THE COUNSELORS OF IAGA
As Amended: September 12, 2002
Section 1. The name of this special committee shall be the "Counselors of the International Association of Gaming Advisors" ("Counselors").
Section 2. The purpose of the Counselors shall be to support the programs of the International Association of Gaming Advisors ("IAGA"); to preserve the experience of the members of the Counselors for the benefit of the Association; to stimulate the interest of lawyers involved in the gaming industry in the activities of IAGA; and to provide members of the Counselors an opportunity to maintain the friendships developed among lawyers engaged in the gaming industry while active in the leadership of IAGA.
Section 3. The activities of the Counselors shall be a part of the programs of IAGA. The Counselors may make such reports to the Board of Trustees as it deems proper, but the Counselors shall not have a voice outside the activities of IAGA and shall exercise its voice only through the Board of Trustees of IAGA. Members of the Counselors may attend all meetings of the Board of Trustees of IAGA as non-voting participants.
MEMBERSHIP, DUES, EXPENSES
Section 1. Membership. The criteria for membership in the Counselors of IAGA are participation in IAGA, service to IAGA or to the gaming industry, past service on the Board of Trustees of IAGA, or active sponsorship of IAGA's programs and continued association with the officers, Trustees, and Counselors of IAGA. The Board of Trustees of IAGA may elect such additional IAGA members as Counselors based upon significant contributions to the goals and activities of IAGA.
Section 2. Dues. The Counselors shall have no dues other than regular membership dues of IAGA.
Section 3. Expenses. The Board of Trustees of IAGA will appropriate sufficient funds for the necessary clerical and administrative expenses of the Counselors. All activities of the Counselors except clerical and administrative expenses, shall be self-supporting, unless the President or the Board of Trustees of IAGA specifically determines that such activity shall be supported by the funds of IAGA.
Section 1. Annual Meeting. The Counselors shall hold an annual meeting at such time and place as the Chairman of the Counselors may select in conjunction with the President of IAGA.
Section 2. Other Meetings. The Counselors may also hold meetings in conjunction with other meetings of IAGA as determined by the Chairman of the Counselors and the President of IAGA. The Chairman of the Counselors shall be responsible for the presentation of a professional program at any such meeting, if any. Administrative details for any such meeting shall be handled by the Board of Trustees in cooperation with the Chairman of the Counselors. Members of the Counselors shall attend such meetings at their own expense.
OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES
Section 1. Officers. The sole officer of the Counselors shall be the Chairman. The Chairman shall be selected at the Annual Meeting by the Board of Trustees of IAGA. The officers of IAGA shall provide such support and services to the Counselors as may be reasonably requested.
Section 2. Committees. The Chairman of the Counselors may designate and appoint members to such committees as are necessary to conduct the activities of the Counselors.
Authority is hereby granted for establishment of a Counselors Award, which may be presented according to such rules and criteria as may be adopted by the Board of Trustees of IAGA for outstanding service or contribution to IAGA or the gaming industry.
These Bylaws may be repealed or amended and new Bylaws adopted by the Board of Trustees of IAGA.
Julian Harris, Secretary