Amended Bylaws, Final, April 2016 - page 1

Amended April, 2016
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BYLAWS OF
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THE INDIAN ARTS & CRAFTS ASSOCIATION, INC.
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ARTICLE I
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PURPOSE
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The Indian Arts & Crafts Association, Inc. (IACA) is a Not for Profit corporation incorporated under the
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New Mexico Nonprofit Corporation Act. It has been organized to enhance and maintain the image and
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marketing of authentic American Indian arts and crafts. In this document, it will be referred to as “the
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Corporation.”
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ARTICLE II
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OFFICES
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Section 1. Principle Office.
The Indian Arts and Crafts Association may establish its principle office or
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place of business in any location deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors.
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Section 2. Other Locations.
The corporation may also have additional offices at such other locations as
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the Board of Directors may from time to time determine or the purpose may require.
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ARTICLE III
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MEMBERSHIP
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Section 1. Classes of Members and Qualifications.
The Corporation shall have several membership
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classifications, as determined by the Board of Directors, and as described in the IACA Current
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Membership Criteria Document.
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Section 2. Reference Requirements.
In addition to meeting the criteria for membership in a given
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category, specific reference requirements shall apply to Artist/Craftsperson, Retail, Wholesale, and
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Wholesale/Retail categories as established by the Board of Directors and set out in IACA's current
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membership criteria document.
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Section 3. Code of Ethics.
All applicants for membership in Article III, Section I, Categories A, B, C
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and D must read and sign a copy of the IACA Code of Ethics, thereby indicating their agreement to
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conduct their business affairs in accordance with the provisions of the Code.
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Section 4. Termination of Membership.
The Board of Directors, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote, may
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revoke any membership of any member for good cause after an appropriate hearing. Any member having
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