Constitution

PA4C CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE I. Name

The name of this organization shall be the Community College Computer Consortium (aka PA4C).

ARTICLE II. Purpose

Section 1.
To encourage an active interest in and to work toward the improvement of education in Computer Science and Information and related Technology disciplines. [i.e. workshops, lectures, demonstrations]

Section 2.
To afford a medium for exchange of views and facts about, as well as the teaching of, Computer Science and Information Technology on the Two Year College level. [i.e. textbooks, networking, programming problems]
Section 3.
To provide a voice and means of influencing computer based curricula in the Two Year College. [i.e. course syllabi, degree and certificate programs]
Section 4.
To protect and enhance the prestige of the profession of Computer Science and Information Technology teaching.

ARTICLE III. Membership

Section 1.
Active member (Voting): Any educator including academic administrators of Computer Science and Information Technology in a two year college or associate degree granting institution.

Section 2.
Lifetime member (Voting): Any educator including academic administrators of Computer Science and Information Technology in a two year college or associate degree granting institution.

Section 3.
Associate member (Voting): Any other person in sympathy with the purposes of the association.

Section 4.
Honorary member (Voting): Any former active member who has retired from teaching.

Section 5.
Institutional member (Supporting): Any two year college interested in the purpose of this organization.

ARTICLE IV. Officers

The officers of the organization shall be a Past President, President, a President-Elect, a Treasurer, a Secretary and Webmaster. These officers comprise the Executive Committee which can meet at any time the President sees fit.

ARTICLE V. Meetings

A minimum of two annual meetings shall be held in the Fall and Spring with dates and places open. Additional meetings will be planned at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

ARTICLE VI. Amendments

This constitution and bylaws may be amended in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order Revised.

ARTICLE VII. Limited Power & Dissolution

Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the 4C is formed exclusively for charitable or educational purposes, as specified in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal income tax under Code section 501(c)(3). Upon the dissolution of the Community College Computer Consortium of Pennsylvania, any assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future Federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the Federal government, or a state or local government, for a public purpose.