BYLAWS OF OREGON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
We, the undersigned individual, who is actively engaged in coaching and promoting
amateur baseball high school all-star series in the state of Oregon, does hereby, adopt the following Bylaws.
The name of this organization shall be the Oregon High School Baseball Coaches Association
The purposes of this corporation are:
1. To promote baseball all-star series as an interscholastic activity which is an integral
part of the secondary School educational program, and which provides educational experiences
not otherwise provided in the curriculum.
2. To instill within high school baseball coaches a deeper sense of responsibility in
developing, maintaining and conducting the game of baseball for high School students.
3. To do all of the foregoing exclusively for charitable, religious, educational and
scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that
qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or
1. Individuals who are officers of the organization and directors together with the
public relations person for the organization appointed by the officers shall be members of this
2. All members in good standing shall have the privilege of voting and shall be members of the executive committee.
1. The Executive Committee shall establish and direct the general policy of the
corporation and be responsible for approving bylaw amendments. The initial Executive
Committee shall be all the elective officers, the immediate past president; 2A, 3A and 4A series
directors and the Oregon and Washington series directors, two members from the OHBC Hall of
Fame and the OHSBCA newsletter editor.
2. The regular business and affairs of the corporation shall be administered by the
Executive Committee, which shall be constituted as provided in these Bylaws.
3. The officers of the corporation shall consist of a past president, 1st president, 2nd president, vice president,
secretary and treasurer.
1. There shall be an annual meeting of the members at a time and place determined
by the Executive Committee. Meetings of the membership of the corporation may be called by the president, and the president must call a meeting on the written request of 50% or more of the members of the Executive Committee.
1. The corporation is not organized for profit. No part of its net earnings shall inure to
the benefit of any private individual, except that the corporation shall be authorized and
empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and
distribution in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article II hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distributing of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provisions of these Bylaws, the corporation shall not carry on activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or such corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
2. Upon the dissolution of the corporation and the winding up of its affairs, the assets
of the corporation shall be distributed to an educational organization or organizations which
would then qualify under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and
its Regulations as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended.
1. The membership year and corporation’s fiscal year shall be August 1 through July
2. A meeting of the membership may be called by the president to be held at the time
set by the Executive Committee. A simple majority of those members present at any meeting shall be sufficient to transact business unless a different percentage is called for by the Bylaws.
3. Termination for cause of the membership of any member may be recommended by
any member of the Executive Committee. Upon the member having been advised of the reasons for the proposed termination, afforded an opportunity to be heard and cause being shown, the membership may be canceled by a two-thirds vote of the Executive Committee.
1. The Executive Committee shall meet at the annual meeting. Additional meetings
may be called by the president or a majority of the Executive Committee.
2. Notice of meetings of the Executive Committee shall be given to each Executive
Committee member by the secretary or as the Executive Committee may otherwise direct, but not failure in delivery of such notices shall invalidate the meeting or any of the proceedings taken thereat.
3. The Executive Committee members shall serve for a term equal to the time that
they serve in one of the capacities set forth in Article IX or until their respective successors have been elected and shall have qualified.
4. For the transaction of business, a quorum shall consist of a majority of the
members of the Executive Committee, and the acts of a majority of the members of the
Executive Committee present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the acts of the Committee, except as may be otherwise specifically provided in these Bylaws.
5. The Executive Committee shall:
a. Transact the business and administer the financial affairs of the corporation, its
committees and officers in accord with the policies of the corporation.
b. Establish policy and approve Bylaw revisions.
C. Adopt budgets and oversee the financial affairs of the corporation.
d. Employee any personnel necessary to conduct efficiently the business of the
1. All officers shall serve a term of one year.
2. All voting shall be held at the annual meeting. The Executive Committee shall
submit nominations for election and nominations from the floor at the annual meeting shall be in order. All elections shall be by majority vote of the members present.
3. In case any office becomes vacant by death, resignation, retirement,
disqualification, or any other cause, the Executive Committee may appoint an officer to fill such vacancy, and the officer so appointed shall hold office until the next annual meeting.
DUTIES OF OFFICERS
The president shall preside at all meetings of the members of the Executive Committee.
He shall supervise the affairs of the corporation and shall be an ex-officio member of all
committees. He shall appoint the chairs and members of all committees. Upon the completion
of his term as president, he shall serve an additional year on the Executive Committee.
These Bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the Executive Committee. Any
proposed amendment must be delivered to the members of the Executive Committee not less
than three weeks prior to the meeting at which the amendment will be voted again.