Revised and adopted August 21, 2016
1:01. The name of this association is the Filipino-Canadian Adventist Association of Alberta. (herein after known as “Association”).
2:01. The Association is part of the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (herein after known as the “Conference”).
2:02. All purposes, policies, and procedures of the Association shall be in harmony with the purposes, policies, and procedures of the Conference.
3:01. The purposes of the Association are as follows:
4.01. The territory of the Association shall be the territory of the Conference.
5.01. Whereas the Association does not own any property designated as the Principal Office, all contacts will be directed to the church to which the current President of the Association is a member of.
6.01. All Filipino Seventh-day Adventist members within the territory of the Conference Including, their spouses and children are members of the Association.
6.02. Filipino Seventh-day Adventist members who belong to other Seventh-day Adventist Conferences who want to become members may do so by sending a letter requesting membership.
7.01. Amendments to the Bylaws shall be submitted to the Bylaws Committee and will be voted during a duly called meeting of the Executive Committee and shall be ratified in a duly called business meeting.
1. Regular Meeting:
2. Special Meeting:
3. Regular Business Meeting:
10.01. Whereas the Annual Camp Meeting shall be the main function of the Association, it is therefore necessary that specific standing committees be established which could be changed from time to time.
10.02. Standing Committees:
10.03. The Chairperson and members of these committees are appointed by the EXCOM. This is done on the first annual meeting of the EXCOM or as early as possible.
10.04. The Youth (FilcanAYA) Officers are elected by the members of the Youth Federation.
11.01. The Executive Committee, (Hereafter shall be known as “EXCOM”), shall be composed of all the elected officers, appointed Vice presidents, Committee chairpersons and ex-officio officers and two (2) representatives, chosen by the respective boards of the duly organized Filipino churches and companies of the Conference.
11.02. Function of the Executive Committee Includes:
11.03. Voting Rights:
12.01. Elected Officers:
12.02. Ex-Officio Offers:
12.03. Duties of the President:
12.04. Duties of the Secretary:
12.05. Duties of the Associate Secretary:
12.06. Duties of the Treasurer:
12.07. Duties of the Associate Treasurer:
12.08. Term of Office:
13.1. Source of Income: The main source of income shall be:
13.2 Bank Accounts: Whereas the Association has no bank account at the present time, monies collected annually shall be deposited in the bank account of the church where the Treasurer of the Association is a member of. When a new Treasurer is elected all of the balance will be transferred to the church where the new Treasurer is a member of.
13.3. Annual Residue: The residue of funds at the end of each annual camp meeting maybe kept in the bank account of the church or the Association may use the balance for a project voted at the duly called business meeting.
13.4. Audit: The finances of the Association maybe audited by the Conference Auditor.
The Filipino-Canada Adventist Association of Alberta is a nonprofit organization that brings together various churches within the Filipino Seventh-day Adventist community. The Association was founded in 2002 and is part of the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.