The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997 Page: 7
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DALLAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
BYLAWS AND STANDING RULES
Bylaws Amended and Approved by the Membership 14 August 1995
Article I - Name
The name of this society is the Dallas Genealogical Society, hereinafter referred to as the
Article I - Object
The object of this Society shall be to create, foster, and maintain interest in genealogy; to
assist and support the genealogy section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas,
Texas, or to its legal successor; and to collect, preserve, copy, and index information
relating to Dallas County and its early history.
Article III - Membership
Section 1. Membership
Any person or organization who pays membership dues and supports the object, bylaws,
and standing rules of the Society is a member in good standing.
Section 2. Other Categories
Other categories for membership may be established by the board of directors for
approval by the general membership. Any changes in the categories for membership shall
be published in the Society newsletter before the regular business meeting in which the
proposed change is presented to the general membership for a vote.
Section 3. Dues
Dues shall be established by the board of directors for approval by the general
membership. Any changes in the dues shall be published in the Society newsletter before
the regular business meeting in which the proposed change is presented to the general
membership for a vote. The dues are payable initially upon application for membership,
and annually thereafter in the membership anniversary month.
Article IV - Officers, Directors and Their Election
Section 1. Officers and Directors
The officers of this Society shall be a president, executive vice president, vice president
for education, vice president for membership, vice president for The Dallas Journal, vice
president for the DGS Newsletter, treasurer, recording secretary, and parliamentarian.
The directors of this Society shall consist of library liaison (a representative of the
genealogy section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library), director of sales, director of
the special interest groups, director of correspondence and mailings, director of
publications, director of publicity and public relations, and the director of volunteer
Section 2. Nominating Committee
A nominating committee composed of five (5) members shall be elected in January or
February: two (2) from the board of directors elected at the board of directors meeting
and three (3) from members-at-large elected at the following regular meeting. Only two
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