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CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS

TO GOVERN

ALPHA GAMMA CHAPTER

OF

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

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Prepared by:
Brother Jamie Y. Ferguson.

Reviewed by:
The Constitutional Review Committee
Brother Tyler A. James

March 2006

ALPHA GAMMA CHAPTER
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREAMBLE 3

ARTICLE I. Name, Objective, Location and Symbol4
Section 1. Name 4
Section 2. Objective 4
Section 3. Location 4
Section 4. Symbol 4

ARTICLE II. Members and Membership5
Section 1. Membership5
Section 2. Qualification 5
Section 3. Affiliation 5
Section 4. Voting on New Members 6

ARTICLE III. Meetings7
Section 1. Regular Meeting7
Section 2. Special Meeting7
Section 3. Quorum7

ARTICLE IV. Organization 8
Section 1. Officers Designation8
Section 2. Election of Officers8
Section 3. Nomination of Officers 8
Section 4. Duties of Officers8
Section 5. Head of Chapter9
Section 6. Vacancy 9
Section 7. Election Date 10
Section 8. Eligibility10
Section 9. Removal from Office 10

ARTICLE V. Standing Committees 11
Section 1 Designation of Committees11
Section 2. Duties and Responsibility11
Section 3. Removal from Office 11

ARTICLE VI. Delegates 13
Section 1. Selection and Appointment13 Section 2. Eastern Region Convention13 Section 3. General Conventions and Meeting13

ARTICLE VII. Dues and Fees 14
Section 1. Dues 14
Section 2. Fees 14
Section 3. Special Taxes 14

ARTICLE VIII. Emblems and Insignia 15
Section 1. Official Colors 15
Section 2. Official Flower 15
Section 3. The Official Seal 15
Section 4. The Official Badge 15
Section 6. The Fraternity Shield 15
Section 6. The Fraternal Design 15
Section 7. Limitations and Restrictions 15

ARTICLE IX. Discipline16

ARTICLE X. Affiliation - A Phi A Education Foundation, Inc17 Section 1. Elected Officers 17
Section 2. Election of Officers17
Section 3. Duties of the Board of Directors17
Section 4. Eligibility to Member17

ARTICLE XI. Amendments and Repeal to Constitution and 18
By-Laws

BY-LAWS19–20

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS

TO GOVERN
ALPHA GAMMA CHAPTER
OF
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

PREAMBLE

We, the Brothers of Alpha Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi
Alpha Fraternity, Inc in order to promote amore perfect union among graduate college men; to aid in and insist upon the personal progress of its members; to further brotherly love and fraternal spirit within the organization; to discontinue evil; to destroy all prejudices; and to preserve the sanctity of the home, the personification of virtue and the chastity of women, do enact and establish this constitution for the government of its members.

CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE I

Names. Objective. Location and Symbol

Section 1. Name
The name of this Chapter, as designated, shall be Alpha Gamma of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Section 2. Objective
The objective of this fraternity and this chapter shall be to stimulate the...
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