amended at the General Membership Meeting at
Albuquerque, U.S., on 16 November - 1997)
I - Name
name of the committee shall be the
"International Nuclear Energy
Academy" and may be referred to as the
II - Purpose
purpose of the INEA shall be to conduct
studies, discussions, and develop
recommendations for the international nuclear
community on generic issues relevant to
nuclear energy matters. The objective of the
INEA is to foster the development and
utilization of the peaceful application of
nuclear energy in a safe and economic manner
through-out the world. INEA, being a learned
association, shall keep a scholarship
character in all its activities.
III - Membership
charter members of the INEA shall be composed
of those individuals listed in Appendix I,
attached hereto and made a part hereof. The
membership of the INEA shall be composed of
prominent senior people having experience and
knowledge in the nuclear energy field. It is
desirable to have a wide representation of
people from many different countries.New
members of the INEA shall be selected by a
majority of the INEA members present and
voting at any valid meeting of the INEA.
IV - Officers
officers of the INEA shall be a Chairman,
five (5) Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and all
the past Chairmen. One of the Vice-Chairmen
will be selected by the Executive Committee
to perform the duties of the Chairman when
the Chairman is unable to carry out his
V - Executive Committee
INEA shall have na Executive Committee
composed of the Officers of the INEA.
VI - Elections
of Officers shall be held every other year
starting with 1992. The Executive Committee
shall appoint a Nominating Committee who will
submit its nominees to the INEA membership.
Election shall be by a majority of the INEA
members or their representatives present and
voting at any meeting of the INEA or by a
majority of the INEA membership voting in a
mail ballot. Vacancies shall be filled in the
same manner at any time.
VII - Meetings
regular meetings of the INEA shall be at the
time of major International Conferences.
Special meetings may be held upon the call of
the Chairman, a majority of the membership of
the Executive Committee or of the INEA.
Special meetings of the Executive Committee
may be held upon the call of the Chairman,
any Vice-Chairmen or a majority of the
membership of the Executive Committee.
VIII - Duties of the Executive Committee -
duties of the Executive Committee members
shall be as follows:
The Chairman shall preside
over meetings of the INEA and Executive
Committee, shall represent the INEA as
required and shall generally oversee the
management and operation of the INEA.
The Vice-Chairman shall have
and exercise all powers, authority and
duties of the Chairman in his absence or
inability to serve.
The Secretary shall record
and maintain minutes of all meetings of
the INEA and Executive Committee and
shall issue such communications as
requested by the Chairman, Executive
Committee or the INEA.
The Executive Committee
shall act upon behalf of the INEA as
directed by the INEA and shall act for
the INEA between meetings of the INEA.
IX - Charter Amendments
Charter may be amended by a two-thirds vote
of the INEA members or their representatives
present and voting at any regular meeting
called at last in part for that purpose or by
a two-thirds vote of the INEA membership
voting in a mail ballot.
X - Effective
Charter shall become effective upon approval
of two-thirds of the Charter membership.
XI - Amendments to the By-Laws
By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote
of the INEA Executive Committee Members
present and voting at an Executive Committee
meeting called at last in part for that
purpose or by a two-thirds vote of Executive
Committee Members voting in a mail ballot.