The name of this organization shall be: The Association of College Educators -- Deaf and Hard of Hearing, abbreviated as ACE-DHH.
Within the Constitution and By-Laws the following definitions of terms apply:
The major goal of the Assiciation shall be to promote excellence in the quality of education for professional personnel in the education of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and, thereby, to imporve the quality of education and the quality of life for the individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
In order to realize this goal, the Association shall engage in these activities:
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The officers of the Association shall be: President, President-Elect, Past-President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
The committees of the Association shall be the Executive Committee, the Program Committee, the Membership and Elections Committee, and the Publications Committee. Ad hoc committees and such other committees may be established by the Association membership.
The Association shall hold an annual meeting at such time and place as determined at the business meeting of a preceding year.
Amendments to the Constitution may be intiated by the Executive Committee or by any Regular member of the Association via a wirtten proposal submitted to the executive committee at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting. Proposed amendments shall be distributed to all Regular members at least thirty (30) days prior to the annual meeting and shall be presented for discussion and action at the meeting. A two-thirds vote of Regular members present at the annual business meeting shall be required for adoption.