Chapter 1: General Provisions
Article 1 (Name) GyeongGi_do Association for Green Campus Initiative (hereinafter referred to as the " the Initiative "). In English, it shall be called 'Gyeonggi-Do Association for Green Campus Initiative (GAGCI)'.
Article 2 (Purpose) The purpose of this meeting is to provide a university in Gyeonggi-do to promote and educate green talented for global warming prevention and sustainable development, and as a member of regional society that is responsible, to contribute to the mutual cooperation to actively promote the campus movement.
Article 3 (Business) The Initiative shall carry out the following business to achieve the purpose of Article 2.
1. Develop Green Campus promotion strategy and practice program of university to cope with global warming, evergy and environment problems.
2. Study the role of universities in achieving low carbon growth and share examples.
3. Research and cooperate to expand education for sustainable development that integrates environment, economy and society.
4. Study the method to implement Green Campus as a Green cultural space shared with local residents.
5. Other businesses deemed necessary for the purpose of the Council.
Article 4 (Location) The office of the Initiative shall be located in Gyeonggi-do.
Chapter 2 Members
Article 5 (Qualification of Membership)
1. This Initiative member shall consist of member universities and special members who wish to participate in Green Campus activities, and sponsor members, shall obtain approval of the Operating Committee by submitting the prescribed application form in agreement with the purpose of the meeting. However, the members of general meeting shall be determiend by the general meeting committee.
2. University that are members refer to the schools under Article 2 of the ‘Higher Education Act’ in Gyeonggi-do.
3. Special members refer to public institutions and cooperating organications that are not member universities, supporting the project pursuant to Article 3, and sponsor members refer to companies that are not member universities that contribute to financial income pursuant to Article 21.
4. Special members and sponsor members do not limit their location of any.
Article 6 (Rights and Obligations of Members)
1. Members of this Initiative may participate in the plenary activities and projects.
2. Members of this Initiative have the following duties.
① Implementation of the joint declaration of the council and compliance with the rules
② Implementing the decisions of the Beneral Assembly and Operating Committee
③ Payment of dues and fees
④ The member universities appoint the president and dispatch delegates as the representative of each university, and each campus organize a Green Campus Practice organization to make efforts to carry out Green Campus activities on campus and off-campus.
Article 7 (Withdrawal of Membership)
A member may freely withdraw their membership by submitting a withdrawal form to the president.
Chapter 3 Executives and Organizations
Article 8 (Types and Limits of Executives)
The Initiative shall have the following executives.
1. One chairman, one vice-chairman
2. Two Auditors
3. One Operating Committee Chairman
4. One special member representative
Article 9 (Appointment of Executive)
1. The chairman and vice-chairman of the Initiative shall be elected by the general assembly from among representative of Initiative member universities.
2. Other executives shall be appointed by the Director of the Initiative upon the recommendation of the Operating Committee.
3. If the chairman does not intend to continue his / her term in the next term, the vice-chairman shall be elected as the chairman without further procedure.
4. After the term of the Initiative, the council chairman shall serve as an adviser.
5. The chairman of the operating committee shall serve as an advisory board after the term of office, unless other comments stated.
Article 10 (Term of Executive)
1. The term of office of the executive shall be two years and may be renewed.
2. In the case of a member university, the successor may fill the remaining term when the position at the university is changed.
Article 11 (Duties of Executive)
1. On behalf of the Initiative, the executives shall endeavor to ensure that the plans of the Initiative are realized.
2. The chairman shall represent the Initiative and preside over the work of the Initiative.
3. The vice-chairman shall represent the Council chairman when absent, and shall supervice all affairs.
4. The auditor shall audit the business and accounting situation of the Initiative and report attendance to the general meeting.
Article 12 (Types of Organization)
1. The Initiative may have University Student Council, Operating Committees, Advisory Committee, and offices.
2. The University Student Council is composed of students from universities within Gyeonggi-do, participates in the major projects of the Council.
3. The Advisory committee is appointed by the chairman on the recommendation of the Operating Committee and supports the review, consultation and implementation of the Green Campus Practice Project.
Article 13 (Operating Committee)
1. The Operating Committee shall consists of about 20 members of the operating members, and official members shall be the Representatives of Environmental Cooperation Dept. Of the Ministry of Environment, Gyeonggi-do Climate, and the delegate of the university within, the chairperson of the Council concultation, secretary general of the assembly pursant to the Article 12, president of the University Studen Council, representative of the special organization pursant to Article 14, and the chairman of the committee shall appoint the applicant from among the members falling under any of the following subcategories. However, the number of delegates of member universities among the total committee members must exceed the majority.
① Member universities delegate representative
② Special member
③ Sponsor Member
2. The chairman of the Operating Committee shall go on the Operating assembly.
3. The term of office of the operating committee shall be two years, and may be renewed.
4. The Operating Committee meetings are presided by the Operating Committee chairman and shall hold regular meetings on bi-monthly basis. In addition, the chairman of the operating committee may convene at the request of the Operating Committee chairman or at least one-third of the operting committee members when necessary.
The Operating Committee shall deal with the following matters:
① Deliberation of the agenda of the General Assembly
② Delegated matters by the General Assembly
③ Matters on the installation of facilities and oepration of consignment business
④ Matters concerning changes in budget management and business plan
⑤ Matterse concerning the selection of vacant management committee members
⑥ Matters concerning approval of the Initiative membership
⑦ Matters concerning establishment and amendment of operating rules
⑧ Urgent matters that are difficult for the General Assembly to handle
⑨ Other matters deemded necessary for the operation of the council
6. The Operating Committee may have up to seven operational subcommittees, as necessary, and the Operating Committee shall determine matters concerning the operation of the subcommittees.
7. When the chairman of the Operating Committee is absent, he/ she is re-elected if the remaining period is six months or more.
Article 14 (Establishment of Special Organization)
The Council may have special organization in the business field necessary for the activation of the Gyeonggi-do Green campus movement, and the Operating Committee shall determine matters concerning the establishment of the special organization.
Chapter 4 General and Other Meetings
Article 15 (Composition of the General Assembly)
The General Assembly shall be the highest resolution organ of the Initiative and its composition shall be composed of the members of Article 5 and the executives of Article 8.
Article 16 (Division and Congregation)
The regular general meeting is held once a year, and the extraordinary general meeting is convened by the chairman if necessary.
Article 17 (Matters for Resolution of the Ordinary General Meeting)
The following matters shall be decided at a regular meeting.
1. Matters concerning revision of the bylaws.
2. Election of chairman, vice-chairman and auditor
3. Aprroval of business plan and budget settlement of accounts
4. Other important matters.
Artivle 18 (Other Meetings)
1. Executives’Meeting: The executives of Article 8 participates and handle the matters that are difficult and urgent for the General Assembly and the Operating Committee. The Secretary General shall attend the meeting.
2. Advisory Committee Meeting: If technical consultation is required among the contents of the council business, it will be held in accordance with the convenging of the Advisory committee. The Secretary General shall attend the meeting.
3. The council may hold meetings when necessary, with advisory committee, operating committee, and external personnel, under the supervision of the secretary general.
Article 19 (Quorum for Resolution)
The decision of the meeting of the Council shall be decided by the majority of the attendance members, and shall be decided by the chairman when it is an equal number of vote. However, amendment of the bylaw shall be decided by a two-thirds majority of the members present.
Chapter 5 Finance
Article 20 (Fiscal Year)
The fiscal year of the meeting shall be from the deginning of the January to the End of December each year.
Article 21 (Finance)
The finance of the meeting shall be covered by the following revenues.
1. Government Subsidy
2. Local Government Subsidy
3. Annual Fee
5. Other income
Article 22 (Settlement)
The settlement is audited and reported and approved at the regular general meeting.
1. Any matters not provided for in rules given shall be subject to the resolution or customes of the operating committee.
2. The amendment of the rules may be initiated by a resolution of the operating committee of by a request of more than one third of the members, and shall be decided by the General Assembly with attendance of a majority of the members and concurrence of two-thirds of the members present.
3. These amendments shall be effective from March 25, 2010.
The set amendments shall be effective from February 16, 2011
The set amendments shall be effective from March 5, 1012
The set amendments shall be effective from March 14, 2014
The set amendments shall be effective from July 13, 2015
The set amendments shall be effective fromJune 15, 2017