Bylaws

1. The Whisky

  1. Whisky purchased for WhiskyHead shall only be enjoyed during WhiskyHead meetings and may be enjoyed at any subsequent meeting until the bottle is emptied, awarded to a member, or divided equally amongst its members
  2. Whisky purchased for WhiskyHead may be sampled in small quantities before the meeting to ensure a proper tasting order and profile notes
  3. Whisky may refer to other varieties of alcohol such as bourbon, rum, and beer

2. The Meetings

  1. Meetings shall be held five times a year (in the months of January, March, May, September, and November), must always be informative and of a casual atmosphere, and will feature at least two bottles of whisky purchased with due money
  2. Meetings shall be held on a weekday and will promptly begin at 7:30pm and end at 9:00pm
  3. Meetings shall occur on a night that accommodates the schedule of membership majority who have RSVP’d to attend the meeting
  4. Meetings may be held at various locations, include field trips, and have a theme (region, taste, distillery, and cask type)
  5. Extra meetings may be added to the schedule should the opportunity arise

3. The Membership

  1. Membership lasts one full year (at least five meetings) and is not linked to attendance
  2. Membership starts and renews with a due of $60 cash
  3. Membership may have a member cap which is determined by the WhiskyHead president (currently 25)
  4. Membership dues are not refundable

4. The Members

  1. Members must be at least 21 years of age, always act responsibly during and after all meetings, and never partake in whisky snobbery
  2. Members who wish to be in good standing with other members may bring whisky or food to a meeting to share with the group
  3. Members may bring guests to meetings provided they pay a guest fee (determined by the president), have notified the president before the meeting day, and an attendance cap has not been reached
  4. Members may vote to relinquish membership rights of a current member who has acted in a way not becoming of a WhiskyHead member
  5. Members who have been relinquished or their membership rights may receive a partial refund which is determined by the WhiskyHead president
  6. Members absent at a meeting must relinquish their portion of whisky to all who attend but may obtain a sample from the president before the meeting if schedules allow
  7. Members must respond to emails sent by the WhiskyHead president in a timely manner for their vote or reservation to be counted

5. The President

  1. Is responsible for determining meeting locations, dates, purchasing WhiskyHead whisky, collecting due money, and running meetings
  2. May ask for volunteers to help with responsibilities