AMS Diversity Statement

AMS Diversity Statement ARTICLE VII. Secretary-Treasurer Society, collect all annual dues and other payments due the Society, and make all payments for the Soci- 1. The Secretary-Treasurer shall have such powers and ety; duties as are provided in the Constitution and Bylaws. H. Make a statement of the accounts of the Society at 2. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be responsible to the each Business Meeting and whenever requested to do Council and shall be administratively responsible to the so by vote of the Council or Executive Committee; Executive Director and can be removed by a majority and vote of the voting membership of the Council. I. Internally audit the financial, legal, and correspon- 3. The Secretary-Treasurer shall: dence functions of the Society. A. Serve as Parliamentarian for meetings of the Council 4. With the approval of the Executive Committee, the Sec- and Executive Committee; retary-Treasurer may delegate to such person or persons as he or she thinks best, power to sign for the Society B. Keep a recor d of all business meetings of the Society, checks of any amount not in excess of such amount to Council, and the Executive Committee; be determined by the Executive Committee from time to time. In the absence of or in the event of the unavail- ability of the Secretary-Treasurer, or during a vacancy C. As provided in these Bylaws and any amendments in that office, the duties may be performed by an interim thereof, give notice of all meetings of the Society and appointee. Council; D. Keep a correct list of the nam e and current address of every member of the Society; ARTICLE VIII. Amendments to the Bylaws No part of the Bylaws shall be amended except in the E. Secure the written consent of all candidates for elec- following manner: a proposed amendment shall be submit- tive office before giving the report of the recom- ted to each member of the Council for his or her notice and mended slate to the Members eligible to vote; comment at least thirty (30) days before the Council meet- ing at which a vote on the proposed amendment is to be F. Give notice of election to all persons elected to taken. After notice is given, the proposed amendment must membership in the Society; be approved by a vote of Council of at least two-thirds of the Council members eligible to vote. G. Keep the accounts, have charge of all the fund s of the The American Meteorological Society promotes the participation of a ful l and diverse community in all ac- tivities of the Society on the basis of professional attributes alone. Such activities include publications, meet- ings, conferences, education, awards and honors, and employment. The Society firmly believes that discrimination based on any nonmerit factor will prevent the Society from reaching its full potential. Accord- ingly, it is the policy of the Society to encourage the fullest diversity of its participants and to ensure that all of the Society's activities will be carried out free of nonmerit discriminatory practices. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 162 7 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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ARTICLE VII. Secretary-Treasurer Society, collect all annual dues and other payments due the Society, and make all payments for the Soci- 1. The Secretary-Treasurer shall have such powers and ety; duties as are provided in the Constitution and Bylaws. H. Make a statement of the accounts of the Society at 2. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be responsible to the each Business Meeting and whenever requested to do Council and shall be administratively responsible to the so by vote of the Council or Executive Committee; Executive Director and can be removed by a majority and vote of the voting membership of the Council. I. Internally audit the financial, legal, and correspon- 3. The Secretary-Treasurer shall: dence functions of the Society. A. Serve as Parliamentarian for meetings of the Council 4. With the approval of the Executive Committee, the Sec- and Executive Committee; retary-Treasurer may delegate to such person or persons as he or she thinks best, power to sign for the Society B. Keep a recor d of all business meetings of the Society, checks of any amount not in excess of such amount to Council, and the Executive Committee; be determined by the Executive Committee from time to time. In the absence of or in the event of the unavail- ability of the Secretary-Treasurer, or during a vacancy C. As provided in these Bylaws and any amendments in that office, the duties may be performed by an interim thereof, give notice of all meetings of the Society and appointee. Council; D. Keep a correct list of the nam e and current address of every member of the Society; ARTICLE VIII. Amendments to the Bylaws No part of the Bylaws shall be amended except in the E. Secure the written consent of all candidates for elec- following manner: a proposed amendment shall be submit- tive office before giving the report of the recom- ted to each member of the Council for his or her notice and mended slate to the Members eligible to vote; comment at least thirty (30) days before the Council meet- ing at which a vote on the proposed amendment is to be F. Give notice of election to all persons elected to taken. After notice is given, the proposed amendment must membership in the Society; be approved by a vote of Council of at least two-thirds of the Council members eligible to vote. G. Keep the accounts, have charge of all the fund s of the The American Meteorological Society promotes the participation of a ful l and diverse community in all ac- tivities of the Society on the basis of professional attributes alone. Such activities include publications, meet- ings, conferences, education, awards and honors, and employment. The Society firmly believes that discrimination based on any nonmerit factor will prevent the Society from reaching its full potential. Accord- ingly, it is the policy of the Society to encourage the fullest diversity of its participants and to ensure that all of the Society's activities will be carried out free of nonmerit discriminatory practices. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 162 7

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