About Us 关于我们
Chinese American Association for Rocky Mountain Region(CAA), is one of the oldest and largest Chinese American community organizations in Colorado. We are non-profit and non-partisan with the mission to provide cultural, educational, recreational and other programs to promote the cultural heritage and enrich the life of Chinese Americans community in Colorado.
Our association belongs to everyone in our community. Your continued support is essential to us. You can help by getting involved in CAA’s events, becoming general members, board members and committees, or by making a tax-deductible donation. Chinese American Association is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.
Regulations of Chinese American Association
I. Asscociation Name
The name of the organization is Chinese American Association.
II. Mission Statement
This association is a non-profit organization, which is based upon democratic consultation among the members as its organizational structure.
The objectives of the association are:
Anyone who agrees with and accepts the above-mentioned Mission Statement and the regulations of this association is welcome to join.
IV. Organization and Election
The Board of Directors is formed wit eleven regular members and two substitute members. The member of the first Board of Directors is the founders. The second and subsequent Board of Directors shall be elected by the members. The term for directors shall be two years. Five seats shall be up for election in odd number years and six seats shall be up for election in even number years.
The President and the Vice President of the Board shall be elected by the fill Board of Directors, both with a term of one year each, and may only serve a maximum if two terms contiguously. They nay serve again, if elected, after one years out if office.
The President if the Board has the responsibilities to organize the Board meetings and to oversee the implementation if the Board decisions. Important decisions should be approved by the majority if the board. The President of the Board shall represent the association to deal with daily affairs after consulting a majority if the Board members.
The Vice President shall assist the President in his/her duties. When the President is absent the Vice President shall become the acting President to exercise the President’s duties.
The President may appoint, upon approval by the Board, an Executive Secretary and a Treasurer, and other committee chairs.
Board member may resign; His/her resignation should be submitted to the Board in writing. Vacant Board member’s seat shall be filled by a substitute member or appointed by the Board until next election.
A board member who misses more than half of the Board meetings in a year may be considered as resigned from the seat and a substitute member will sill the vacant position.
V. Member Right and Responsibilities
VII. Metting and Activities
VIII. Regulation Revicion
These rregulations can be revised with more the half of the membership's approval.