ARTICLE I - Name
This organization shall be known as The University of Texas Houston Retiree Organization (UTHRO).
ARTICLE II - Purpose
This organization exists for the following purposes:
friendships among its members.
medical, economic, legal, and social issues;
ARTICLE III - Membership and Dues
Membership in this organization shall consist of faculty and staff who have officially retired from UTHSC-H.
ARTICLE IV - Officers and Elections
ARTICLE V - Duties of Officers
ARTICLE VI - Committees
Standing committees shall report to the Executive Committee and shall include the following :
Newsletter Committee – The newsletter editor will chair this committee and will be able to recruit additional members at his/her discretion. The editor and the committee will be responsible for publishing and distributing the monthly newsletter.
Events Committee – This committee shall arrange for and coordinate events and programs for all organizational meetings. It shall provide services and support at events and social functions as needed.
Nominating Committee – This committee shall present a slate of candidates for election at the annual regular meeting.
Health Committee – This committee shall arrange an annual health presentation and/or symposium of interests to the organization’s members.
Endowment Committee – This committee shall develop, promote and maintain the organization’s endowment fund. The Endowment Committee with the approval of the Executive Committee shall consult on directing the funds annually.
ARTICLE VII - Organizational Meetings
ARTICLE VIII - Amendments
Amendments to these Bylaws may be adopted by a two-thirds vote of those present at any regular meeting of the organization.
ARTICLE IX - Bylaws
The Executive Committee shall review the Bylaws annually, and if altered shall be approved by the membership at any regular meeting of the organization.
ARTICLE X – Rules of Procedure
The Executive Committee may adopt rules of procedure to govern their meetings and those of any committee. A current edition of Robert’s Rule of Order, Newly Revised, shall govern this organization in all parliamentary situations not provided for in the bylaws or rules of the organization.