Clearwater Fly Casters By-laws
Clearwater Fly Casters PO Box 394 Pullman WA 99163
Steve Allured - Benton Collins Award
The Steve Allured-Benton Collins Memorial Award is given to a member of the club in recognition of outstanding contributions to the activities of the Clearwater Fly Casters, conservation, and the sport of fly-fishing. The recipient receives a certificate in recognition of the award. The recipient also receives a framed display case of flies that was put together by Steve Allured and Dave Engerbretson in the 1970s. Club members tied the flies contained in the display case. The framed flies are to be passed on each year to the succeeding winner.
Award Administration: The president shall ask for at least three past recipients of the award to volunteer to be on the selection committee. The selection committee will include the three volunteer past recipients and the current board of directors. Once the selection committee is staffed the president shall ask the general membership for nominations to be given in secret to any member of the selection committee. Each nomination should include supporting evidence and can be communicated in either verbal or written form. The selection committee shall vote on a recipient. The award should be made annually or as appropriate.
Currently the president announces the selection committee at the January meeting and calls for nominations to be submitted by the February meeting. The selection committee is to meet and select an award winner prior to the March meeting. The award should be presented to the recipient at the March meeting.
The newsletter of the Clearwater Fly Casters shall be called The Tippet. It shall be published on a monthly basis during the general meeting schedule. Currently the general meetings are scheduled, September through May.
The club shall maintain the web domain name of www.clearwaterflycasters.com and hosting services to provide information on club activities for members.
Motions Approved by the General Membership
Any member in good standing can bring forth motions during any general club meeting. Another member prior to opening discussions must second any motion brought forth. Once discussion has ended a vote on the motion will take place. A