weeks prior to the USFigureSkating deadline. Annual dues shall be established by the Board of Directors and shall include the USFigureSkating portion. Amount of dues need not be uniform among classes of membership.

Members who are in arrears for ice usage fees or are otherwise indebted to the Club shall not be allowed to renew their membership until all such fees are paid in full or arrangements for payment have been approved by the Board of Directors.

Section 5. CLASSES FOR MEMBERSHIP. There shall be two primary classes of membership-.

 Home Club Members and Associate Members.

A.  HOME CLUB members shall have specified the Denver Figure Skating Club as their primary USFigureSkating affiliation and shall be divided as follows:

          1.  SENIOR MEMBERS shall be 18 years of age or over as of April 1 of the membership year. Senior members shall have the right to participate in all club Activities except those specifically limited by the Board of Directors to Junior members. They shall have the right to vote in Club elections, to serve on the Board of Directors and to hold Club office, if elected.

          2.  JUNIOR MEMBERS shall be under the age of 18 as of April 1 of the membership year. Junior members shall have the right to participate in all club activities except those specifically limited by the Board of Directors to Senior members. They may not vote in Club elections, serve on the Board of Directors, or hold Club office. Each Junior Member shall have a parent or guardian join and maintain Senior Membership in the Denver Figure Skating Club, except as specified below under Introductory and Associate Members.

          3.  INTRODUCTORY MEMBERS shall be those members in their first year of membership in the Denver Figure Skating Club who have never previously belonged to the USFigureSkating and who desire such status. They shall be specified, according to age, as Junior Introductory or Senior Introductory Members. Junior Introductory Members need not have a parent or guardian as a Club member. Introductory membership shall include membership in the USFigureSkating. When membership at the Introductory level is applied for, on or after April 1, those dues shall be 70% of the amount of the annual dues for Introductory Members. Unless otherwise specified by the Board of Directors, memberships applied for on or after April 1 are renewable the following club year at the Introductory level. Introductory Members have the right to participate in all Club activities but may not vote in Club elections, serve on the Board of Directors, or hold office in the Club. 

           4.  HONORARY MEMBERS may be elected by the Board of Directors in recognition of either exemplary service to the Club and/or longevity of membership. Honorary Membership is reserved for home club members and is granted for life, members are asked to register annually for record keeping purposes. They shall be exempt from annual dues, but in all other respects shall be subject to the Bylaws and Rules of the Club. Honorary Members shall have all rights and privileges of Senior Members of the Club.

         5.  PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS shall be those members of the club who are considered  to be ineligible persons under the Eligibility Rules of the USFigureSkating. Professional members may vote in Club elections and may serve on the Board of Directors, as permitted by USFigureSkating Rules.

B.  ASSOCIATE MEMBERS shall be those members of the Denver Figure Skating Club whose primary affiliation is with another USFigureSkating member club but who wish to participate in the activities and/or support the interests of the Denver Figure Skating Club. Associate Members shall have the right to participate in all Club activities which are not specifically limited to a particular age class, but they may not vote in Club elections, may not serve on the Board of Directors or hold Club office. Associate Members may be subdivided into Senior, Junior or Professional, but all Associate Members shall have the same rights in the Club. Junior Associate members shall not be required to have a parent or guardian as a Club member.

Section 6. RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS.

A.  All members of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be responsible for prompt payment of all dues and fees as specified by the Board of Directors and for compliance with the Bylaws and Rules of the Club. Failure to do so may result in suspension or expulsion of the member.

B.  Further, it shall be the responsibility of all members of the Club to inform the Membership Chairman of any change in name, address, and telephone number. Failure to do so shall be deemed a waiver of any notice provided for in the Bylaws or Rules of the Club.

C.  No member or members of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall make entry in the name of the Club in any competition or exhibition or show without the written approval of any officer of the Board of Directors or others specifically authorized by the Board to give such approval. Proof of membership in good standing shall be required before such approval is given.

D.  Home club members in good standing, defined as a member who has contributed voluntary service on an annual basis, are eligible to apply for competition fee reimbursements and other monetary awards.  Completion of one full calendar year of membership is required for eligibility.

Section 7. PROCEDURE FOR SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION OF MEMBERS.

A.  The Board of Directors, by majority vote, shall have the responsibility to suspend the membership of any member

         1.  who is in arrears for fees or who is otherwise indebted to the Denver Figure Skating Club for a period of more than 60 days;

and/or

          2.  whose behavior on club ice or representing the Club at any competition does not abide by the Bylaws and Rules of the Club, the Bylaws and Rules of the USFigureSkating, and the spirit of mutual respect and support among ice skaters as stated in Article II - PURPOSE, of the Bylaws.

In such a case the Member shall be notified by mail by the Secretary, at the Member's last known address, of the full nature of the complaint or amount of indebtedness and of the pending suspension. Suspension of the Member shall be automatic if no appeal to the Board of Directors is made within 30 days of such notification; and shall take place by a majority vote of the Board of Directors if no acceptable solution to the problem is offered within that period.

B.  Suspended members shall not have the right to participate in Club activities or elections until fully reinstated by the Board of Directors, and it shall be the responsibility of the suspended member to propose a satisfactory solution to the indebtedness or other problem to the Board of Directors.

C.  A suspended member shall be expelled from the Club and her/his name dropped from the membership rolls if no resolution to the problem or plan for repayment of the indebtedness plus any fees or penalties imposed by the Board of Directors has been approved by a majority vote of the Board within ninety (90) days of the suspension.

D.  No currently suspended or expelled member may renew her/his Membership in the Club unless specifically approved by the Board of Directors.

E.  The USFigureSkating shall be notified of all suspensions and expulsions.

Section 8. GUEST PRIVILEGES. Each member shall have the privilege of introducing a guest to all skating and social privileges of the Club for such a period and upon payment of such fees as may be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE IV - MEETINGS OF THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. An annual meeting shall be held no later than 30 days prior to the year end as defined by USFigureSkating By-laws.  Time and place shall be agreed upon by the Board of Directors. The purpose of the meeting shall be to elect directors for the Board and to review the year's activities. The membership shall elect by ballot eligible members to serve on the Board of Directors as specified in Article V - BOARD OF DIRECTORS. Other business may be transacted at the annual meeting as necessary.

A.  Notice of the annual meeting shall be mailed First Class to Home Club members. The notice shall state the date, time, place, and purpose of the meeting, and the notice shall be postmarked at least ten (10) days before the meeting date. A copy of the notice shall be posted on the Official Club bulletin boards at least ten days prior to the meeting.

B.  Directors shall be elected to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors. These vacancies shall be filled by those candidates receiving the most votes. In case of a tie vote, a runoff election shall be held during the annual meeting, by written ballot, by those present and voting. If time constraints interfere, a special meeting shall be held as soon as possible.

       1.  Members present at the Annual Meeting shall vote by written ballot.

       2.  Absentee ballots for election of Board members shall be permitted. Ballots shall be mailed with notice of the meeting and shall meet the following requirements to be valid:

             a.  The ballot shall be received by the date stipulated on the ballot or notice of meeting.

             b.  The ballot shall be unsigned and enclosed in a separate sealed envelope with the voting member's signature on the outside of the envelope.

             c.  The legitimacy of the ballot shall be verified by the Secretary or other Board member prior to the counting of absentee ballots.

             d.  All ballots shall be tallied at or before the meeting by two voting members. Votes shall not be tallied by anyone whose name is on the ballot.

             e.  In the procedure by which the designated voting member on the election committee removes the ballots from the signed envelope, each envelope and ballot is handled in the following manner:

                        i.  The signature on the envelope is checked against the list of qualified voters;

                       ii.  The voter is checked off on the list as having voted;

                      iii.  The envelope is opened, the ballot is removed and placed, still folded, into a receptacle. When all inner envelopes have thus been processed, the ballots are taken from the receptacle and the votes are counted. In order to ensure the accuracy and the secrecy of such a vote by mail, special care should be taken in all phases of handling the ballots.

          3.  No proxy votes shall be allowed.

Section 2. Special meetings of the membership may be called at any time by the President, upon written request of six directors, or upon the written request of one fourth of the voting members. No business, except that specified in the notice of said meeting, shall be transacted. Notice shall be the same as that specified for the annual meeting in Article IV, Section 1.A. The same quorum shall apply as for the annual meeting, as described in Article IV, Section 3.

Section 3. A quorum shall consist of voting members of the Denver Figure Skating Club who are present at any properly-called meeting, except in cases where the Articles of Incorporation or the Colorado Statutes require a larger number of members to constitute a quorum. If a meeting is adjourned prior to completion of business and reconvened at a later date, notice of the reconvened session must be given as described in Article IV, Section 1.A.

ARTICLE V - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. COMPOSITION OF BOARD. The Board of Directors of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall consist of nine (9) voting members.  The Denver Figure Skating Club shall abide by USFigureSkating rules that pertain to professional members serving as directors.

Section 2.  BOARD OF DIRECTOR CANDIDACY.  A candidate must be a member of Denver Figure Skating Club for one full calendar year and must be financially current with coaches, ice arenas, & club.  Financially current is defined by each coach, ice arena and club.

Section 3. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. The Board of Directors shall conduct the business of the Denver Figure Skating Club, as directed by the Articles of incorporation, the Bylaws, and the Rules of the Club, and in compliance with the Rules and Regulations of the USFigureSkating. The directors shall have the general management and control of the property business, and affairs of the Club; shall elect the officers, the Mile High Figure Skating Association delegates and alternates, and the USFigureSkating delegates; shall authorize all work of  committees, and shall prescribe or approve Rules and Regulations.

Section 4. TERMS OF OFFICE. Directors shall be elected for three-year terms and shall hold  office until their successors are elected. The number of directors to be elected at each Annual Meeting shall correspond to the number of directors whose terms expire in that election year. Any vacancy existing on the Board of Directors shall be filled by electing a director for the unexpired term of such vacancy.  A board director may serve a total of six consecutive years, at which point, one twelve month period must elapse before that individual is eligible to return to the board as a director.  A director should serve the length of the elected term if the six consecutive year limit is reached during this time.

Section 5. Not later than sixty (60) days prior to the Annual Meeting or any special meeting for the purpose of electing a Board of Directors, the current Board shall appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of three voting members of the Denver Figure Skating Club, two of whom shall not be members of the Board of Directors. No incumbent Director intending to run for reelection shall serve on the Nominating Committee. This committee shall nominate at least one candidate for each position on the Board to be filled at that election. No later than thirty (30) days prior to the annual meeting a list of the candidates will be posted on the Official Club Bulletin board(s). The names of the candidates so nominated and who consent to serve if elected shall be presented to the voting membership of the Denver Figure Skating Club with the notice of the meeting as described in Article IV, Section 1.A.

A.  Eligible members not so nominated who wish their names to be included in the mailing of the meeting notice shall notify the Board. The Board must receive such notification in writing at least three (3) weeks prior to the meeting, along with the signed support of at least two other voting members.

B.  Additional nominations may be made from the floor at the election meeting. The voting procedure shall be described in Article IV, Section 1.B.

Section 6. VACANCIES AND REMOVAL OF DIRECTORS.

A.  The Board of Directors of the Denver Figure Skating Club may fill any office or Board position left vacant as a result of death, incapacity, resignation, removal, or inability to serve, by a majority vote. Directors or officers so chosen shall serve the remaining term of the departing board member until the next regular election or until their successors are elected and take office. In case of temporary absence of an officer or inability to perform her/his duties, the Board may approve a temporary replacement.  If a director is absent from three board meetings with in a calendar year, the board is required to review the effectiveness of this director and, if necessary, approve a replacement.

B.  The Board may remove an officer or a board member for just cause by a two-thirds vote of the Board. The officer or Board member so removed shall have a right to appeal such decision in writing or in person to the Board within thirty (30) days of notification. After hearing or receiving such appeal, the Board must again vote and removal shall be sustained or overturned by a two-thirds vote.

Section 7. MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

A.  The Board of Directors shall hold its first meeting within one month following the General Membership election meeting, at which time the Board shall elect its officers by written ballot.

B.  The Board shall hold regular meetings at such time and place as the members agree upon.

C.  Special meetings may be called by the President or by six (6) directors provided 48-hour notice is given to each director.

D.  Six members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business of the Club. All votes of the Board of Directors of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be a simple majority of the quorum present and voting unless otherwise specified. Six members shall constitute a quorum to amend bylaws, as described in

Article X - AMENDMENT TO THE BYLAWS

E.  All regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to the Denver Figure Skating Club membership.

ARTICLE VI - OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES

Section 1. ELECTION AND TERMS The Officers of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be elected from and by the Board of Directors by a majority vote, as provided in Article V, Section 2 and Section 6, and shall consist of a President, a Vice-President, Vice-President of Membership, a Secretary, and a Treasurer. No one person shall hold more than one office simultaneously. The Board may also appoint such subordinate officers and agents as it may deem advisable. The officers shall be elected for one year terms and shall serve until their successors are elected and take office. All officers shall have the right to serve as officio in all committee meetings, except that the President shall not serve on the Nominating Committee.

A.  Officer Specific Duties.  Only officers have the authority to sign letters of permission for members in good standing to participate in Qualifying competitions. 

   1.  PRESIDENT. The President shall be the chief executive officer of the Denver Figure

Skating Club. (S)he shall preside at all meetings of the General Membership and the Board of Directors at which (s)he is present, and shall exercise general executive supervision of its business affairs, subject to the approval of the Board. (S)he shall sign all reports, instruments, and documents requiring execution by the corporation. (S)he may also delegate duties as necessary.  The office of President may be held by an individual for no more than two consecutive years.

   2.  VICE-PRESIDENT. The Vice-President shall perform the duties of the President in her/his absence or inability to attend to such duties. The Vice President shall serve as Chairperson of the Finance Committee, the Budget/Program, Rink Committee, and have signatory authority for the club checking accounts.  The Board of Directors may also confer on the Vice-President other powers or duties as is deemed advisable. (S)he may also delegate duties as necessary.

   3.  VICE-PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP.  The Vice-President of Membership shall perform the duties of membership chair.  The Vice-President of Membership shall receive applications for membership, review such applications for completeness, ensure that members are properly registered with USFigureSkating, and keep and make available updated membership lists.  With the approval of the Board of Directors, the Vice-President of Membership shall prepare appropriate application forms and make rules and policies governing procedures for admitting members.

   4.  SECRETARY. The Secretary shall keep a record of all proceedings, including the votes cast on all questions presented at meetings of the General Membership and of the Board of Directors. (S)he shall prepare, serve, and post notices of all meetings and conduct correspondence of the Denver Figure Skating Club. (S)he shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors or the President may require. (S)he may also delegate duties as necessary.

   5.  TREASURER. The Treasurer shall keep accurate records of all receipts and disbursements and shall present a written statement at each Board meeting and at the Annual Membership Meeting. (S)he shall maintain a record of dues and fees paid to the Club. (S)he shall deposit all moneys and valuables entrusted to her/him in such financial institutions as the Board of Directors designates and shall disburse moneys only as duly authorized by the Board, keeping proper receipts for such expenditures. If required, by resolution of the Board of Directors, (s)he shall furnish a surety bond in form and amount satisfactory to the Board, guaranteeing the honest and faithful performance of her/his duties and proper accounting for all moneys and property placed in her/his custody, and indemnifying the Club against any loss or damage claims or demands by reasons of any misfeasance or malfeasance in office. (S)he may also delegate duties as necessary.

B.  Shared Duties. All directors have the authority to sign letters of permission for Members in good standing to participate in:

Non-qualifying Competitions; Sanctioned Shows and Exhibitions; and Other Club Test Sessions.

Section 2. VACANCIES OR REMOVAL OF OFFICERS. Procedures as outlined in Article V, Section 5, shall apply.

ARTICLE VII- COMMITTEES

Section 1. STANDING COMMITTEES. The Standing Committees are open to all members and shall be appointed by the President with approval of the Board of Directors unless otherwise stated in these Bylaws.  All committee heads are responsible for presenting a budget to the Board of Directors for approval prior to making monetary expenditures or financial commitments.  As well, these committees are responsible for submitting and presenting a financial statement within 2 months of the completion of the event.  They shall include:

A.  NOMINATING COMMITTEE. Procedures as outlined in Article V, Section 5, shall apply.

B.  FINANCE COMMITTEE. The Finance Committee shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Denver Figure Skating Club and shall be chaired by the Vice-President. The Board of Directors may appoint other Voting Members to serve as ex-officio members of the committee. The Finance Committee shall annually prepare and recommend to the Board of Directors a budget for expenditures for the following year. The expenditure of any funds shall be approved by the Board of Directors.

C.  RINK MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM COMMITTEE. Committee shall be chaired by the Vice-President and shall consist of one or more members who shall annually make arrangements for the purchase and designate the use of ice available to the Denver Figure Skating Club. Such arrangements shall be subject to approval by the Board of Directors. The Committee shall have the responsibility for informing Club members of the ice available and the arrangements for its use.

D.  DANCE COMMITTEE. This Committee shall consist of one or more members who shall make, and have the power to enforce, policies and regulations for the use of ice available to the Club for ice dancing. They shall also make and enforce regulations governing the conduct of members using such ice. Such policies and regulations shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The Committee shall make recommendations to the Board for the promotion and improvement of Club ice dance programs, and shall select and maintain a collection of music for use at Club ice dance sessions.

E.  CLUB ICE COMMITTEE(S). The Committee(s) shall consist of one or more members who shall make, and have the power to enforce, policies and regulations for the use of ice available to the Club for Club Ice and not specifically designated for ice dancing. They shall also make and enforce regulations governing the conduct of members using such ice. Such policies and regulations shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The Committee(s) shall make recommendations to the Board for the promotion and improvement of the Club Ice programs.

F.  TESTS COMMITTEE(S). This Committee(s) shall consist of one or more members who shall have complete charge of arranging for and conducting USFigureSkating tests, of setting and publicizing dates, and of obtaining approved USFigureSkating judges for tests. It shall make rules and regulations, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of the Denver Figure Skating Club, for the conduct of such tests. The Committee(s) shall have the final decision as to who is eligible to enter any such test, according to said rules and regulations and shall be responsible for assuring that all tests conform to USFigureSkating Rules and Regulations and for properly reporting all test results to the USFigureSkating. The Test Chairperson(s) or Club Officers should be responsible for letters of permission for a Denver Figure Skating Club member to take a test at another club's test session. The Test Chairperson(s) may also sign letters of permission for Non-Qualifying Competitions. The rules and regulations for such tests are to be published annually in the Denver Figure Skating Club Brochure. Changes must be posted at least 14 days prior to the affected test session.

G. SANCTIONS COMMITTEE. This Committee shall consist of one or more members who shall have complete charge of obtaining all sanctions necessary for Club purposes.

H.  HISTORICAL AND ARCHIVES COMMITTEE. This Committee shall consist of one or more members who shall maintain a historical record of the Denver Figure Skating Club and its activities and shall have charge of the collection, maintenance, and preservation of all documents, records, and other items which may be of historical interest to the Club.

Section 2. APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES. The above Standing Committees and such other committees as may be deemed necessary or desirable by the Board of Directors shall be appointed by the President, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors except as otherwise stated in these Bylaws. The Committee shall at all times report to and be subject to revision or alteration of plans by the Board of Directors.

Section 3.  All committees with a separate bank account shall submit annually, bank statements to the Treasurer, and a financial statement at the Annual Meeting.  All other committees must present an annual financial report at the Annual Meeting.

ARTICLE VIII - FISCAL YEAR

The Fiscal Year of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be as adopted by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE IX - FISCAL REVIEW OR AUDIT

The books and records of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall be reviewed at the end of each fiscal year by one or more persons competent in financial review. Such person(s) to be selected by and working under the direction of the Vice-President. An audit may be requested at any time by a majority of Board members.

ARTICLE X - AMENDMENT TO THE BYLAWS

The Board of Directors of the Denver Figure Skating Club shall have full power and authority to draw up, make additions to, change or amend the Bylaws and such other Rules and Regulations as the Board may deem necessary, except as restricted by law or by the Articles of Incorporation. Amendments to the Bylaws require an affirmative vote of six Directors at any meeting, provided that a fourteen-day notice has been given to the Board of Directors and that the proposed changes have been made known to the general membership by notice on the Official Club bulletin board for the same amount of time prior to the final vote.

ARTICLE XI - DISSOLUTION

This Corporation may be dissolved at any time by the vote of the majority of the members having voting privileges at a meeting called for the purpose of considering such dissolution, upon notice served and published as required by law, and upon filing such notices and certificates as required by the Statutes of the State of Colorado, as provided in the Articles of Incorporation, revised.

ARTICLE XII - PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

All questions of parliamentary practice not herein provided shall be determined in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order.

ARTICLE XIII - COMPLETE BYLAWS

The foregoing Bylaws constitute the complete Bylawsw of the Denver Figure Skating Club as of the date of their adoption and any Bylaws heretofore in existence are hereby revoked.

APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS DATE, MAY 4, 2004

History of the Bylaws of the Denver Figure Skating Club

Amended February 20, 1964 Amended February 25, 1966
Amended August 14, 1968 Amended March 8, 1972
Amended March 14, 1973 Amended February 27, 1976
Amended March 18, 1980 Amended October 29, 1981
Amended January 14, 1982 Amended and Restated August 29, 1985
Amended February 17, 1987 Amended July 22, 1992
Amended May, 1997 Amended November 12, 2002
Amended May 4, 2004