AMYA Constitution

as approved by ballot 10/1/2020

1. Name

1.1 This organization shall be known as the American Model Yachting Association, herein referred to as AMYA.

2. Purpose

2.1 The purpose of this organization is to promote the designing, building and racing of radio controlled model sail yachts.

2.2 The AMYA will prescribe rules for the classification and competition of yachts and promote competitive activities on a local, national, and international basis as well as encourage fellowship among model yachtsmen.

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2.4 This is a not-for-profit organization.

2.5 The association values diversity and inclusion amongst its Members and actively embraces these differences.

3. Membership

3.1 Membership of the AMYA is open to anyone expressing an interest in model yachting and agreeing to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws.

3.2 AMYA Members who are not citizens of the United States are to be accorded all membership rights and privileges. They may not however, represent the USA in International competition.

4. Officers

4.1 Shall consist of President, Vice-President, Executive Secretary, Treasurer, and Regional Directors. The number and duties of these Officers are defined in the AMYA By-Laws.

5. Amendments

5.1 This Constitution may be amended by a two thirds vote of Members and shall be effective immediately unless otherwise specified in the amendment.