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    The China-Japan-Korea Association of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (CJKARS) Bylaws



    ARTICLE I : NAME

    The name of this organization shall be the China-Japan-Korea Association of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (hereafter referred to as the Association), a not-for-profit organization.




    ARTICLE II : MISSION AND ORGANIZATION

     

    Section 1: Mission and Objectives

    The Association is a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of education and research in the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences in China, Japan, and Korea. The mission and objectives of the Association are:

    • to organize the China-Japan-Korea Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (CJKSRS) (hereafter referred to as the Symposium) for the purpose of providing and discussing the recent scientific information in the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences;
    • to support educational programs to train students and young scientists in the field;
    • to contribute to enhancing the human healthcare by advancing education, research, and application in the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences

     

    Section 2: Association Finances

    The Association is operated based on the incomes of biennial symposiums. Therefore, its earnings will be used all for the expenses incurred for the symposiums.




    ARTICLE III : Organization and Responsibilities for the Symposium

     

    Section 1: Organization of the Symposium

    The biennial symposium will be organized and held in Korea in 2020 and then in the following order (Japan─China─Korea).

     

    Section 2: Responsibilities of the Hosting Country

    • Officers and Directors develop a local organizing committee.
    • The local organizing committee determines the date and venue of the Symposium after an agreement with the Directors of the non-hosting countries.
    • The local organizing committee has responsibilities for the scientific program and finance of the Symposium.

     

    Section 3: Responsibilities of the Non-Hosting Countries

    • Directors in the non-hosting countries support the symposium with scientific contributions.
    • The directors in the non-hosting countries promote the symposium within their national organizations and networks.



    ARTICLE IV : MEMBERSHIP

     

    Section 1: Classifications

     

    A.  Full Membership

    Scientists possessing an advanced degree, either Ph.D. or M.D. in the scientific or medical disciplines concerned with development and application of radiopharmaceuticals (including radionuclides), may join the Association as Full Members.

     

    B.  Members-in-Training

    Students or postdoctoral fellows within three years after doctoral degree may join the Association as Members-in-Training.

     

    Section 2: Responsibilities of Membership

     

    A.  General Responsibility

    Each member has the responsibility to support the mission and objectives of the Association and to comply with the Bylaws.

     

    B.  Membership Responsibility

    Members and Members-in-Training are those who register for the Symposium. The membership shall be renewed biennially.

     

    Section 3:  Termination of Membership

    Membership terminates upon resignation or upon non-registration for the Symposium.

     

    Section 4: General Assembly

    The Association shall have a general assembly at its biennial symposium to install officers and directors for the next term and also discuss matters proposed by the membership, the Executive Committee, and the Board.




    ARTICLE V : OFFICERS

     

    Section 1: Composition

    The Association shall have three (3) Officers from the country that hosts the next biennial symposium: a President, a Vice President, and a Treasurer.

     

    Section 2: Term of Office

    The President, the Vice President, and the Treasurer serve a two-year term.

     

    Section 3: Vacancies

    A. In the event of a vacancy in the office of President, the Vice President shall assume the Office of President for the remaining term.

    B. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Vice President, an individual appointed by the President shall assume the Office of Vice President for the remaining term.

    C. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Treasurer, an individual appointed by the President shall assume the Office of Treasurer for the remaining term.

     




    ARTICLE VI : BOARD OF DIRECTORS

     

    Section 1: Description

    The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association.

     

    Section 2: Responsibilities

     

    A. To develop and approve the policies of the Association.

    B. To discuss the business and financial affairs of the Association.

    C. To develop and approve scientific and educational programs

    D. To get funding from government, academic, and commercial sponsors to support the symposiums

     

    Section 3: Composition

    The Board of Directors shall be composed of twelve (12) voting members.

     

    1. Officers – President, Vice President, and Treasurer.  The President shall serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

    2. Directors - There will be nine (9) directors.

     

    Section 4:  Director Appointment

    At each biennial symposium, the new President from the hosting country of the next Symposium shall appoint nine (9) new directors, three (3) nominated from each of the three (3) countries.

     

    Section 5:  Terms

    Each director may serve a two-year term.

     

    Section 6: Meetings

    The Board of Directors shall meet in person at the biennial symposium as well as by electronic means.

     

    Section 7: Quorum and Voting

    A majority of the voting members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for all meetings. All decisions of the Board of Directors shall require a majority vote of those present.

     

    Section 8: Vacancies

    In the event of a vacancy in the office of Director, the other Directors in the same country shall nominate an individual to the President and then the President shall appoint the Director for the remaining term




    ARTICLE VII : EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

     

    Section 1: Description

    The Executive Committee manages the affairs of the Association until the next biennial symposium and shall have the duties delegated by the Board.

     

    Section 2: Composition

    Officers constitute the voting members of the Executive Committee. The President shall serve as Chairperson of the Executive Committee.

     

    Section 3: Reporting

    Actions of Executive Committee shall be recorded in written reports and forwarded to the Board of Directors.

     

    Section 4: Quorum

    A majority of the voting members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum for all meetings, and all decisions shall require a majority vote.




    ARTICLE VIII : COMMITTEES

     

    Section 1: Standing Committees

    The Board of Directors shall have the following standing committee and may have ad hoc committees as needed.

     

      A. CJKSRS Meeting

     

    Section 2: Appointment of Committee Chairs

    Committee chairs shall be nominated by the President and approved by the Board of Directors, except the cases in which committee chairs are not required.

     

    Section 3: Appointments of Committee Members

    Committee members shall be nominated by the respective committee chair and approved by the Board of Directors.




    ARTICLE IX : AMENDMENTS


    A. Amendments to the Bylaws may be proposed by any BOD member or individual Association member.

    B. Proposals to amend the Bylaws may be submitted to the Executive Committee at any time.

    C. The Executive Committee will refer all amendments to the BOD for discussion and approval prior to being sent to the membership.

    D. A Bylaws amendment must be approved by 51% of the total voting membership.  Bylaws may be amended at a general assembly or by electronic means.