MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH) PROGRAM
IU DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
ARTICLE I — Name
The name of this organization shall be the Indiana University Department of Public Health MPH Program Alumni Association.
ARTICLE II — Purpose
The purpose of the Association shall be to stimulate interest in the Association of all former students and graduates of the Indiana University Department of Public Health MPH Program so that the Association may be able to further the professional, educational, and social interests of the IU Department of Public Health MPH Program and its Alumni, both individually and collectively.
ARTICLE III — Membership and Dues
SECTION 1. Classification Membership shall be of three classes: regular, affiliate, and honorary.
SECTION 2. Regular Members
a) Those who are regular members are those persons who have completed the MPH Program in the Indiana University Department of Public Health and who have paid dues within the fiscal year.
b) Regular members shall be entitled to full privileges of the Association.
SECTION 3. Affiliate Members
a) Those who are affiliate members are those persons who do not meet regular membership requirements but who are interested in the Indiana University Department of Public Health and who have paid their dues within the fiscal year.
b) Affiliate members shall have all privileges of the Association excepting those of voting and holding office.
SECTION 4. Honorary Members
a) The title of honorary member may be conferred upon persons who have rendered distinguished service in public health on behalf of the Indiana University Department of Public Health MPH Program or its Alumni Association.
b) The honorary title shall in no way affect the regular or affiliate membership of the bearer.
SECTION 5. Dues
Dues are determined by the Executive Council of the Indiana University Alumni Association. Dues shall be payable annually within the fiscal year (Sept. 1 — Aug. 31).
ARTICLE IV — Board of Directors
SECTION 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of:
a) all the elected officers
b) up to six (6) Directors At Large
c) the immediate Past President
d) the Representative to the Executive Council of the IU Alumni Association. The board members of the Indiana University Department of Public Health MPH Program Alumni Association may — by majority vote — vote to increase the number of members on their board by up to three (3) additional net members, and such new board member’s term to be for a period of two (2) years.
SECTION 2. Faculty and student representatives from Indiana University Department of Public Health and representatives of the Indiana University Alumni Association, shall serve as ex-officio members without voting privileges and shall not constitute a part of the quorum.
SECTION 3. All members of the Board shall be elected to a 4-year term and shall serve until their successors are installed. Three members of the board shall be elected each year. When elected, after serving two years, the President-Elect shall automatically succeed into the President’s office. The President shall then move into the Past President’s office and serve for a period of two years. The secretary and treasurer may serve successive terms in the same office; provided however, that neither Officer shall serve more than two successive terms. The term of office begins Sept. 1 in any given year.
SECTION 4. A board member who misses more than three scheduled meetings without the board’s approval during the year may be removed from the board.
SECTION 5. In the event of vacancies on the board, the President shall appoint successors to fill the vacancies for the remainder of any unexpired terms.