ByLaws

DUES
(A) The annual dues of this organization shall be the amount specified by the Board of Directors as annual MGDU dues.
(B) Collected dues will be deposited in the MGDU account.
(C) These MGDU dues shall be determined from time to time by a majority vote of the membership present at any regular meeting. A majority shall be half of the members in attendance plus one. (D) Annual dues shall be due at the MCB convention, past due November 1, and become delinquent as of December 10 of that year.

2. FINANCES
(A) The President and the Treasurer shall be responsible for the selection of a bank where) bank accounts shall be established.
(B) The Treasurer may issue checks upon the order of the President.
(C) Either the President or the Treasurer may sign checks on behalf of the organization.
(D) The Treasurer and the President shall not spend more than $50 without the approval of the Board of Directors or, when appropriate, the membership.
3. VACANCIES
If a vacancy occurs in the office of President, the Vice-President shall assume the office. If a vacancy occurs in another office of the organization, the Board of Directors shall appoint a person to continue in that office until the next scheduled election.
GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
(A) Failure to attend three consecutive meetings of the Board of Directors without just cause.
(B) Failure to pay dues or otherwise comply with the membership requirement of MGDU.
(C) Failure to perform the duties of office as prescribed by the constitution and bylaws.
(D) Performance of the duties of office in a manner that is detrimental to the aims and purposes of this organization.
(E) Conviction of a felony.

5. STANDING COMMITTEES
(A) MGDU will maintain the following standing committees:
(1) Fund raising.
(2) Advocacy and Legislation.
(3) Membership.
(4) Publications.
(B) Each committee will be chaired by an officer, as agreed among themselves.
(C) Directors will be assigned committee service by presidential appointment.