|Elections - Sue Krusack||Membership - Barb Burton|
|Finance - Rich Spurgin||Nominating - Leo Krusack|
|Hazelhurst Camp Chair - Larry Bergman||Spring Grove Camp Chair - Erin Kiehm|
|& Brian Reed|
|Audit - Kevin Oravec|
2017 Annual Meeting Chairs -
|Buena Vista Chairs - Paula Flanagan & Bev McBrien|
Hope Little & Leo Krusack
|Family Cottage Chair - Carla Klausler|
Conservation Chair - Bernie Dahl &
Farmhouse Chairs - Deb McGrath & Barb Wittersheim
Spring Grove Lodge Co-Chairs - Mickey Hanson
& Judy Illingsworth
|Historical - Patricia Craig|
|Publications-Jacquie Dziak & Natalie Brennan||Website - Sue Krusack|
|Leo Krusack - Chair||Arthur Anderson|
|Patty Ciesla||Cathy Maloney|
|Hope Little||Terry Riban|
|Barb Burton - Chair||Doug Elrick|
|MP McKenzie||Frank Calkins|
|Erin Kiehm||Marilynn Gorawora|
|Paula Kiehm||Teri Clance|
|Patricia Craig||Marcy Gray|
|Frances (Frankie) Kirby|
Bernie Dahl & Leo Krusack - Chairs
Larel Salvador Maggie Soliz
|Beth Dahl Sue Krusack|
|Sharon Lemler Ellen Elrick|
|Below are the Prairie Club Committee By-Laws|
The Prairie Club By-Laws Article VIII Committees
Section 1. Designation. Committees not having and exercising the authority of the Board, may be designated or created by the Board and shall consist of such persons as the Board designates.
Section 2. Standing Committees. Standing committees are Elections, Finance, Membership and Nominating. Standing Committees shall be appointed by the Board as follows:
A. The Elections Committee shall inspect all ballots and election results, and shall report results to the Board. Ballots may be in letter, electronic mail or facsimile form. The Elections Committee shall publish results in the next “Bulletin or other generally accepted method of communicating with members at large, and shall notify newly elected officers and directors.
B. The Finance Committee shall supervise the Club finances. It shall bond all persons having access to the Club funds in an amount to be fixed by the Board, in some surety company licensed to do business in Illinois, the premium of which shall be paid by the Club. It shall supervise all Club insurance and make recommendations to the Board, shall certify all bills in excess of budget before payment, and prepare the annual budget. Each year this committee shall recommend a person or persons qualified to audit the books and accounts of the
Treasurer, and shall submit the auditor’s report to the membership before the Annual Meeting.
C. The Membership Committee shall consider all applications for membership, complying with provisions of Article III of these By-Laws, and make recommendations to the Board. Membership Committee may adopt rules for applications for membership, subject to approval or revision by the Board.
D. The Nominating Committee shall perform the duties required by Article VII of these By-Laws. The Board shall endeavor to appoint members to this committee representing the various activities of the Club.
Section 3. Activities Committees. Activities Committees are those required to carry out the Mission Statement of the Club.
Section 4. Camp Committees. Camp Committees shall include Spring Grove and Hazelhurst.
A. The Hazelhurst Camp Council shall consist of eleven members. Six of the Council members shall be elected by the siteholders, two at each annual siteholders’ meeting for three-year terms. The Chairman of the Buena Vista, Family Cottage, and Farmhouse Committees, appointed by the Board, the Hazelhurst Camp Chairman, elected by the siteholders, and the most recent available past Hazelhurst Camp Chairman shall be members of the Camp Council. The Hazelhurst Camp Council shall make the rules and regulations of the Hazelhurst Camp, subject to the approval of the siteholders and the Board. A rule only slightly altered by amendments may be approved by the siteholders and forwarded to the Board for ratification; a rule whose intent is significantly altered by amendments, as defined by Robert’s Rules of Order, shall be returned to the Camp Council, which will revise the rule and at a subsequent meeting resubmit
the rule to the siteholders and the Board for final approval. Proxies by siteholdersmust be in writing and must be specific to the proposed rules. No proxy shall be valid after thirty days past the date of the vote for which it was originally provided. The Hazelhurst Camp Chairman shall appoint a Hazelhurst Operating Committee, which shall have general charge of the camp and be responsible for its control and maintenance. The Board shall be responsible for the provisions of Campsite Leasing Agreements.
B. The Spring Grove Camp Council shall consist of 9 members. The Chairman and Co-Chairman of the Camp, House Maintenance, Grounds Maintenance, Pond, Equipment Maintenance, Publicity, Conservation and Playground Chairs make up the Spring Grove Camp Council. Spring Grove Camp Council members shall be elected for three-year terms by the Spring Grove site and season pass holders at the November siteholders’ meeting. The Spring Grove Camp Council shall make the rules and regulations of the Spring Grove Camp, subject to the approval of the Spring Grove site and season pass holders and the Board. A rule only slightly altered by amendments may be approved by the siteholders and forwarded to the Board for ratification; a rule whose intent is significantly altered by amendments, as defined by Robert’s Rules of Order, shall be returned to the Camp Council, which will revise the rule and at a subsequent meeting resubmit the rule to the siteholders and the Board for final approval. Proxies by siteholders must be in writing and must be specific to the proposed rule. No proxy shall be valid after thirty days past the date of the vote for which it was originally provided. The Spring Grove Camp Council shall also act as the camp operating committee, which shall have general charge of the camp and be responsible for its control andmaintenance. The Board shall be responsible for the provisions of campsite leasing agreements.
Section 5. Appointment of Committee Chairmen and Members. Immediately after the last regular meeting of the outgoing Board in December, the incoming Board shall meet to appoint committee chairmen, who in turn shall submit to the Board the names of the members of their committees at the next Board meeting. No Committee Chairman shall serve more than six consecutive years in the same position.