The name of this association shall be THE NEW ENGLAND
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN SOCIETY. It shall be affiliated with the Gilbert
and Sullivan Society in London, England, on a mutually satisfactory
II. Statement of
The New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society is an
educational and philanthropic organization dedicated to the preservation
and furtherance of the spirit and art contained in the works of Gilbert
and Sullivan through a program of public education and support for performing
companies in the New England region.
Membership in the Society shall be open to all who
share the purpose of the Organization.
The officers of the Society shall be the President,
Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Program Director, and five Members
at Large, who shall comprise the Executive Committee.
The membership of the Executive Committee shall be
elected at the annual business meeting on the following basis:
President, Treasurer, and two Members at Large:
Vice President, Secretary, and three Members at Large: Even Years.
Program Director: Annually
Preparations for the election including a recommended
slate of candidates shall be the responsibility of a Nominating Committee
appointed by the President.
The Society shall hold General Meetings during the
course of the year to achieve the purposes of the organization. A Business
Meeting, separate and distinct from the General Meetings, shall be held
annually at a date to be selected by the Executive Committee.
This constitution may be amended by a two-thirds
majority of the members present and voting at a meeting called for the