ILLINOIS COMPUTING EDUCATORS
ARTICLE I. NAME AND DEFINITION
The name of the corporation shall be Illinois Computing Educators. It shall be referred to as ICE for the remainder of this CONSTITUTION. ICE shall be a not-for-profit charitable and educational corporation.
ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
Membership is open to any person or organization that has an interest in the instructional use of computers and technology and who also subscribe to the stated PURPOSE of ICE.
SECTION 1. CURRENT MEMBERSHIP
Active membership shall be for a period of five calendar years. There will be a re-enrollment process at the end of each calendar year for those members wishing to continue as current members.
SECTION 2. CHAPTERS AND LIAISONS
ARTICLE IV. GOVERNANCE
SECTION 1. OFFICERS
The officers of ICE shall be President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
SECTION 2. EXECUTIVE BOARD
The Executive Board shall consist of President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Duties as assigned in the ICE Bylaws. ICE Executive Director and Administrative Coordinator shall sit on the Executive Board as non-voting members.
SECTION 3. GOVERNING BOARD
SECTION 4. VACANCIES
ARTICLE V. ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Election of the Executive Board will occur annually. It will be accomplished either by mail or at an Annual Meeting as directed by the Governing Board.
ARTICLE VI. AMENDMENT(S)
SECTION 1. PROCESS
Amendment(s) to the ICE Constitution must be submitted in writing at least 30 days prior to the next scheduled meeting of the Executive Board. Within 30 days the Executive Board will refer the amendment to the Legislative Committee for review and recommendation. The Legislative Committee will report to the Governing Board within 60 days. The Governing Board will vote to either reject or send to the membership for approval the amendment(s).
SECTION 2. NOTICE
The Governing Board will notify the voting membership in writing within 30 days of the Annual Meeting or 45 days if the mail voting procedure is used. The notice will contain both present and proposed language.
SECTION 3. VOTING
The Constitution of ICE may be amended by a two-thirds majority of those members voting at an Annual Meeting or if an Annual Meeting is not held, the Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds majority of those members voting by mail.