Clearwater Fly Casters By-laws
Treasurer: The treasurer is to be elected by the general membership for a two-year term. The treasurer shall handle all financial transactions for the club by maintaining the appropriate savings and checking accounts designated by the board. The president and secretary shall be able to issue checks independently. The treasurer shall give a financial report to the club in the Tippet at least once a year. The treasurer should also provide the Board of Directors a detailed list of both expenditures and incomes for the previous year at the January executive meeting. The Treasurer if eligible shall be the Registered Agent of the corporation (Clearwater Fly Casters) with the State of Washington (Articles of Incorporation, Article VII). If the Treasurer is not eligible to be the Registered Agent a club member in good standing who is shall be appointed as the Registered Agent.
Conservation Chair: The Conservation Chair once elected by the general membership shall serve for an indefinite period of time. The Conservation Chair and shall be responsible for directing the club’s interests and initiatives pertaining to conservation issues.
Federation of Fly Fishers Representative: The Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) Representative shall serve for an indefinite period of time. The FFF Representative shall be the liaison between the FFF and the Washington State Council of the FFF and the club. The FFF Representative shall keep the club updated on FFF issues and is encouraged to attend the annual meeting of the WSC-FFF and the FFF Conclave as the club’s representative.
Historian: The position of club Historian is voluntary, subject to the approval of the general membership and shall be for an indeterminate length of time. The Historian shall be responsible for maintaining the official archives of the club, including the Articles of Incorporation, the Bylaws, and paper copies of past Tippets. Additional duties shall be collecting, displaying and maintaining important historical memorabilia, the club library, and the club photograph album. If the position of club Historian becomes vacant, the club Secretary shall maintain the archives and other club materials until a new Historian is appointed.
Tippet Editor: The position of the Editor is voluntary subject to the approval of the general membership and shall be for an indeterminate length of time. The editor shall be responsible for collecting and distributing information to the general membership and other entities (other fly-fishing clubs, state agencies, etc) in the form of a newsletter (called The Tippet) on a regular schedule as directed by the board of directors. The newsletter shall be delivered to the membership prior to the monthly meeting. The club shall compensate the Tippet editor by waiving annual dues and paying for dinners at the general meetings. The editor shall also provide the Tippet in a format to the Webmaster for inclusion on the club website. Currently the preferred format is a portable document format (pdf).