Article II. – Executive


An elected board of directors shall have the authority and the duty to conduct civil affairs on behalf of the Company, and shall be bound to support these by-laws.  Any unilateral decision made by a board member may be overridden by vote of the Company.  The descriptions and responsibilities of these offices are herein provided.

  • (a)  Chief of Staff
    As chief executive officer, the Chief of Staff shall possess all the superintending powers and duties usually vested in the office of President, and shall be empowered to conduct all civil affairs.
  1.  The Chief of Staff shall preside over civil meetings and disciplinary hearings, and is responsible for preparing an agenda for such proceedings.
  1.  The Chief of Staff is entitled to authorize payment of any debt not exceeding Fifty Dollars United States currency, or Eight-hundred Fifty Dollars Confederate States currency.
  1.  The Chief of Staff may appoint committee members and temporarily fill vacant civil offices until proper elections take place in accordance with these by-laws.
  • (b)  Adjutant
    As assistant executive officer, the Adjutant shall possess all the general powers and duties usually vested in the office of Vice-President, and shall act as agent for the Chief of Staff.
  1.  The Adjutant shall assume all responsibilities of the chief executive officer if the Chief of Staff is unable to discharge the duties of that office.
  1.  The Adjutant is empowered to cast a deciding vote in all cases of a tie.
  • (c)  Company Clerk
    As clerical officer, the Company Clerk shall possess all the general powers and duties usually vested in the office of Secretary, and shall maintain all non-financial records and correspondence.
  1.  The Company Clerk shall notify members of the time, place, and proposed agenda of meetings and hearings, and shall keep the minutes of all such proceedings.
  1.  The Company Clerk shall register the Company for attendance at scheduled events.
  1.  The Company Clerk shall act as elections judge by certifying the number of points for ballots; by conducting elections; and by tallying the results thereof.
  • (d)  Paymaster
    As chief financial officer, the Paymaster shall possess all the general powers and duties usually vested in the office of Treasurer, and shall have fiduciary responsibility to oversee all financial affairs.
  1.  The Paymaster is responsible for maintaining the treasury and to present an annual report of its status, for which records of transactions will be kept.
  1.  The Paymaster is empowered to disburse funds from the treasury for appropriated expenses, and to collect for deposit any receipt that is due.
  1.  The Paymaster will investigate revenue evasion; counterfeiting; forgery; smuggling; and the distillation of illicit spirits within the ranks.