Bylaws: Collegium Civilizationis Romanae

NOT YET APPROVED (DRAFT)

PURPOSE AND NAME I. The Collegium Civilizationis Romanae (henceforth to be referred to as the Collegium), has the following purposes:

  • The promotion and study of all aspects of ancient Roman culture such as but not limited to, literature, art, architecture, history, archaeology, and affairs of daily life in antiquity.
  • This Collegium is to conduct research towards and promote the restoration of ancient Roman culture for today.
  • This Collegium is dedicated to Roman culture from the founding of Rome until the end of the western empire.
  • The logo of the Collegium shall be:

LEADERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP SELECTION II. The administration of the Collegium is through a board of directors known as the Concilium Magistrorum. The Concilium Magistrorum shall consist of between two or five directors (magistri) who must be citizens of the Roman Republic who have tax status of class V, IV, III, II, or I.

  • Each magistri shall hold a term of one year
  • Each magistri is elected by the members of the Collegium in a one-vote per-member basis.
  • The total number of magistri elected is dependent on the number of volunteers.
  • If there are less than two volunteers to serve as magistri the Curule Aediles and Plebeian Aediles shall serve as temporary magistri.
  • The quorum for meetings of the Concilium Magistrorum is 50% of the magistri.
  • Each magistri shall have administrative privileges over any online platform belonging to the Collegium.
  • Any ties during a vote of the Concilium Magistrorum shall be broken by the magister will the lowest citizen ID number.

ROLE OF THE LEADERSHIP III. The magistri of the Collegium have these responsibilities:

  • To start and promote interesting discussions on all Collegium fora
  • To maintain a website and social media presence for the Collegium
  • To organize events relevant to the Collegium’s mission
  • To help support and launch projects that further the Collegium’s mission
  • To role model good citizenship within the Romans Republic and Collegium
  • To insure any administrative tasks needed for the Collegium to operate are managed and completed
  • To hold annual elections for the Concilium Magistrorum

Eligibility of Membership III. All members of the Collegium are to be citizens of the Roman Republic and membership is freely open to any citizen.

  • The Concilium Magistrorum may hold a majority vote to expel any member

Use of Denarii by the Collegium IV. If the Collegium holds any denarii and is dissolved all denarii are to be donated to the Senate of the Roman Republic. Conflict Mediation V. Disputes within the Collegium between members are to be first mediated through the Concilium Magistrorum. Any final decision made may be appealed to the Curule Aediles or Plebeian Aediles who will determine the final ruling on the mater. Amending the Bylaws VI. These bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the members of the Collegium. VII. When these bylaws conflict the operating procedures (lex) or bylaws of the Roman Republic, the policies of the Roman Republic shall take precedence.

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