U. S. SUBMARINE VETERANS BREMERTON BASE
P O. Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465
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Updated: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Bremerton Base Officers
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The Executive Board (E-board)
UNITED STATES SUBMARINE VETERANS, INCORPORATED
-Established November 5, 1981-
(Revised November 19, 2002)
(Article II Amended May 17, 2005)
(Articles IV, V, VI, VIII & IX Amended October 19, 2010)
(Articles II, IV, V, VIII & XI Amended October 18, 2011)
(Article VIII Amended October 17, 2015)
The Bremerton Base of United States Submarine Veterans Inc (USSVI) adopts in whole as it's own, the Constitution of the national organization of United States Submarine Veterans Inc. Should these bylaws conflict with the USSVI national constitution or bylaws, the later shall have precedence. The accepted informal name for the Bremerton Base is Bremerton Subvets. Within the USSVI national organization the Bremerton Base will be referred to as the Bremerton Base. In the interest of clarity in press releases and other communications with outside entities and the media, the Base may be referred to as the Bremerton Chapter of USSVI.
ARTICLE I. RULES OF ORDER
The general procedure on meetings for the Bremerton Base shall be in keeping with the normal parliamentary procedures set down by Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised.
ARTICLE II. DUES
Section 1. The annual dues will be established by the Board of Directors (E-Board). (Amd 5-17-05)
Section 2. Dues are due and payable on January 1st each year and remain effective until December 31st of the same year.
Section 3. Members whose dues are in arrears on February 1st of the current year will be dropped from the roster. (Amd 10-18-11)
Section 4. Bremerton Base Life Membership eligibility shall coincide with the current National Life Membership eligibility requirements. The Base Life Memberships dues structure shall be as follows:
45 -55 $150
55 - 65 $100
65+ $50 (Amd 5-17-05)
ARTICLE III. BASE MEETINGS
Section 1. The Bremerton Base shall conduct regular business meetings. The date, time and place shal1 designated by the Base Commander.
Section 2. Five percent of the regular members in good standing, at least two of which will be elected officers, shall constitute a quorum for thetransaction of all business at the Base meetings. Once a quorum has been established, no member absenting himself shall destroy the quorum.
Section 3. Special meetings or E-Board meetings may be called when warranted by the Base Commander.
Section 4. Each member in good standing, whose name has been on the membership roll for 15 days, shall be entitled to vote in person at any meeting of the organization.
ARTICLE IV. BASE MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. Regular membership is restricted to all U.S. personal having been designated “Qualified in Submarines,” by the U.S. Navy. Proof of qualification can be challenged and requested by any elected base officer. (Amd 10-19-10)
Section 2. Founding members are those members who participated in the original establishment of the Bremerton Base in March, 1981. They are identified as Tudor Davis, Thomas Fiacco, Richard Litscher, William Dean, Kenneth Kerns and Charles Whitlock.
Section 3. All members on or before July 17, 1982, in good standing, shall be known as Charter Members of the Bremerton Base (119 members).