CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
This league, known as the “League of California Surveying Organizations”, is organized for the following purposes:
To foster and perpetuate high professional standards in the practice
of Surveying and Mapping in California.
The league shall consist of a Northern Region and a Southern Region.
Organizations or Societies within the Central California area may apply
for membership to the Region of their choice.
Any governmental agency, public utility or professional consultant actively
engaged in land surveying and any professional organization, association
or society with an active interest in land surveying is eligible for
Any organization desiring to become affiliated with the League shall
apply in writing to a Region of the League. The application must indicate
the organization’s structure related to land surveying.
Each member organization shall appoint a representative. They, or their
designated alternate, will attend regularly scheduled meetings, to serve
on task committees of the League, and to report on the League’s
a. The governing body of the League shall be the Board of Direction consisting of:
Chairman of each Region
b. The Board shall elect from its own number the President, Vice-President, and Secretary of the League.
c. The Board and its officers shall serve for a term of one year.
d. A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum thereof.
a. The President shall preside at all Board and joint Region meetings.
b. The Vice-President shall exercise the duties of the President in the absence of the President.
c. The Secretary shall conduct the correspondence of the League, give notice and keep minutes of Board and joint Region meetings and have custody of League records.
a. The officers of each Region shall be:
b. The officers shall serve for a one-year term.
Should a vacancy occur, the representatives shall, by majority vote,
appoint one of the representatives to fill the vacant position for the
remainder of the one-year term.
Section 8. Duties of Region Officers
The Chairman of each Region shall preside at all Region meetings. He
shall appoint such task committees as he considers necessary or as instructed
by the Board of Direction. He shall be an ex-officio member of each committee.
He shall be responsible to the Board of Direction for the functioning
of all Region committees.
Nominations shall be from the floor by the representatives present. The
nominee must concur in the nomination for it to be valid.
Regular Region meetings shall be held monthly at the time and place designated
by majority vote of the separate Regions.
Section 11. Charter and Honorary Members
Each Region shall designate it’s own Charter Members.
Annual dues shall be set and collected by each Region of the League.
Amendments to these By-Laws may be proposed by resolution of the Board of Direction, or by petition of no less than ten percent of the representatives. The proposed amendment shall be submitted in writing to the representatives at least 30 days prior to the time set for casting of ballots. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of all votes cast by the representatives shall be necessary for adoption of the amendment.