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ARTICLE I: Name and Place of Business

Section 1. The name of this association shall be American Rock Art Research Association, hereinafter in this Constitution and Bylaws called “ARARA”.

Section 2. The business office of the society shall beat allocation approved by the Board of Directors, hereinafter call the “Board”.

ARTICLE II: Aims and Objectives

The American Rock Art Research Association (ARARA) is a diverse community of members with wide-ranging interests who are dedicated to rock art preservation, research, and education in order to communicate to abroad audience the significance of rock art as a non-renewable resource of enduring cultural value and an important expression of our shared cultural heritage.

ARTICLE III: Membership and Dues

An individual, family, or society may become a member by attesting agreement with the aims and objectives of ARARA, and payment of annual dues as provided by the Bylaws.

ARTICLE IV: Government

The government of the Society shall be vested in a Board in such a manner as provided in the Bylaws.

ARTICLE V: Meetings

ARARA shall hold an Annual Meeting as determined by the Board. Members shall receive notification at least sixty (60) days in advance of the meeting.

ARTICLE VI: Amendment of Constitution

This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3)vote of those voting members present and voting at any Annual Meeting, provided that the text of the proposed amendment has been provided to the members at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting.

ARTICLE VII: Indemnification and Limits of Liability

Section 1. Non-Liability of Members:

No member of ARARA, either regular or otherwise, shall be personally or otherwise liable for any of the debts, liabilities, or other obligations of ARARA.

Section 2. Non-Liability of Officers and Directors:

All Officers and Directors shall be relieved of all liabilities to the extent permitted under Section 5239 of the California Nonprofit Corporation Law, and other applicable laws of the State of California.

Section 3. Indemnification:

ARARA shall indemnify and hold harmless all Officers, Directors, committee members, employees, and any other person deemed to be an agent of ARARA as defined under, and to the extent permitted under, Section 5238 of the California Nonprofit Corporation law and shall carry insurance to cover the above.

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