Article I: Name
Article II: Authority, Funding and Affiliation
Section B: RHA is affiliated with the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) and the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH)
Article III: Purposes
Section B: Facilitate communication among leaders within and beyond the residence system.
Section C: Advise the Department of Residence on policies and practices.
Article IV: Members & Responsibilities
Section B: Hall Representatives
Section C: Senate Presidents
Section D: The Executive Board
Article V: Voting
Section B: Voting follows Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, consistent with this constitution.
Section C: In the presidents absence the vice president presiding has no vote, unless necessary to break a tie.
Article VI: Proxies
Section B: Executive members may appoint another executive to fill their role at a specific meeting bynotifying the advisor.
Article VII: Executive Board Responsibilities
Section B: Vice Presidents:
Section C: Secretary:
Section D: The National Communications Coordinator:
Section E: The NRHH Chapter President:
Article VIII: Executive Elections
Section B: Commission Responsibilities
Section C: The executive board oversees RHA elections for NCC by the end of fall semester
Section D: Filling Vacancies
Article IX: Meetings
Section B: Quorum
Section C: Special meetings may be called by the president.
Section D: All meetings are open and visitors are welcome, unless two-thirds (2/3) of the members present vote to close the meeting. Section E: RHA members cannot vote on nor propose any legislation in closed meetings.
Article X: Removal from office
Section B: Causes for a formal complaint include failure to fulfill the duties of office, abuse of powers of office, misrepresentation of RHA, improper use of RHA monies, or any other actions not in keeping withthe expectations of an RHA member or executive. Advisors determine the appropriate action to be taken. Options include removal from office, resignation, public censure, and no action.
Section C: The advisors will inform the complainant if there is no action taken. In all other cases the decision will be made public.
Article XI: Amending Constitutions and Bylaws
Section B: RHA Bylaws
Section C: Senate Constitutions
Article XII: Funding
Article XIII: Attendance
Article I: Three Standing Committees’ Purposes
Section 2: Social Activities Team: Provide social activities for on-campus residents
Section 3: Inclusive Communities Team: Provide charitable and social justice activities for on-campus residents
Article II: Meetings
Section 2: Standing committees meet at 4:30 pm Thursdays during the academic year, at locations determined by the executive board. If additional meetings are needed, the executive board will inform all members of the times and locations.