Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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Council

Purpose
The purpose of the three-member Council is to devise and recommend measures to help ensure the financial stability of the Camp or Department and to fill vacancies which may occur in elected Camp or Department offices.

Activities

Camp Council . The activities of the Camp Council should include: (1) Devising and recommending measures for preserving and increasing the funds of the Camp; (2) Making the Camp's investments, leases, and other contracts; (3) Settling and disposing of all disputed accounts between the Camp Treasurer and Brothers of the Camp; (4) Examining the books, vouchers and other financial papers of the Camp; (5) Reviewing and passing upon a quarterly financial report of the Camp; (6) Filling for the unexpired term by of a majority vote of the Council any vacancy which may occur in an elected Camp office.

Department Council. The activities of the Department Council should include: (1) Devising and recommending such measures as will enable the Department to meet all its necessary expenditures; (2) Auditing the annual receipts, expenditures and books of account of the Department; (3) Making a report of the Council's findings to the Department Encampment; (4) Filling for the unexpired term by a majority vote of the Council any vacancy which may occur in an elected Department office.


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Position description last updated August 2003