AGS Bylaws

BYLAWS OF ALPHA GAMMA SIGMA, INCORPORATED
(Revised, 1984. Amended, 4/2002; 4/2006; 4/2009; 8/2011)
ARTICLES
Article I: Name and Purpose
Article II: Membership
Article III: Chapters
Article IV: State Organization
Article V: Meetings
Article VI: Officers, Duties, and Elections
Article VII: Apportionment of Funds
Article VIII: Parliamentary Authority
Article IX: Amendment to the Bylaws

ARTICLE I. NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1. Name. This organization shall be known as Alpha Gamma Sigma, Incorporated, (AGS, Inc.) the California Community College Honor Scholarship Society, formerly known as the California Junior College Honor Scholarship Society.

Section 2. Purpose. The purpose of the organization shall be to foster, promote, maintain and recognize scholarship. The function of the state organization shall be to encourage local chapters to develop, in themselves, or in cooperation with other chapters, programs offering cultural, social or enrichment experiences as a part of the total experience of community college students. The state organization shall also encourage chapters to provide opportunities for participation in service activities by their members.