Chris Wong 2013 - 2015
Robert Delfs 2014 - 2015
Justin Valenzuela 2015 - 2016

Bylaws

Section 1

The name of this organization shall be the Information Systems Association (ISA), an AIS Student Chapter of Northern Arizona University.

Section 1

Its form of organization, its ideals, and its purpose shall be under the auspices of the Association for Information Systems.


Section 2

It shall be sponsored by, Northern Arizona University.


Section 3

It shall be responsible for complying with all policies and regulations as set by Northern Arizona University for similar student organizations and by the Association for Information Systems.

Section 1

  • a. Encourage the pursuit of information systems excellence within Northern Arizona University.
  • b. Offer information systems career and technology information to its members.
  • c. Provide networking opportunities to those interested in information systems.
  • d. To provide fellowship among students and faculty.
  • e. To make its members more aware of current industry trends through lectures, workshops and speeches given by information technology professionals and faculty members.
  • f. To encourage projects and learning that further develops member skills.

Section 2

Our mission is to empower our members by creating ties with statewide companies who are looking to hire CIS majors for both jobs and internships. CISC aims to enhance members' technical skills, and provide CISC members networking opportunities in an active and socially involved student organization.

Section 1

  • a. All students of Northern Arizona University who are interested in information systems
  • b. Non-students that may act as associate members, but may not vote or hold office.

Section 2

  • a. Participate in chapter activities.
  • b. Pay dues each semester as determined by the Executive Board.
  • c. Act in a positive manner and fulfill the obligations of membership.

Section 3

If a member is unable to fulfill his/her obligations of membership as determined by the Board of Officers, the member may have his/her membership in the chapter revoked in accordance with chapter policies or University rules and regulations.

Section 1

The officers of this chapter shall be a president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, outreach coordinator, and web master. These officers shall constitute the Board of Officers for this chapter. All officers shall be active members in good standing with this chapter. Officers shall be undergraduate students in good academic standing. They shall serve for one (1) year or until their successors are elected and qualified.


Section 2

The duties of the officers shall include the following:

The President is responsible for developing and coordinating activities and services of the organization while establishing and fostering positive relationships with other relevant organizations.


The Vice President implements and manages the organization’s activities and services developed by the President. The Vice President must maintain routine contact with the President and stand in for the President when necessary. The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in his/her absence or if he/she is incapable of performing duties.


The Secretary maintains responsibility for coordinating office hours for officers and meetings. The secretary handles all the communications to be filed with the university and other student and professional organizations. The secretary shall keep an accurate record of meeting minutes.


The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining accurate records of the organization’s financial status, promoting fundraising activities, assisting other officers in determining budgets for events and preparing the budget for funding proposals. The treasurer shall all be responsible for maintaining the member roster.


The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating events within the community that promote the interests of the chapter which may include both social and professional events.

The Webmaster is responsible for ensuring the chapter website is operating properly, creating and updating web pages, and maintenance and design of the overall website.

Section 3

The Board of Officers of this chapter shall consist of the elected officers and the faculty advisor. The faculty advisor shall be a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Board of Officers.


Section 4

The Board of Officers shall approve the budget, determine and set chapter goals, take counsel with committees, set membership requirements, and perform such other duties as shall be referred to it by the chapter, in compliance with these Bylaws and the requirements of AIS.


Section 5

The Board of Officers shall set a regular schedule of meetings for the officers.

Section 1

Elections of officers shall be held during the first meeting after the Spring break each year. Newly elected officers will become members of the Board of Officers upon election and will take full control at the last scheduled meeting of the year. They shall serve for one (1) year or until their successors are duly elected and installed.

Section 2

All officers who are members in good standing shall be eligible for re-election.

Section 3

a. Recall procedures will be initiated at the request of five active members.

b. A hearing will be conducted at a regular meeting for the presentation of evidence from all concerned parties.

c. A simple majority of 51% of active members voting in a recall at the end of the hearing is necessary to remove an officer.

Section 1

During the school year each chapter shall hold regular meetings on such day and at such place as shall be determined by the officers.

Section 1

The president shall appoint, with the approval of the Board of Officers the following standing committees:

  1. Fundraising
  2. Social/community outreach
  3. Program/Professional Development

Section 2

The duties of the standing committees shall be as follows:

  1. The Fundraising Committee shall develop and propose programs to effectively raise funds for the support of chapter initiatives and activities.
  2. The Social Committee shall plan activities that will promote membership, fellowship and strengthen friendships within the chapter as well as other organizations located within the school.
  3. The Program/Professional Development Committee shall be responsible for planning programs that showcase the future of information systems and provide networking and job search opportunities for members.

Section 1

The total amount of chapter dues shall be $30 per member annually or $20 semi-annually.


Section 2

By April 1st of each year, the chapter shall submit (as requested) to AIS the Annual Report of Activities and Membership with the payment of the annual organizational fee as set by AIS. Failure to submit the report and pay the annual organizational fee may result in forfeiture of the student chapter charter and all rights and benefits thereto.

Section 1

All parliamentary procedure shall be governed by Robert’s Rules of Order unless otherwise specified.

Section 1

Amendments to these bylaws shall be adopted by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members present at any regular meeting held one month or more after a regular meeting at which the proposed amendment(s) were read, or after giving written (electronic is acceptable) notice thereof to each member one week prior to the action on such amendment(s).


Section 2

These bylaws and all amendments or additions thereto shall not become effective until approved by the Association for Information Systems.

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