Revised June 2015
ARTICLE I – NAME
The name of the organization shall be “The International Women’s Club of Boston” (IWCB).
ARTICLE II – MISSION STATEMENT
The International Women’s Club of Boston (IWCB) is a social organization for women in and around Boston. We offer all our members – new and long-term residents, expatriates and Americans a space to meet new people, share experiences and learn about different cultures, lifestyles and traditions.
ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP
The IWCB is open to all women residents of the Greater Boston area, either foreign-born or American-born, with an interest in promoting mutual understanding and cultural exchange.
Members are required to attend at least two events in any membership year and are encouraged to contribute ideas and their time towards arranging events.
No member shall use the Club for commercial purposes or financial gain.
ARTICLE IV – DUES
Annual dues are $30. The membership year runs from June to May. Prospective members are welcome to two months’ access to public events before joining.
ARTICLE V – EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Executive Committee of the IWCB shall comprise:
Members of the Board are elected for two-year renewable terms at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
In the event of a vacancy of an officer on the Executive Committee, the Executive Committee will appoint a club member to fill the position until the end of said officer’s term.
The President shall:
The Vice-President shall:
The Treasurer shall:
The Communications Officer shall:
The Recording Secretary shall:
The Membership Officer shall:
The Past President shall:
ARTICLE VI – COMMITTEES
The Executive Committee shall keep a current list of all committees and duties as well as the chair and members of each committee.
ARTICLE VII – COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees shall be created as needed by presenting a proposal to the President of the committee’s purpose and relevancy to the club. The President will review with the Executive Committee and together approve or reject the proposal.
Committee chairs shall send a brief overview of the previous year’s activities to the President two weeks before the Annual General Meeting, to be shared with the Executive Committee and subsequently, in its essentials, with all the members of the IWCB.
ARTICLE VIII – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)There shall be an Annual General Meeting in June during which: