Section 1. A chapter may wish to include bylaws to amplify sections of its constitution. Bylaws do not need to be approved by the National Council if they are consistent with regulations outlines in the constitution. A current copy of the local chapter bylaws must be filed with NAEA.
Section 2. To remain a member in a good standing, a member must pay dues and complete 5 service hours for the NAHS each year.
Section 3. Annual dues of $15.00 will be collected from each member.
Section 4. Attendance is required at meetings to maintain membership and privileges.
Amendment I. Any absence must be validated via excuse slip and be verified by officers and/or advisors to be excused and considered null and void.
Section 5. All members must participate in 50% of our projects, activities and 100% of fundraisers.
Section 6. For the NAHS and NJAHS officers, attendance is also required at any executive meetings called outside of the regularly scheduled meetings.
Section 7. To graduate with NAHS honors and earn the right to wear a cord, pin or tassel at graduate, a member must remain in good standing until the graduation date.
Section 8. Members us retain a 90 average in an honors or AP art class or 93 in a regular art class.
Section 9. Members must have and maintain a B (85) cumulative average in all other subjects.
Section 10. Members may remain active during such time when there are no visual arts on their class schedules as long as they fulfill all of the other requirements each year.
Section 11. In event of an infraction of rules, a review by the officers and sponsors will be conducted. If the individual in question is an officer, he/she will not participate in the decision-making process. This applies to all community laws as well as school and chapter rules.