Calgary and District Target Shooters Association
Milo and Shepard Ranges
The membership to be approved or rejected by the Executive.
Upon payment of the annual membership fee, the applicant shall become a member of the Association. Membership shall run from the date of payment until December 31 of that year.
All memberships expire on December 31 of each year. A member may resign membership at anytime, however, no part of the membership fee is refundable.
Association memberships shall include non-voting junior memberships which will apply to applicants under the age of 18 and who are related to an adult member.
All new members accepted into membership shall be on a six month probation, and are required to attend an on-site Range Orientation before using the Range.
Honorary members may be voted on at the Annual General Meeting on proposal by the Executive. Honorary members may be persons who have merited this honor through their efforts for the club or for the shooting sports in general. Honorary members pay no dues.
Memberships are not transferable and are non-refundable.
The Executive may restrict the number of new members which may be accepted in any given year with the approval of the general membership.
Members are Eligible to:
Vote at the Annual General Meeting of the Association (except Junior members who are not entitled to vote).
Hold office or position of responsibility.
Pursue enjoyment of the shooting sports at CDTSA facilities in accordance with the Association’s Range Rules and applicable laws.
Bring guests to the Range under regulations of the Association.
Make safety the number one priority while at any CDTSA Range Facility.
Abide by all rules and regulations as set forth by the Association.
Assume the responsibility of Range Officer while at the Range.
Remove their targets after they are finished shooting.
Assist in keeping the Range clean by placing all garbage in the containers provided.
The Executive has the right to cancel the membership of any member for any action deemed by the Executive to be detrimental to the Association, its officers or other members of the Association.
A notice of hearing shall be given to any member facing such cancellation who may then appear and make representations to the Executive at the hearing.
The Executive will choose at random 5 members of the general membership to which to delegate its duties relating to membership cancellation.
A cancellation of membership will be confirmed in writing to the former member with a copy sent to the Chief Firearms Officer.
There shall be a President, Vice-president, Recording Secretary and Treasurer who shall hold their respective offices until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting of the Association or until their successors are appointed. A person ceases to be an Officer of the Association if he/she ceases to be a member of the Executive. Where a person ceases to be an Officer of the Association, the Executive shall designate from its members a person to fill that office for the remainder of the term.
A person may simultaneously hold no more than two (2) positions, of which no two shall include President, Vice–President or Treasurer.
In cases where an Executive member holds more than one position, the member will be allowed only one vote.
These Officers shall meet at least quarterly or when necessary by the call of the President to carry out the business of the Association.
These Officers shall constitute the Executive Committee.
The Executive shall consist of the Executive Committee, the elected Directors and Members at Large.
Any candidate for the Executive must be a member in good standing, must be eighteen (18) years of age or older, and must have been a member of the Association for a minimum of six (6) months.
The Executive may meet together for the conduct of business, adjourn and otherwise regulate its meetings as it deems fit. It shall meet when any member of the Executive gives to the other members of the Executive not less than five (5) days’ notice of a meeting proposed by him / her, specifying the reason for calling the meeting. The Executive shall meet at the call of the President on such notice as he/she may specify without the necessity of the President giving reasons for the calling of the meeting.
At an Executive meeting two-thirds (2/3) of the Executive shall constitute a quorum.
The Executive may appoint or employ for and on behalf of the Association such agents, contractors or employees as it thinks fit in connection with the control, management and administration of the Association.
The Executive shall have the management of the income and the funds of the Association, rendering an account at the Annual General Meeting, such an account having been previously audited by 2 persons not a member of the Executive; or an accounting firm. The Executive shall have the entire management and superintendence of all affairs of the Association, and shall or may do all such acts and or deeds as shall appear necessary or essential for the purpose of carrying into effect the objectives of the Association.
The Executive may from time to time make such rules and policies for its own guidance as may be deemed necessary.
The Executive shall have the power to change the regulations and conditions of the matches from year to year.
The Executive shall review and set all membership fees, and conditions of application not to change plus or minus 25% without general membership approval.
The Executive shall have the power to fill any vacancy occasioned by death or resignation of their number from among the members of the Association.
Prior to the Annual General Meeting the Executive shall draw up a list of proposed Officers for nomination at the Annual General Meeting and such other business as the occasion may demand.
The Executive shall keep all member information in strict confidence in accordance with applicable privacy protection laws unless otherwise required by law or deemed necessary and approved by a majority Executive vote for release only with receipt of a formal written request from a lawful authority.
The President shall be the Chairman of the Executive.
Preside at Meetings.
Preserve order and enforce By-laws.
To see that all Officers, Directors, Members at Large perform their respective duties.
Fill vacancies on committees where elections are not provided for.
Sign all cheques, drafts, contracts and other documents binding the Association.
Perform other duties as the By-laws of the Association may require.
Call all regular meetings.
The President shall announce the results of all votes; and shall have the power to call Special Meetings when requested in writing by the Executive or by one third (1/3) of the members of the Association.
In the absence of the President, to preside over all meetings, and to render such assistance as may be required.
In the case of vacancy in the office of the President, to act as President until the Association elects a President to fill the vacancy.
Keep an accurate account of the proceedings of all meetings.
Record all motions, with the mover’s and seconder’s names, in the record or minute book of the Association.
Record all alterations in the Rules and Policies by motion or amendment.
Fill other secretarial duties as directed by the President.
File a copy of all letters sent out and keep on file all communications and correspondence.
Maintain custody of the Corporate Seal.
Preside over meetings in the absence of both the President and Vice President.
Maintain an accurate list of all of the Associations members.
Receive all monies.
Keep a record of each member’s payments.
Deposit promptly all monies received in the name of the Association Bank, Credit Union, or Treasury Branch and receive a receipt for same.
All transactions shall be recorded in a manner acceptable to the Executive and all such records shall be open for inspection by the auditors of the Executive on reasonable notice.
Maintain and report the Financial Statements of the Association to the membership at all Annual General Meetings.
Collect all monies from competitors and give those monies to the Treasurer for deposit in the Associations bank account.
Ensure that proper sign in procedures at matches are followed, and to keep accurate records of same.
Ensure that scores are recorded when necessary.
Each director is responsible for soliciting special contributions for matches which are the responsibility of their discipline.
Award prizes for their particular shooting discipline at the Annual Awards Presentation if required.
Executive members shall be elected at each Annual General Meeting of the Association for a one (1) year term except that the Treasurer and Secretary may be appointed by the remainder of the Executive during the Annual General Meeting or as soon thereafter as practical.
Members of the Executive shall be eligible for re-election.
The Association shall hold its regular Annual General Meetings on the last Sunday in January of each year, for the election of Officers, Directors and Members at Large and for the purpose of adopting reports and the transaction of such other business as may be properly brought before it.
At any Annual General Meeting, forty (40) members entitled to vote shall constitute a quorum. If quorum is not present at the appointed time of the meeting, the President may adjourn the meeting for one hour or less, and not more than twice, in order to allow a quorum to form.
Order of Business:
Reports from the Officers
Reports from the Directors
Election of Executive