in these Bylaws is to be construed as to be contrary to
IEEE Bylaws, Constitution and Policy and Procedures.
-- Name and Territory
This organization shall be known as the Syracuse Section
of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
Sec. 2 The territory of the Syracuse Section, as approved
the Regional Activities Board, includes the following US
Codes: l3020, l302l, l3022, l3023, l3024, l3025, l3026,
l3028, l3029, l3030, l303l, l3032, l3033, l3034, l3035,
l3037, l3038, l3039, l304l, l3042, l3043, l3044, l305l,
l3057, l3058, l3059, l3060, l306l, l3063, l3064, l3065,
l3069, l3070, l307l, l3072, l3074, l3075, l3076, l3078,
l3080, l308l, l3082, l3083, l3084, l3085, l3088, l3089,
l309l, l3092, l3093, l3094, l3l03, l3l04, l3l05, l3l06,
l3l08, l3l09, l3ll0, l3lll, l3ll2, l3ll3, l3ll4, l3ll5,
l3ll7, l3ll8, l3ll9, l3l20, l3l2l, l3l22, l3l25, l3l26,
l3l3l, l3l32, l3l33, l3l34, l3l35, l3l37, l3l38, l3l39,
l3l42, l3l44, l3l45, l3l47, l3l48, l3l49, l3l50, l3l5l,
l3l53, l3l56, l3l59, l3l60, l3l6l, l3l63 through l326l,
l33l0, l33l4, l3332, l3334, l3355, l3364, l3408, l3409,
l3426, l3432, l3434, l3437, l3465, l3484, l3493, l360l,
l3603, l3604, l3605, l3606, l3607, l3608, l36ll, l36l2,
l36l6, l36l8, l36l9, l3622, l3624, l3628, l3632, l3634,
l3640, l364l, l3643, l3644, l3650, l365l, l3653, l3656,
l3659, l366l, l3665, l367l, l3673, l3674, l3675, l3679,
l3685, l3686, l3688, l369l, l3692, l3693, l3698, l4465,
l452l, l454l, l4588, l4847, l4860,
Sec. 1 The
elected officers of the Section shall be Chair,
Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chapter Chairs.
Sec. 2 With the exception of the Secretary and Treasurer,
terms of office of the elected officers shall be for 1
terms of both Secretary and Treasurer shall be for 2
their terms starting in alternate years.
Sec. 3 Terms of office will begin on June 1, but in any
the outgoing officers will continue until their
successors are duly
elected and take office.
Sec. 4 Any vacancy occurring during the year shall be
a majority vote of the Section Executive Committee.
Sec. 5 The duties of the elected officers shall be as
in the IEEE Bylaws and in the Section Operations Guide.
III -- Standing Committee
Sec. 1 The
Standing Committees of the Section will be:
Sec. 2 The
Chairs of each of the Standing Committees will be
appointed by the Section Chair with the approval of the
Executive Committee, and their terms will expire on May
Sec. 3 Each Committee Chair will appoint his/her
members with the approval of the Section Executive
their terms will expire on May 31.
Sec. 4 Duties of the Standing Committees will be
described in the IEEE Section Operations Guide.
Sec. 1 The
management of the Section shall be by the Section
Executive Committee which shall consist of the elected
Junior Past Section Chair, Senior Past Section Chair, the
the Standing Committees.
Sec. 2 The Chair may appoint, subject to confirmation by
majority vote of the Section Executive Committee,
additional members to the Section Executive Committee
from the Section membership.
Sec. 3 A majority of the non-vacant Section Executive
constitute a quorum.
Sec. 4 A majority of the Section Executive Committee
shall be necessary in the conduct of its business.
Sec. 5 Meetings of the Section Executive Committee
will be held monthly and will be called by the Section
by the request of any three members of the Section
Sec. 6 The fiscal year of the Section shall be Jan 1 --
-- Nomination and Election of Officers
Sec. 1 A
Nominating Committee consisting of at least 2 members,
not then officers of the Section, shall be appointed by
Chair with the approval of the Section Executive
Sec. 2 The nominations of the Nominating Committee will
announced to the Section membership and, following this,
of twenty-eight days allowed for additional nominations
To be valid, the petition must be signed by at least 1%
voting membership of the Section.
Sec. 3 If only one nomination is made for each office,
election will be made at the Annual Fellows Night
Meeting. If additional
nominations are made, election will be by ballot mailed
membership with the vote counted by a Tellers Committee
the Section Chair.
Sec. 4 The typical timetable for this procedure is as
January -- Appointment of Nominating Committee
Early March -- Announcement of Nominations
Early April -- Close nominations by petition
Fellows Night -- hold election
if required, shall be mailed prior to May 10.
Sec. 5 A plurality of the votes cast shall be necessary
-- Business Meeting
Sec. 1 In
order to transact business at a Section meeting, at
least 10% of the membership must be present to constitute
VII -- Finances
Sec. 1 All
expenditures of the Section funds must be approved
by the Section Executive Committee.
Sec. 2 Without prior authorization of the IEEE Executive
Committee, Section funds can be used only for normal
Sec. 3 The Treasurer and Chair shall be authorized to
funds as approved by the Section Executive Committee.
VIII -- Amendments
Proposals for amendments to these Bylaws may originate
in the Section Executive Committee or by a petition
signed by 10 or
more voting members.
Sec. 2 Amendments to or revocation of these Bylaws shall
accordance with the IEEE Bylaws.
Sec. 1 The
Section may publish a periodical which will be the
the major medium of communication with the Section
Sec. 2 This periodical may accept advertising.
Each Chapter membership shall elect their officers in
accordance to their own Bylaws or established operations
Sec. 2 As indicated under Article II, the elected Chapter
Chairs are considered officers of the Section.
-- Removal from Appointed Position
Sec. 1 Any
Section member appointed to the Executive Committee
may be removed prior to the end of their term, by a
majority vote of the entire voting membership of the
Committee. Prior to any vote (for removal) being taken,
in question shall be notified.