Wasatch Pen Turners Club INformation:
Policies of the Wasatch Penturners Club

Policies of the Wasatch Penturners Club

as of August 6, 2009



The name of the organization is the Wasatch Penturners Club.


The purpose of the Wasatch Penturners Club is to improve turning skills, promote safety, and foster enjoyment of penturning, and to associate with, and learn from other penturners.


Club meetings are held on the first Thursday of August, October, December, February, April, and June at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodcraft store at 9891 S. 500 W. in Sandy, Utah.


Visitors are welcome to attend all Club meetings except the December Christmas party (unless as a member’s “significant other”), and they may present demos, but they may not participate in other club activities, e.g., show and tell; the sale, swap, or give-away table; raffles or door prizes; purchase of Club demo DVD’s; and Christmas party (except that members’ “significant others” may attend).


Officers serve one year and are elected at the June meeting.  Other positions such as Webmaster, Editor, and Photographer are added and staffed as needed.  The officers and others that hold positions must be members.  The titles and responsibilities of the officers are:


            Point of coordination for members and officers

            Coordinates the planning of meetings

            Conducts meetings

Public relations

Vice President:

Member relations

            Coordinates member recruiting

            Insures that club members are notified of club activities

            Conducts meetings when the President can’t


            Maintains the official roster of members

            Keeps the official record of meetings

            Submits each meeting record to the President for approval

Submits the meeting record to the Editor and the Webmaster


            Safeguards the club funds

            Collects and records dues from members

            Dispenses and records fund dispersal for the operation of the club


Fills in where needed

All Officers:

            Plan club meetings

            Recruit members

            Submit information to the editor and webmaster for the website


The Club’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to the next June 30.  Dues are $24.00 per year payable at the August meeting.  Financial records are reviewed and approved bimonthly by the President, Vice President, and Treasurer.


New policies and changes to current policies are approved by the majority vote of the officers.