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미주에 있는 주정부 인가 등록된 신학교들의 협의체가 탄생되었다. 현재 12개 신학교가 가입되어 있으며 계속 가입 문의가 들어오고 있다.

The Theological Seminary Alliance in U.S.A. launched on November 20, 2006.

The purpose of The Theological Seminary Alliance in U.S.A. is (1) for the reformed and evangelistic Theological Seminaries approved by any state government in U.S.A. to recognize each other and to share fellowship, (2) to exchange the faculty members and students, to share credits, resources and academic studies (3) to cooperate in defending the Word of God and the authority of the Bible (4) to provide the biblical theological education with the church leaders and to expound the right theological movement (5) to cooperate in expelling the cultic trends in the church and building up the biblical church.
미국신학대학교연맹(Theological Seminary Alliance in U.S.A.)이 2006년 11월 20일에 발족되었다. 연맹의 목적은 (1) 미국내 있는 주정부 인가 받은 개혁주의와 복음주의 성향의 신학대학교의 상호 인정과 친목을 위함이다 (2) 교수 및 학생교류, 학점 인정, 자료들, 학술발표를 함께 하기 위함이다 (3) 성경말씀 수호와 말씀의 권위를 지키기 위해 협력하기 위함이다 (4) 교회 지도자들에게 건전한 신학교육을 제공하며 바른 신학운동을 일으키는데 협력하기 위함이다 (5) 사이비이단을 퇴치하고 바른 교회를 세우는데 협력하기 위함이다.

 

By-Laws of Theological Seminary Alliance in U.S.A.(TSAUSA)

A New York Not-For-Profit Corporation

 

Article 1 General Rule

Section 1 Name: The Name of this corporation shall be

Theological Seminary Alliance in U.S.A.

Section 2 Principal Office:

The pricipal office of the corporation is located in Queens County, State of New York. The designation of the corporation’s principal office may be changed by amendment of these Bylaws.

 

Article II Purposes

Section 1 Specific purposes:

The specific and primary purposes of this corporation shall be to operate an alliance of the reformed & evangelic theological seminaries in U.S.A. to recognize each other, to exchange the faculty members & students, to share credits & resources, to cooperate in defending the Word of God & the authority of the Bible, and to cooperate in expelling the cultic trends in the Church & building the biblical Church.

 

Section 2 IRC Section 501(c)(3) purposes:

This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for RELIGIOUS purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

Article III Directors

Section 1 Number:

The number of Directors of the corporation shall not be less than three and business shall be conducted by majority vote of members of directors.

Section 2 Election and Term of Office

Directors shall be elected by Board of Directors, and each director shall hold office for a period of 2 years and until his or her successor is elected and qualifies. Each director elected to fill a vacancy shall hold the office until expiration of the term for which elected and until a successor has been elected and qualified.

Section 3 Meeting

Meeting of Board of Directors may be called by the President at any time as may be necessary as well as the request by the majority of the Directors.

Section 4 Duties & Function

The fuction of the Board of Directors are to manage all natters concerning corporation’s business and every Director shall have the absolute right at any reasonable time to inspect all books, records, and documents of the corporation.

Section 5 Compensation

Directors shall serve without compensation.

 

Article IV Officers

Section 1 Designation of Officers

The officers of the corporation shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer. The corporation may also have a Chairperson of the Board, one or more Vice Presidents, Assistant Secretaries, Assistant Treasurers, and other such officers with such titles as may be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors.

Section 2 Election and Term of Office

Officers shall be elected by the Board of Directors, at any time, and each officer shall hold office until he or she resigns or is removed or is otherwise disqualified to serve, or until his or her successors shall be elected and qualified, whichever occurs first.

Section 3 Removal and Resignation

Any officer may be removed, either with or without cause, by the Board of Directors, at any time. Any officer may resign at any time by giving written notice to the Board of Directors or to the President or Secretary of the corporation.

Section 4 Vacancy

Any vacancy caused by the death, resignation, removal, disqualification, or otherwise, of any officer shall be filled by the Board of Directors. In the event of a vacancy in any office other than that of President, such vacancy may be filled temporarily by appointment by the President ntil such time as the Board shall fill the vacancy. Vacancies occurring in offices of officers appointed at the discretion of the board may or may not be filled as the board shall determine.

Section 5 Duties of President

The President shall be the chief executive officer of the corporation and shall, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, supervise and control the affairs of the corporation and the activities of the officers. He or she shall perform all duties incident to his or her office and such other duties as may be required by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws, or which may be prescribed from time to time by the Board of Directors.

Unless another person is specifically appointed as Chairperson of the Board of Directors, the President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors and, if this corporation ahs members, at all meetings of the members. Except as otherwise expressly privided by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws, he or she shall, in the name of the corportaion, execute such deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, checks, or other instruments whci may from time to time be authorized by the Board of Directors.

Section 6 Chairperson of the Board

If a Chairperson of the Board is selected, he or she shall preside at meetings of the Board and shall exercise and perform such other powers and duties as the Board may assign from time to time. If there is no President, the Chairperson of the Board shall also be the Chief Executive Officer and shall have the powers and duties of the President of the corporation prescribed by these By-laws.

Section 7 Duties of Secretary

The Secretary shall keep or cause to be kept accurate minutes of meetings. He or she shall be the custodian of corporation’s records, books, documents, and communication except such books of account as are required to be kept in the Treasurer’s custody. Secretary should exhibit any records at all reasonable times to any director of the corporation upon request.

Section 8 Duties of Treasurer

The Treasurer shall have charge and custory of, and be responbible for, all funds and securities of the corporation, and deposit all such funds in the name of the corporation in such banks, trust companies, and other depositories as shall be selected by the Board of Directors.

The Treasurer shall keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of the corporation’s financial proceedings in form authorized and directed by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall exhibit at all reasonable times the books of account and financial records to any director of the corporation, on request therefor.

Section 9 Compensation

Officer shall serve withou compensation.

 

Article V IRC 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption Provisions

Section 1 Limitations on Activities

No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall be the carrying on of progaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and this corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements), any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office.

Section 2 Prohibition against private inurement

The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to religious purposes and no part of the net earnings or assets of this corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, its members, directors or trustees, officers, or other private persons.

Section 3 Distribution of assets

Upon the dissolution or winding up of this corporation, its assets remaining after payment, or provision for payment, of all debts and liabilities of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes and which has established its tax exempt status under the Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

Article VI Finance

Section 1 Source of Financial Support

The sources of financial support shall be contribution from seminaries and general public.

Section 2 Accounting period

The fiscal year of the corporation shall be the calendar year.

 

Article VII Auxiliary

Section 1 Amendment

The By-Laws may be amended or replaced by the Board of Directors.