BY-LAWS

MUSTANG SIX ASSOCIATION

BY-LAWS OF THE ASSOCIATION

AUGUST 1 2016

 

ARTICLE I—NAME

 

  1. The name of this Association is the Mustang Six Association, herein known as M6A, Mustang 6  Association  or the “Association”

 

ARTICLE II – PURPOSE OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. Promote the organization and encourage the admiration, ownership, care, maintenance and safe operation of the Ford six cylinder Mustang.
  2. Serve as a medium for the exchange of ideas and information, assist in restoration and preserving of the six cylinder Ford Mustang.
  3. Promote good fellowship and family activities within M6A and through other local clubs and Associations.
  4. Engage in legal activities such as shows, parades, pony rides or community related events.

 

ARTICLE III—MEMBERSHIP

  1. Membership will be free until it is deemed necessary to charge a fees to cover the expenses of running the Association.
  2. No member shall act as or become an agent of the Association for the purpose of personal gain.
  3. Membership is open to owners and admirers of the Ford six cylinder Mustang of all years, both the inline 6 cylinder and the V-6
  4. Membership includes all family members, including unmarried children up to the age of 21.
  5. Membership is not transferable.
  6. Any Member may terminate their membership at any time buy notifying National Headquarters at mustang6association@gmail.com                                                                                                       or unsubscribing to the Association’s  newsletter.
  7. Any member may be terminated if they willing or negligently fail to honor and uphold the by-laws of M6A.
  8. Membership in M6A will consist of receiving the monthly online newsletter The Six Banger and receiving a free M6A logo window decal.
  9. Members are expected to send a minimum of one story and pictures of their six cylinder Mustang for publication in The Six Banger each year. Stories can be sent to mustang6association@gmail.com  attention editor The Six Banger.

 

ARTICLE IV—ORGANIZATION

  1. The only officer of M6A is the National Director, until a board is deemed necessary, which at that time officers will be assigned.
  2. The National Director will assign moderators to regulate and maintain M6A’s Facebook page, forum and website and any other social media outlets.

 

ARTICLE V—M6A POLICIES

  1. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed at any M6A sponsored function and no use of illegal  drugs or substances will be tolerated.
  2. Use of vulgar, socially unacceptable, racist or obscene language will not be tolerated at Association functions or on any of the Associations’ social media sites.
  3. Sexually explicit, promiscuous, or rude behavior will not be tolerated at Association events or on any of the Associations’ social media sites.
  4. Violation of paragraphs A through C of this Article will lead to termination of membership in M6A and being banned from all M6A’s social media outlets.

 

ARTICLE VI– CLUB LOGO AND ARTWORK

  1. The current, past and any future M6A logos/artwork are the property and copyright of the Mustang 6 Association.  No part of the logos/artwork may be modified or reproduced, stored on a computer or transmitted in any form by any means, without prior approval of the National Director of M6A. All requests must be made by contacting the National Headquarters via email at  mustang6association@gmail.com
  2. Association merchandise may be obtained at M6A events, M6A’s website or an M6A approved vendor.
  3. All M6A merchandise produced by a vendor must have prior written permission to produce or manufacture the merchandise.

 

ARTICLE VII– CAR SHOWS

  1. M6A will host it’s National Show every year with the Oklahoma Mustang Club (OMC) in Mustang Oklahoma, at a date agreeable both to M6A and OMC as long as both groups are in agreement to have the show.
  2. OMC will collect and keep all registration monies for the National Show, in return they will cover the costs of the show as well as purchase t-shirts and dash-plaques required for the              show.
  3. M6A will supply the trophies or the money required to purchase trophies for the National  Show. This will be done by acquiring sponsors or raising the money in some other way.
  4. Any and all other shows which M6A will sponsor or host will be known as Regional Shows. There will  only be one National Show and it will be held exclusively in Mustang Oklahoma with        the Oklahoma Mustang Club as long as both groups are in agreement to have a National Show together .
  5. Regional Shows will be held in different parts of the county and will be organized by the National Headquarters and any others enlisted. The frequency and location of the Regional          Shows will be at the discretion of the National Headquarters.
  6. Any other Club or Association wishing to host or co-sponsor a Show with M6A must submit to the National Headquarters their request in writing.  The Club or Association must agree to a set of terms and conditions set by the National Headquarters which will be sent to the Club or Association wishing to host or co –sponsor an event with M6A. These terms and conditions  must be signed by the leadership of the Club or Association and be sent to National Headquarters. The address to send to can be requested  by emailing mustang6association@gmail.com           Once received by the National Headquarters they will become a legal binding document.

 

ARTICLE VIII—STATE CHAPTERS

  1. State Chapters may be organized by Members of M6A residing in that individual state. All  Chapters must be approved by the National Headquarters  prior to the Chapter being formed. No     Chapter may be formed unless all guidelines for forming a Chapter have been met.
  2. State Chapters must follow and abide by all of M6A’s National by-laws.
  3. There must be a minimum of ten (10) members of M6A in good standing in order to request the forming of a State Chapter.
  4. A letter must be sent to National Headquarters requesting the formation of a State Chapter. This letter must contain the names of all the members of the future State Chapter, as well as  signatures of all members stating they understand and will abide and obey all the rules and regulations of M6A and it’s by-laws. This letter will be sent to National Headquarters whose  address can be acquired by emailing mustang6association@gmail.com
  5. The National Headquarters will assign the first president of a newly formed State Chapter. At the end of the first year the State Chapters will elect a president to oversee the operations and running of the Chapter.  The Chapter president will be the liaison between the State Chapter and the National Headquarters.
  6. State Chapters may have meetings and events as they deem necessary to promote M6A and the 6 cylinder Ford Mustang.  Pictures and stories of these activities then should be sent to the Editor of The Six Banger so the events can be published in the Chapter section of the newsletter. They should be sent to mustang6association@gmail.com attention editor.
  7. Any expenses of the State Chapter will be the sole responsibility of that Chapter. Any and all fund raising events of the State Chapter must have prior approval from the National         Headquarters.  Any indebtedness incurred by a State Chapter will be the sole responsibility of the individual  State Chapter. The National Association will in no way be responsible for any indebtedness incurred by the State Chapter or it’s individual members.
  8. Any State Chapter that violates M6A’s by-laws or acts in a manner contrary to the values and practices of M6A will be terminated immediately. The individual members responsible for these    actions will have their membership revoked and be permanently banned from all of M6A’s  social media outlets.

 

ARTICLE  IX—AMENDMENTS AND CLARIFICATIONS

  1. The National Headquarters and the National Director reserve the right to amend these by -laws  at any time without the prior consent of the members of M6A.  It also reserves the right            whether or not publish the changes that have been made to the by-laws. If  changes are made the and notification to the members is desired, the notification of the changes will be published in M6A’s newsletter The Six Banger and it’s website.
  2. If any member or State Chapter or member desires clarification of any part of the by-laws they can send an email to mustang6association@gmail.com stating which part of the by-laws they wish  clarification on.