ARTICLE I – GENERAL

ARTICLE I – GENERAL

Section 1.  The name of this Chapter shall be San Francisco Bay Area Chapter 2, International Right of Way Association.

Section 2.  This Chapter is a Chapter of the International Right of Way Association, a corporation formed under the laws of the State of California and all of its rights and powers are subject to the laws of said State, the Articles of Incorporation of said Association, and the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of said Association, including the requirement  that all Chapter bylaws and amendments thereto are not effective until their approval by the International Executive Committee of said International Right of Way Association.

Section 3:  Each member of this Chapter must conduct himself or herself in such a manner as to reflect honesty and the integrity of the International Right of Way Association and each is bound by the Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct of said Association. A member may be suspended or expelled from this Chapter and from said Association on such grounds and in the same manner provided for in theInternational Bylaws.

Section 4.  This Association being non-political, non-partisan and non sectarian, no member shall present himself or herself as a representative of the Association without proper authorization from the Association.  In any presentation wherein a member is in anyway identified as member of the Association, said member shall specifically indicate that the opinions expressed represent only private opinions and are not intended to reflect policy positions of the Association or this Chapter.

Section 5.  The administrative year of this Chapter shall be from (July 1 to June 30).

CHAPTER 2 BYLAWS