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NAME AND DOMICILE
Section 1 - The name of the mission shall be the "JDR Mission Partners, Inc.,"
Section 2 - The mission shall have its main office in Sitio Lupa, Brgy. Calumpang, Naval, Biliran, with its Chapter Offices throughout Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and abroad.
Section 1 - Membership in the mission shall be of three, classes, to wit;
a) Missionary Member: A Member of the Mission in good moral standing, with a mission in his life to serve humanity to help those who are in misery; in abject trouble; to take care of the sick and beggars, to comfort those who are in sorrow, and willing to dedicate and sacrifice his or her whole life to travel anywhere to do charitable services towards his/her fellowmen under the name of the mission.
b) Stationary Member: A member of the Mission in good moral standing, who participates in any charitable works of the mission among his or her neighbors, and in the community where he or she is living under the name of the mission.
c) Ordinary Member: A member of the mission in good moral standing, who participates in any charitable services of the mission either at home or elsewhere, but remains as a reserved member and follows the By-Laws of the Mission religiously.
Section 2 - Before any body is accepted to become a member of the Mission an application form must be filled up properly. The chapter where the form was filled up must endorse it for approval to the committee designated for the purpose by the Board of Directors.
Section 3 - Voting Right; Missionary, Stationary and Ordinary members shall have the right to vote and to be voted for.
ARTICLE - III
FEES AND VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS
Section 1 - All members shall pay an entrance fee of ONE HUNDRED (P100.00) PESOS and an annual fee of FIFTY (P50.00) PESOS to the association.
Section 2 - All members may voluntarily give any sum or amount to the association when the Board of Directors or the Chief of Mission and the JDR Mission Partners, Inc. may desire to plead to the general members for the good and betterment of the association.
ARTICLE - IV
BOARDS OF DIRECTORS
Section 1 - The Board of Directors shall be composed of ELEVEN (11) MEMBERS who are sincere, honest and loyal to the mission with their names appearing on the list of members and six (6) members present shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the affairs of the mission.
Section 2 - Any candidate for the Board of Directors must be a member of good moral standing and reputation in the mission, who possesses the necessary qualifications as determined by the JDR Mission Partners, Inc. COMELEC, in accordance with law and regulations.
ARTICLE - V
Section 1 - The officers of the association shall consist of a Chief of Mission, Executive Vice-Chief of Mission, Chief Secretary, Chief Treasurer and Chief Auditor.
Section 2 - All these officers shall be elected from among the members of the Board of Directors.
Section 3 - The allowances and term of office of all officers shall be fixed and determined by the Board of Directors in accordance with law.
ARTICLE - VI
Section 1 - The Board of Directors shall be elected annually by secret ballot from among the Chapter Officials at its annual general assembly meeting falling on Augist 1-9, in which majority of all the members present shall be constitute a quorum.
Section 2 - Only members who are nominated or have otherwise filed the prescribed certificate of candidacy, shall be considered as candidates for election.
Section 3 - The term of office shall commence immediately after they are being elected.
Section 4 - The other officers of the mission are elected by secret ballot by the Board of Directors themselves and shall hold office for one year.
ARTICLE - VII
POWER AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1 - The powers and duties of the Board of Directors is:
1. To call special meetings of the members when they deem it necessary upon the written request of any members of the mission.
2. To appoint, remove, demote, expel members and officers of the mission, prescribed their duties, fix their allowances and require from them if necessary, the great zeal of loyalty and obedience to serve the mission.
3. To supervise all officers and members closely and see to it that their duties are well carried out and properly performed.
4. To conduct and control the affairs of the mission, make disciplinary rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the Constitution and Laws of the Republic of the Philippines or By-Laws of the Mission and absolute guidance of the officers.
5. To provide, grant, confer and give awards to those members and officers who have done meritorious deeds and valor in the service of the mission
6. To keep all pertinent papers and records of the mission, minutes and agenda of all the meetings, limit the acts and behavior of officers and the members of the mission.
7. To give complete detail of the assets and liabilities of the mission.
8. To confirm all appointments or recommendations made by the Chief of Mission.
Section 2 - To create positions which may be necessary and EXPEDIENT to implement the missionary activities and affairs of the members of the mission; prescribed their duties, fix their allowances and require from the great zeal of loyalty, sincerity and obedience to serve the mission.
Section 3 - To create working units necessary to carry out the programs and activities of the mission.
ARTICLE - VIII
DUTIES OF THE OFFICERS
Section 1 – Chief of Mission: The Chief of Mission shall: a) Preside over all meetings of the general members and of the Board of Directors, and shall have the right to cast his own vote in all question; b) Sign all contracts, agreement, pertinent papers and other instruments of the mission that have been approved by the Board of Directors; c) Call the Board of Directors together whenever he deems it necessary but he shall be subject to the advice of the Board of Directors for the direction of the affairs of the mission and generally shall discharge all duties as maybe required of him by the By-Laws of the mission; d) He may call Special Meetings of the Board of Directors at any time as long as he will give an advance notice, either written or oral, at least fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting that he is going to call.
Section 2 - He shall represent the mission, act in its behalf and faithfully executive all the laws, decrees, legal orders and resolutions enacted by the Board of Directors; issue directives, letter of instructions, memorandum and circular, on urgent matters which needed immediate dispatch, for carrying out of the functions of the officers and the members of the mission for the benefit, well-being, and general welfare of all concerned.
Section 3 - He may appear personally, or designate his legal representative, to act, for and in behalf of the association, by way of a Special Power of Attorney, only in cases when he could not possibly appear in person for any said transaction; provided however, that any of the acts done by the legal representative would be ratified by the Board of Directors, in order to be considered as a valid act of the mission.
Section 4 - He shall; appoint, remove, demote, suspend or expel any officer or member of the association with the confirmation of the Board of Directors, on grounds of disloyalty, dishonesty, conduct unbecoming or involving moral turpitude, or other acts which are inimical, prejudicial and destructive to the good name, integrity and prestige of the mission; violation of laws of JDR Mission, INC., and the duly constituted authorities of the Republic of the Philippines.
Section 5 - EXECUTIVE VICE-CHIEF OF MISSION: He shall perform the duties of the Chief of Mission in the latter's absence, inability, and illness. He shall discharge the duties of the Chief of Mission until such time a new Chief of Mission shall have been elected and qualified.
Section 6 – CHIEF SECRETARY: It shall be the duty of the Chief Secretary who must be a citizen and resident of the Philippines to keep a record of the proceedings of the Board of Directors and of the general members. He shall keep the corporate seal of the mission, the records and minutes of the mission, pertinent papers, books of records and at all time during business hours to be made available for inspection of any member of the mission. He shall serve all notices required either by law or by the By-Laws of the mission, and in case of his absence, inability, removal or refusal, the Chief of Mission can appoint anybody in his place to handle the administrative work of the association, with the confirmation of the Board of Directors, until his successor shall have been elected and qualified.
Section 7 - CHIEF TREASURER. He shall collect for the mission all amounts due; to hold the same custody for the mission, to make disbursement only when properly authorized always by means of receipts; to pay all valid obligations of the organizations; to render a true report of the finances of the mission annually during the General Conference, or upon demand of the Chief of Mission or written request of the majority of the members of the mission and to submit the reports are required by any existing law of the Republic of the Philippines. He shall give a bond in such amount as may be fixed by the Board. He shall take charge of all properties of the mission, and be accountable therefor.
Section 8 - CHIEF AUDITOR: The CHIEF Auditor shall audit the books of the mission and perform such other duties which may, from time to time be directed to him by the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE - IX
CHAPTERS AND DELEGATION CENTERS
Section 1 - There shall be created by the mission as many Chapters throughout the Philippines and abroad, defining the territorial jurisdiction of such offices and functions, duties and responsibilities of such officials, to carry out the policies and objectives of the association.
Section 2 - Each Chapter shall be headed by a Chapter President.
Section 3 - Chapter Officials shall have a term of office of one (1) year, with the right of re-election. They can be removed by resignation, death, or automatic replacement on ground immorality, dishonesty, permanent disability, defiance of legal orders or instructions coming from a superior or higher officers of the mission; and non-compliance of duty, duly confirmed by the Board and approved by the Chief of Mission.
Section 4 - Each Chapter office shall be managed by a Chapter President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor and Chapter Adviser.
Section 5 - All Chapter officials shall be elected by their chapter members who are in good standing in which of majority of them are present constituting a quorum, duly approved by the Chief of Mission
Section 8 - Every Chapter shall have the power to recruit members for the association with the confirmation of the Board of Directors and approval of the Chief of Mission.
Section 9 - All Chapter Officials and members of the association shall be required to attend every December and August General Annual Conference at Riverside, CarayCaray, Naval, Biliran.
ARTICLE - X
Section 1 - Vacancies in the Board of Directors shall be filled up by the appointment made by the Chief of Mission, or by someone chosen by the majority of the Board of Directors present during meeting called for the purpose.
Section 2 - Such person or persons shall hold office until the annual meeting of the mission where the members can elect a new Director to fill the vacancy.
Section 3 - Vacancies created in the case of Chapter Officials, shall be filled up either by special election, or by proper designation made by the Chief of Mission.
ARTICLE - XI
Section 1 - Any officer or member of the mission, found guilty of acts of dishonesty, disloyalty, acts which inimical and destructive of the good name, integrity and prestige of the mission; crime committed involving moral turpitude, and grave offenses punishable under the Revised Penal Code, Special Laws, violation of JDR Mission Partners, Inc. Rules and Regulations, and laws of the Republic of the Philippines, unless satisfactorily explained or exonerated, shall be expelled from the mission.
Section 2 - Any fee or fees paid to the association shall be deemed forfeited in favor of the latter.
ARTICLE - XII
AMENDMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS
Section 1 - The majority of the members of the Board of Directors, present at a regular or special meeting convened for the purpose, may amend, or repeal any By-Laws, or adopt new ones.
Section 2 - All amendments and resolutions shall be presented in writing furnishing a copy hereof to each member of the Board of Directors at least 30 days prior to its presentation at the next regular or special meeting.
DONE during the general meeting and same was unanimously approved and adopted this 30th day of July, 2011 at Riverside, CarayCaray, Naval, Biliran, by all members of the association.