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NACD Instructor standards violation

Discussion in 'Cave Diving' started by GDI, Apr 15, 2015.

  1. Jax

    Jax Deplorable American ScubaBoard Supporter

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    According to Florida statute

    617.1602 Inspection of records by members.—
    (1) A member of a corporation is entitled to inspect and copy, during regular business hours at the corporation’s principal office or at a reasonable location specified by the corporation, any of the records of the corporation described in s. 617.1601(5), if the member gives the corporation written notice of his or her demand at least 10 business days before the date on which he or she wishes to inspect and copy.

    It is a WRITTEN notice. I - at the time, a member of the NACD, and several others - assuming they spoke the truth - provided written notice to inspect the financials. I, personally, never received an answer. I did not renew after this.
     
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2016
  2. Hetland

    Hetland Solo Diver

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    July 30, 2013 version of Bylaws:

     
  3. ScubaInChicago

    ScubaInChicago Professional Photographer

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    Oh great, Rick and the lawyer have probably earmarked just the "right" entity to transfer the funds to.

    Has anyone checked to see if the corporation the two established is a 501(C)(3)?
     
  4. Wookie

    Wookie Secret Field Agent ScubaBoard Business Sponsor

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    As far as I can tell as an interested outsider, with absolutely no skin in the game, the minimum requirements for a BOD IAW the bylaws are met. This BOD appears to have been duly elected by the members, although they may be in danger of their terms expiring. The corporation is in good standing with the State of Florida, and all corporate rules are being met. Folks may not like the BOD, but that's not what I was researching.

    There may not be any members. Membership only is good for a year, except for lifetime members. Lifetime members are members for life, and are the only folks still eligible to vote, if regular members haven't paid their dues. The only way to wrest control away is to gather the proxies of the lifetime members, submit 10% of them to call a special meeting, submit 50% of them to elect a new BOD. If anyone cares. Currently, only lifetime members may be on the BOD, as you have to be a member in good standing for the previous 12 months, and it appears that no one is aside from lifetime members.

    Who is Konstantin?
     
  5. Hetland

    Hetland Solo Diver

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    Terms are only good for a year. If you are appointed to a different position, that term is only good for the balance of that year's appointment. Any BOD position requires a vote once its term expires. I'm told that there hasn't been an election/vote since ~2009.
     
  6. Hetland

    Hetland Solo Diver

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    Location: Gulf of Mexico
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    Exactly my thought as I was reading that section.
     
  7. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver Instructor, Scuba

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    I am a 10 yr member (my membership expires in 2019 (I think)). Needless to say, I will not renew.
     
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