The FLAC MANUAL
The FLAC MANUAL, last updated in January 2017, describes the
BY-LAWS, POLICIES, RECOMMENDATIONS, and HISTORY
of the Finger Lakes Council of Square and Round Dance clubs.
The contents of the Manual are detailed below.
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Pages 1 to 5: BY-LAWS
FLAC name and purpose - The Coordinator - Affiliation and Membership - Governing Board -
Governing Board officers and committees - Finance - FLAC Events - Club Responsibilities -
Amendments to the By-laws - Dissolution
Pages 6 to 8: POLICIES
Schedule of FLAC member clubs' regular dances and special dances -
Relationship of Governing Board to the FLAC Council - Nominating committee for the FLAC Board officers
FLAC dance rotation list - Banner stealing rules (as of June 2013)
Pages 9 and 10: RECOMMENDATIONS
Relationship of FLAC clubs to the FLAC Board - Responsibilities of delegates/alternates -
Guidelines for the (Fifth Saturday or Sunday) FLAC dances
Pages 11 to 13: HISTORY
Preample signed May 27, 1969 - Former and current FLAC clubs -
Callers and Cuers as of October 2015
Page 14: RECORD OF CHANGES
Definition of terms
FLAC = The Finger Lakes Council of Square and Round Dance clubs
FLAC Council = All governing board member clubs plus associate member clubs of FLAC
FLAC Board = The Governing Board of FLAC made up of delegates and alternate delegates
from each governing board Square Dance club and the officers
FLAC By-laws = A legal document outlining the self-imposed rules that will regulate its own actions
and help the organization govern itself.