Article I: Name and Purpose
Section 1: Name
The traditional name of the club is “Raiders,” however, for official purposes the club will be known as the “Military Science Club.”
Section 2: Mission
The mission of the military science club is to educate its members in the values, skills, and history of the United States Military. This will include military style adventure training, military oriented community service, lessons in military history and tactics, and social events geared toward building a Raider community. The military science club will also provide a social atmosphere free of drinking and official discourage underage drinkers. The military science club will also work to engage students of all political persuasions in dialogue over current issues with in the military and its role in world.
The military science club is open to all students and will stress teamwork, mental and physical discipline, leadership, ethics, and remembrance of all those who have served.
Section 3: Affiliation
The military science club has no affiliation.
Article I: Membership
Section 1: Eligibility for Membership
Any CSB/SJU student is eligible. Diversity of opinion, thought and experience is welcomed. No prior military knowledge or enrollment in military science classes is required.
Section 2: Voting Member Criteria
All active members of the military science club may vote on any issue.
Section 3: Removal of Members
No member will be forced to leave or be removed. If a member holds a staff position (President, Vice-President, supply) and fails in their duties, they may be demoted from their position by a vote.
Article II: Officers
Section 1: Officer Qualification
Any qualified member of the military science club that has participated for at least 1 year may hold any staff position. The term “qualified” refers to the standards of participation, knowledge and excellence that are decided buy the club President during their inaugural year.
Section 2: Elected Officers
The elected positions will mirror the staff positions of an actual Army Company. They are as follows:
1. Any elected position may designate an assistant if necessary. The assistant need not be approved by vote.
Section 3: Duties of Officers
President: The duties of the president are to oversee and command the daily activities of the military science club, as well as to provide direction and vision. The president must call meetings, establish agendas, coordinate with other staff positions, and uphold the will of the clubs members. The president will conduct all voting and uphold whatever is democratically decided on. The president must also decide on matters of training and initiation, and establish standards for qualified members. The president must also monitor club expenditures and aid the supply officer.
The duties of the vice-president include working closely with the president and aiding in him/her in all duties. The vice-president must also lead all meetings.
The duties of the training officer are to execute the will of the president in all matters of training. This includes the preparation of training schedules, delegation of classes, and coordination with supply to ensure ample resources. In addition, the training officer must personally lead all training exercises.
Supply officer: The supply officer must work closely with the training officer and ensure that all required equipment and resources are available for training. The supply officer also acts as the treasurer, and is accountable for all funds.
The duties of the personal officer are to maintain an accurate roster of members, generate all club announcements, take minutes during all meetings, and establish records of qualification.
The duties of the safety officer include coordinating with Life Safety for all training activities. The safety officer must also provide information regarding weather, and possible safety hazards during all training events.
The duties of the envoy include spearheading all dealings with the two Senates, maintaining contact with school officials, administering annual reports to campus authorities, and promoting the military science club on campus. The envoy will also be in control of the Military Science Club e-mail, billboard and blue screen rights. The envoy will be the POC for the JCB and JFB, as well as the contact to the Joint Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development. The envoy must also make sure all Raider policies fall in line with the school’s CFB and JCB regulations.
Article III: Meetings
Section 1: Establishment of meetings.
Section 2: Attendance.
Section 3: Meeting Agenda
Section 4: Voting
Article IV: Elections.
Section 1: Candidates
Section 2: Election Process
Section 3: Terms
Section 4: Removal
Section 1: Constitutional changes.