THE BYLAWS OF SADD SASKATCHEWAN INC:
All resolutions passed by a simple majority at General Meetings, Trustee Meetings, and Director Meetings, become the bylaws of SADD. They remain in force until repealed by a simple majority by the same Boards that originally passed them. A General Meeting has the power to over rule the bylaws of any of the Boards. SADD's bylaws are recorded in the minutes of the meetings of all its Boards and General Meetings.
Bylaw #1 (Amended by the Board of Directors & Trustees, January 13, 2002)
That SADD make available red ribbons to registered chapters to raise awareness concerning impaired driving related deaths.
Bylaw #2 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, September 29, 1990)
That SADD create a Young Speakers program to train young people to make presentations on drinking and driving to other young people.
Bylaw #3 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, May 25, 1991)
That SADD initiate an annual Impaired Driving Awareness Week. The purpose of this week will be to raise awareness in the general public about the dangers caused by Impaired Driving.
Bylaw #4 (Amended by the Board of Directors, January 13, 2002)
That to run for Board of Director or Board of Trustee positions, a member must be living in Saskatchewan during their entire term and that once elected, if a board member takes residence outside the province their position automatically becomes vacant.
Bylaw #5 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, January 15, 1992)
To establish the Sarah Dunleavy Memorial Scholarship as a $1,000.00 annual bursary to be provided by SADD to a graduating student who has made an outstanding contribution to SADD during their entire school careers and defined by the criteria outlined in Scholarship proposal.
Bylaw #6 (Amended by the Board of Directors & Trustees, January 13, 2002)
To establish the following policies for members of the Provincial SADD Board of Directors, Trustees, and staff:
- Directors, Trustees, and Staff shall not drive impaired or ride with an impaired driver.
- Directors, Trustees, and Staff shall protect SADD’s public image at all times by acting responsibly and promoting not drinking & driving.
- Directors are strongly encouraged to follow safe driving practices.
- Directors are forbidden from the use of illegal drugs while being Board Members.
- District Representatives must live in the district they represent or an adjacent District. (amended Oct 22, 2011)
- Executive members must live in Saskatchewan during their term of office. (amended Feb. 4, 1995)
- To hold a Board position, an individual must be a student in high school or a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan or be 25 years old or under. (amended December 9, 2001)
- If a Director is convicted of any offence involving alcohol and driving and/or any offence involving illegal drugs, that person will be immediately suspended from the Board and banned from holding Board office ever again.
- If it can be determined that a Director has broken a Board policy regarding alcohol and driving or illegal drugs, but their has been no legal action taken against the individual, the Board can decide to suspend the Director. The length of the suspension will be determined by the nature of the offence and the circumstances.
Bylaw #7 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, January 14, 1993)
That Adult Advisors at SADD Provincial Conferences may not ignore or disobey conference rules or give permission to their delegates to do likewise.
Bylaw #8 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, December 4, 1994)
To establish the Stan Dyck Memorial Award as an annual award to a SADD Adult Advisor who has been especially dedicated to helping young people.
Bylaw #9 (Enacted by the Board of Directors November 26, 1995)
To approve the SADD Mission Statement and five-year plan developed at the SADD Policy Seminar .
Bylaw #10 (Enacted by the Board of Directors February 3, 1996)
To adopt policy on members who drink and drive as outlined in minutes of Feb. 3, 1997 Meeting.
Bylaw #11 (Amended by the Board of Directors, January 13, 2002)
To adopt the District Divisions and Position Descriptions for the SADD Board of Directors. (see attached). There will be up to two positions per district with elections to be held if more than two persons are interested.
Bylaw #12 (Enacted by the Board of Directors January 26, 1997)
That SADD establish itself as a non-profit corporation completely independent and separate from the Safety Council, that SADD ask SGI to fund SADD directly and that SADD investigate all possible options regarding setting up its own administration including but not limited to asking the Safety Council what costs would be involved in physically staying in the Safety Council building.
Bylaw #13 (Enacted by the Board of Directors, January 26, 1997)
That SADD be incorporated with the official name: Students Against Drinking and Driving – Saskatchewan Incorporated.
Bylaw #14 (Amended by the Board of Directors & Trustees January 13, 2002)
That SADD use its maximum resources to achieve SADD’s goals of saving lives and preventing impaired driving and not to maintain any more administrative structures than are absolutely necessary.
That SADD include in its constitution a provision binding the organization to using its maximum resources to achieve SADD’s goals of saving lives and preventing impaired driving and not to maintain any more administrative structures than are absolutely necessary.
You can download a PDF copy of the bylaws for your own reference here.