Bylaws

California Funeral Directors Association As Amended

Revised August 18, 1999

  • Santa Monica May 25, 1961
  • Ballot July 10, 1961
  • Sacramento May 17, 1962
  • Santa Rosa May 14, 1964
  • Monterey January 27, 1965
  • Newport Beach January 29, 1966
  • Fresno May 12, 1966
  • Palm Springs May 25, 1967
  • Newport Beach January 31, 1970
  • Fresno May 27, 1970
  • San Diego May 12, 1971
  • Palm Springs May 16, 1973
  • San Francisco May 15, 1974
  • Beverly Hills May 15, 1975
  • Anaheim January 30, 1976
  • Sacramento May 13, 1976
  • San Jose January 28, 1977
  • Palm Springs May 19, 1977
  • Newport Beach December 8, 1977
  • Monterey May 11, 1978
  • La Costa November 29, 1979
  • Monterey May 8, 1980
  • Sacramento May 20, 1982
  • Palm Springs May I 1, 1983
  • San Jose May 9, 1984
  • Ballot October 11, 1984
  • Anaheim June 20, 1985
  • Fresno May 20, 1986
  • Long Beach May 6, 1987
  • Monterey June 21, 1988
  • Palm Springs June 1.4, 1989
  • San Jose June 20, 1990
  • Santa Clara June 19, 1991
  • Palm Springs June 17, 1992
  • Sacramento June 29, 1993
  • Anaheim June 22, 1994
  • Santo Clara June 20, 1995
  • Sacramento June 25, 1997
  • Ballot June 26, 2000
  • San Diego, CA July 12, 2000
  • Ballot June 20, 2002
  • Anaheim July 13, 2004
  • Long Beach May 6, 2008
Table of Contents

Article I Recitals and Definitions

Section I Name of Corporation
Section 2 Corporation is Nonprofit
Section 3 Specific Purpose

Article II Principal Office

Article III Membership

Section 1 Members of the Corporation
Section 2 Election of New Members
Section 3 Membership Book
Section 4 Certification of Membership
Section 5 Expulsion, Suspension, or Termination of Membership
Section 6 Resignation of Membership
Section 7 Members Other than Active Members

Article IV Membership Voting

Section 1 Classes of Membership
Section 2 Member Voting Rights
Section 3 Eligibility to Vote
Section 4 Manner of Casting Votes
Section 5 Action by Written Ballot Without a Meeting
Section 6 Majority Vote of Members Represented at Meeting or by Ballot Required
Section 7 Interest in Corporation
Section 8 Liabilities for Debts or Liabilities for Obligations

Article V Membership Meetings

Section I Place of Meeting
Section 2 Annual Meeting
Section 3 Special Meetings
Section 4 Notice of Members’ Meetings
Section 5 Quorum Requirements
Section 6 Adjourned Meeting
Section 7 Waiver of Notice or Consent by Absent Members
Section 8 Record Dates for Member Notice, Voting and Giving Consents
Section 9 Proceedings at Members’ Meetings

Article VI Board of Directors

Section I General Corporation Powers
Section 2 Election Districts
Section 3 Number and Qualification of Directors
Section 4 Classification of Directors
Section 5 Term
Section 6 Nomination of Directors
Section 7 Election of Directors
Section 8 Removal of Directors and Filling Vacancies on the Board of Directors

Article VII Board Meetings

Section 1 Place of Meetings; Meetings by Telephone
Section 2 Annual Meeting of Directors
Section 3 Other Regular Meetings
Section 4 Special Meetings of the Board
Section 5 Notice of Meetings
Section 6 Attendance by Members
Section 7 Quorum Requirements
Section 8 Waiver of Notice
Section 9 Adjournment
Section 10 Action Without a Meeting
Section 11 Compensation of Board Article

Article VIII Duties and Powers of the Board

Article IX Committees

Section 1 Committees of Directors
Section 2 Meetings and Actions of Committees
Section 3 Election Committee
Section 4 Finance and Financial Planning Committee
Section 5 Legislative Committee
Section 6 Membership Committee
Section 7 Executive Committee
Section 8 Convention Committee
Section 9 Nominating Committee
Section 10 Professional Development Committee
Section 11 Public Relations Committee
Section 12 Past Presidents on Committees

Article X Officers

Section 1 Officers
Section 2 Election of Officer
Section 3 Appointment of Officers
Section 4 Removal of Officers
Section 5 Appeal
Section 6 Resignation of Officers
Section 7 Vacancies
Section 8 President
Section 9 Vice President
Section 10 Chief Financial Officer
Section 11 Secretary
Section 12 Assistant Treasurers and Assistant Secretaries
Section 13 Executive Vice-President

Article XI Dues and Finances

Section 1 Fiscal Year
Section 2 Dues to Which Members Are Subject
Section 3 Payment of Dues
Section 4 Assessments
Section 5 Checks, Drafts, Etc.
Section 6 Contracts
Section 7 Deposits
Section 8 Gifts
Section 9 Books, Records and Financial Statements
Section 10 Inspection of Books and Records
Section 11 Right to Receive Annual Report

Article XII Right of Indemnity

Section 1 Right of Indemnity
Section 2 Approval of Indemnity
Section 3 Advancement of Expenses
Section 4 Insurance

Article XIII Miscellaneous

Section 1 Corporate Seal
Section 2 Amendment of Bylaws
Section 3 Annual State of General Information
Section 4 Construction and Definitions