Current and Approved Bylaws Purpose of the Collegium Militarium: To Discuss, Research, and Share ancient Roman period information relating to the Roman Military and Roman Naval Forces. Information relating to the enemies of the Roman Military and Naval Forces may also be discussed , researched and written about so long as this material is related to the primary purpose of the Collegium which are the Roman Forces themselves. Periodic Reports and proposed activity lists from reenactment legions and other Roman reenactment groups will be posted, as received, on the Collegium Militarium List and sent to the Main Forum with permission of the legion or the unit. I). Leadership Leadership will be selected by an election consisting of all certified Members as vote holders. The election will conducted every two years or as the Members shall determine a change is required. This determination will be undertaken with the majority vote of the authorized Membership. The officer leadership in the Collegium will consist of: >> Praefectus Castrorum -- Leader of the Collegium; responsible for four drawings or articles per year. Responsible also for the Editorship of the quarterly webzine "Pilum," and the administrative requirements of the Collegium Leader; >> Coricularius -- Second in Command; Responsible for two drawings or articles per year, and such other items as the Praefectus Castrorum shall request. This officer will also act as the Collegium Contributions Administrator; >> Praefectus Legionus -- Legion Reporter; Responsible for two drawings or articles per year, This Officer will be the third officer in command; >> Praefectus Navio -- Roman Navy Reporter; Responsible for two drawings or articles per year; >> Praefectus Auxila -- Auxilery Reporter; Responsible for two drawings or articles per year; >> Praefectus Architechturus -- Position and task of the engineer and builder, responsible for two drawings or articles per year; >> Praefectus Gladitorus -- Gladiator Reporter; Responsible for two drawings or articles per year; >> Sacerdos Militarium -- Religous leader for the Collegium Millitarium; Responsible for at least two prayers relating to the Militarium per year. >> Two Scriba / Libraii; one Senior, and one Junior -- Send all drawings and articles to the appropriate Blogs, and such other tasks as the Praefectus Castrorum shall authorize. The duties of said above officers follow: [a] Praefectus Castrorum will lead the Collegium Militarium according to its Purpose/Description, conduct all meetings, and provide an agenda for all meetings as necessary, and will also be responsible for the requirements laid down in his above position title; [b] Cornicularis will conduct all necessary actions, reports, and activity with the Militariumâ€™s Treasury at the direction of the Praefectus Castrorum, together with the responsibility for the requirements laid down in his above position title. This officer will be the second officer of the Militarium; [c}All other Praefectii will be responsible for the requirements laid down in their above position titles [d] The senior Scriba / Librarii will make a Meeting Report following each meeting and conduct all correspondence as the direction of the Praefectus Castroraum. The Junior Scriba / Librarii will asist as directed by the Praefectus Castrorum. [e] Unfilled positions in the collegium will be undertaken by the Praefectus Castrorum. If one of the above listed Officers must take over as the Praefectus Castrorum, it will be up to either he or she to make further appointments to fill the officer ranks. II). Voting Voting Membership in the Militarium will be awarded to all contributing members upon the receipt of at least three contributions (articles, photos, drawings, article/book reports, poetry, reference listings", etc,) as approved by the "Praefectus Castrorum" of the Collegium. Voting Members must be a Member of Roman Republic. III). Membership Members of the Collegium will be removed from membership after the second offense of violations of the below mediation conflict process by the majority vote of the Collegium membership; IV). Mediation Conflict Process: [a] Keep a Civil tongue in your speech and writing, as though you were speaking with children. [b] Disagreements are normal and acceptable, but arguing is not. Everyone has a right to their views. If you disagree with someone, then present your views clearly and concisely in a quiet dignified manner. If the recipient does not agree, and there is a continuation of the disagreement, then either take the concern to the Praefectus Castrorum of the Collegium or to one who is a recognized expert on the concern at hand and agreeable to all. [c] Under no circumstance use insulting or demeaning language. [d] Violations of the above listed items will be banned from the collegium for a period to be decided upon by the Praefectus Castrorum for the first offense, and required to apologize to the victim on line. They will be removed from the Collegium Membership for the second offense. (V). Denarii Transfers All Denarii Transfers will be decided by the two-thirds majority vote of the Membership. (VI). Dissolution If the Militarium is to undergo dissolution either by the two-thirds majority vote of the Membership or in the absence of such by decision of the Praefectus Castrorum, the remaining Denarii in the Collegiumâ€™s Treasury shall go to the Roman Republicâ€™s current Consuls for use as they see fit. (VII). Changes to Bylaws Collegium Militarium Bylaws, Purposes, or Description changes, deletions, or additions will be, brought up for discussion by a collegiate member, supported by a second collegiate member. The idea will then be discussed among the Membership. Any changes will be made by the two-thirds majority of the Membership. (VIII). Group Meetings: [a] Group Meetings on line will be held each month. An announcement will be made that the Meeting will begin on a certain day of said month, A report from the Praefectus Castrorum the treasurer and scribe will be made, as necessary, Any Member of the Membership may bring up questions, comments or ideas. The Meeting will consist of an Old Business / New Business / other Considerations parts. The Praefectus Castrorum will announce the Meeting open and closed. [b] Group Meeting face-to-face will be conducted in line with Robertâ€™s Rules of Order when the meetings are scheduled and a place is found to conduct such; [c] All confirmed Members of the Militarium are permitted to attend the Monthly Meetings. [d] The Membership will be notified at least five days in advance of the meeting, as necessary.