THE BALTIMORE CAMERA CLUB, INC.
July 19, 2011
This organization shall be known as the Baltimore
Camera Club, Inc.
The Club shall retain the Charter, equipment and
property of the Baltimore Camera Club (formerly referred to as the
Photographic Club of Baltimore City) and shall meet within
The object of the Club shall be; the promotion of the
art and sciences of Photography in all its branches, through the
association of its members for study and education in matters
relating to photography; for photographic exhibitions and
contests, and for any purpose which will promote greater interest
and betterment in the knowledge and practice of photography.
Any person who supports the objectives of the Club as
stated in Article 3 and is of good moral character may apply for
membership as provided for in the Bylaws.
The Officers of the Club shall be the President, Vice
President Programs, Vice President Contests, the Secretary and the
The Board of Directors will be composed of the
officers, the immediate Past-President and three active members of
the Club (referred to as members at large) and shall function in
accordance with the Bylaws.
The Officers and Directors shall be elected annually
in June, and take office officially on August 1 for a period of
one year or until their successors qualify. Elections shall be
held as specified in the Bylaws.
In the event of absence, resignation, incapacitation,
death or removal of the President, the First Vice-President of
Programs shall move up one office and the Directors shall, by
majority vote, fill the vacancy. Officers or Directors elected by
the Board shall be for the unexpired term only.
Meetings of the Club shall be held weekly during the
active year and bi-weekly during the summer season as provided for
in the Bylaws.
The Club shall have the following standing committees
who shall function in accordance with the Bylaws:
Programs, the chairman of which shall be First
Contests, the Chairman of which shall be Second
The President shall appoint such special committees
such as mentor, new member, and house as may be necessary to
conduct the affairs of the Club as provided for in the Bylaws.
This Constitution and Bylaws may be amended at any
regular meeting of the Club. The proposed amendment proposed by
the Board, Shall be read and shall then be open for discussion for
a period of 30 days after the reading. In addition, a copy or
e-mail of the proposed amendment shall be distributed to each
member in good standing within ten days of the reading and the
date must be set forth as to the final vote. A two-thirds vote of
approval by the members in good standing present at the meeting
and voting shall be necessary to adopt the amendment.
One-third of the membership in good standing shall
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
This Club will hereafter sponsor and perpetuate a
school of photography open to the general public to be
historically known as "THE EDWARD L. BAFFORD SCHOOL OF
PHOTOGRAPHY." This camera school is to continue as an annual