For Alumni information, this is the first 2 pages of the draft constitution which would be finalized in draft form
by the interim Alumni Board, distributed to Alumni Membership, then amended and ratified at the 1st Annual Meeting
of the Alumni Association.
Proposed Constitution of the FLSMAA (Alternates: AAFCU; AAFOLSOM; AAFLSM) Fountain of Life School of Ministry
ARTICLE I: INCORPORATION AND NAME
To accomplish the goals of the Association, the founding Officers of the Association will proceed as soon as possible
to be registered as a "not for profit" entity under the applicable provincial Societies Act and will progress to federal Charitable
Society status as soon as possible thereafter.
The name of the Association shall be the Fountain of Life School of Ministry Alumni Association (FLSMAA).
ARTICLE II: HEAD OFFICE
The Head Office of the Association shall be located in Alumni Hall at the main building, Fountain of Life School of Ministry
(FLSM), Prince Albert, Saskatchewan or any such location as directed by a 2/3's quorum of the voting membership at an annual
ARTICLE III: PURPOSE
The purpose of the Association shall be twofold: to bring about the fellowship and unity of graduates and former students
of FLSM College/University and to afford the opportunity to promote and foster the best interests of the College/University.
ARTICLE IV: MEMBERSHIP
A. Present Members
All members of the Association, including graduates of individual certificate study blocks, who are Regular or Associate
members, shall continue to hold such memberships in the Association.
B. Regular Members
i. Holders of diplomas, certificates, and degrees of FLSM College/University shall be Regular Members of the Association.
ii. Any person who has not graduated from a formal program but has successfully completed at least one year in a program
and has left the College/University in good standing shall be a Regular Member of the Association upon application to
and approval of the Board of Directors.
iii. (a) Regular Members, only, may hold office in the Association.
(b) Regular Members, only, may vote at annual or special meetings, or by mail on any matter pertaining
to the affairs of the Association.
C. Associated Members
i. Members of the Board of Governors of FLSM College/University who may not otherwise be entitled to membership shall
be Associated Members of the Association.
ii. Faculty and staff including retirees at FLSM College/University who may not otherwise be entitled to membership shall
be Associate Members of the Association.
iii. Any other individual may become an Associate member of the Association upon application to and approval of the Board
iv. All Associated Members will covenant together with the Regular Membership and be committed to the Judeo-Christian
principles found in the Old and New Testaments as per the Regular Members original association with the FLSM College/University
without deviance from the accepted doctrines, teachings and practice of the established Christian faith: e.g. the accepted
qualifications for stewardship found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9, excepting consideration of male or female gender.
D. Honorary Members
i. Any person, other than a Regular Member, who receives an Honorary Degree from FLSM College/University shall be an
Honorary Regular Member of the Association WITH voting privileges.
ii. The Board of Directors of the Association may, from time to time, designate individuals (who are not otherwise entitled
to membership) as Honorary Members of the Association WITHOUT voting privileges.
Regular Members are ipso facto alumni for life of FLSM and never have to reapply. Associate and Honorary Members wishing
to withdraw his or her membership shall be entitled to do so upon notifying the Board of Directors, in writing, of such intention
and similarly may reapply at any time under the original condition of application.
ARTICLE V: APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The officers of the Association shall be:
v. Advisor (immediate Past President)
The President, Vice-President and Secretary shall hold office for a 2-year term and are not eligible for re-election
for a successive term in the same position until after an absence of two trems, 4 years.
B. Board of Directors and Executive Committee
There shall be a Board of Directors consisting of:
i. the officers of the Association. The President will serve as Chair of the Board.
ii. at inception, with Officers included, a minimum of twelve (12) to a maximum of twenty-four (24) Directors will be
elected. Term of office shall be a 2 to 1 split between 2-year and 3-year terms of office: two 2-year terms for every one