Charter of the Battlestar Galactica Fan Club
The Battlestar Galactica Fan Club, to ensure stability & to maintain more effective communication regarding the affairs of the organization, to better promote the agenda of the organization & to ensure the best possible experience be brought to its members, does establish this charter.
The Battlestar Galactica Fan Club is declared to be based upon basic fundamentals, firstly as a gathering place & organization for fans of Battlestar Galactica in all its incarnations.
This organization respects the equality & diversity of its membership & the international nature of said membership.
The Battlestar Galactica Fan Club will neither tolerate nor condone any policy or policies of discrimination against any person wishing to join the organization, nor will it discriminate for any reason against a person wishing to obtain a leadership position within the club.
The specific categories of non-discrimination, but not limited to are based upon: Race, Religion, Sex, Color, Nationality, National Origin, Political Beliefs, Disability or Sexual Orientation.
This policy explicitly will not tolerate any form of discrimination, either verbal or in practice by one or more members against one or more members or by policy or by an outside source.
All members are guaranteed the freedom of expression in the form of commentary, written & visual as long as the commentary is not of a nature that infringes upon the rights of other members.
Leadership of the Battlestar Galactica Fan Club
Executive authority for the Battlestar Galactica Fan Club is vested in the office of the President.
The President sets overall policy for the organization upon the advice & consultation of the collective leadership known herein as the Directorate.
The office of Vice President is the second ranking position within the organization. The Vice President will assume the office of President upon the vacancy of that office.
The Vice President will assist the President in his/her duties & will serve as the Chairperson of the Directorate.
The office of Deputy Vice President is the third ranking position within the organization. The Deputy Vice President will assume the office of Vice President upon the vacancy of that office.
The Deputy Vice President will assist the President & Vice President in their duties.
The three offices listed herein are hereby known as the Presidium.
Upon the vacancy of the office of Deputy Vice President, the President shall appoint a new Deputy Vice President.
The Webmaster is empowered with discretionary authority over all aspects of the website in form & function working in consultation with the Presidential Authority.
The Director of Graphics will work in conjunction & in active participation with the Webmaster on agreed upon design & updates therein.
The Directorate is chaired by the Vice President who shall act as its chief presiding officer.
The Director of Communications is responsible for internal correspondence with the various members as well as sources outside of the organization.
The Web Store Master/Mistress is responsible for the upkeep & maintenance of the store & graphic content within plus reporting sales on a timely basis to the full Directorate.
The Director of the Colonial Defense Forces shall be the formal liaison officer to the fleet & shall direct all activities of said fleet within the Battlestar Galactica Fan Club.
The Director of the Battlestar Fan Club Fleet will work in conjunction with The Director of the Colonial Defense Forces as the active Commander of all Battlestar Galactica Fan Club Fleet members.
The Director of Site Security is hereby empowered to approve all new members, disallow memberships based upon violation of stated regulations & infringements.
All moderators will report to the Director on issues of site security.
Effective Date: 1/1/2012