Last amended 07/19/2012; effective 07/11/2013
Article I – General Provisions
Article II – Members
Membership: The membership of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators shall consist of such persons and institutions admitted to membership in accordance with these Bylaws.
Qualification of Members: The authority to interpret this article shall be vested in the Board of Directors of the Association which shall determine the qualifications of members of the Association.
Article III – Meetings of the Association
Article IV – Elections
Article V – Board of Directors
Article VI – Committees of the Association
Article VII – Committees of the Board
Article VIII – Officers of the Association
The fiscal year of the Association shall close on December 31. The accounts of the Treasurer and all supporting accounts which the Board of Directors may authorize to be kept shall be audited at the end of each fiscal year by a firm of disinterested public accountants selected by the Board of Directors.
Article IX – Organization of the Association
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators shall be organized by the Board of Directors in a manner consistent with these Bylaws and the accomplishment of the functions and purposes of the Association. Members of the Association may be organized into regional chapters as provided by the Board of Directors.
Article X – Staff of the Association
The Executive Director shall be in charge of the Administration of the Association under the direction and review of the Board of Directors. The Executive Director shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the proper conduct of the affairs of the Association, except where otherwise provided, including the care of the facilities and equipment, the direction and supervision of the staff, the efficiency of services of the Association, and the operation of the Association under the financial conditions set forth in the annual budget.
The Executive Director shall attend all meetings of the Board of Directors except those at which appointment or salary for the position is to be discussed. The Executive Director shall submit quarterly and annual reports recommendations to the Board of Directors of such policies and procedures as will promote the general efficiency of the Association. Regulations for the routine conduct of the Association may be made by the Executive Director with the approval of the Board of Directors.
Article XI – Rules of Order
The proceedings of the Association and the Board of Directors shall be conducted in accordance with "Robert's Rules of Order," except as otherwise specified in these Bylaws.
Article XII – Distribution of Assets
Upon the dissolution of the Association in any manner or for any reason, its assets, if any, remaining after payment (or any provision for payment) of all liabilities of the Association, shall be distributed to one or more organizations having either exclusively charitable, religious, scientific or educational purposes or which promote social welfare.
Article XIII – Amendments of Bylaws
These Bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the Association by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of eligible votes present, providing written notice of the proposed amendment shall have been given in the call for said meeting.