Monadnock Beekeepers Association
About the MBA
MBA Bee School
MBA Apiary Project
Important: By-Laws adjustment Vote in October Meeting
Article I – NameThe name of the Club is The Monadnock Beekeepers’ Association.Article II – Purpose and Objectives of the ClubServe as a resource for local beekeepers.Educate the community about the joys, skills and fruits of beekeeping.Foster interactions with the agricultural community and other beekeeping organizations.Provide an outlet for the membership to sell member produced honey and other hive products.Recruit new members. Article III – MembershipAny person who is regularly enrolled in the club and pays dues.A member shall be considered in good standing when:The member shows interest and takes part in the affairs of the club.The member pays dues regularly and acts in a manner consistent with the ideals and bylaws of the club. Article IV – GovernanceThe officers of the association shall be President, Vice-President, Secretary and TreasurerThe President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer shall serve for 1 year.The President may not succeed him/herself for more than two (2) successive terms. He or she may be re-elected any time after a retirement of one (1) year. Article V – MeetingsRegular club meetings shall be held on the 1st Thursday of every month.Nominations shall be at the August and September meetings.Election shall be at the October meeting. Article VI – Fiscal YearThe fiscal year shall be the calendar year.Any member or members may inspect the books and records of the club at any reasonable time. Article VII – DuesMembership dues are due on January 1st with a grace period extending to the first Thursday in March.New members between September 1st and December 31st will have their dues applied to the following year.The amount of dues is to be recommended by the Board, subject to approval of Club membership. Article VIII – AmendmentsThe bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of paid members present and voting at any regular meeting, provided the proposed amendment shall have been submitted to the Board in sufficient time for written notice of the proposed amendment to be mailed to each member at least 15 days prior to the date of said meeting.