Gahanna Cyclone Parents Organization, Inc.
Code of Regulations - Article I


This Corporation shall have as its purpose to promote and foster amateur team gymnastics competition by athletes competing as members of the Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc. Level 4 through Level 10 teams and, in furtherance of that purpose, to raise and furnish financial and other support to the teams for competition fees, team travel costs and related competition expenses of the teams.


  1. Members. Members in the Corporation shall be volunteer parents of youth actively participating in the Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc. Level 4 through Level 10 competitive teams program who apply and have been approved for membership in the Corporation by the Board of Directors and who shall make such annual contribution in cash or voluntary service as the Board of Directors shall determine and the shareholders of Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc. The custodial parent or parents of each competing gymnast shall be entitled to one vote. Membership of any Member shall terminate upon the termination of the Member's child's active participation in the Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc. Level 4 though Level 10 competitive teams program. This Corporation is not formed for the pecuniary gain or profit of, and no part of its net earnings shall be distributable to the owners of Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc., or to the Corporation's Members, Directors, officers or other private persons, except that the payment of reasonable compensation for services rendered is not pecuniary gain or profit or distribution of net earnings.

  2. Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the Members of the Corporation shall be held for the purpose of electing Directors and for the consideration of reports, including a written financial report by the treasurer, to be presented at the meeting. The annual meeting shall be held at Gahanna Cyclone Gymnastics, Inc. place of business or such other place within the State of Ohio as the Board of Directors or the President may designate at a time designated by the President on the second Wednesday of July beginning with the calendar year 2001 but if said day be a legal holiday, such meeting shall be held at the same hour on the next succeeding business day.

  3. Special Meetings. Special meetings of the Members shall be held at such times and places, within or without the State of Ohio, as may be specified in the notice therefore, whenever called by any of the following: the President; in case of the President's absence, death or disability, the Vice President authorized to exercise the authority of the President; the Secretary; a majority of the Members of the Board of Directors acting with or without a meeting or by fifty percent of the Members of the Corporation. Upon a request in writing delivered to the President or to the Secretary by any persons entitled to call such meeting of Members, stating the purposes for which such meeting is called, it shall be the duty of the President or the Secretary to give notice thereof to the Members in the manner set forth in these Regulations.

  4. Notice of Meetings. Written notice of all meetings of Members shall state the time, place and purposes thereof and shall, unless waived in writing by such Members, be given by the President or the secretary to each Member entitled to notice of such meeting by personal delivery or by mailing such notice to such Member's address as it appears in the records of the Corporation at least seven buy not more than sixty days before the date fixed for such meeting to each Member so entitled to notice of such meeting. Notice of adjournment of a meeting need not be given if the time and place to which it is adjourned are fixed and announced at such meeting.

  5. Waiver of Notice. A Member may waive notice of the time, place and purpose of any meeting of Members of the Corporation, either (a) by written waiver, specifying the date and place of the meeting, signed and filed with or entered upon the records of the meeting either before or after such meeting or (b) by attendance in person of such Member at such meeting, without protesting prior to or at the commencement of such meeting, the lack of proper notice.

  6. Quorum of Members. A majority of the Members shall constitute a quorum at a meeting of Members of the Corporation. If a quorum is present, together with at least one Gym Representative, the affirmative vote of a majority of the Members present at the meeting shall be the act of the Members, unless the vote of a greater number is required by law, the articles of incorporation, or these Regulations.

  7. Membership Record. The Corporation shall maintain a membership book, which shall contain the name and address of each Member of this Corporation and the date of his or her admission to membership. Only individuals whose name is reflected in the Membership Book on the date fixed pursuant to these Regulations shall be entitled to vote on any matter properly submitted to the Members for their vote, consent, waiver, release or other action.

  8. Voting by Members. At any meeting of Members at which a quorum is present, all questions coming before the Members for decision shall be decided by a vote of a majority of the Members present at the meeting.

  9. Order of Business. At all members meetings, after the ascertainment of members present, the business of the Corporation shall be considered in such order as the President or a majority of the Members deem advisable and expedient.

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