Constitution of PSAN: Article VII – Affiliate Associations

SECTION 1.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Goals: The Constitution and By-laws, functions, aims, and purposes of the Affiliate Association(s) will be consistent with and not contrary to the functions, aims, and purposes of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.
  2. Location: The Affiliate Association(s) must be based in the State of Nebraska.
  3. Size: 25% of the membership of the affiliate organization must be a member of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.
  4. Responsibility: Each Affiliate Association(s) shall encourage membership in the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska and the National Society of Professional Surveyors.
SECTION 2.

Application for Affiliation

The Affiliate Association(s) must submit to the Official Board of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska a copy of their By-laws, a membership roster and dues schedule, along with their written request for affiliation.

SECTION 3.

Approval for Affiliation

Approval of Affiliation shall conform to the procedure set forth in the By-laws of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska, ARTICLE V, Section 1.

SECTION 4.

Dues

Affiliate associations shall not pay dues to the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska for the affiliate association to be a member of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.

SECTION 5.
  1. One individual representing all Affiliate organizations shall be chosen by the Affiliate organizations to serve as a Director of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.
  2. The secretary of Affiliate Association or the chairman of the combined committee shall inform the Administrative Secretary of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska whom the Director shall be.
  3. The Director representing the Affiliate Association(s) shall have the rights and privileges as the other members of the Official Board of Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.
  4. An individual, while holding the office of Affiliate director, shall not be an elected officer of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska.
  5. The Affiliate Director shall report the activities of the Affiliate Association(s) (meetings, seminars, workshops, public relation promotions, and changes in membership and By-laws, etc.) to the Official Board.
SECTION 6.

“The Newsletter”

  1. The Affiliate Association(s) shall receive a copy of “The Nebraska Surveyor.”
  2. The Affiliate Association(s) shall be entitled to adequate space in “The Nebraska Surveyor” for a Membership Application Form, articles of interest to surveyors, announcements of seminars and workshops, as approved by the Editor.
SECTION 7.

Termination of Affiliation

  1. The Official Board of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska may cause the Affiliation to be cancelled upon written notification to the Affiliate Association.
  2. The Affiliate Association may sever an approved affiliation upon written notification to the Official Board of the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska. Any Association so doing will not be eligible for reaffiliation for a period of not less than two years.