Lane-Dulcenia Home Bylaws

SECTION I

The Board of Trustees shall consist of seven members holding membership in the Michigan Conference of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Their term of office shall be for three years. They shall be elected at the Annual session of the Conference. Starting dates for terms shall be set so that not more than three full terms of office comes up for election in any one year,

No board member shall receive a salary or honorarium for meetings. Actual expenses will be reimbursed.

Recipients of assistant gifts from the fund are ineligible to serve as trustees of the Lane Dulcenia Memorial Home Fund. (Adopted by Michigan Annual Conference July 1991)

They shall have power to establish rules and regulations for the government of the Corporation consistent with the laws of the United States, the State of Michigan, and the parent Corporation, The Michigan Conference of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.

SECTION II

The Board of trustees shall meet as needed and as determined by the Board President and Business Manager at a place, day and time selected by the president. Special meetings of the Board of Trustees may be called by any three members of that Board. Seven days notice shall be given to each member of the Trustee Board prior to the meeting.

The Board of Trustees shall elect from its members, at the first meeting following Annual Conference, a President, Vicepresident, and a secretary which shall constitute the executive committee. It shall also elect a TreasurerBusiness Manager. If this person is selected from the Board of Trustees he/she shall resign and an election shall be held to replace him/her in accordance with the bylaws of the Lane Home Corporation.

The TreasurerBusiness Manager shall not have voting privileges.

The Board of Trustees shall fill any Vacancies which may occur in its membership for the unexpired term of such vacancies.

The Board of Trustees shall determine the salary of the TreasurerBusiness Manager.

The Board of Trustees shall consider annually the per service year rate of Assistance Gift. They may raise or lower the rate as needed.

The Board of Trustees shall transact such business as shall properly come before it.

Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.

The Board of Trustees, at any regular or special meeting called for that purpose, may borrow money for the purpose of the Corporation, and secure the repayment thereof, pledge the real or personal property of the Corporation. Such monies shall be borrowed on resolution adopted by said Board, which resolution shall authorize the President, VicePresident, or Treasurer to sign necessary notes, mortgages and pledges on behalf of the Corporation.

The Board of Trustees, at any regular meeting or special meeting called for that purpose, may sell any real estate of the Corporation. Such real estate shall be sold by a majority vote of the members of the Board of Trustees present at such meeting. On the adoption of such resolution the President, VicePresident, Vicepresident, Secretary or Treasurer, shall execute such conveyance as may be necessary to convey such real estate by the Corporation.

The Board of Trustees shall be responsible for the annual audit.

SECTION III

The Executive Committee shall consist of three members, towit, The President, Vicepresident, and secretary. The TreasurerBusiness Manager shall be an advisory member of the Executive Committee.

The duties of the Executive Committee shall be to transact the business of the Corporation during the intervals between the meetings of the Board of Trustees.

Two members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a Quorum.

SECTION IV

The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board Of Trustees and Executive Committee and shall subscribe to their acts.

He shall call special meetings of the Board of Trustees when requested by the Executive Committee or by any three members of the Board of Trustees.

SECTION V

The Treasurer Business Manager may be the same person but is not necessarily so.

The Treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds of the Corporation. He shall be bonded in the amount set by the Board of Trustees for the faithful performance of his duties. The premium on such bonds shall be paid by the Corporation

The Treasurer shall keep an upto date roll of all ministers and spouses and missionaries and spouses of the Michigan Conference Church of the United Brethren in Christ, with a record of their years of service in Michigan Conference, or missionaries under Department of Missions or General Church.

This record is to be updated each year and verified by the Senior Superintendent or Ranking Conference Official. This should be done prior to Annual Conference.

SECTION VI "AMENDING OR REPEALING BYLAWS"

The Corporation Board of Trustees may initiate amendments, repeal resolutions, or propose new sections to the ByLaws, all of which shall be presented to the Michigan Annual Conference for action.

Dates of Revision work: 5-27-92

Adopted by Michigan Annual Conference 07-17-2002

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