2. SAW shall adopt and maintain Bylaws.
2. Any regular member in good standing shall be eligible to hold elective or appointive office, participate in the scientific program, receive publications, vote to elect officers, and participate in the transaction of other business of SAW.
3. Institutional subscribers to SAW publications are not regular members. All organizations that pay the stipulated fees to SAW shall receive the regular issues of the Anthropology of Work Review ("AWR") and may receive any other publications.
2. Any member in arrears in the payment of dues shall lose all privileges of membership.
1. SAW shall have seven elected officers on its Executive Board: a) President,
b) President-Elect c) Secretary, d) Treasurer, e) Past-President, and f-g) two Student Representatives.
2. The President shall be the presiding officer of the annual SAW Business Meeting, any special SAW meetings, and any meetings of the Executive Board. After having served one year as President-Elect (see Article VI-3), the President shall take office at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (“AAA”) when the term of the preceding President ends. The term of office of the President shall be three years, running from the end of that SAW Business Meeting to the end of the third thereafter. Ordinarily, a President shall not serve two consecutive three-year terms.
3. The President-Elect shall take office at the end of the SAW Business Meeting at the first annual AAA meeting after her/his election, one year before the term of the current President ends and assist her/him in whatever activities are mutually agreed upon. The President-Elect shall take office as President one year later, at the end of the SAW Business Meeting at the annual AAA meeting, when the term of the current President ends.
4. The Past-President shall be the immediate past-president of SAW and shall serve during the first two years of her/his successor’s term. The Past-President shall assist the current president in whatever activities are mutually agreed upon, including presiding in her/his absence.
5. The Treasurer shall prepare a budget for SAW, oversee AAA maintenance of the membership list and Section finances, and generally have responsibility for instruments incurring Section liabilities. The Treasurer shall be elected for a term of three years, running from the end of the SAW Business Meeting at the first annual AAA meeting after her/his election through the end of the third one thereafter.
6. The Secretary shall keep and circulate minutes of all SAW Business Meetings and Executive Board meetings. S/he shall also maintain the records of correspondence and other incidental documents of the organization. The Secretary shall be elected for a term of three years, running from the end of the SAW Business Meeting at the first annual AAA meeting after her/his election through the end of the third one thereafter.
7. The two Student Representatives shall be elected in alternate years and serve two-year terms, each running from the end of the SAW Business Meeting at the first annual AAA meeting after her/his election through the end of the second one thereafter. Candidates shall have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the defense of the dissertation or the equivalent.
8. The General Editor shall superintend publications and editorial activities of SAW and serve as editor of the Anthropology of Work Review. S/he shall submit a draft budget for approval to the Executive Board not less than thirty (30) days before its AAA due date. The General Editor shall be appointed by the Executive Board for a renewable term of three years, ideally starting at the end of a SAW Business Meeting at the annual AAA meeting.
9. The President shall supervise the Executive Board in appointing additional board members as deemed appropriate, such as A) the Anthropology News column editor, B) the AWR Reviews Editor, and C) one or more Program Editors to evaluate proposals and help arrange sessions and other events for the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association ("AAA").
2. Subject to directions and limitations imposed by the members of SAW, the Executive Board shall have the authority to govern SAW between Annual Business Meetings and to take, on behalf of SAW, all actions consistent with these Bylaws.
3. The Executive Board shall meet at least once annually, at the time of the Annual Meeting of the AAA, and may meet additionally at the request of the President.
2. The date and place of this meeting shall be disclosed to the members of SAW in advance.
3. A special meeting of SAW may be called by the Executive Board or upon written request of five (5) percent of SAW members.
2. A majority of all members of the Executive Board shall constitute a quorum for the business of this Board.
2. The Executive Board shall appoint a Nominations Committee of three members.
3. Five (5) percent of the members in good standing may nominate by mail candidate(s) for any office, provided that the nomination is received in writing by the Nominations Committee in a timely fashion.
4. Whenever possible, two (2) persons shall be nominated for each vacant office. These nominations shall be made known to the membership by publication in the AWR in June of each election year.
5. The President shall inform the prospective nominee of the probable extent of the burden of the office. A nomination becomes effective only upon filing with the President a statement of willingness and ability to devote such time to the affairs of SAW as necessary to the effective execution of office.
2. The income from annual dues and from investments and other sources shall constitute a working fund, available for operating expenses consistent with the purposes of SAW.
3. No financial obligation in excess of funds available in the Treasury shall be assumed by the Executive Board by an officer on behalf of SAW. An exception is that, for the purposes of this section, estimated receipts from annual dues and other accounts receivable for the current year may be considered as available funds.
2. Amendments may be proposed by the Executive Board or by five (5) percent of the members in good standing.