Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University
The objective of this organization shall be to promote interest in, and
the sciences of geophysics and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and
those interested in the geophysical sciences. It shall be affiliated as a
Student Section of theSociety
of Exploration Geophysicists.
Section 1. All persons interested in the science of geophysics who qualify as
students, staff, or faculty of the University are eligible for membership.
Section 2. The membership shall consist of members and honorary members.
Section 3. The voting members shall consist of students, while the faculty and
staff shall be considered honorary members without voting privileges.
Section 4. A prospective member may be introduced at any regular meeting of the
Society, and shall become a full member upon registration to the Secretary and
subsequent approval by the Executive Committee.
Section 5. Any full member who fails to show continued interest in the Society
and its activities shall be dropped.
The relation of this Society to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
shall be governed at all time by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of
the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Officers and Their Duties
Section 1. The officers of this Society shall be President, Vice-President, and
Secretary-Treasurer. These officers and Committee Chairmen shall compose the
Section 2. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings and
to administer the affairs of the Society. He shall carry out the correspondence
and business of the Society in conjunction with the Secretary-Treasurer. He
shall have authority to act for the Society within the framework of the
Section 3. The Vice-President shall assume duties of the President in the
absence of the President. He shall be responsible for the arrangement of
programs and shall assist the President in the business of the Society.
Section 4. The Secretary-Treasurer shall maintain the finances and records of
the Society and record the proceedings of the meetings. He shall furnish members
with notification and agendas of meetings.
Section 5. Committee Chairmen shall be appointed by the President with the
approval of the Vice-President, the Secretary-Treasurer and the Faculty Advisor.
They shall serve until new officers are elected or until they are replaced by
the Executive Committee.
Nomination and Election of
Section 1. All nominees shall be members of the Society.
Section 2. Nominations shall be made from the floor at the next to the last
meeting of each academic year.
Section 3. Officers shall be elected at the next to the last meeting of each
year by secret ballot immediately following the close of nominations. They shall
assume office at the close of that meeting and hold office for a period of one
year. Election shall be by a simple majority of votes cast.
Section 4. An officer may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote.
Section 1. Meetings shall be held no less frequently than once a month during
the academic year provided that suitable program materials is available.
Section 2. Particular place, date and time for each meeting shall be determined
by the President with notification and agenda furnished the membership at least
three days in advance of meeting time.
Section 3. A quorum consisting of at least 50% of the members shall be required
for meetings at which business is conducted.
Section 4. The program at regular meetings shall include the following, not
necessarily in order:
1. Roll call
2. Reading of the minutes of the previous meeting.
3. Secretary-Treasurer's report
4. Official business
Section 1. Dues if any will be established by the Executive Committee.
Section 2. Fees for special events or projects sponsored by the Society will be
approved by a majority vote of the Executive Committee.
Section 1. One Faculty Advisor, who is also a member, shall be elected at the
first meeting of each academic year.
Section 2. The Faculty Advisor shall provide continuity and assist the Society
in operating in a manner which is consistent with the goals and purposes of the
Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University and the Society of Exploration
Section 1. Amendments may be proposed at any meeting and voted on at the
following meeting. All members will be notified in writing of the proposed
amendment and a period of at least one week must elapse between such
notification and the vote upon the proposed amendment.
Section 2. An amendment will be adopted by a two-thirds vote.