BRARC members,

Please review the BRARC Bylaws which will be presented for vote of adoption at the September 26th club meeting. For reference, a copy of the club’s Articles of Incorporation is available here.

The article on the bylaws update appeared on page 10 in the August RF News.

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Board of Directors Approves Update to Bylaws of Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

The club’s updated bylaws were approved by the Board of Directors at the August Board meeting.

Approval and adoption of the bylaws will be presented to the membership for a vote at the September 2017 club meeting.

The updates clarified the club’s membership categories, terms of office and added Public Information and Outreach as well as Finance to the standing committees.

The update of the bylaws continues to reflect the club’s core values and is recorded in the bylaws as follows:

ARTICLE II PURPOSE The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club is a nonprofit Corporation organized to facilitate the exchange of radio knowledge and information among its members; to promote operating skills; to conduct its programs and activities to be of service to the general public and to educate members and the public concerning Amateur Radio in the areas of public service, emergency communications, and communications technology; to advance the interest and welfare of Amateur Radio.

Thanks to all those that contributed to this update that reinforces the club’s vision and provides guidance for the future.

Members are encouraged to review the bylaws and cast a vote at the September club meeting.