BREVARD GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.
- Regular meetings and workshops shall be held
on the second Monday of the month at the Central Brevard Library
in Cocoa, beginning at 9:30 a.m. In the event of the closure of
the library on that day or if a room is not available, the
membership shall be notified of the new date or place.
- The regular meeting shall consist of a business meeting and a program.
- Workshops shall be held during the months of June, July and August.
- Light refreshments may be served at the meetings.
- Board meetings shall be held on
the first Monday of the month from September through May at the
Central Brevard Library in Cocoa, beginning at 9:30 a.m. In the
event of the closure of the library on that day, the meeting
shall be held at a time, day or place convenient to a majority of
- Board members unable to attend a business or board meeting shall notify the President or acting President.
- A member may request that the
Society purchase a book for the genealogical library by offering
to pay one-half of the total cost. The Society's Librarian shall
decide if the purchase is in the best interest of the membership
and the library's focus.
- Passwords for all the Brevard
Genealogical Society websites shall be provided to the Officers
for use in case of emergency, and to others as approved by the
President and Webmaster. The Webmaster shall email copies of all
billing correspondence to the Treasurer and President. Electronic
Groups and Mailing Lists shall have assistant administrators
appointed by the Webmaster, subject to approval by the President.
- Certain policies and procedures not specifically addressed in the Society Bylaws are
provided in the “Policies and Procedures Manual” of the BGS. These include a
description of the duties of the Society officers and committee chairs. This manual is a
“living” document that may be revised at any time by action of the Society Board.
- The Board of the BGS shall operate under modified rules similar but not necessarily
exactly the same as those described for “Small Boards” on pages 470 and 471 of
“Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised.” This means the more restrictive rules
necessary for larger bodies do not apply to the Board, which may operate as it historically
has to encourage a free exchange of ideas and open discussion. Specific details will be
approved by the Board and provided in the BGS Policies and Procedures Manual.