Affairs of the Association
BYLAWS OF THE
TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of this Society shall be THE TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL
ASSOCIATION, sometimes referred to herein as "Association."
ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the appreciation, un-
derstanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and
by example and through programs and activities encourage and pro-
mote research, preservation, and publication of historical material af-
fecting the state of Texas.
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
There shall be three classes of membership in the Association:
3.1. Member. A Member is a person or entity interested in supporting
the purpose of the Association and is current with payment of dues. In
all matters governed by the vote of the membership a Member shall be
entitled to one vote. A Member must be present to vote, and the right to
vote cannot be delegated by proxy, except in the case of a legal entity,
such entity may designate an individual present at the meeting to cast its
3.2. Additional Classifications of Members. Various additional classifica-
tions of membership have been established by the Executive Council,
namely, Life Member, Sustaining Member, Patron, Institutional, and
Corporate Member. An individual or entity who has paid into the Trea-
sury of the Association a one-time contribution or annual dues for the
particular level of membership as determined by the Executive Council
shall be accordingly classified as Life Member, Sustaining Member, Pa-
tron, Institutional, or Corporate Member. The voting rights of the re-
spective classifications shall be the same as active members.
3.3. Honorary Life Member. A person who has rendered eminent service
to Texas or to the Association may be elected an Honorary Life Member
by a vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the members of the Executive Council
present at the meeting in which the vote is taken. Such member shall be
exempt from the payment of dues and shall have no voting rights.
ARTICLE IV. MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP
4.1. Annual Meetings. Annual meetings of the Association shall be held
at a place in the state of Texas and at such times as may be determined
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 97, July 1993 - April, 1994. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117154/. Accessed February 9, 2016.