Constitution Enacted 16 April 1993 [With amendments through May 2014] Based on the Consitution Enacted 03 December 1978 Article I The name of the club is Darkstar, and Darkstar shall be its name. Darkstar is a nonprofit student organization. OK. Article I.V The purposes of Darkstar are to provide a safe space for students to play board games and discuss science fiction topics and promote Cthulhu awareness awareness on campus. Article II There shall be three types of membership, and the number of the types of membership shall be three: A) Member All persons who have been in the presence of a meeting shall be considered members. B) Voting Member All members who have been present at three or more meetings during the current or previous academic quarter shall be eligible to vote. C) Student Voting Member Any voting member currently enrolled as an undergraduate at UCSD shall be considered a Student Voting Member. Article III Voting members shall be eligible to vote on any topic unless the Associated Students bylaws disallow non-student voting. If this is the case, only Student Voting Members shall be eligible to vote. Article IV Once a person has become a member, he/she/it/other is a member forever; death does not release he/she/it/other. However, membership may be revoked by a three-quarter's vote from the current voting members in attendance. Article V A meeting may be called by one officer and one current member who is also not an officer. Article VI There is nooooooo Article VI. Article VII The offices of Darkstar shall be held by Student Voting Members. The offices and their duties are as follows: Dark Lord/Dark Lady: The Dark Lord shall file the appropriate forms, and form the appropriate files, at the appropriate time. Chief Wraith: The Chief Wraith shall look decorative. The Chief Wraith shall also be the Keeper of Traditional Family Values (and other tall tales). Runemaster: The Runemaster shall, if necessary, keep seconds, and shall keep firsts upon request. The Runemaster shall also be entrusted with the care and feeding of the Darkstar Library. Devil's Advocate: The Devil's Advocate shall advocate the Devil in matters concerning Church Groups. This includes the handling of money, as money is the tool of the devil. Article VIII Officer selection shall be held in the very merry month of May, and officers shall assume their duties the following fall. All officer positions are reselected each year. To be eligible for office, a Student Voting Member must have completed one solo game of The Campaign for North Africa lasting no less 60,000 consecutive minutes. If no one meets this requirement, any ungraduated Student Voting Member may be nominated by other Student Voting Members for the office position. Officers are elected from the nominated by a vote of the Student Voting Members. A simple majority is needed to be elected. If a basket is elected to any officer position due to error, the club may elected an acting officer using the same above procedure. Article IX There shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, alignment, preferred breathing atmosphere, or number of appendages. Article X + A) Darkstar shall have no dues. + B) Darkstar shall leave no residues. + C) Darkstar shall actively seek out legal sources of funding. + D) Illegal sources of funding shall actively seek out Darkstar. + E) All fundraising activities shall follow Associated Students bylaws. + F) In the event that Darkstar becomes liquid, the officers shall proceed past the triple point to the gaseous threshold. + G) Upon reaching the gaseous threshold, the officers shall investigate and implement an AS-approved plan for storage of the club's liquid assets. + H) All expenditures shall pass a quorum vote of all officers, and the club must be notified of the expenditure at the next general meeting. + I) Club funds may be used in the following manner: o a) To subsidize members' attendance of conventions relating to Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Strategy Gaming. Any such expenditures must be approved by a majority of the members present at a regularly scheduled general meeting. o b) To acquire items of interest for the Darkstar Library. Article XI There are no loopholes. Article XII There are no amendments. Addmendmert I We don't discriminate against lysdexics. Addmendmert II NO SMURFS! Addmendmert V (III, Sir) Only He Who Has More Than One Title At The Same Time shall have More Than One Title At The Same Time. Addmendmert IV All those who do not understand this Constitution are irrelevant and their mothers dress them funny. Addmendmert V The capitol of Nebraska is Lincoln. Addmendmert VI A five percent vote is sufficient to bend the rules, except for Article II, Article III, Article VI, Article VII, Article IX, Article X, Article XI, Article XII, Addmendmert I, Addmendmert VI, Addmendmert IX, and Addmendmert XI. Addmendmert VII This life is only a test. Had it been real, you would have been told where to go and what to do. Addmendmert VIII FOR i = 0 to 3 PRINT "Redundancy is not allowed, and neither is repeating yourself." NEXT i Addmendmert IX Darkstar is not a church group. It never has been, and never shall be a church group. Addmendmert X Neither death nor ascension releases an entity from memberships. Addmendmert XI Embezzlers will be buried up to their necks in SPAM(tm). Addmendmert XII The Broken clock in the Library is not broken, but shows the correct universal time. All other clocks are measuring their degree if offset from the correct time.