GAD By-Laws

Georgia Association of the Deaf


As reviewed and approved by active members at GAD 2017 Conference
July 28, 2017
Rome, Georgia.


Section 1. This organization shall be known as the Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc. (hereafter known as the Association).

Section 2 The Association shall be incorporated under the laws of the state of Georgia as a non-profit educational, welfare, and deaf advocate association (the word Deaf hereafter incorporates those persons with a hearing loss).

Section 3 The Association shall be a cooperating member of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). The Association shall meet all of its obligations as a cooperating member association, including payment on the annual quota as set by the National Association of the Deaf, and send representatives (delegates) to which it is entitled under the By-laws of the National Association, providing that Board of Directors finds this financially feasible.

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GAD By-Laws 2017-2019