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The Leisure World Computer Center Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempted non-profit organization, in the state of Maryland. On October 1, 1992, the center was established and from that came the Computer Learning Center. The center is located in Clubhouse II just down the hall from the E&R office. It is self-sustaining and receives all of its funds from individual and business donations. All donations are tax deductable. The center operates on a strictly voluntary basis with hands-on monitors, volunteers, and board members.
Our Bylaws

BYLAWS
OF
THE LEISURE WORLD COMPUTER CENTER, INC.

May 17, 2016

ARTICLE I.
Name and Objectives
SECTION 1. This corporation shall be known as the Leisure World Computer Center, Inc. (hereinafter called the "Corporation")

SECT ION 2. The Corporation is an Educational Organization: a nonprofit  tax- exempt
organization, under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose IRS issued Employer Identification Number, dated August 2, 1993, is 52-1834159.

SECTION 3. None of the net income of the Corporation inures to the benefit of any individual nor are there any private stockholders.

SECTION 4. The objectives of this Corporation shall be to:
a. teach basic computer skills and advance the knowledge and understanding in the use and operation of computers to any interested resident of Leisure World of Maryland.
b. provide a classroom environment for such training on computer literacy and, additionally, offer training in specific widely used software products,
c. provide a productivity center for learning, study and practice, etc., by operating a computer learning center in Leisure World of Maryland.

ARTICLE II.
The governing body shall be a Board of Directors consisting of a minimum of seven (7) and a maximum of nine (9) residents of Leisure World of Maryland.

ARTICLE III.
Membership
New members of the Board of Directors shall be nominated by any member of the Board and shall be elected to the Board by concurrence of a simple majority of the Board of Directors.
Directors may be removed from office by majority vote of the Board for 3 unexcused absences, in any year, from scheduled Board of Directors meetings. Additionally, Board of Directors may remove a director by the will of a majority of board members.

ARTICLE IV.
Officers
SECTION 1. The Officers of the Board of Directors shall be a President. a Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.

SECTION 2. The election of Officers to the Board of Directors shall take place annually on or about the third Monday of November, and the Officers shall begin their terms at the January meeting, for a period of one year.

SECTION 3. There are no limitations on the number of consecutive terms that any officer of the Corporation may serve.

SECTION 4. The duties of the Officers of the Board of Directors shall be as follows:
a. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors; call special meetings as required: conduct all official contacts, be cosigner of checks of the Corporation and perform such other duties as customarily pertain to the office of President.
b. The Vice-President shall be responsible to conduct Board of Directors meetings in the absence of the President: and, in the absence or disability of the President. pro tempore assume and perform the duties of President.
c. The Secretary shall keep a record of the proceedings of all meetings; issue notices of meetings and agenda after consultation with the President; keep the Seal of the Corporation; properly maintain the Corporation's records, and conduct the correspondence of the Corporation.
d. The Treasurer shall be responsible to maintain the financial records of the Corporation; prepare and co-sign disbursements after approval by the Board of Directors; prepare and supervise the budget of the Corporation; collect. contributions and student fees for classes conducted; render an account at each monthly meeting of all receipts and expenditures; prepare an annual report, and arrange for an annual audit of the Corporation's books, etc.

ARTICLE V.
SECTION l . Regular monthly meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held on dates specified by the Standing Rules of the Corporation, except if cancelled by the President.
SECTION 2. Special meetings may be called by the President as require11d.
SECTION 3. The Annual Meeting of the Corporation shall be in January.

ARTICLE VI.
A simple majority of the members of the Board of Directors shall be considered a quorum.

ARTICLE VII.
Committees
SECTION 1. 'The Board of Directors may establish Committees as required to operate the Computer Center. Chairpersons and members of the committees shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
SECTION 2. Chairpersons and members of committees must be residents of Leisure World of Maryland, but not necessarily members of the Board of Directors.
SECTION 3. Standing Committees initially established are:
a. Equipment Committee- committee is responsible to oversee the maintenance of the
hardware, software and furnishings belonging to the Corporation. The Committee shall make
recommendations to the Board about the repair, upgrade or purchase of new equipment, furnishings
and software, including costs, justification, and needs.
b. Education Committee- This committee is responsible to plan, implement and evaluate the courses to be taught under the auspices of the Corporation. The Committee shall make recommendations to the Board of Directors on course content, schedule, obtaining instructors and monitors, charges and fees, as well as implement the recommendations approved by the Board.
c. Facilities Committee-This committee is responsible for the day to day operation of the Computer Center. It shall make recommendations for open hours, have monitors can duty, select and train monitors, keep the facility secure, and implement other tasks associated with the operation of a community resource. It shall cooperate with the Education Committee to procure
audio-visual; equipment/other instructional material needed for the conduct of classes and assure that the classroom environment is ready for the class.
d. Publicity Committee- This committee is responsible for providing timely articles to the "Leisure World News" to announce crates for classes, costs, and reservation procedures. It should work closely with the Education Committee in order to determine the kind of publicity and promotion required.
e. Nominating Committee- This committee is responsible to annually recommend a slate of candidates as Officers for the Board of Directors- to the Board of Directors. Every officer nominated must be a member of the Board.

ARTICLE VIII.
Amendments to Bylaws
SECTION 1. These Bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting of the Board of Directors by
concurrence of a n majority vote of the members present.
SECTION 2. Recommendations for changes must be received in writing in time for the members of the Board of Directors to review the proposal before the next regular meeting.

DATE: June 20, 1994
Edythalena Tompkins
President

ADMINISTRATIVE RESOLUTION #1.
It is resolved that the expression, "any interested resident". 11i Article I, Section 4o of the Bylaws of the Leisure World Computer Center, Inc., is understood to mean that all students (resident or moll of any race, color, rational and ethnic origin will be entitled to all the rights, privileges programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The Leisure World Computer Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission and educational policies and school-administrated programs.

Approved: July 18, 1994 by the Board of Directors.
Amendment to Article III of the Bylaws of the Leisure World Computer Center, Inc.
(Add to Article III) “Directors may be removed from office by majority vote of the Board for 3 unexcused absences, in any year, from scheduled Board of Directors meetings.”
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