CENTURY CITY SKI CLUB BY-LAWS
ARTICLE ONE – NAME
The name of the Club shall be Century City Ski Club.
ARTICLE TWO – FISCAL YEAR
The fiscal year of the Club shall be from May 1 through April 30.
ARTICLE THREE – MEMBERSHIP
Section One – Types of Membership
Membership shall be limited to 499 people and open to any person interested in the objectives of the
Club. There shall be four types of membership:
• Active – Active membership shall be defined as anyone who is over the age of 18.
• Lifetime – Lifetime members are those persons who actively participated in the initial
organization of the Club as advisors, committee chairmen or committee members and such other
persons who, because of their contribution to the Club, were awarded Lifetime Membership by a
2/3 vote of the Board of Directors prior to June 6th, 1984.
• Honorary – Honorary members shall be those persons who, because of their contribution to the
Club, shall be awarded a one year Honorary Membership by a 2/3 vote of the Board of
• Junior members. – Members are those who are under the age of 18. Dues are half price of active
All new “Active” members shall receive a 10% discount on their first Mammoth or Delta trip and must
pay full membership/annual dues at that time.
Lifetime Members and Honorary Members shall have all rights and privileges of Active Members.
To become a member of the Club and to renew membership, a person must file with the Club
Membership chairperson a completed membership application form together with payment of the
Section Two – Expiration Dates of Membership
All Club memberships expire annually, except for Lifetime Memberships. All dues shall be paid on or
before October 1st of each year. Memberships paid from July through September 2015 will be
considered paid through September 30, 2016.
Section Three – Membership Record Keeping
The Club shall keep a membership record containing the names and physical address, phone numbers
and email addresses of each member. Termination of the membership of any member shall be recorded
in the record, together with the date on which such membership ceased.
Section Four – Rights of Members
Members of the Club are entitled to all rights and privileges by the Articles of Incorporation and these
Section Five – Member Voting
Only current “Active”, “Lifetime” and “Honorary” members may vote, each member shall be entitled
to one vote upon all matters submitted to members of the Club.
Section Six – Conduct of Members
Members are expected to conduct themselves with integrity and respect for others. Disrespectful
actions to any person(s) shall constitute grounds for termination. Actions can be of the following: any
undesirable moral character or conduct, conviction of a felony or flagrant violation of the Club
Section Seven – Termination
Any member of the Club may be permanently expelled and have membership terminated for cause
upon a 2/3 vote of the members at any regular or special meeting of the Club upon the recommendation
of the Board of Directors, which recommendation shall specify the cause of misconduct upon which it
ARTICLE FOUR – DUES
Section One – Renewal Timeline
Annual dues for membership renewal must be paid on or before within sixty days of membership
expiration or membership privileges cease.
Section Two – Dues Amount
Annual Dues amount shall be determined from time to time by a 2/3 vote of the Board of Directors.
Dues are payable at the time application for membership is made, and are non-refundable.
Section Three – Dues Exemption
Lifetime and Honorary members shall be exempt from payment of Club dues.
ARTICLE FIVE – MEETINGS OF THE CLUB
Section One – Regular Meetings
A regular meeting of the Club shall be at Happy Hour locations or other social event at least once a
month. The location and times of the meeting shall be determined by the Board of Directors.
Section Two – Special Meetings
Special meetings may be called upon the recommendation of the Board of Directors. A written notice
of any special meeting shall be e-mailed by the Club Correspondent to each member of record on the
date such meeting is called not less than ten (10) days prior to such meeting. Such notice shall contain
the date, time and place of such special meeting and the purpose for which it is called.
Section Three – Board of Director Meetings
Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at least once each month on such day and at
such time as the Board of Directors shall determine. The presence of 60% of the members of the Board
of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business at all meetings.
Section Four – Quorum
The presence of 10% of the current membership shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all
business at all meetings. Unless otherwise specifically provided by these Bylaws, a majority vote of
those members in attendance at any meeting shall be sufficient to pass any matter presented to the
membership at such meetings.
ARTICLE SIX – BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section One – Management of Club
The general management of the Club shall be under the control, supervision and direction of the Board
Section Two – Elected and Appointed Positions
The Board of Directors shall be constituted of the following:
Elected Positions – (1) Full vote each
Executive Vice President
Vice President – Social
Vice President – Winter Trips
Vice President – Mammoth Trips
Vice President – Summer Trips
Vice President – Competition
Vice President – Promotion
Past President – This shall be held by the President of the immediately preceding year, if such
person is a current member of the club. Past President shall only vote to break a tie.
Appointed Positions – (1/2) vote each
L.A. Council Rep. I
L.A. Council Rep. II
L.A. Council Rep. III
Club Email Correspondent
Section Three – Nominations for Office
Nominations for elected and appointed officers shall be made by the membership at large at meetings
designated by the Board of Directors. Notice of such Nomination Meetings shall be given to the
membership at large at least ten days prior to the said meeting. Nominations may be made only by
members, and nominations shall be made separately for each office. No such nomination shall be
made except of a current member as specified in Article 3, Section 5. No one person may accept more
than one nomination, unless, there are no other members running for the position. Members may also
apply for an appointed office by notifying any member of the Board.
Section Four – Eligibility.
Any current “Active” member shall be eligible to hold any elected or appointed office of the club.
Section Five – Elections and Appointments
Elections shall be held at such regular meetings of the club as shall be designated by the Board of
Directors. Ballots shall be cast in writing or transmitted electronically. The candidate for each office
receiving a plurality of the votes cast shall be elected. Thereafter, the newly elected Board of Directors
shall appoint the officers to be appointed from the candidates for such positions.
Section Six – Term of Office
New officers shall assume office on May 1 and shall serve for a period of one (1) year or until
successors have been elected or appointed. No one person shall hold more than one office during the
same term, unless, there are no other members running for the position and until a member is found to
fill said position. The Vice President – Summer Trips shall be elected in October, assume office on
Nov. 1 and shall serve for a period of one (1) year or until a successor has been elected or appointed.
No officer may hold the same office for more than two consecutive terms, unless, there are no other
Members running for the position and until a member is found to fill in the rest of the term..
Section Seven – Duties
Responsible for the overall direction of the club and coordination among all officers; presides at all
meetings of the Board of Directors and the regular meetings of the membership at large.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Assists the President as directed and assumes the responsibilities and duties of the president when the
president is unable to do so; responsible for the direction of the L.A. Council Representatives and
heads up the management and planning of the Installation Banquet; serve as parliamentarian at all
meetings of the Board of Directors and the membership.
VICE PRESIDENT of SOCIAL
Responsible for coordination of all social events, and for keeping and coordinating the official club
VICE PRESIDENT of WINTER TRIPS
Responsible for coordination of all Non-Mammoth snow ski trips.
VICE PRESIDENT of MAMMOTH TRIPS
Responsible for weekend bus ski trips to Mammoth.
VICE PRESIDENT of SUMMER TRIPS
Responsible for all overnight non-snow-skiing trips.
VICE PRESIDENT of COMPETITION
Plans races for various ski trips; coordinates with other clubs, ULLR League, and other leagues, Los
Angeles Council, and Far West Ski Association (FWSA) to have CCSC participate in interclub and
league races. Acts as spokesperson for other interclub, Los Angeles Council and FWSA competitions
such as softball and volleyball.
VICE PRESIDENT of PROMOTION
Responsible for all promotion of the club including, but not limited to, ordering and selling of items
with the club logo.
Receives and deposits all moneys due to the club; keeps the financial records and checkbooks of the
club; receives vouchers and makes appropriate payments; prepares monthly financial reports; prepares
and submits all government-required tax forms; responsible for the direction of Membership
Records the minutes of all matters discussed and actions taken at both membership meetings and
meetings of the Board of Directors and maintains the club Minutes Record;.
Accepts and processes all membership applications; maintains accurate and current Membership
Database and distributes current membership roster where needed; prepares membership forms; reports
L.A. COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES
Up to three persons will represent CCSC at all L.A. Council meetings and will report on L.A. Council
activities and plans to the members of CCSC at membership meetings and by submitting reports to the
Board of Directors for publication in the email blast and web master; report to Executive Vice
Maintains the club website – especially the calendar of upcoming events, posting on the website and
linking to important information and events.
CLUB EMAIL CORRESPONDENT
Handles the job of emailing an update of all club past and future activities and generally keeping the
members informed of what’s going on.
Shall facilitate the transition between the current board and the previous year’s board.
Section Eight – Vacancies.
In the event of the vacancy in the office of President, the Executive Vice President shall assume the
office of President. A vacancy in any other office may be filled by appointment by the Board of
ARTICLE SEVEN – EXPENDITURES
Reimbursement of expenses incurred by officers of the Club will be paid only upon submittal of an
itemized expense report to the Board of Directors which must approve the same before transmittal to
the Treasurer for payment. No officer of the Club is authorized to incur expenses in the name of the
Club without prior approval as noted below:
Up to $50.00: No prior approval necessary.
$50.01 – $500.00: Prior approval of the Board of Directors.
Over $500.00: With the exception of trips (mammoth, delta and out of state)
expenditures, prior approval of the membership at large.
An elected or appointed officer of the Club is authorized to incur expenses in the name of the Club
without prior specific approval for Club ski trips or social functions which have been approved by the
Board of Directors and for which the Board of Directors has authorized the payment of expenses in
connection therewith. No member of the Club is authorized to incur any expense in any amount in the
name of the Club.
ARTICLE EIGHT – USE OF CLUB NAME AND LOGO
The club name and/or logo shall not be used without the prior approval of the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE NINE – AMENDMENTS
These By-Laws may be amended only upon 2/3 vote of the entire Board of Directors and ratification by
a majority vote of the membership at large present and voting at a meeting at which such amendment is
presented to the membership at large. All proposed amendments shall be presented to the Board of
Directors for its action prior to presentation to the membership at large. All proposed amendments shall
be presented to the membership by publication; voting by the membership at large shall take place at
the next following general membership meeting.
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