The name of this organization shall be the Chemistry Graduate Student Association of Northeastern University; hereafter referred to as GSA.
To encourage scientific and social interaction amongst Chemistry graduate students and to support them in their pursuits of advanced degrees in chemistry.
Membership will be open to all students.
The officers of the GSA shall be President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and 7 General Executive Officers.
All officers must be full-time graduate students at Northeastern University.
One set of officers will be elected to represent the GSA for each academic year. Elections will be held each Spring.
The advisor to the club must be a full-time faculty or staff member at Northeastern.
The advisor will be an ex-officio, non-voting member on all committees of the organization.
The executive committee shall be composed of all elected officers, and shall meet at least once per month
The resignation of an officer should be given in writing at a meeting at least two weeks prior to the time said resignation goes into effect.
Any conflicts in interpretation of the Constitution or bylaws will be decided by the Executive Committee.
Any GSA member may propose an amendment to the Constituti in writing to the Executive Committee.
A meeting of the entire GSA proposing the amendment will be called at least one week in advance.
A % majority of all present members is necessary to invoke the amendment.
The GSA will consist of Executive Committee and Members.
Official club meetings will be held at least once per semester in a place to be determined and advertised at least one week prior to the said meeting. Official votes and election may take place only during these general meetings.
The GSA shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order, newly revised, except in matters specifically provided for by the GSA Constitution and Bylaws.
The term of office for officers will be one year beginning one week after Spring elections.
Duties of the Executive Officers and Committees