Wandering Wheelers Jeep Club

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Wandering Wheelers Jeep Club


BY-LAWS


Revised January 1,  2001


ARTICLE I  NAME

 The name of this  organization shall be "Wandering Wheelers of Hayward, Incorporated a.k.a.  Wandering Wheelers Jeep Club

 

ARTICLE II  PURPOSES AND AIMS

 This organization  shall be non-profit in character bringing together and promoting the interest of  family four wheeling as well as enjoying our country's natural resources.  This  organization shall support the California Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs,  Inc.

 

ARTICLE III  MEMBERSHIP AND DUES

1. Membership is open to owners of Jeeps, over the age of 21, who have participated  in at least two overnighters, two social activities, and six club meetings  within a period of 1 year.  Their vehicle must meet the safety standards  set  forth by Wandering Wheelers Jeep Club, and they must be in good standing with  the California Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs, Inc., prior to club  vote.

2. 25 primary Jeep membership family.  Members must be present at meeting to cast  vote, and election needs only a simple majority vote to pass.

3. Fee for this organization shall be $10.00 initiation fee, $20 yearly surcharge,  and $5 monthly dues per membership.  Wandering Wheelers Jeep Club will pay the  Cal4WDC membership fees for members in good standing.  Lifetime members or  others, who show proof of current Cal4WDC membership, may waive the yearly  surcharge.

4. Each member must hold a valid driver's license and carry insurance.

5. To remain in good  standing, a club member must pay his/her dues or any outstanding debts within 60  days of official notice, attend six club functions, and attend six club meetings  per year.  Any exceptions to these requirements are to be submitted to the Board  of Directors and presented to the membership for action.

6. All members must conduct themselves in a responsible, respectable and orderly  fashion at all times.  We greatly appreciate club pride by wearing club attire,  displaying club plaques on your Jeep, and bringing your Jeep to club meetings.   As of January 1, 2001 all plaques will be considered property of Wandering  Wheelers of Hayward, Inc.  A $75 deposit will be required from each member for  use of the plaques.

7. Associate members  must:
  Be a member in  good standing
  Live at the most 100  miles from meeting place
  Be responsible for  your own CAL4WDC fees
  Pay $20.00 yearly  Wandering Wheelers fee due on or before June 30

 

ARTICLE IV  OFFICERS AND DUTIES

PRESIDENT - Shall be the  executive officer and will preside at all meetings.  He/she shall have the  duties of giving out the policies and decisions of the members.  He/she shall  appoint committees as necessary.

VICE  PRESIDENT - Shall assist  the president and act on his/her behalf in case of absence. He/she shall have  the duty of assigning a Trail Master and will be responsible for coordinating  club trips.  Multiple use activity reporting form must be completed by Vice  President to submit to the California Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs,  Inc.

SECRETARY - Shall record  all minutes of the meeting, maintain the club records, write any correspondence  as directed, and notify the membership of meetings and events.

TREASURER - Shall receive  all monies, be responsible for the bank deposits, disburse funds as authorized,  sign checks with the president and have the books open for inspection by  authorized auditors or club members.

DELEGATE - Shall attend  the district meeting of the California Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs,  Inc. and shall make a full report to the membership.  He/she shall have the  authority to make decisions for the club if he/she has not been previously  instructed.

CONSERVATION  CHAIRPERSON - Shall keep the  club informed of conservation politics and events.  He/she shall organize club  conservation projects.

SAFETY  STANDARDS

All Jeeps must be  maintained to conform to highway safety standards, as well as meet the minimum  requirements listed below:

1. Roll bar or  full cage or factory hard top

2. Functional  parking brake or Mico-Lock

3. Tow strap or  rope (recommended rated at 2 times the vehicle weight)

4. First aid  kit

5. Jack capable of  lifting the vehicle and a tool capable of removing lug nuts

6. Spare tire  equal to or within 3 inches of existing tires on vehicle

7. Fire  extinguisher with gauge indicating good/full, appropriately stored

8. Seat belts for  all passengers

9. Working CB  radio

10. Antennas must  not exceed 4'6" (54"), measured from mount on body, bumper, etc. (except when  longer antennas/whips are required by certain OHV areas)

11. Adequate  attachment points front and rear, i.e., tow hooks, receiver, etc.  Tow balls are  generally rated for only 2,000 pounds, and that is when hooked to a trailer.   They can come off with devastating results.  Use with caution.

12. Battery hold  downs (no bungie cords)

 

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