Oklahoma Society of Enrolled Agents ByLaws



OKLAHOMA SOCIETY OF ENROLLED AGENTS BYLAWS

January 8, 2012


ARTICLE V   - MEMBERSHIP STATUS (CESSATION, SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION)

5.01:   CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP

A membership shall terminate whenever any of the following events have occurred:

    a.   Resignation of member, on reasonable notice to the Society;

    b.   Expiration of the period of membership, unless the membership is renewed on the renewal terms fixed by NAEA; or

    c.   Occurrence of any event that renders a member ineligible for membership, or failure to satisfy or to continue to satisfy membership qualifications.

5.02:   FAILURE TO PAY DUES OR MAKE CPE REPORTS

Membership shall be automatically suspended, terminated and/or reinstated in accordance with Section 5.02 of the Bylaws of NAEA.

5.03:   STATUS WITH INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

Any Member whose enrollment to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is temporarily suspended for any reason by the issuing authority shall be automatically suspended from membership during the period of suspension to practice before the IRS. Any Member whose enrollment to practice before the IRS is permanently terminated by the issuing authority shall be automatically permanently terminated from the Society.



ARTICLE VI   - MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

6.01:   ANNUAL CONVENTION

The regular Annual Convention of the Members (State Convention) shall be held at a place and time selected by the Board of Directors. The President shall issue a "Call to Convention" at least thirty (30) days prior to the chosen date. Such notice shall be in writing.

6.02:   ANNUAL MEETING

The regular Annual Meeting of the Members shall be held at a place and time selected by the Board of Directors. The President shall issue a "Call to Annual Meeting" at least thirty (30) days prior to the chosen date. Such notice shall be in writing and shall include:

    a.   An agenda for the business meeting of the Annual Meeting;

    b.   The report of the Nominating Committee, including a list of the Nominees; and

    c.   The text of any proposed Bylaws changes, including the Bylaws committee analysis and minority report, if any.

6.03:   SPECIAL MEETINGS

The Board may call special meetings. Such meetings shall be governed by the rules for Annual Meetings.

6.04:   QUORUM

A quorum shall be a majority of the Members registered for and whose attendance has been verified.

6.05:   VOTING (Meeting)

Each Society member is entitled to one vote on each matter to be decided at the annual or special meeting of the Society. Cumulative and proxy voting shall be prohibited. Unless otherwise specified by these bylaws, or otherwise required by the laws of the State of Oklahoma, or otherwise in conflict with Robert's Rules of Order (Revised), all matters to come before an annual or special meeting of the Society shall be decided by a majority of those registered to vote and whose attendance has been verified at the meeting.

6.06:   VOTING (Mail-in or Electronic)

Each Society member is entitled to one vote on each matter that may be decided by mail-in or electronic ballot. Cumulative and proxy voting shall be prohibited. Ballots must be received from at least twenty-five (25) percent of the Members to meet the quorum for a mail-in or electronic ballot. The date of record for membership shall be at least 30 days prior to the mailing of the ballots. The number of Members on that date shall be used to determine the quorum for otherwise specified by these bylaws, or otherwise required by the laws of the State of Oklahoma, or otherwise in conflict with Robert's Rules of Order (Revised), all matters shall be decided by a majority number of votes cast.


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