ESAND CONSTITUTIONARTICLE I: NAME
The name of the organization shall be Educational Secretaries Association of North Dakota and it shall be a division of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders.
ARTICLE II: MISSION
The mission of the Educational Secretaries Association of North Dakota is to provide in-service training, share problems and possible solutions, and to work toward the provision of an effective and efficient service to the school and the community.
ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP
Section 1: Membership in the Educational Secretaries Association of North Dakota (ESAND) shall be for all secretaries to the members of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders and other secretaries employed by school districts or employed in education.
Section 2: Members in good standing shall be entitled to vote, be members of the Steering Committee, and to participate in discussion at the meetings of ESAND.
Section 3: Membership in ESAND shall be terminated by non-payment of dues or by resignation.
ARTICLE IV: GOVERNANCE
Section 1: ESAND shall be governed by a Steering Committee of five members (four representatives and the fifth member being the Administrative Assistant of NDCEL), two to be elected each year. Terms of office will be two years. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms.
Section 2: The Steering Committee members will assume their duties immediately after the NDCEL Fall Conference and work in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the NDCEL. The Administrative Assistant of the NDCEL shall assume the position of Treasurer. The Treasurer's position is not an elected position.
ARTICLE V: AMENDMENTS
Amendments to the constitution may be proposed in writing by any member. Proposed amendments are to be submitted in writing to the NDCEL Administrative Assistant. Such amendment(s) shall become a part of the constitution when adopted by a majority vote of the members present at the Fall Conference and the Board of Directors of NDCEL.
Revision Adopted by ESAND Membership 10-21-94
Revision Adopted by ESAND Membership 10-23-09