- Bernadette Pipczynski Wyman
Vice-President - Connie Paulson Mieczkowski
Secretary - Kathy Tudryn
- Janine Thomas Giles
Secretary - Louise Moczulewski Olbris
Membership Committee - Sandy Lesko Pipczynski, Kate Carney
Isles, Vicki Bell
Alumni Association of Hopkins Academy
This Association shall be called The Alumni Association of Hopkins
To provide alumni stewardship for the extraordinary heritage of
Hopkins Academy, which, founded in 1664, is one of the oldest
continuous institutions of learning in the United States.
Member: Any person who has graduated from Hopkins Academy is
eligible to become a member of this Association.
Associate Member: Any
person who has attended Hopkins Academy, grades 7-12, for one year
or more, but who has not received a diploma may become an
Associate Member of this Association entitled to all membership
privileges excepting that of holding office.
Honorary Member: An
honorary member shall be anyone who did not graduate from Hopkins
Academy that the Executive Committee desires to recognize for such
membership. The nomination of honorary membership shall be voted
on by the Association at its annual meeting. All present and
former administrators/faculty members of the Academy are deemed
honorary members of the Association.
The officers of the Association shall include a President,
Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Permanent Secretary. All
officers except the Permanent Secretary shall be elected for a
term of at least one year; the Permanent Secretary being appointed
for a five year term. After serving at least one year as
Vice-President, the Vice-President shall be nominated as
All elected officers shall make up the Executive Committee. It
shall be the duty of the Executive Committee to have general
charge and supervision over all Association activities. The
Executive Committee shall appoint the Permanent Secretary and fill
any vacancies that may occur on its Committee between Annual
Meetings of the Association. The Executive Committee shall appoint
the Membership Committee. It shall be the duty of the Executive
Committee to make suitable provisions for regular meetings of the
Association and to call an Annual Meeting. It shall also have
power to call a meeting of the Committee or Association at any
time, to make provisions for social or literary entertainment, and
to advance the interest and welfare of the Association in any way
which it may deem best. The Executive Committee shall meet
quarterly each year and three members shall constitute a quorum.
Duties of the
It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings
of the Executive Board and the Association and to perform all the
duties generally required of such an officer. This includes
appointing sub-committees as needed to carry out the business of
Duties of the Vice
In the absence of the President, the Vice-President shall perform
the duties of the President.
Duties of the
It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep the minutes of all
meetings of the Executive Committee and of the Association, to
give due notice to members of any meetings to be held, and to
perform all duties generally required of a Secretary. In the
absence of the President and Vice-President, it shall be the duty
of the secretary to occupy the chair and to perform such duties as
belong to the President.
Duties of the
The Treasurer shall receive all dues and monies collected for
Association purposes, deposit and maintain appropriate financial
records of such and disburse expenditures approved by the
Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall present annually to the
Executive Committee and the Association, a formal report of the
current financial condition of the Association.
Duties of the
It shall be the responsibility of this officer to serve as
historian for the Association and to oversee the Membership
Duties of the
The Membership Committee shall consist of three members appointed
by the Executive Committee. The duties of the Membership Committee
shall be to recruit new members to the Association, to keep the
data base current and to maintain a website.
Election of Officers:
A Nominating Committee of three members shall be appointed by the
President each year. The duty of this committee is to present a
slate of officers to the Annual Meeting of the Association for
Dues: The Executive Committee shall determine each year the sum
that the Treasurer shall collect from each member to meet the
necessary expenses of the Association. This figure shall be
presented to the Annual Meeting for ratification. Any member or
associate member who fails to pay the annual dues for two
consecutive years shall not be entitled to receive the
communications of the Association or to vote at its meetings. Such
persons shall be placed on an inactive list until such time as
they rejoin by paying the current annual dues.
For five years
following graduation, members shall be assessed one-half of the
amount of the annual dues. Upon reaching a 50th year of
graduation, members will no longer be assessed annual dues.
Life Members: Any
member who shall pay to the Association the amount determined by
the Executive Committee and approved by the Association as the
appropriate amount for life membership shall become a Life Member
of the Association and shall no longer be assessed annual dues.
Honorary members shall not be assessed annual dues.
No article of this
constitution can be laid aside after adoption, except by a
two-thirds vote of those attending the Annual Meeting.