WOMEN’S SOUTHERN NEVADA GOLF ASSOCIATION, INC.
The name of this organization shall be the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association (WSNGA).
First: To promote interest in women’s golf throughout Southern Nevada
Second: To promote an authoritative body to govern and conduct the Southern Nevada Women’s Amateur Championship Tournament and the Southern Nevada Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Tournament and cooperate in conducting State Tournaments
Third: To promote and foster among members a closer bond and fraternity for their joint mutual benefit, and to promote and conserve the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions.
Fourth: To encourage conformance to the United States Golf Association (USGA) Rules of Golf
Section 1: Golf Association Eligibility:
Any women’s golf association in Southern Nevada comprised of at least ten (10) members who are eighteen (18) years of age or older, having elected officers, hold regular meetings and have members with current verifiable handicaps based on the USGA handicap system issued through the Southern Nevada Golf Association (SNGA) and approved by the WSNGA, may apply for membership.
Section 2: Associate Member Eligibility:
Any woman carrying a current verifiable handicap based on the USGA handicap system issued through the Southern Nevada Golf Association and approved by the WSNGA may be an associate member of Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association.
Section 3: Admission:
A women’s golf association desiring membership in this Association shall submit a request for membership, a copy of their bylaws, and a list of officers. A one-time fee of $100.00 will be paid to the WSNGA upon approval of a majority vote of the WSGA Board of Directors.
Section 4: Membership Requirements:
First: Once accepted, member golf associations and associate members agree to abide by the WSNGA Bylaws, Standing Rules, and accept and enforce all decisions of the Board of Directors.
Second: Member golf associations will send two representatives to the regularly scheduled meetings.
Third: Once accepted, member golf associations and associate members shall fund the WSNGA in a manner and amount approved by the WSNGA Board of Directors.
Section 5: Member Golf Association Revocation:
First: Any golf association not meeting all membership requirements will be reviewed by the Board of Directors.
Second: Upon review, membership in WSNGA may be terminated by a majority vote of the WSNGA Board of Directors.
Section 1: The elective officers of the Association shall be President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Tournament Chairperson. The term of office is two years. The elected officers shall comprise the Executive Board of the WSNGA.
Section 2: Election of Officers:
Section 3: Duties of Officers:
Immediate Past President:
Board of Directors
Section 1; The Board of Directors shall consist of elected Officers, two representatives from each golf association, six (6) elected State Delegates, Rules Chairperson, Team Play Coordinator, Silver Cup Team Captain, Communications Chairperson and Course Rating Chairperson.
The following positions will be appointed by the President:
Section 2. Voting
The Secretary of WSNGA shall be responsible for sending the e-mail to the delegates and keeping the electronic responses with her records for the period of her term. She shall also report the results of the electronic vote to the delegates and the Executive Board of WSNGA.
Section 3. The Board of Directors shall control and manage the affairs, funds, and property of this Association.
Section 4. The Board of Directors shall be responsible for and must render approval of all expenditures of funds over $200.00 by the Association. Such expenditures may include, but are not limited to the following:
Section 1. The Board of Directors will hold meetings when necessary. The annual meeting will be in the 4th quarter of the calendar year. Special meetings may be called as necessary. .
Section 2. Two-thirds of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum and the decision of the majority of those present shall be deemed valid.
Section 3. Adequate written notice must be given for each meeting.
Section 1. The Nominating Committee shall consist of three members from the Board of Directors. They may not belong to the same Golf Association.
Section 2. The Rules Chairperson may have as many committee members as deemed necessary.
Section 3. Team Play Coordinator will be the Team Play Facilitator.
Section 4. Course Rating Committee shall consist of Chairperson, Co-Chairperson, and as many members as deemed necessary. The duties shall be to keep the Association current with the USGA course rating recommendations and procedures.
Section 5. Calendar Chairperson will assist the WSNGA Secretary in preparing the yearly calendar.
Section 6. The Audit Committee shall be appointed by the President. Three members from different Golf Associations will comprise the committee and will conduct an audit of the WSNGA treasury every two years and provide a report in writing as to the status of the treasury and the bookkeeping procedures.
Section 7: The Handicap Chairperson shall select as many committee members as deemed necessary. The duties shall be to keep the Association current with recommendations and procedures under the USGA Handicap System.
The rules contained in the most recent edition of Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the WSNGA in all cases where they are not inconsistent with these bylaws and any special rules of order the WSNGA may adopt.
These bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting of the WSNGA by a two-thirds vote, provided the amendments have been submitted electronically, or in writing, to the members of the WSNGA Board of Directors at least thirty (30) days prior to such amendments being brought to a vote.
Dissolution of Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association Corporation
Upon dissolution of the WSNGA Corporation or the winding up of its affairs, the assets of the Corporation shall be distributed exclusively to charitable, religious, scientific, testing for public safety, literary, or educational organizations which would then qualify under the provisions of Section 501©(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, and its regulations as they may hereafter be amended.
The foregoing Bylaws of the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association were approved, amended, and adopted during the year 1991.
First Revision, 1/9/95
Second Revision, approved 11/26/2001