of the
Skyland Stargazers

Skyland Stargazers

The promotion of the enjoyment of astronomy and astronomical observing in the company of friends.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must know how to use a telescope.     
  • An individual must be invited into membership by a unanimous vote of the entire membership.
  • Membership of the club shall not exceed fifteen (15) members in total.
Need 50% minimum of general membership.

General Meetings: 
A minimum of one general meeting a year will be held.

  • A president will preside over all general meetings.
  • A secretary will record all minutes and will take care of all correspondences.
  • A treasurer will be responsible for all money.
Note: The secretary will take over for the president in the event of his/her absence.
The treasurer will take over for the secretary in the event of his/her absence.

By consensus, officers will be picked or elected in November and the elected officers will take their offices in January of the following year.

Any member who is in good standing with the club may propose amendments at a general meeting.
  • A majority of the quorum will decide if the proposal is to be voted on by the membership at the next general meeting.
  • The entire membership will be notified no later than ten (10) days prior to that general meeting.
  • A 2/3 majority will be needed to pass the amendment (2/3 of the members in attendance).
Cancellation Clause: 
The adoption of this Constitution automatically cancels any and all previous constitutions.

Adopted: July 6, 1990
Passed: September 21, 1990
Revised: March 5, 1999
Revised: June 19, 2013