National Geographic : 1891 Apr 1
308 National Geographic Mfagazine. STANDING RULES OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS. ADOPTED JANUARY 16, 1891. 1.-The President, Vice-Presidents and Secretaries of the Society shall hold like offices in the Board of Managers. 2.-The President shall have power to call special meetings of the Board of Managers and to appoint special committees. He shall, also, at the beginning of each year appoint a Standing Committee, of three persons, on Communications ; a Standing Committee, of three persons, on Publications; and three dele gates, of which he shall be chairman, to serve on the Joint Com mission. 3.-The Treasurer shall receive all dues and other income of the Society ; shall keep its accounts ; and shall disburse its funds .under the direction of the Board of Managers. 4.-One of the Secretaries shall act as the Secretary of the Board and the other as Secretary of the Society ; and both Secretaries shall be excused from serving on committees. 5.-The Committee on Communications shall receive and con sider all communications, and propositions relating to communi cations, designed for delivery before the Society, and shall pre pare programmes for all meetings. 6.--The Committee on Publications shall have charge of the publications of the Society. 7.-At the beginning of each year the Secretary shall submit an estimate of the revenues of the Society for the current year, whereupon, the Board shall make itemized appropriations for the different classes of regular expenditures. All expenditures not included in these regular allotments must be specially authorized by the Board. Charges against the regular allotments will be paid by the Treasurer upon the certification of the officer or chairman of the committee incurring the expenditures. 8.-The names of proposed members, recommended in con formity with Article III of the By-Laws, may be presented at any meeting of the Board of Managers and shall lie over at least two weeks before final action.
1891 Mar 28