Article I - Name and Purpose
The name of this organization shall be the Libertarian Party of Brevard hereafter
referred to as the LPB.
The purpose of the LPB is to implement and give voice to the principles embodied in the
Statement of Principles currently adopted by the LPB by:
- Supporting candidates for national and state offices
- Supporting candidates for local offices
- Entering into political information activities, including the promoting and securing of
- Serving as an effective affiliate of the Libertarian Party of Florida
Article II - Membership
LPB membership is open to all interested individuals who have met the requirements for
membership as defined in the Standing Rules.
No change in the Constitution, By-Laws or Standing Rules may have the effect of
disenfranchising a member.
Article III - Officers, Executive Committee and Standing Committees
Section 1. Officers
The Officers of the LPB shall be a Chair, a Vice Chair, a Secretary, and a Treasurer.
The duties and election of the Officers shall be specified in the By-Laws.
Section 2. Executive Committee
The Executive Committee shall be composed of the Officers and the appointed committee
chairs. The powers and duties of the Executive Committee shall be prescribed in the
By-Laws and Standing Rules, to provide the control and management of all the affairs,
properties, and funds of the LPB consistent with this Constitution.
Section 3. Standing Committees
The Chair of the LPB with the approval of the Executive Committee shall appoint
committees and Committee Chairs unless otherwise provided in the Constitution. Actions of
all Committees shall be reported to the Executive Committee.
Standing Committees of the LPB shall include the following:
- Membership Committee
The Membership Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee and shall
consist of at least five members of the LPB with the majority not
being members of the Executive Committee. The principle duties of the Membership Committee
shall be responsibility for increasing the membership in LPB and for increasing LP voter
The Membership Committee Chair is responsible for maintaining party
membership records and sending out dues notices on a timely basis to those members who are
about to lapse.
The Membership Committee is also responsible for contacting members prior to regular
meetings and special events.
Article IV - Meetings
Section 1. Annual Business Meetings
The LPB shall hold an Annual Business Meeting in accordance with provisions of the
By-Laws and Standing Rules.
Section 2. Executive Committee Meetings
The conduct of the business and meetings of the Executive Committee shall be prescribed
in the By-Laws and Standing Rules.
Section 3. General Meetings
The conduct of general meetings shall be prescribed in the By-Laws and Standing Rules.
Article V - Statement of Principles
The statement of Principles of the Libertarian Party is hereby ratified. The LPB may
develop a Statement of Principles consistent with the Libertarian Party's.
Article VI - Finance and Accounting
The LPB shall handle finances and accounting as prescribed in the By-laws and Standing
Article VII - Adoption and Amendments
Section 1. Adoption
This Constitution shall be adopted when passed by three-fourths vote at the 1998 Annual
Section 2. Amendments
Amendments to the Constitution must be published among the Executive Committee and all
members in good standing thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting and passed
by two-thirds of the members present at that meeting.